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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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2,027 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,027
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 164
Gots: 225 | FT: 16
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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

mendvicdog, Mar 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

freemanj, Mar 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

xacidx, Mar 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

sustyhops, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of kawilliams81
4.45/5  rDev +2.5%

Poured from a 11.2 oz bottle into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

A- pours a very dark amber with a 1 finger tan head. A few blotches of lacing remain on the glass.

S- sour cherries, funky cheese, straw

T- very sour/tart cherries right away, light chocolate, cherry pie filling

M- medium body and high carbonation. Fairly acidic and effervescent.

O- very good Flanders red. Has more sourness than most for the style.

kawilliams81, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of Dracula
4.79/5  rDev +10.4%

A: Dark burgundy, nice head with a vigorous pour that dissipated quickly. Not much lacing.

S: Very lactic, tart cherries, and leathery notes.

T: Amazing. Tart cherries, leather, tart, and sweet. very well balanced.

M: Coats the tongue, the tartness induce salivation which is good.

O: Surprisingly good. I am impressed. I would recommend this to anyone that loves tart wild ales.

Dracula, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of DavoleBomb
4.45/5  rDev +2.5%

Poured into a tulip. The number "01" was printed on the back label, but I don't know what it means.

3.5 A: Nearly clear burgundy color. Short beige head came and fell quickly.

4.25 S: The nose on this is extemely well balanced. Great mix of fruity, earthy, and sour. Cherry and mixed berry start things off with toasted malts and a rotting wood funkiness not far behind. Acetic and lactic acid in good proportion to the other aromas.

4.5 T: Taste is even better than the nose. Like the nose, the flavor profile is completely balanced to the point of perfection. Sour tinge that gets your attention, but doesn't block out other flavors. Fruity cherry and berry via lactic acid. Toasty malts with a light caramel sweetness. Rotting wood and basement type funk and oak from the barrel.

4.0 M: Lighter medium to medium body. Good moderate carbonation, which falls midway between spritzy and bity. Light pucker on finish.

5.0 D: Easily in my top five most drinkable sours. It's not the most flavorful, but it is perfectly capable to keeping my taste buds entertained. The beauty of this beer is that I keep wanting more well after I finish my last sip.

DavoleBomb, Mar 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

imyourhero21, Feb 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

DeutschesBier, Feb 28, 2013
Photo of draheim
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%

11.2oz into a tulip. Pours a clear reddish brown w/ a 1-finger beige head that leaves behind a layer of lace.

Aroma is tart, oaky, just shy of vinegary. Sour cherries and wild yeast.

Taste is brightly tart, sharp, cidery. Zow! Really crisp and light, wonderful dry oak presence. Excellent balance among a number of competing elements. Simultaneously both sweet and sour in a powerful way.

Mouthfeel is soft, light, finishes bone dry. Oh so drinkable.

Overall just a delightful, tasty, well-crafted beer.

draheim, Feb 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

egrace84, Feb 27, 2013
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muskiesman, Feb 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

RandyKemka, Feb 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

jaylib, Feb 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.3/5  rDev -0.9%

Gotti311, Feb 20, 2013
Photo of Immortale25
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%

Poured into a Due South Brewing Co. snifter. No readable freshness date.

A- Pours a rubyish brown color with a 1/2 inch light tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and small wisps of surface foam. Slippery, non-resilient lacing.

S- Strong whiff of lactic acid is very sour and causes the the tongue to salivate. Also plenty of fruit notes such as black cherry, sour apple and fermented grape juice.

T- Was expecting a sour bomb judging from the aroma but the flavor is actually quite smooth and fruit forward. Yes, there's plenty of tart to go along with the sweet, but it's a nice balance. Not much oak as the label declares it was aged for eighteen months in the barrel but I think the sourness just overpowers it. Notes of sour apple, sour cherry and lemon Warheads.

M- Crisp, dry and very tart with medium-low carbonation and a medium body.

O- Could use a little more carbonation for my tastes, but it's a very enjoyable sour ale.

Immortale25, Feb 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

abex44, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of haazer
4.16/5  rDev -4.1%

A- Dark plum looking brew with cherry highlights. A bit of tannish-off white head that comes down to a thin ring. Steady stream of bubbles rising up one side of the glass.

S- Definite sour cherry and oak on the nose. Some other dark fruits, and the red wine profile.

T- Sour cherry, bit of red wine. A lot of oak profile, not drying but quite refreshing actually. not a hard bite on the sourness, but just enough. I feel it later in the glass, this has a lasting aftertaste.

M- Light bodied and crisp. Mid to high carbonation. Palette coating.

O- Not the boldest Flanders out there but it makes it's presence known in the aftertaste. Quite easy drinking and enjoyable.

haazer, Feb 18, 2013
Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 2,027 ratings.