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Big Red Coq - Brewery Vivant

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BA SCORE
87
very good

223 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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chinchill

South Carolina

3.61/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

16 oz can served in an over-size glass mug. Large vessel recommended since this ale has a huge frothy tan head.

A Belgian-American fusion beer that works. The aroma shifts back and forth between yeasty-fruity wet leather and American hops. The taste seems more stable but again has the Belgian and American (hops) aspects in nice balance. Hints of citrus, pineapple and other tropical fruits.Moderate complexity and mild bitterness.

Feel: lively, medium body; good carbonation.

O: not your everyday IPA.

Serving type: can

02-19-2014 23:39:05 | More by chinchill
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

02-11-2014 17:28:53 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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Monstro

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-10-2014 23:58:43 | More by Monstro
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-09-2014 00:55:15 | More by superdoopersauce
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DCdevyl78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-30-2014 02:04:45 | More by DCdevyl78
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OnWisconsin

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.3%

01-27-2014 13:15:28 | More by OnWisconsin
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carlborch

Michigan

4.11/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful copper brown,with an ever-so-slight haze. 2.5-inch, creamy, tan head forms and dissipates slowly to 1.5 inch. Distinctive hop and yeast nose. Suggestions of sour-dough bread. Most pleasant. Medium body. The palate is bright with lingering malt and bitter notes. Much Belgian lace. Dry. Great aperitif beer! This ale made me hungry. Highly moreish! A definite repurchase.

Serving type: can

01-26-2014 21:45:17 | More by carlborch
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Zonian1

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-26-2014 15:07:24 | More by Zonian1
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-25-2014 00:32:14 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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adamdarcy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-20-2014 05:00:57 | More by adamdarcy
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-19-2014 23:20:37 | More by jbaker67
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the can a bright reddish-brown color with a single finger of beige head. Good amount of lacing left behind.

The aroma was malty with red fruit and a bit of pineapple thrown in.

The taste was caramel maltiness upfront with red fruit, orange notes and a hoppy bite. Bitterness lingers.

Medium bodied and dry with a moderate carbonation.

A pretty good but not great Red Ale from Bon Vivant.

Serving type: can

01-10-2014 21:56:04 | More by Monkeyknife
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drbenderdo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

01-02-2014 19:03:24 | More by drbenderdo
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Norseman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-02-2014 00:16:02 | More by Norseman
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Drk93TT

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.3%

12-25-2013 04:50:08 | More by Drk93TT
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grimey68

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-14-2013 00:55:06 | More by grimey68
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-13-2013 18:46:12 | More by Brewsed
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DanGeo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

12-08-2013 12:50:22 | More by DanGeo
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sternamagrapha7x

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

12-06-2013 14:16:32 | More by sternamagrapha7x
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FinchSCF

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-06-2013 01:28:36 | More by FinchSCF
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teledeluxe

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

12-02-2013 17:31:56 | More by teledeluxe
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Reappropriated

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

11-27-2013 04:14:22 | More by Reappropriated
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

5/5  rDev +29.5%

11-26-2013 10:48:40 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-19-2013 18:24:08 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-16-2013 22:35:46 | More by Dcunicelli
Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
87 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.