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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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Ratings: 1,809
Reviews: 372
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 153
Gots: 185 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bockor N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Todd on 06-28-2009)
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From a 33cl bottle into a snifter.

Quick review: this beer poured a nice deep red with a decent head that stuck around for a while. The smell was sour and fruity almost a bit like cider. The taste was sour up front followed by some nice fruit accents. The carbonation is nice and the with the sources this is a great beer to go with rich foods to cut that with.

This is my first venture into the sour beer world and I am pleasantly surprised. I really enjoyed this beer and I can see how many people find this type so enjoyable. It has me thinking about similarities between styles as well, as feel it is similar to others not in this category.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 18:47:21 | More by polloenfuego
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11.2 oz bottle into a wine glass.

A: Pours a dark ruby color. The head is about a finger high, with a khaki shade. Retention is shocking for a sour ale (read: it's only pretty good), and there's even some lacing left behind!

S: Oh, that's tart - just the way I like 'em. I'm really picking up a defined note of apple cider vinegar (which tells me it's an acetic-derived sourness). And yet, the cherry esters and caramel malt backbone still appears well. Now that I notice it, I'm picking up a strong oak barrel note also. This beer is the definition of controlled insanity: everything is nicely defined, in your face, and well balanced all at the same time.

T: This is EXACTLY what I want from a good Flemish sour. It starts with a ton of balsamic vinegar. It calms down just enough post mid-taste to reveal strong tones of cherry and apple cider. The oak barrel is nicely soft throughout. I don't think I've ever encountered such a perfect blend of tartness and sweet cherries in my life - not even Rodenbach Grand Cru brings both elements so well (and I LOVE LOVE LOVE Rodenbach Grand Cru).

M: This is deliciously puckering. The back end brings a touch of fruity sweetness to perfectly balance the massive tartness. It's not super drinkable, it's just ridiculously easy to savor. Carbonation is actually rather soft for the style.

O: What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a beer from the country that brought you French Fries and knocking USA out of the 2014 World Cup? I could just savor this all day. Naturally, I need more of this in my life, right now in fact.

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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
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