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John John Juniper - Rogue Ales

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262 Ratings
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Ratings: 262
Reviews: 159
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 6
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Juniper Pale Ale aged in Spruce Gin Barrels.

11 Ingredients:
Harrington, Crystal, Triumph, C-15 & Rogue Micro Barley Farm Dare™ malts.
Styrian, Golding, Amarillo & Rogue Hopyard Willamette hops.Juniper
Berries Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

13º PLATO
34 IBU
77 AA
3.2º Lovibond

(Beer added by: david18 on 07-15-2010)
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Reviews by joemcgrath27:
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - hazy golden, 2 fingers creamy head retained and laced very well
S - dank and fruity hops, toasty malt, light lemon and berry scent
T - same hops, sweet and tart juniper berries, grainy malt, light piney finish
M - medium carbonation, slight bitter, tart and sweet through the finish
D - a very fine mix of hop qualities with the tart sweetness of juniper berries, and the light pine hint from the gin cask finishing is subtle but complimentary

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2010 04:33:28 | More by joemcgrath27
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California

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.8%

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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

02-19-2014 14:50:20 | More by NonicPanic
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10%

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Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Kentucky

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-29-2014 03:01:55 | More by kybeerdrinker
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jimmy13

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-23-2014 22:01:59 | More by jimmy13
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crowbar540

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-05-2014 03:34:06 | More by crowbar540
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -10%

01-05-2014 02:21:05 | More by jaydoc
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eklie

New York

4/5  rDev +10.8%

12-30-2013 17:59:34 | More by eklie
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vkv822

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

12-10-2013 09:44:55 | More by vkv822
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thezach

Maryland

4.4/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A beer that literally brought a smile to my face, and did so once again when I brought it home and had it months later with a friend, who also couldn't help but smile at the citrusy hops, shimmer of pine interwoven with woodsy, sunshiny spruce, and a subtle carbonation. Hazy burnt gold with a nice frothy head that fades to a lace. This one just hit it on the nose for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 06:10:30 | More by thezach
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-12-2013 10:04:39 | More by zestar
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Dmbphoenix

New York

3.56/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Disclaimer: I love gin and first experienced gin in a beer in the Magic Hat Artifactory series. Since then, I've been searching for a comparable been with gin tones in it.

Pours a orange-tangerine like hue, bold and opaque, with a bit of sediment arisen from the bottom.Smells of mild pine notes, definitely a touch of amarillo hop . Mouthfeel was carbonated mildly and weighs well on the tongue.
Lacing was scant. Taste of lime, caramel sweetness, somewhat tart. No real clear sense of the gin or juniper berries unfortunately.

finishes sweet on the back end. Complex ending here. Its a great beer for fall season and the cool nights. But still does not hit the juniper notes I've still looking for. So to that end, I'll still drop a shot of gin into a Torpeda IPA for full effect.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2013 00:41:25 | More by Dmbphoenix
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Montana

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-01-2013 04:41:03 | More by jimmyjazzercise
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California

4/5  rDev +10.8%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.8%

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Kentucky

3/5  rDev -16.9%

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Brenden

Ohio

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I had this on claseout after it had gone sour in the bottle, which ended up being pretty good and interested me in checking out the beer that was intended.

It's orange but on the paler side of it, with a pale orange-tinted head acheiving just more than half a finger. Retention is moderate to good and lacing remains more spottily than anything, but with some patches.
There's lots of malts, and it offers a solid complexity of caramel and bread, but not lacking in hops. It's got a fruity element before pine and spruice tips (no kidding) some out, with the gin very evenly tempered. The boozy heat is kept at a lower level; that seems like a good thing, because I can imagine the gin getting pretty hard and being way over the top.
The flavor is sweeter than expected, both from caramel and from fruits. Pine is still strong in here. Something lemony adds a sort of tartness and a mintiness I assume is from juniper makes itself known underneath.
The body is a solid medium but thins a little at the end of every sip as the booze sneaks in. It's got a moderate crispness and is pretty smooth overall. A woody note hovering in the finish is good until a little whisper of astrincency sneaks in.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 21:01:41 | More by Brenden
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West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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John John Juniper from Rogue Ales
82 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.