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Brewery Vivant

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Brewery VivantBrewery Vivant
BA SCORE
96
world-class

161 Ratings
Ratings: 161
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 10.65%
Active Beers: 69
Beer Ratings: 2,495
Beer Avg: 3.71
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 TheBeerDad:
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4.85/5  rDev +12.3%

The atmosphere of the brewpub is amazing, Gothic and very pleasing to the eye.

Something that I particularly enjoyed was how kid friendly they were. Not only did they have a kids menu and crayons, but the kids menu wasn't just reprocessed chicken and fries. Juice, fresh fruit or house brewed root beer were options. Even to add to the kid friendly atmosphere the hosts were playing with the brewmasters daughter, who couldn't have been more than two.

The beverage selection was very accommodating as well. If you find yourself not being able to go to breweries with a significant other because they don't drink beer then this menu will solve it. They had 2 types of cider, wine and fresh root beer as options for the non-beer drinker.

I personally had there rotating wood aged selection and at the time it was Belgium dark strong ale aged 4 months in cognac barrels.

The food was chef created and delicious. I had the duck nachos and they were amazing!!!

TheBeerDad, Jan 18, 2013
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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.

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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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Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, MI
96 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.