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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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Ratings: 1,880
Reviews: 374
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 160
Gots: 197 | FT: 16
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 06-28-2009)
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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-23-2013 15:55:35 | More by incubuscience
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Spider889

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-22-2013 21:12:42 | More by Spider889
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YaKnowBrady

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-22-2013 14:50:16 | More by YaKnowBrady
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-22-2013 12:49:20 | More by sdaly3
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wyckydsceptre

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-22-2013 05:58:28 | More by wyckydsceptre
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mreek

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-22-2013 02:41:14 | More by mreek
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RyanSchwam

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-21-2013 19:22:20 | More by RyanSchwam
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swtchuck

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-21-2013 15:20:15 | More by swtchuck
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

04-21-2013 05:22:15 | More by Ncpogs
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artoolemomo

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- Pours up some foam which sizzles as it recedes rapidly and disappears in seconds leaving a burgundy/maroon color that has hues of cherry in it. When it is held up to the light, it glows an almost crimson color. The head is a reddish white with hints of brown. This is a very nice looking beer. It leaves no lacing at all.

Nose- Cherries. It's hard not to think of Cheerwine when looking at and smelling this beer. It also smells sort of like flat Coke. Lots of lactic notes that also has tart apple in the background. This one screams dark, red, fleshy fruits. Notes of plums, grapes, and other fruits as well. Very intense- this prefigures good things.

Taste- Cherries followed by a sharp tartness that fades quickly into strawberry and a bitter red fruit. I can see why fans of sour beers really like this beer. So far, I really like this beer. I just hope that it doesn't become too sour for me to drink at a reasonable pace. Crisp apple also comes out and I still can't find the specific red fruit that imparts the tart bitterness. Thankfully, it would appear that the tartness is not going to linger but is quick and adds some unparalleled zip. There is some plum and prunes followed by some Grape Koolaid at the end. Some oak and smoke start show up near the end. The tartness is also balanced by a dry finish.

Mouthfeel- This is a little bit above medium bodied with some syrup which quickly balanced by scant but tingly carbonation. Nice, crisp, and refreshing- matches the flavor profile of this beer.

Drinkability- The sourness is a delight and not an obstacle. I would not appear that this beer is going to stick around for much longer. The only obstacle to drinking this beer quickly is the 5.49 price tag. However, it is more than worth it. I won't be buying this a lot but I highly recommend this beer. This would be a very good beer for the non beer drinker.

Overall- This is a solid A with 4.5s pretty much all around.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 02:37:16 | More by artoolemomo
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - dark ruby red. White head, a little bit of rosey tinge. Dissipates prett quickly.

S - green apples, vinegar, sour, some oak

T - green apple, some apple peel, dry oaky tannin, just right amount of sweetness.

M - high and lively carbonation, thin feel, right for the style if not just a tad over carbed.

O - great sour red. Hits all the elements really well, very sour without being over powering or syrupy.

Serving type: bottle

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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4.04/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Dark cherry transparent, medium lacing vanilla in color; decent legs

S- Sour cherry, some brett and kriek characteristics.

T- A bit sweet for me having gone full spectrum with sours; but it is still very good. Sour cherries, brett lacto

M- A bit to harsh with carb, but other than that pretty decent

O- This was one of the first three sours that started getting me huge into craft.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 18:31:10 | More by gueuzedreg
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-14-2013 21:45:24 | More by buckyp
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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pknyc

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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tvl89

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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CloudStrife

New York

4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into a glass. 05 inkjet on the back of the bottle.

A: Pours a clear ruby brown with a half finger off white head that is quick to dissipate. Some visible carbonation in the glass. No lacing.

S: Great Flanders aroma going on here. A fruity cherry lambic tone with a strong funkiness. Oak comes through nicely as a vanilla note.

T: Fantanstic tart and sour flavor. Full flavored lambic with an oakiness. A touch of apple tartness. Very complex, difficult to explain all of the flavors going on here.

M: Just where you want a Flanders to be. A lot of carbonation gives this a real clean finish. Puckers you up after the first sip. Crisp finish.

Overall an absolutely amazing beer. Exemplifies the style and is one of my favorite types of beer. A must try by any sour fans. New to get some more of these.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 19:49:03 | More by CloudStrife
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A-clear ruby color with hints of brown and a smallish off-white head and minimal lacing

S-sour cherries, earthy, malt, yeasty funk

T-yeasty malt, sour cherries/berries, earthiness, slight bitterness, hints of floral

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp, refreshing

O-delicious and beautifully balanced, really enjoyed this sour

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2013 23:21:44 | More by MDDMD
Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
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