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

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RATINGS: 916   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mysan_brewing (59) - - FEB 15, 2013
Smell of fermented hay (silo). Sour berries tickles the nose. Looks georgeous, seetrough reddish brown with a thin white head. Taste is sour cherries mixed with a smooth vanilla flavour. I'm not normally into sour ales, but a friend said you just have to taste them enough times. Turns out he's right, I really enjoy this one :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Westchesterco (1245) - mclean, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2015
On tap at trio on the outer banks in North Carolina it is an amber color with a slight head. The aroma is sour cherry and the taste is a strong sour flour that finishes like a tart green apple Not bad since I am not a fan of sour beers

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (4006) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2015
On draft at Trio in Kill Devil Hills NC. Pours a clear amber with an ecru head. Tart cherry nose. Flavors of sour apple and cocoa. Sour finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
michellekc (3) - California, USA - APR 18, 2015 does not count
Medium Dark Reddish color and nearly clear with a little head. Strong cherry aroma. Cherry less noticeable in the flavor but still there. This is a sour beer for people who like sour.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scoth (576) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pours clear deep chestnut brown with a medium beige head, excellent retention. Aromas of tart cherry, citrus, plum, caramel, and bread. Medium light body, gentle carbonation. Moderate sweetness, strong puckering sour, very little bitter finish. Delicious!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (976) - Belgrade, SERBIA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle 0.33l at Cika Alberto in Pozarevac after Boban Tasting in Vranovo Serbia.01.04.2015.Taste with my bro ippopotamo36!Bottle aging in Pozarevac for few months.Bought at De Hopduvel Ghent Belgium.Pour it reddish color with small white head.On the nose dusty cherry.Taste and aroma of cherry, sour little bit annoying, but ok all together is not bad.Maybe is after so many beers this was not a moment to try.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zwiebel88 (451) - GERMANY - APR 12, 2015
Rötlich, braun. In der Nase Beeren, Balsamico, Holznoten, dunkler Zucker, Apfel. Am Gaumen Balsamico, sehr sauer, Himbeeren, Zitron, Holz, Beeren, etwas unterkarbonisiert. Sehr gut.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (279) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 7, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is wine, vinegar, green apples. Taste is raspberries, dry oak, currants, vinegar. A quality Flemish sour.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
darkandersson (12) - SWEDEN - APR 4, 2015
Brownish red colour, low crown. Sour, winelike smell. Pleasant feel, much taste of red currant, wine, green Apples. A bit of vinegar, but well balanced. Nice, lasting aftertaste of vinegar and currants. Very pleasant with and after good food, or desserts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (604) - Rome, ITALY - APR 1, 2015
0,33 bottle courtesy of markoijelena from Belgium. Thank you man. In Pozarevac-Serbia. Pours reddish Amber clear with ivory foamy head. Nose: little vinegar far away, strawberries, sour notes. Mouth: extremely tart in a way, red fruit, syrupy with a sour overall palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cool_Bond (1845) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
The smell is sour and berries. The flavor is citrus, berries and some sweetness. Good bitterness in the aftertaste that fills the front of the mouth forever. Not so hard to be a sour beer. More right, I think. Good anyway. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.


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