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Brewery Vivant

Not Rated.
Brewery VivantBrewery Vivant
BA SCORE
96
world-class

153 Ratings
Ratings: 153
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.65%
Active Beers: 72
Beer Ratings: 2,253
Beer Avg: 3.76
Taps: 14
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

925 Cherry St SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49506
United States
phone: (616) 719-1604

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @breweryvivant

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(Place added by: abaculy on 01-18-2011)
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Reviews by Fluffheady:
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4.16/5  rDev -3.7%

This is a really cool space. It’s 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. The duck confit nachos were yummy. We ordered sausage as well. It came on a bed of the most disgusting kraut I’ve had in a long time. Definitely was par cooked hours prior and dried to crap. Sausage was pretty dry too.

It’s worth a visit. The beer is too good not to.

Fluffheady, Aug 05, 2013
More User Reviews:
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

goast8127, Yesterday at 01:30 AM
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

Was really impressed with this place ... they had 5 barrel aged selections when I was there and all were solid. Their regular line is also pretty spectacular. Food is freaking AWESOME - you must drink AND eat here!!! Gotta appreciate Belgian styles as this is what they are focusing on ... definitely an up and coming brewery - do not miss this place ... ambiance, beers, food, works, etc was super cool.

AlexM, Tuesday at 02:46 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

liamt07, Oct 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.6%

acostuhhh, Oct 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

LarooG, Oct 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

JasonHaviland, Oct 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

DRush11, Oct 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Gtg642, Sep 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

jduprey007, Sep 21, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +0.9%

fredmugs, Sep 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Jeffsbowen, Sep 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

rjcoy06, Sep 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

EricTKole, Sep 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

1jstafan, Sep 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

I can't attest for the food since I did not have nay but the beer list contains a very nice, varied selection and the bartenders know how to pour a beer. The brewery is located in an old church which creates a very different feel while inside as compared to many other breweries.

bwood06, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

tommy5, Sep 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

watt1cw, Sep 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

BEERschlitz, Sep 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

What an absolutely beautiful brewery. Not a large space so arrive early. Beers are delicious and they serve food. I can't wait to return.

NewGlarusFan, Sep 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

NateMac13, Sep 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

buddyvelt, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of stouts4me
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Parking was a little rough, and they were jammed, but that is my fault for visiting on a weekend. Just stopped to try the beer, like the converted church building, and not really a Belgium beer , saison fan, but this was a nice stop. Picked up one of their sweet snifters on the way out at the gift shop.

stouts4me, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

swtchuck, Aug 24, 2014
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Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, MI
96 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.