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Big Red Coq - Brewery Vivant

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BA SCORE
87
very good

264 Ratings
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 10
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SupaCelt on 02-13-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

MacStinson, Aug 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

psmith161, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of ChadQuest
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

there is a fluffy head that lasts with vigor, fades after a long while into lacing and a collar. Body is translucent pale amber.
Nose is balanced with cascade hop like notes and sweet sugar rolled strawberry.
The malts cover more of the hop flavors then on the aroma, but some citrus still cuts through. Summer fruits, caramel, noting some floral esters which are probably the biggest sign of the belgo yeast.
medium body.

ChadQuest, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of Qbdoo
3.29/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A friend loves it so I bought it. A decent beer but I won't seek it out. Nice looking reddish brown color. Smell is unremarkable. I can't detect anything distinct. Taste is fine - very slightly piney but vague. I can't put my finger on what it tastes like, which isn't to say it's bad but a bit ordinary. Light effervescent mouthfeel. I have been to Brewery Vivant and had great beer there. This is pretty middle of the road (and I won't say anything about the name).

Qbdoo, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of Sammy
3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I was expecting something hoppier still a decent brew. Gift of cans from SliverX IP. Reddish tinged colour, bubbly. Medium mouthfeel, well malted, some orange flavour, somewhat astringent finish. Drinkable.Decent drinkability, not getting hops in nose so do not make it out to be a Belgian IPA as promoted.

Sammy, Sep 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

goast8127, Oct 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ajz132, Jun 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Dcunicelli, Nov 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

DCdevyl78, Jan 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Buck_Jones, Mar 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

KCM, Nov 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

EricTKole, Sep 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

MichiganderHB, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

TastyIsBeer, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

NuckleDragger, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

robwestcott, Oct 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

vermilcj, Aug 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Bearshawks85, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

spointon, Jul 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

durlta, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

AmeriCanadian, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Whiskeydeez, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

beernads, Aug 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

TypsiYpsi, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

kyle86, Oct 20, 2013
Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
87 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.