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Big Red Coq - Brewery Vivant

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BA SCORE
86
very good

235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 9
Gots: 13 | 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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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

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

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

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

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

5/5  rDev +29.9%

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

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +2.6%

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.

02-20-2014 01:36:47 | More by buschbeer
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.61/5  rDev -6.2%

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.

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

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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

Michigan

4.11/5  rDev +6.8%

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.

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

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

Missouri

3.81/5  rDev -1%

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.

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

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

01-02-2014 19:03:24 | More by drbenderdo
Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
86 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.