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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.5
aaronh2012 (92) - Maryland, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Delicious tardiness. Perfectly balanced oud bruin. Slight Apple nose. Fine effervescent carbonation

3.7
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2013
0,33 l bottle ordered from Vinmonopolet Nettbutikk. Pours a beautiful clear burgundy brown body, under dense, quikly fading tanned head. Mild vinegar fruity nose. Fresh acidic red berry-accented flavor. Notes of cherries and vanilla. A distinct underlying sweetness. Smooth in the mouth. Light funky acidic-sweet berry finish. Quite sweet, yet a very fresh and highly drinkable Flemish Red.

4.3
robinvboyer (4588) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2013
330ml bottle from the LCBO.clear red pour, with a slightly tinged beige head. Beautiful acidic, funky aroma, with hints of cherry, and oak. the body is great, and the carb is soft. the finish is quite a bit more sour than i expected. some good notes of funk, and a big dose of acidity.Notes of oak, cherry, tart berries round it out. very impressed and surprised.

4
burgy (456) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Nice sour tartness. It has a really crisp and clean taste. This is very enjoyable. Not super funky, just sour & tart.

4.1
krumbum (1109) - truckee, California, USA - JUL 21, 2013
It is a caramel brown color and looks syrupy. It has scents of sour tartness. It has a sweet floral, light syrupy taste with a nice tart finish.

2.6
Barreras (1687) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Pours a deep rich red color with an opaque look to it. Aroma is of cherries and oak alcohol. Taste is sour, with a hint of vanilla and sweet cherries. A sour finish with an easy drinking finish. No distinct aftertaste.

4.1
aleksander9 (1660) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2013
Nice deep red appearance with small white head. Smells sour,funk, red wine, fruity, some barrels. Huge sour, fruity, vinegar mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Nice lingering sourness with alot of complex cherry, some barrel. Overall: so sour, so complex.

3.6
TylerJonScott (69) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
Pours a deep red colour with and off white head. Aromas of sour cherry, dark fruit, malt vinegar, and earthy wood notes. Pulls your jaw pretty good. Nice and sour but also has good depth. Good sour.

4.5
SuperTiti33 (888) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
Au Brothers Beer Bistro. Ambrée rousse. Très acide. Fruité. Framboise. Pomme verte. Levure sauvage. Boisé. Vineuse. Vinaigre balsamique. Surette. Cerise. Vanille. Délicieuse.

3.9
blankboy (7662) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2013
Bottle [330ml]. Pours a deep orange-amber with an average size long-lasting frothy beige head. Nice aroma, sour and funky, with dark fruit, vinegar, caramel malt, wood and earthy notes. Flavour of sour fruit, balsamic, lemon, wood, earthy notes and a long tart finish -- quite flavourful. Medium bodied. Better then I expected, super solid! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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