Brewery Vivant – Champion Brut IPA – My First Brut IPA

I feel like there aren’t that many more firsts, style wise, for this channel, but today I have a brand spanking new beer style, and it’s the Brut IPA. Today’s Brut IPA comes to us from Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, Michigan – and it’s Champion Brut. Brut’s are more known in the champagne world, but in the IPA world, they’re known for having a very dry finish due to the yeasts that are being used. So sit back, relax, have a brut IPA and watch this review!

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Brewery Vivant – Wizard Burial Ground – Put on your Robe and Wizard Hat

I’m back at it again with another from Brewery Vivant, and this time it’s a doozy. Wizard Burial Ground is their limited, once a year release and they really try to blow the doors off the sucka with it. This is a bourbon barrel aged belgian style quad that will make you feel like you’ve just been struck by a lightening bolt. Weighing in at 11.8% for the 2017 release, don’t be surprised if it casts polymorph on you and transforms you into a drunken version of yourself.

Check out more about Brewery Vivant at their website: http://www.breweryvivant.com

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Brewery Vivant’s Tart Side of the Moon – A Tart Imperial Stout?

My mind was kind of blown when I tried Brewery Vivant’s Pumpin Tart, because it took what I liked about pumpkin ales and added that extra twist of tartness. Well, guess what? They’re back at it again and this time it’s a tart imperial stout called “Tart Side of the Moon”. Weighing in at 9.5%, it’s sure to be a doozy.

Find out more about Brewery Vivant @ https://www.breweryvivant.com/

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Michigan Pumpkin Ale Drink-Off 2017 – Who Will be the One Left Standing?

Just like my previous Oktoberfest Extravaganza, today I’m taking a look at finding the best Michigan Pumpkin Ales for 2017. The contestants this time around are:

1. New Holland’s Ichabod Pumpkin Ale
2. Griffin Claw’s Screamin Pumpkin Ale
3. Arcadia Brewery’s Jaw-Jacker Pumpkin Ale
4. Atwater Brewery’s Pumpkin Spice Latte
5. Brewery Vivant’s Pumpkin Tart

To find out which takes the cake – or pumpkin in this case? Watch on!

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