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

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


Russo's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, - SEP 21, 2012
Bottled.Clear Amber color with a very nice foam that keeps a very nice lacing til the end. Aroma is nice sweet fruity hoppy aroma, hints of floral as well. Medium body with notes of alcohol, one of the best IPA ever... Mouth feel is long dry bitterness..


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (719) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 16, 2014
Couleur ambrée, forte mousse un peu beige. Fort nez fruits tropicaux, mangue, notes maltées sucrées. Gout de vieux fruits sucrés, malté sucré, houblon avec amertume de sapin. Fin légère huileuse, amertume de caramel brulé.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
islay (1124) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 14, 2014
22 oz. bottle. Fruity (mango, orange), malty (caramel) aroma features a saltwater scent. This beer does not have the hops dominance or profile one would expect in the aroma of an American version of a Double IPA, but it is pleasant. A touch umami in smell. Initially pours a clear, highly effervescent copper. The color actually ranges from gold at the bottom of the glass to deep bronze or amber at the top of the glass. The final of multiple pours has much suspended particulate and is somewhat darker in color. Moderate amount of beige head. Produces good lacing. Looks appetizing and appealing. Initially malty taste features flavors of molasses (I later learned that the beer contains Rapadura sugar, so this makes sense), minerals, and some citrus. Dry, lemony, briny hops become increasingly evident as I sip. There is a flavor that reminds me of lemons and rocks. Also peach, Worthers Original or creamy fruit lollipop, and cinnamon chewing gum. Licorice finish. Dry, mineral-y aftertaste. Numbing on the tongue. Medium body. Smooth in the palate. Lively and soft. Overall, Colorado Vixnu is a likable beer and a nice change of pace for a Double IPA. That Rapadura sugar really makes its presence felt and changes the character of the beer, so this does not taste like many other beers in the IPA family.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
luisfelizola (24) - Campinas, BRAZIL - SEP 14, 2014
Cor cobre, pouca espuma e pouca duração. Ara doce e herbal, rapadura. Boa acidez e carbonatação. Amargor presente mas equilibrado. Não transparece o álcool.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch nach reifen Obst, sehr malzig. Geschmack kräftig malzig, alkoholisch, reifes Obst.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Satyroneto (104) - - SEP 13, 2014
#chope Cor cobre clara e translúcida com espuma branca de média formação e baixa persistência; lacing razoável; Aroma de lupulada cítrico e de melaço; Sabor adocicado de rapadura finalizando com amargor equilibrado; Corpo médio e média/baixa carbonatação; Boa drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2700) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Golden pour from bottle at home. Sweet lemon aroma. Tropical dank taste. Pretty tasty beer Want to try again

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (784) - New York City, TURKEY - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Dark orange-amber color with small foamy white head, orange peel and hops aroma, high carbonation, hoppy taste, long bitter finish. I had expected a better brew based on the ratings.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (6606) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Light amber coloured and clear. Has a white head, lasting. Malty aroma, light dusty too, Nice flavor, bitter and hoppy. Creamy texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zoucrew102 (523) - - AUG 16, 2014
Bomber. Hoppy aroma with some caramel sweetness and a hint of citrus. Pours hazy amber colored with a huge, soapy white head and good lacing. Starts with some caramel sweetness as well as some bitterness and a hint of citrus. Finishes very dry with a good citrusy bitter, floral hop finish. Pretty good ipa.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (637) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 14, 2014
Bue en bouteille. Belle couleur orangée, nez houblonné sans être agressif, arômes d'herbes, de houblon et de fleur d'oranger. Bon produit.


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