Big Red Coq | Brewery Vivant

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442 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:
442
Reviews:
89
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
60
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 442 |  Reviews: 89
Photo of ejimhof
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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 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 MarshallBirdhouse
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedlikesbeer
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Love the tropical fruit and mango flavors

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Photo of bigclydeoliver
3.59/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CashChel
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Great Red Ale and well balanced.

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Photo of carolynschaf
4.72/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Awesome red ale, probably my favorite. I love the Belgian American blend. It is strong and full in flavor. It is not meant to be consumed all night, but great for a couple beers.

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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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Photo of wilgenb1
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

I am more of a light beer fan, but this was a delicious different take on a red ale. Very well done and tasty. Not too overpowerring.

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Photo of PatGreer
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lucasra1
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Deep caramel color, aroma is marked with tropical fruit notes and hops. More tropicla fruit on the palate with full, yet subtle hop flavor that leaves no bitterness on the tongue. Its as if there's just the essence of hops, making it extremely smooth.

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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 capilial
4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very sweet and fruity. It has very strong tropical fruit undertones. Really good!

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Photo of BigJim5021
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sydney10
4.39/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Visual: pours a ruby caramel color.
Smell: strong fruity smell of orange, grapefruit and citrus.
Taste: interesting taste of orange and a light burnt coffee flavor. Mildly bitter.
Overall: lighter taste and easily drinkable.

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Photo of coz
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbtossi
3.44/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On the nose it smells like citrus and mango, same on the palate. A little too sweet for me

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Photo of kbernthal
3.28/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

amber in color, sour in smell, very fruity taste - strong mango flavor

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Photo of redinge7
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

brownish/red coloring, very citrus flavoring. Hints of pineapple or other tropical fruits

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Photo of mattsmith413
3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of let8it8grow
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vande
3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BDeibs
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
3.9 out of 5 based on 442 ratings.
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