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: 1101   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Staffan47 (909) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2013
-Jasså du vill ha något surt? säger bartendern på Moeder Lambic. Då ska du testa den här. SUUURT!!!!! Ättika och ciron. Balsamico och lite kola. Brutalt sur. Skrynklar ihop hela nyllet på ren reflex. Man kan skada sig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mrnoluv (325) - long beach, California, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Hint of cherry, rose, roasted smell, beautiful residish, brown color, that sour, yeasty, tangy taste, with a great after-swallow sour then bitter taste is perfect. Not enought ABV at 5.5%, I think more ABV would give it a hint of sweetness it is missing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Pyrmir (5763) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2013 330 ml bottle. Copper color with off white head. Aroma fruit, light tanginess, malt and slight acidity. Taste is sour, lemon, lime, vinegar and sour fruit. Fantastic acidity!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewMoose (83) - Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2013
11oz bottle. Pours dark red/brown with a small head. Nice sour farmhouse nose. Flavors of cherry vanilla oak and apple. Delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaveSpider (26) - - NOV 10, 2013
Smells sour and fruity. Nice reddish color with little or no head. Extremely sour, almost overpowering. Flavors definitely linger for awhile. Too sour for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Danyel (1606) - Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours light. clear brown with red hints, minimal to no white head. Smells very plumy, wood, slight sourness, cola. Has a really great balance with sourness and flavor. Rich, vanilla, good carbonation, medium-bodied, has a definite cola taste to it. It’s an exceptional beer!! Highly recommend!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomashall (838) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Good dark brown sour. Great aroma....good flavor. A solid sour....give it a try!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rederic (3293) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2013
330ml bottle, dark ruby-red, mahogany color, with a rocky fluffly beige head, nice mild red cherry sourness nose, with some wild funky yeast, wet oak barrel, faint red wine tannin accents, with some light balsamic vinegar, passion fruit, sweet and sour red berry, faint cherry jello notes in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a very good sweet and sour red cherry fruitiness, red wine tannin, funky wild yeasty, woody character, with some rhubarb, lemon juice, red berry tartness, subtle chocolate, passion fruit, sharp cherry acidic flavours, leading towards a wild yeasty, red cherry fruity sourness, oaky, faint vanilla, dusty, red wine tannin, red berry acidic finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fellebag (1406) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle 11,2 fl oz. Small white soda head disappearing. Fizzy with dark red color. Aroma is tar, fermenting onion and sour mix. Taste is rhubarb, citrus candy and sour mix again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (4131) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 5, 2013
Bardzo dobre piwo mocno kwaskowate, wisniowo octowe. Lambicj prawie ze. Fermentacja spontaniczne i lezakowanie w drewnie przez 18 miesiecy odcisnelo swoje pietno na smaku tego zacnego trunku. Nie kazdy je odbierze nalezycie i doceni, ale to piwo jest wielkiej klasy. Godny przedstawiciel dzikich czerwonych Ale.

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