Brewery Vivant

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Beers At Brewery Vivant

NameABVEntered
Brewery Vivant Big Red Coq6.3%7/11/2016
Brewery Vivant On the Trail Ale7.7%6/8/2016
Brewery Vivant Moon Monk7.8%6/8/2016
Brewery Vivant Wizard Burial Ground10.4%2/13/2016
Brewery Vivant Ski Patrol Wit6.1%2/13/2016
Brewery Vivant Buse Noire6.8%2/13/2016
Brewery Vivant Sentient Stout6.5%2/13/2016
Brewery Vivant PlowHorse9.5%2/13/2016
Brewery Vivant Belgian Imperial Stout10%1/20/2016
Brewery Vivant Barrel Weiss 5-year Anniversary Ale4.5%12/28/2015
Brewery Vivant Farm Hand5.5%10/22/2015
Brewery Vivant Love Shadow9.6%9/13/2015
Brewery Vivant Beasts aí Burniní7%9/6/2015
Brewery Vivant Brett Papa5.5%9/6/2015
Brewery Vivant Nuit Serpent5%8/28/2015
Brewery Vivant / Victory Cherry Doppelbock6.5%8/28/2015
Brewery Vivant Mad Undertaker6.7%8/28/2015
Brewery Vivant Barrel Aged Triomphe6.5%8/28/2015
Brewery Vivant Fly to the Coq5.4%8/28/2015
Brewery Vivant Verdun7.7%8/28/2015
Brewery Vivant Tropical Saison6.5%8/28/2015
Brewery Vivant Mind Games4.11%7/20/2015
Brewery Vivant Multi Pass6%7/20/2015
Brewery Vivant Triomphe Belgian IPA6.5%7/10/2015
Brewery Vivant Undertaker6.7%7/10/2015
Brewery Vivant Paris9%7/2/2015


84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
cratez  (256) Toronto, Ontario | November 5, 2011
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.
80
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
mikem409  (251) bloomfield, Michigan | May 3, 2012
very cool building. did not try food but hear its great. beer is very good and price is right.
84
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
ads135  (246) Omaha, Nebraska | April 14, 2013
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.
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
KPD  (220) Michigan | November 19, 2011| Updated January 29, 2012
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.
82
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
kseecs16  (209) Naperville, Illinois | May 1, 2011
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.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
rumproasts  (207) Grand Rapids, Michigan | May 3, 2012| Updated July 10, 2013
very unique building and awesome place to have a beer or three. the food menu is pretty goofy and definitely not for everyone. the beers are all above average or better - the belgian ipa is particulary good. sours are highly recommended as well.
80
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Atom  (186) Minneapolis, Minnesota | June 11, 2014
This is a really cool place. The inside looks like an old European church. Beer is great, didnít have the food but it looked really good. Fun atmosphere, will go there anytime.
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
chinchill  (183) South Carolina | August 12, 2013
Unusual setting in a very nicely converted funeral home chapel. 9 beers on tap at the time of my visit although they usually have 10. U-shaped bar is central and faces a nice display of glassware with a large stained glass window in the background.
86
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
JPDurden24  (172) Chandler, Arizona | November 21, 2012
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.
72
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
strongpieman  (152) Mount Airy, Maryland | March 4, 2016
Old church building, good selection of Belgian style, we didnít have any food, service was okay. Not my preference in beer style, but a good place overall.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
bartlebier  (129) Belchium im Biersgau, Germany | September 11, 2013
A truly singular venue, packed, buzzing and loud on THU "$5 stein night", with service unfortunately ending on weekdays at 11pm. (Thanks to Sarah and Zane for the turbo ride and Seamus for joining us!)
Good & prompt service and fenomenally fresh & inventive Belgian-inspired food, far above US pub grub: juicy red hamburger meat, truffled frites and confits; also that last portion of duck nachos that passed us by looked delicious. Beers are Belgian-inspired to a large degree, above US brewpub average, but could probably benefit from some more time in the tubes to gain more character, especially the abbey style tripels.

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