Big Red Coq | Brewery Vivant

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441 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant
Michigan, United States
breweryvivant.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by SupaCelt on 02-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
441
Reviews:
89
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
60
For Trade:
2
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Photo of klipper
1/5  rDev -74.4%

Photo of claudialeshok
2/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

It's a very hoppy beer that is made with citra hops. It has some mango flavors but also earthy pine. It is very dark in color.

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Photo of rbjorkman
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Dark Red/orange color
Smells strong
hoppy taste/pine

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Photo of skinnycox
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of jbierling
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

Photo of jmalina121
2.53/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer is amber in color with aromas of pine. It has coffee notes on the tongue and a bitter finish.

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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

Photo of Kirsten_Ann92
2.75/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

This beer is the signature beer for Vivant however I wasn't that happy with it. It is orangey in color and smells of fruit and a lot of hops. It is hoppy and normally that is my favorite but this was over powering. It was really bitter and overall not my favorite beer.

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Photo of partains
2.75/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Look: burnt orange
Smell: wheaty, lots of hops, mild fruit
Taste: unpleasant, extremely hoppy
Overall: unpleasant, too bitter and hoppy

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Photo of Thorpe429
2.76/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Can courtesy of my parents. Served in a sampler glass. The nose brings a bit of light black pepper along with some strong citrus and tropical hops. Flavor isn’t quite as nice, as more of the yeast comes along, and doesn’t quite fit with the hop and malt profile. Body is medium and fairly bitter and dry. Pretty good, but not something I’d necessarily seek out again.

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Photo of MakenziMantey
2.83/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

The color of this beer is a medium yellow/brown. The aroma you get is a leafy with a hint of mango smell and it is weak. Tasting this beer it is strictly unpleasant that I can't really put it into words and it also leaves a bad aftertaste.

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Photo of ER527
2.98/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Huge, huge let down. Something might be wrong with this can

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Photo of irish6174
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of ROBSTARR
3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of OnWisconsin
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of slerche
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer had a distinctly fruity and almost sour aroma.

It has a dark golden color.

The taste is similar to the smell. Different citrus notes comes through as well as fruits such as green apples and pears.

If you're a fan of traditional IPAs I would suggest trying this one.

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Photo of Filabee
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of ThurmondTX
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of qwe2323
3/5  rDev -23.1%

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Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
3.9 out of 5 based on 441 ratings.
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