Big Red Coq | Brewery Vivant

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3.85/5
Very Good
454 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
Ranking:
#11,209
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
454
pDev:
11.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
63
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 454 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of hozersr
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ccnorthwest
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TargaFlorio
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TrilliumFan
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Themorganburke
4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KISSFR33K
4.11/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kirsten_Ann92
2.75/5  rDev -28.6%
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 Muscatjo
4.6/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Hints of mango in this citra pale fusion. Hops are fragrant. Very good beer for Brewery Vivant.

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Photo of Maiora13
4.43/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful red color that is often hard to find when its packaged in a bottle. Its sweet and delightful. A beer that I will consistently drink more of.

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Photo of rbjorkman
2.5/5  rDev -35.1%
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 ejimhof
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of claudialeshok
2/5  rDev -48.1%
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 -28.6%
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 +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedlikesbeer
4.14/5  rDev +7.5%
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 -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CashChel
4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
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 +22.6%
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 -34.3%
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 0%
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 +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lucasra1
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
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 -26.5%
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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Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 454 ratings
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