Brewed by Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste (Bockor)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Bellegem, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 1085   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The beer Cuvée des Jacobins is unblended old lambic, aged for at least 18 months in (French) oak barrels from the cognac region. These oak barrels are called ’Foeders’ in Dutch. It has a robust character but is beautiful and sophisticated with a full body and overtones of vanilla, dried cherry, stone fruit and cocoa. It is a complex, beautiful sour beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle share thanks to Ian, nice amber pour with a white head. Aroma of malt, cherry, other dark fruits. Taste is some cherry, wood and nice tartness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium amber - red brown colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, caramel, moderate cherry - raisin, dried fruit, wood, vanilla notes. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, cherry, cherry stone - wood, dry, baking yeast notes ! Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Lovely :O) [20130216]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (4384) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 23, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at DSG’s place. Pours red to clear brown with a small head, aroma of brett, lemon, leaves, freshness, flavor is sourish, delicate and tasty with barnyard and fruits, medium bodied

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (5683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2013
Red pour at drinking bird. No head. Super tat and sweet taste. No idea if this is good. Drinking it anyway

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (5216) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 16, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2013 On tap at Choice City. Deep reddish brown with a small white head. The aroma is tart and fruity with light vanilla, cocoa and wood. Medium body with a smooth, creamy feel and soft carbonation. Flavor follows the aroma and packs a nice sour punch. Fuck yeah!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (4225) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 15, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at DSG’s place. Pours clear brown and headless. Sour, olives, cherry, sugar and vinegar. Tastes sour, medicinal and salty. Medium body, smooth texture, no carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - APR 14, 2013
Very nice sweet and tart flavors that are reminiscent of Sweetarts. Has a hind of wild flower honey. Overall very balance and quite delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (3047) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 11, 2013
At a tasting, thanks DSG, no head, clear brown colour with dark reddish hues, aroma of wood and red wine vinegar with touches of spice and fruit, flavour of apple vinegar, sour cherries, unripe fruit and spice, quite sour but not overwhlming with some complementing sweetness. good and fun to drink sour ale, just right.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiddleBrau (1168) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2013
Deep mahogany with off white head. Malt and oak in the nose. Nice sour, mouth puckering first sip. Carbonation helps the malt coat the tongue and dissipate the sour. Clean finish leaving your mouth puckered and wanting more. Top notch sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (12170) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 7, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at my place. Deep red color with a beige head. Aroma of sour cherries, funk and oak. Sourish and slightly sweetish flavor with lots of cherries, a bit of berries, oak, lemony notes, and faint astringency in the finish. Medium-bodied, silky mouthfeel. Lovely.

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