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


on tap

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RATINGS: 862   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tempus (2) - Stateline, Nevada, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Great nose, proper color, perfect amount of sour taste, clean finish, what more could you ask for in a sour.....too bad I got the last pour before the keg blew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ej (771) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2014
Tap @ Henriks. Dark amber,reddish with a slightly tanned head. Lovely aroma with peach, plums and malts. Also the signature lightly tart, acidic note. Taste is fruity, acidic and generally impressive. Easily top 3 sour reds I’ve had so far. Medium-light body with avg co2 levels. Semi-dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zekada (233) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Aroma is sweet and fresh with some malts and grapes. Pours amber with a small white head. Taste is acidic with a sour feeling. Fresh and sweet taste with some grapes and fresh fruits. Palate is fittingly thin and a has a nice feeling. Overall a nice beer which is tasteful despite a relatively low ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NordicV (1194) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2014
Flaska från Systembolaget. Lätt dimmig mörkt bärnstensfärgad öl med beige skum. Kösrbär längst fram i doften följs av trä och lätt vinägersyrlighet. Körsbären framträdande även i smaken, tillsammans med en del trä och källare. Bra torr syrlighet i avslutningen.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (779) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Draft at HopCat GR - pours a dark ruby red . Sour cherry , faint vanilla and tart vinegar aromas . Tasty sour , would definitely order again . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (8507) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Sample from growler at Kurtkeller 018: Tequila-aged and Let’s Agree to Ruin Our Evening with Pepper beers-tastic 01 on 11/04/2014. Pours a hazy deep amber color with a thin white head that evaporates quickly. Spotty lacing. Aroma of tart fruit, oak and yeast. Light-bodied with flavors of vinous oak, berries and yeast. The finish is tart and fruity with a cherry and berry aftertaste. Solid beer all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JimmyBoy74 (277) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2014
33 cl systembolaget. Den suraste öl jag någonsin druckit! Men fantastisk god och riktigt snygg!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4676) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized lively creamy head. Almost clear deep red to ruby red colored beer. Aromas of berries, wood, some lacto and light brett tone, hints of grapes, vinous, balsamico and some brown sugars/caramel ish tones. Flavours of good sour tones, acidic and light balsamic, berries, light wood and some wilder yeast tones, some malts, sour candy... Quite acidic! Aftertaste is acidic, berries, sour, some wood and lacto/brett tones... Low carbo, creamy than good sour/acidic mouthfeel, more than medium bodied and a tart sour texture. Wow, 5.5%ABV and very acidic, great stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (608) - Iowa, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Draft at Parlor City. Pours reddish brown with off white head and decent lacing. Nose is vinegar. Taste is sour cherry. Dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
WVHouseofBeer (869) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Absolutely AWESOME beer. Flavors and aromas consist of sour cherries, raspberries and any other tart/sour fruit you can think of as well as vanilla, caramel and a musty basement. Body is silky smooth with a nice sour finish. I could drink this beer every day.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
olanenok (10) - - OCT 25, 2014
Офигенн& кисляк, аж скулы сводит, при этом очень ароматн& с богатым вкусом и долгим прилевк&

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