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Brewed by Cervejaria Colorado (AB InBev)
Style: Imperial IPA
Ribeirão Preto (SP), Brazil
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Vixnu é uma divindade hindu responsável pela manutenção do Universo, formando uma tríade juntamente com os deuses Shiva e Brahma. Esse foi o nome escolhido pela Cervejaria Colorado, de Ribeirão Preto, para a então Double Indica, cerveja hiperlupulada que já apareceu esse ano em alguns bares de cervejas especiais, como o Bar Brejas. Com potência alcoólica de 9,5% ABV, a breja é do estilo imperial india pale ale, e promete ser o nirvana dos lupulomaníacos. No novo rótulo, por sinal, Vixnu aparece em meio a um jardim de lúpulos. O rótulo acima, que ainda está em fase de revisão, foi desenhado pelo designer cervejeiro americano Randy Mosher, que já havia assinado os demais rótulos da cervejaria paulista. A referência à Índia para retratar o estilo já havia sido usada na forma de gravura do templo hindu Taj Mahal na Colorado Índica.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10934) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
Draught @ HopCat, Ann Arbor, MI
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, citrus and grape. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter with a long warm, malty, caramel, citrus and grape finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bunget (816) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle at Mondial de la Biere in Montreal. Clear golden body, small white head. Aroma of orange candies, peaches, pineapple, yeast and a touch of resinous notes. Taste of herbs, oranges, grapefruit zest. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16483) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 15, 2015
On tap at Hop Cat, Ann Arbor. A clear dark golden beer with a creamy, beige head. Curtains. It’s lightly sour on the nose, with pine cones, resins, some malts and a touch of booze. It’s full bodied, semi sweet and lightly warming on the palate, with hoppy flavors dominating. Bitterness, resins and pine cones. Since vinous notes. Lasting quite hoppy finish. Rather unusual but nice. 150615

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (3330) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 13, 2015
THanks to Gustavo Tognetta. Dark coppery color with a white head with good retention and nice lacework. Aroma has notes of hop resins, tropical fruits and slightly peach. Flavor is medium bittery with good duration, notes of pine and resins, good maltiness and, orange peel and peach. Creamy final with good good bitterness on palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
meireteixeira (170) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 13, 2015
Cor alaranjada, brilhante. Espuma boa e de baixa resistência. Aroma lupulado, cítrico e maracujá. Paladar rico que remete a caramelo, rapadura, lúpulo, malte e um toque de álcool. Corpo médio. Retrogosto de amargor equilibrado.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AGCostaNeves (73) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAY 1, 2015
Color amber bright and slightly turbid body. With Cream Beige pastel, good training, bulky and low to medium length leaving an excellent effect of income on the walls of glass. The aroma is intense and has pleasant hops notes herbal raising citrus notes, a refreshing passion fruit, pineapple, a fine sense of pine and something that means offshore. The flavor shows up in a complex clear and strong hops Herbal that brings a pleasant bitterness. The very strong presence of Passion defines the Brazilian beer, but noticed beautiful light malts and slightly sweetened. There is clearly some other sweet note, caramel or maybe brown sugar that together with some spices brings notes somewhat spicy in flavor. The palate is dry, crisp, medium body with a smooth texture. Its Carbonation is lively and mineralized. The alcohol content of 9.5% ABV is very well inserted in the set not being perceived abruptly in flavor which shows a beautiful balance. However, make no mistake, because this dragon of beautiful flame is there giving power to each mouthful. The aftertaste is bittersweet bittersweet leaving present taste for a long time in the mouth. It has a good drinkability. A striking Imperial / Double IPA where many do not understand its most striking and beautiful content pulled hops that prevail.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
heberblack (3) - BRAZIL - APR 28, 2015 does not count
Cor opaca, uma margo de apaixonar, muito Saborosa. Foi a primeira imperial opa que bebi, e virou a favorita

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bookman10 (924) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Not too bad. Pours a copper-gold, with middling head. Aroma is very bready, with some fruit notes and hops. Flavor is on the sweet side for a DIPA, with lots of biscuitiness, along with some citrus and hops. A bit surprised that a beer company in Brazil could turn out something this good--it’s right up there with some of the better American craft brewers’ versions.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (18725) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle from Liquor Barn, Burnaby
Hazy amber color, a bit dull, with medium sized head. The aroma is a bit cereally; the cereals are more evident in the flavor, definitively a different profile than the IIPAs from North America, this one is more grainy, which doesn’t play too well: strong bitterness, a bit pithy in the final, with a bit of hop resins and not many more hop qualities.
Mediocre.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
Où, Quand, Comment : Bouteille. Mondial de la bière 2013.
Visuel : Couleur : cuivrée. Apparence : claire.
Arôme : Houblon citrique, légèrement résineux et fruité (abricots), léger de caramel rôti, notes d’alcool
Goût : Caramel, moyennement amer de houblon fruité, légèrement résineux et citrique, léger malt rôti avec des notes d’alcool réchauffantes.
En bouche : Corps : moyen-rond. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : moyennement huileuse et légèrement résineuse. Finale : plutôt longue, moyennement amère de houblon fruité et légèrement résineux avec des notes rôties.
En Résumé : Intéressante.


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