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Beer Available At Brewery Vivant (arranged by most recent)
Brewery Vivant Undertaker 40, Brewery Vivant Belgian Weisse 69, Brewery Vivant Zaison 89, Brewery Vivant Fly to the Coq , Brewery Vivant Big Red Coq 92, Brewery Vivant North French Ale 84, Brewery Vivant Tripel 71, Brewery Vivant Barrel Aged North French , Brewery Vivant Pothole Stout , Brewery Vivant Organic Amber , Brewery Vivant Coq DíOr , Brewery Vivant Le Lapin Qui Fume , Brewery Vivant Pomme de Garde , Brewery Vivant Saison du Maison , Brewery Vivant Liam & Me , Brewery Vivant Sgt Peppercorn Rye 47, Brewery Vivant Le Flaneur 76, Brewery Vivant Over The Line , Brewery Vivant Blackhand , Brewery Vivant Lost Gasket
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SirADNielsen (413) Fort Collins, Colorado | November 29, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
I really, really wanted to love this place. Unbelievable atmosphere in an old church- Belgian-style beers- great service.... what more could you ask for? How about decent beers? I found their beers quite poor and ruined what would have otherwise been a sublime experience.
Tmoney99 (377) Cincinnati, Ohio | May 8, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Easy to find location east of downtown. Clean parking lot next to building. Remodeled funeral home building with entrance in the front and bar at back under stain glass window. Tables on the side and middle for ber and food. Friendly staff. Good selection of beers on tap. Good upscale food menu. Very good. Well worth the visit and I will go again.
b3shine (261) Cincinnati, Ohio | August 16, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Iíve been wanting to stop in here for a long time, and finally made it in during a day trip to GR. The atmosphere is flawless; it used to be a funeral home, and itís got wings, including the main wing in the former chapel. Staff is friendly and the beers are solid, as is the selection. I didnít eat, but the prices were good. Definitely worth the trip, especially if you enjoy Belgian brews.
jcnielsen (224) Charlotte, North Carolina | May 11, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
On paper, this place looked really awesome - brewery built in an old church, belgian beers, interesting food menu. But the beer at this place was very disappointing. If I am in Grand Rapids in the future, I would want to give this place another shot, because I love belgian beers and the atmosphere there is really cool.
kseecs16 (205) Naperville, Illinois | May 1, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Busy on a Friday evening we were still seated quickly after grabbing a beer at the bar. A nice selection of belgian style beers. Nothing transcendant for me but all of the beers were good. Reasonable prices for the quality. Food was good, but were dissappointed that they were out of half of the entrees, all of which sounded great (it was 9:30pm).
Would definitely come back for the food, beer and ambiance.
cratez (200) Toronto, Ontario | November 5, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Came here on a Saturday afternoon with nicktbm and our significant others in October 2011. The sign outside invited us to "warm up with beer," so we took them up on the offer. Inside sports a beautiful and spacious church-like interior with stained glass windows, high ceilings, communal tables, and about 10 seats at the bar. Crowd is locals who mind their own business. Our server was relaxed and welcoming - he helped us along with beer recos and suggested some dishes to pair with our drinks. We ordered two flights of the Triomphe Belgian IPA, Farm Hand Ale, Big Red Coq, and Heavy Handed Double Chocolate Stout. The IPA and Red Ale were my favourites, and my oenophile girlfriend really liked the Farm Hand. Compared to other brewpubs, the beer selection is limited, since they do not carry any guest taps, bottles, or cellared offerings. But their house beers are bold, tasty, and unconventional, so they get high marks from me. For food I had a delicious Oxtail Hash with sunny side eggs and English muffin toast. The lady enjoyed her Pork Belly BLT, even though she couldnít finish the massive portion. Prices are reasonable as most pints are $4-5 and lunch entrees are in the $12-14 range. After our meal we popped into the retail store, where my friend bought a few cans of beer and a brewery t-shirt. The cashier was happy to chat with us while we looked around. Overall, we were quite satisfied with our experience here and it made for a nice afternoon stop. Vivant is an impressive, quality brewpub with friendly staff, interesting beers, and an attractive, unique atmosphere. I highly recommend this place if you happen to be in Grand Rapids.
mikem409 (181) bloomfield, Michigan | May 3, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
very cool building. did not try food but hear its great. beer is very good and price is right.
KPD (173) Michigan | November 19, 2011| Updated January 29, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Nice brewpub in an old church. Had 10 beers in tap one cask ale. Eclectic food menu with rabbit pot pie as well as steak and a burger. Staff knew the beer. The beers are belgianish with an American flavor, with an Amarillo hop ale, a Belgian ipa, last night ranged from okish to good. My favorite was the contemplation ale. The Amarillo ale was a great session beer. If in grand rapids this has to be on the too do list.
ads135 (150) Lawrence, Kansas | April 14, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
This is probably my favorite brewery in GR at this point. The ambiance is great, the food outstanding and the wait staff has a deep knowledge of their beers and brewing in general. The beers, in general, arenít as good as Founders, but its smaller and less crowded usually.
JPDurden24 (143) Chandler, Arizona | November 21, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
It is flat out beautiful and reminds me of belgian beer hall/church. They have a good beer and bartender even gave me taste of the cask brew. Highly recommended.
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