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Beer Available At Brewery Vivant (arranged by most recent)
Brewery Vivant PlowHorse 97, Brewery Vivant A Stranger in the Alps , Brewery Vivant Lost Gasket , Brewery Vivant Stranger in the Alps , Brewery Vivant Perdition , Brewery Vivant Triomphe Belgian IPA 82, Brewery Vivant Trebuchet 98, Brewery Vivant Solitude 73, Brewery Vivant Love Shadow , Brewery Vivant Belgian Enkel , Brewery Vivant Farm Hand 57, Brewery Vivant Big Red Coq 91, Brewery Vivant Wine Hand , Brewery Vivant Over The Line , Brewery Vivant Twin Princesses , Brewery Vivant Belgian Black Ale , Brewery Vivant Wood Aged Triumph , Brewery Vivant Blackhand , Brewery Vivant Sour Wanda , Brewery Vivant Whisky Rooster
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rumproasts (106) Grand Rapids, Michigan | May 3, 2012| Updated July 10, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 19/20
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.
ads135 (105) 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.
fluffheady (88) Chicago, Illinois | March 30, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
This is a really cool space. Itís an old chapel of some sort. The bar mirrors the arch of the altar. Somebody put a lot of money into it.
The beer is quite good. All Belgian style but with a little more exploration than, say, Ommegang.
The food is pretty good, but not quite what they talk it up to be. Duck confit nachos were yummy. We ordered sausage as well. It came on a bed of the most disgusting kraut Iíve had in a long time. Definitely was par cooked hours prior and dried to crap. Sausage was pretty dry too.
Itís worth a visit. The beer is too good not to.
kbutler1 (82) Minnesota | April 4, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Been here a couple times now. Really beautiful place as you walk through the front doors into an old funeral church. Long tables go from the entry way all the way to the bar which are then surrounded by booths. Everytime I am here this place seems to be packed. The bar staff was friendly and we grabbed a couple of beers. The ambiance is nice and energetic. Service as I said was good. The selection was better this go arond as they now have about 10 beers on tap. We did end up ordering some frites that were basically just really good french fries. Overall, a cool place that I would go to again only after having my fill of Founderís and Hop Cat.
RudiNicole (77) Michigan | June 24, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
Really, really cool brewery. In an old church, and they have done an awesome job using the space. It was crowded on a Thursday night, but after a short wait we were able to seat ourselves. The beer list was pretty short, but that doesnít mean I couldnít find anything to get! I started with the Sour Batch #2 (which wasnít exactly sour, but still good) and also got the Zaison. We also ordered food, the burger...which was really good, served on a pretzel bun. It is pricey, but worth it. The only complaint I have it that it was a little too dark inside, which made it hard to get a good look at my beers. I will be back for sure, and I would recommend it to all beer lovers. *OH, and one of the servers told me they are working on a Cask system!
dukefan (61) Dallas, Texas | March 14, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Fun place that makes for a great "double" with The Green Well across the street. Nice Belgian beers and creative beer snacks to match (think we had Maple Nuts with Bacon). Everything is top shelf here - when they brought my wife a coffee it was in its own French Press. If you are doing Founders/Hopcat, I would add this to your Grand Rapids stops.
Silphium (59) East Lansing, Michigan | February 14, 2011
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Interesting brewpub in an old funeral home. Beer hall ambiance with booths and small tables on the walls, long hall tables in the center of the pub, and a horseshoe-shaped bar where caskets used to rest. Service was spotty. Seven beers, two ciders, and two wines were on tap; the beers were all quite good and varied. The food was a real standout; we tried the tomato bisque with flying fish eggs, the roasted beet and goat cheese tartine, and a wonderful, rich cassoulet. The food was flavorful, creative, and filling. A neat place that adds to the diversity of the cityís beer scene. I will return.
deaconmike (53) Roswell, Georgia | May 1, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Brewpub a couple miles outside of downtown Grand Rapids. Built in an old church - complete with stain glass and all. Tried several of the beers some were good, others not as much. This is a Belgian beer bar and the food was along the same lines. The menu didnít appeal too much to me, but found comfort in a burger - which was outstanding. Service was extremely attentive and our waiter had a good understanding of the offerings.
BOSSbrewer (48) Arkansas | October 12, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Great location. Interesting place. Numbers of their own beers, but nothing else. A few that I tried were a bit off - ciderey, and they were not supposed to be. But I had a "Around the World" with a flight of 15, and it was great just to try that many.
bigtaster (45) Grand Rapids, Michigan | March 19, 2011
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Awesome new place. The ambiance is weird and cool, kind of like going to church except fun. Love the drinking tables and the setup. Could be bigger as itís been very crowded every time Iíve been there. Food is fantastic, have to try the burger itís amazing!. Beer selection has gotten better each time Iíve been there, but some of the beers are lacking. Great place, great food, great beer.
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