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Big Red Coq - Brewery Vivant

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very good

282 Ratings
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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 12
Gots: 22 | 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:
Beer added by: SupaCelt on 02-13-2011

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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).

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Pours a dark amber with a large, creamy head. Head lingers for a while, leaves good lacing.

Smell- Strong smell of Belgian yeasts with some citrus hops. A bit soapy as well.

Taste- Follows the smell, Belgian yeast with a bit of mango in the background along with some caramel malts. There is a musty sourness that takes away from the other flavors. Just a slight amount of bitterness.

Mouthfeel- Good mouthfeel and moderate carbonation.

Overall- For the style it was a pretty good beer but I personally wasn't a big fan of this beer. For those who like Belgians this would be a good one to try, otherwise it is probably not worth it.

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Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
86 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.