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Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge - Brouwerij Bockor N.V.

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Ratings: 2,042
Reviews: 390
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 162
Gots: 227 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
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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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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

detrockcitey, Sep 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

modidia, Sep 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

wicked_brewmaster, Sep 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

oso, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of justintcoons
4.03/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle poured into a tulip.

Reddish brown with ruby red highlights. Has 1 finger of off-white head that dissipates quickly. Excellent clarity and low carbonation.

Lactic sourness, cherry, lemon and crushed Sweet Tarts.

Candy-like sour cherry (think cherry Jolly Rancher) and maraschino cherry juice. Moderate lactic sourness with some syrupy sweetness. Some lemon juice and funk. Sweet red wine and red grape juice. Hints of crushed up Sweet Tarts.

Medium bodied, sweet, sour and refreshing.

It's definitely a Flanders Red. Sour. Cherry. Red wine. However, I really don't get any oak or vanilla flavors.

justintcoons, Sep 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

mattsmith413, Sep 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

ibbjamin, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of barczar
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear amber with red highlights and a modest tan head that lingers as a thin foam layer.

Oak, acetic acid, tart cherries, and vinous notes begin the aroma. Soft hints of vanilla and earthiness add complexity. As it warms,a sweet, toasted malt character emerges.

Decidedly sour initially, lactic acid, tart lemons, with underlying sour cherry character. Mid palate, oaky, earthy flavors take over, carrying into a dry finish, which is accented by a touch of cocoa. There's a background of lightly sweet malt present, subtly preventing the sourness from overwhelming the palate.

Body is fairly full, with high carbonation to lighten the flavor and cleanse the palate.

Definitely not a starter sour. Very complex and refreshing.

barczar, Sep 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

cclark67789, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of BGDrock
3.99/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: thick, dark syrup look - dark brown, red, and amber all fighting for dominance; pours a solid, almond head

Aroma: tart cherry raspberry, currant; hint of sweetness, like a pie

Taste & Mouthfeel: careful with that first sip! mouth-puckering sour fruit is an assault on the tastebuds; very fresh and juicy again with raspberry, cherry, and especially red currants; light and crisp with low carbonation; not a lot of body, really feels like an adult fruit juice

Overall: bright and exciting flavours make it an amazing sour, but too intense to have in large quantities.

BGDrock, Sep 07, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Soto, Sep 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

JT99125, Sep 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

EvlPenguin, Sep 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

csurowiec, Sep 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

mhenson42, Sep 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

kell50, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Luk13, Sep 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Greigh, Sep 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Tyler1tiger, Sep 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

trippyime, Aug 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

qcbrewer, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of polloenfuego
4.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From a 33cl bottle into a snifter.

Quick review: this beer poured a nice deep red with a decent head that stuck around for a while. The smell was sour and fruity almost a bit like cider. The taste was sour up front followed by some nice fruit accents. The carbonation is nice and the with the sources this is a great beer to go with rich foods to cut that with.

This is my first venture into the sour beer world and I am pleasantly surprised. I really enjoyed this beer and I can see how many people find this type so enjoyable. It has me thinking about similarities between styles as well, as feel it is similar to others not in this category.

polloenfuego, Aug 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

fpreh1957, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Shmeal, Aug 31, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -36.5%

underthebeer, Aug 29, 2013
Cuvée Des Jacobins Rouge from Brouwerij Bockor N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 2,042 ratings.