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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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2,203 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,203
Reviews: 404
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 170
Gots: 255 | FT: 19
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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Photo of avalon07
4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a tulip glass. Had a ruby color and a slightly cloudy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Average lacing.

S: From the moment you open the bottle there's a huge, fruity, sour aroma. Very alluring.

T: Tasted of cherries, other light fruits, vinegar, and a hint of malt in the finish. A tart, sour, powerful, balanced and tasty beer. Very well done flavor.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a smooth, yet prickly finish. Medium-bodied.

O: An excellent example of a sour beer. Drinkable and well made.

avalon07, Jun 14, 2012
Photo of BdubleEdubleRUN
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

BdubleEdubleRUN, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of jheezee
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

jheezee, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of mrbill57
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

mrbill57, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of macrosmatic
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bottle into Peg's snifter.

A: Dark red to reddish brown in color. Forms a small white head, and the beer is essentially translucent.

S: Funky – vinegar, tart cherries, sweet/sour, some barnyard. Pineapple and/or tropical fruit aromas show up as it warms a little. The aroma is almost puckering.

T: Follows the nose very well, including the appearance of pineapple overtones when it isn't quite refrigerator cold. It has a relatively dry finish.

M: Lighter side for the mouthfeel with a high amount of carbonation but not overdone.

O: A good, really good Flanders red. Not my personal favorite, perhaps, but I wouldn't pass another one up.

macrosmatic, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of kk73
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

kk73, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
4.61/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

Cuvée des Jacobins. Notched with an '01' on the back label. Poured into a Duchesse de Bourgogne goblet and enjoyed side-by-side with The Lost Abbey Red Poppy Ale.

Murky brown off the pour with a third of an inch of bone-colored head. Red-orange hues are seen through bright light. Bubbles sporadically popping on the surface with a foam glaze lingering. Organic shapes of lace splotch on one side of the glass.

Strong acetic character in the nose. Balsamic notes that writhe amongst mellow vanilla, tart cherry sweetness, and some phenolic characters. Soft, vinous, and almost buttery. Exceptional.

Balanced between tart and sweet and woody. This beer is dripping with a juicy vinegar note that is so fruity and appealing. Tart cherries impart a little bit more sourness and some fleshy sweet tones reminiscent of apple and quince. Then, there's an oaky bitterness in the middle-to-finish that melts into flashes of vanilla and spicy alcohol.

Medium body and sparkling with spritz. Lively feeling. Any more heft to the body would have been appreciated over here.

A different league of beer altogether here. Vast complexities, yet all of the usual tasty delights to get fixated on are right there and upfront for you to savor. A model Flanders Red, without question. A rival to my Duchesse and Rodenbach Grand Cru. Will buy up as many as I can.

thecheapies, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of thedudexxi
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

thedudexxi, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of pwsoldier
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

pwsoldier, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of JeffTheJuice
5/5  rDev +15.5%

JeffTheJuice, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of H0rnedFr0gs
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

H0rnedFr0gs, Jun 09, 2012
Photo of stevec32
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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

nosavingsaccount, Jun 06, 2012
Photo of strangebrew321
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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

JNewbs, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of chebode2
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
Photo of jwat
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
Photo of ptarmigan98
1.75/5  rDev -59.6%

ptarmigan98, May 30, 2012
Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
97 out of 100 based on 2,203 ratings.