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Big Red Coq - Brewery Vivant

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87
very good

223 Ratings
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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | 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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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours mostly clear amber. Head is a big compilation of tan spittle. It leaves, thick, sticky lacing along the glass.

S-Interesting. It has a balanced Amber ale aspect to it but I definitely get some blatant Belgian yeast characteristics. I get some unspecific fruity notes and some almost woody hops. Some toasty malt.

T-There is an almost Lager-like yeasty flavor. Toast and caramel maltiness. More of that woody hoppiness but I also find some tropical hop flavors. Apparently they used Citra hops, and they could have fooled me there, didn't pick up much of that unique Citra flavor. Intensity is rather mild.

M-Lighter bodied. Plentiful carbonation but if feels soft, not harsh. Mild bitterness. Drinks easily.

O-A cool idea; Belgian Amber is not something I remember running across before. It's flavor is decent but too mild. Needs a bit more gusto.

Serving type: can

05-07-2014 23:13:12 | More by VelvetExtract
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jadler16

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

05-02-2014 16:53:16 | More by jadler16
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jbierling

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

04-30-2014 00:26:40 | More by jbierling
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-27-2014 02:35:31 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Two-6

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

04-14-2014 06:23:13 | More by Two-6
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mvanwoerm

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-12-2014 03:55:10 | More by mvanwoerm
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Imperial_Sapient_Groat

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-11-2014 03:40:30 | More by Imperial_Sapient_Groat
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-08-2014 22:57:30 | More by Danielr26
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Jordy777

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-07-2014 22:02:21 | More by Jordy777
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delgotit99

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-06-2014 19:33:55 | More by delgotit99
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Filabee

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.3%

04-04-2014 22:06:11 | More by Filabee
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Badger6

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-25-2014 04:11:17 | More by Badger6
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GGRECH

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-24-2014 16:41:43 | More by GGRECH
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SourAddict

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-22-2014 04:04:44 | More by SourAddict
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-16-2014 04:41:21 | More by TypsiYpsi
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-10-2014 18:41:56 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-09-2014 16:06:17 | More by Buck_Jones
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skinnycox

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

03-09-2014 00:11:33 | More by skinnycox
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

03-07-2014 02:47:12 | More by JIMTRK16
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GRap

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-07-2014 00:29:14 | More by GRap
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RichH55

Illinois

5/5  rDev +29.5%

03-06-2014 23:42:11 | More by RichH55
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MichiganBrews

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-01-2014 19:31:51 | More by MichiganBrews
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OrestesMethuon

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-28-2014 01:36:01 | More by OrestesMethuon
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Sparty55

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-22-2014 03:15:26 | More by Sparty55
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

One Pint
Served in a snifter

A - It it reddish orange in color with some suspended yeast. The initial pour yielded about three inches of tan head.

S - I smell some tea and floral hops.

T - The taste is similar to the smell. I get some tea flavors and floral hops.

M - Medium

O - This is a tasty red ale. The hop profile isn't overpowering. The floral hops compliment the malt bill and make a very drinkable beer. It is a little too high priced to make a regular for my humble means, $11.99 for a four pack of sixteen ounce cans.

Serving type: can

02-20-2014 01:36:47 | More by buschbeer
Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
87 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.