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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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2,042 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,042
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 162
Gots: 227 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

stevec32, Jun 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

nosavingsaccount, Jun 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

strangebrew321, Jun 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

JNewbs, Jun 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

chebode2, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by ygtbsm94. Thanks Brad.

The beer is orange to copper in color with 1/2" of off white head.

The aroma offers cherry pie, cherries, pie crust, oak, vanilla, stone fruits. It also smells musty, in a positive way.

The flavor is a mixture of sweet and sour cherries. Yum. Why have I not tried this before?!? Additional notes of vanilla and a bready, pie crust. Delicious beer.

The feel is acetic and sour, but not overly so. A touch of vinegar in the finish.

Overall, this is a beer I would like to have a case of in the cellar, so I could pull one out and enjoy every now and then.

Huhzubendah, Jun 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

jwat, Jun 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

acurtis, Jun 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

djrn2, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Dweedlebug, Jun 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

bhir, Jun 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

beef13, May 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Gatordaddy, May 31, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -59.6%

ptarmigan98, May 30, 2012
Photo of HopHead29
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a brownish red with a tannish white head. Swirling the beer reveals thick wine like legs along the wall of the glass. There is little to no lacing.

nose consists of sweet cherries and hints of raspberry and cocoa.

Many of the aromas are found as well as some pear, grape, apple and date in the taste. There is a prominent sourness that doesn't seem too overbearing.

Good stuff.

HopHead29, May 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

dumptruck81, May 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

aminobutyricacid, May 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

GRG1313, May 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

ygtbsm94, May 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured into duvel tulip glass.

Appearance: Deep crimson red bodied beer with two fingers of white head that drops to a thin cap. Little bit of lace on the glass as well.

Smell: tart cherries and lemons. Hay, wheat, and little funk. Some oak too.

Taste: This one has some serious pucker factor. moderately sour beer with big lemon and very tart cherries; little bit of apples, raspberries, and cranberries in there too. Oak adds some dryness to the beer starting about mid palate. The sour and fruit elements of this beer have a fantastic balance. Finishes fairly tart and sour.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Its like a dry champaign. Crisp and really clean.

Overall: Really nice sour at a decent price. i will drink this again when i am in the mood for a good sour!

4DAloveofSTOUT, May 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

chrisbokmuller, May 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

redfacedshooter, May 22, 2012
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4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a deep reddish amber color with a thin light brown head. Slight traces of lacing down the glass.

S: Really incredible smell. Lots of tart dark cherries, raspberries, currants, vanilla, oak and nilla wafer. The wood comes out more as the beer warms.

T: A great sour punch in the mouth right off the bat. Lots of tart red cherry/red apple sourness with a good lactic twang. Red currants, lemon and a bit of vanilla on the finish. Super drinkable and really delicious.

notchucknorris, May 21, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This one was a recommendation from a respectable beer geek, so I was glad to give it a chance.

A: When they say Flanders Red Ale, they mean it: this one’s as bloody as they come, with a big eggshell head accentuate the color. The ruby body sustains the heads for a moment before it dissipates into fizz, supported only by the array of fast-moving bubbles that erupts from the bottom of glass.

S: Aromas of tart berry and citrus play the biggest part in this beer, wafting up scents of apple, orange, cherry, and loads of lemon. It’s much more of a fruit monster than an acidic sour, and I’m more than happy with that naturally tart character. Malts show some familiar Belgian aromas of banana and vanilla pudding, and a bit of the oak aging even comes through – some cherry wood and peaty cocoa. Subtle, complex, and balanced at every corner; this nose is alive with delicious accents.

T: Pure sour syrup; straight up lemon juice, fresh cherries, and nice, acidic yogurt flavors. It’s a healthy mix of fruit pulp and acrid, cheesy funk. In a remarkable balance of grain flavor, there’s a continuing note of apple skin and earthy wheat, filling out the body with constant complexity. And the barrel is apparent, as well – oak and dark fruits come through with just the subtlest hints of vanilla icing – before the yeast finishes it out with tastes of soft white bread. Aftertaste is just that, bready with a touch of wood and raspberry dryness. A remarkably complex sour, with all the fullness of a strong Belgian ale and the added nuances of wood-aging.

M: There really isn’t a lot of carbonation, which makes this beer tough to drink at first; it feels a little thick to be a sour beer, to be honest. Doesn’t settle on the tongue too well, but drinkable, nonetheless.

O: A wood-aged sour can go a lot of ways, but this one seemed to be just right in the palate. This Rouge is a blend of balanced flavors that would put a smile on any sour fan’s face, and one that I will definitely be trying out again soon.

BarryMFBurton, May 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Redglimmer, May 20, 2012
Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 2,042 ratings.