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Heavy Nettle - Jolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann Arbor

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 3
Avg: 3.98
pDev: 4.52%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Jolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann Arbor
Michigan, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA | 9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: on 08-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 3
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3.91/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this on tap at the JP Brewpub in A2. Poured a light yellow, mostly clear, with a fluffy white head. The aroma is a huge boquet of pine cones, with no sweetness at all. Flavor follows suit with straight piney hops, very little sweetness to go along, and a clean bitter finish. Somewhat one-dimensional, but refreshing to some extent and definitely a go to if you are looking for a hop punch.

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4.12/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Jolly Pumpkin, Ann Arbor.

Came in a tulip glass with a large, rocky head. The aroma was malty and powerfully hoppy, with grapefruit, spice, and lots of pine. This beer is apparently brewed with nettles, so I don't know if that accounts for some of the pine aromas, as opposed to hops. In the mouth this beer is huge; it is full-bodied with more strong pine flavour, ginger, some grapefruit, and an intense maltiness just beneath.

I have never had anything with nettles before, so I don't know what to taste for, but if I had sampled this without knowing what was in it, I would have thought it was a very hoppy IPA with no unusual ingredients.

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Heavy Nettle from Jolly Pumpkin Cafe And Brewery Ann Arbor
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