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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

2,018 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 2,018
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 163
Gots: 226 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
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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 VoiceOfTheSoul
4.58/5  rDev +5.8%

On tap, poured into a pint glass.

A Beautiful dark ruby, like black cherries. Fluffy light tan head, about a finger. Leaves a murky, everglade-like foamas the head shrinks.

S Tart cherries and raspberries with sugar and sweet caramelized oak, apples, limes.

T Burst of tart and acidity, cherries and a multitude of berries with some really great lemon bringing in a bit of citrus, apparent sweetness and strong sourness.

M STRONG up front sourness and acidity makes me pucker! But its got a nice sweetness all around with it like granulated raw sugar, reminds me of the grainy sugary feeling of a pair.

O This was a great drink, a bit of a sipper at first, even for me, but the sweetness really hangs on in the finish and in my mind after each sip.

VoiceOfTheSoul, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

ecmoon3, Dec 02, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

mattbarclay, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Diomede, Dec 01, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

OneEyedJack, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Daveychu, Nov 30, 2011
Photo of paulginva
4.28/5  rDev -1.2%

APPEARANCE: Poured from the tap into a stemless flute, this beer came to the table with a small, approximately 1/4" creamy medium tan head with fair head lacing, which dissipated fairly quickly. Carbonation was soft and the body was a muddy, very dark brown with ruby highlights.

AROMA: There was a heavy hit of vinegar-like sourness together with sour cherries, oak, and, as the beer warmed, a number of other light notes -- berries and grapes mostly.

TASTE: A light taste of toasted malts and yeast balanced the heavy vinegar sourness of cherries, a hint of wood and a light fruitiness. It was well-balanced but tilted just a little more toward a sour, tart astringency than I would have liked; nevertheless, a good example of a Flanders Red Ale.

MOUTHFEEL:Light to medium body with a smooth texture, moderate carbonation and fair body lacing that dissipated quickly. The initial flavor was a moderately tart sourness, followed by a somewhat acidic sourness that was a bit bitter and dry. The finish was quite long.

DRINKABILITY: This is a sipping beer and I wouldn't want to have more than one in an evening -- probably as a first beer. It was very approachable, had substantial complexity and purity, and is a great example of the style. Definitely a big "wow factor" here but once you get used to the sourness, the flavors really start to pop out.

paulginva, Nov 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

brandoman63, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

imperialking, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of Offa
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

I had this on tap at the La Jolla Public House in La Jolla, CA. A good red ale, it is nevertheless a bit too tart and sour, with a tart sour cherry character dominating a bit too much.

Deep red, it had a medium off-white head thinning to a thin ring and wisps.

Aroma was nice strong, sweet-sour cherry, hint of vinegar and fermented wet bread dough.

Taste was some nice, sweet-sour cherry but overly tart and sour, lightly woody with finish of candy and grain, but tended to be too tart-sour, an element that soon dominated all else, making it one-dimensional and eventually tiresome.

Offa, Nov 27, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

clegolfski, Nov 26, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

deapokid, Nov 25, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

ortie, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

ElGallo, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

JeremyDrinksBeer, Nov 21, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Jay864SC, Nov 20, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

xnicknj, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

DoctorB2B, Nov 19, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

codynevels, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

doucmehu, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

jeezie, Nov 16, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

nmann08, Nov 15, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

AleWatcher, Nov 15, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

nanobrew, Nov 14, 2011
Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 2,018 ratings.