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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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.


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andreslepage (68) - ARGENTINA - DEC 28, 2013
Amarga como pedo de perro. Me gusta! Peligrosa para inadvertidos. Dinkability baja. No dá para tomar muy seguido. De cualquier manera, para repetir.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kita (1080) - Koper, SLOVENIA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottled, 0.60l, shared with CanCrusher. Clear golden orange color with large frothy off-white head, fair lacing and soft visible carbonation. Aroma of tropical fruits, herbal hops and caramel. Taste starts with sweet and smooth caramel malt, following is refreshing fruity and hoppy, alcohol is well hidden, while finish is very pleasant strong bitter. Full body, oily texture and soft carbonation in palate. Damn’ good, worth of every R$ (cca. $11)...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Feleebeer (5) - - DEC 23, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2013 Aroma lembra rapadura. Espuma pequena e pouco densa. Âmbar e levemente translúcida. Sabor leve de rapadura e paladar com um amargor suave e levemente adocicada.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3804) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is fruity herbal hops, some malty light caramel notes. Flavour is the same, but a more sugary caramely than expected. Decent though.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CanCrusher (642) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle 0,60L. Thanks to Kita for sharing. Clear golden-orange colour with big, frothy, off-white, fully lasting head. Nice, intensive aroma of all kind tropical fruits, pine, caramel, vanilla and I probably forget some other scents... Taste is moderate bitter, very hoppy. Alcohol is well hidden. Full bodied oily beer with soft carbonation. All the respect to those Brasilian brewers, I didn’t expect that good beer from Brasil...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2005) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Draft at rattle n hum NYC. Cloudy color of yellow. Very crisp and easy drinking. Mild booze at the finish. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2403) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Pours a three finger off-white head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Hazy amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Grapefruit and sugar nose and flavor is similar with grapefruit hops and cane like sugar, slight bitter aftertaste. Higher ABV is hidden. 600ml bottle $9.99 Julio’s Liquors Marlboro, MA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle@Tasting. Nice hoppy aroma. Pale yellow, white head, good lace. Very light, light malty, light grassy, herbal/floral hops. Alcohol pretty much hidden.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mvp (138) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Slight grapefruit aroma. Dark yellow hazy appearance. Just average tasting at best

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and light tropical fruit aroma with earthiness. Grapefruit and earth flavor with light malt and tropical fruit. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Earth and malt linger with grapefruit and tropical fruit.


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