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Big Red Coq - Brewery Vivant

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BA SCORE
87
very good

219 Ratings
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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
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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DCdevyl78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -22.5%

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

Michigan

4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
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 -3.1%

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

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Missouri

3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
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 +9.8%

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

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.5%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

California

3.25/5  rDev -16%

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

Michigan

5/5  rDev +29.2%

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

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

11-16-2013 22:35:46 | More by Dcunicelli
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Qbdoo

Illinois

3.29/5  rDev -15%
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).

Serving type: can

11-15-2013 03:12:04 | More by Qbdoo
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

11-12-2013 21:17:56 | More by krome
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Giggy

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-10-2013 00:47:56 | More by Giggy
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kyle86

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

10-20-2013 03:00:12 | More by kyle86
Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
87 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.