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Sweet Yamma Jamma - Indeed Brewing Company

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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Indeed Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: feloniousmonk on 11-16-2012)
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CCutch

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

10-26-2013 01:01:32 | More by CCutch
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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3.2/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Sweet Yamma Jamma Indeed Brewing Co

Poured from a 12 oz can into a Cigar City snifter. Served chilled... Thanks for the can Kim.

A) Deep orange color. Not much head at all, and what was there quickly settled to a thin collar. No lacing.

S) The sweet potato on the nose is rather faint when chilled, so enjoy the nose on this after it warms a bit. A fair amount of one of my favorite Thanksgiving sides is detected, with light spice. A crumbling of brown sugar for sure.

T) The sweet potato is not as prevalent in the flavor, but still noted. A bit of brown bread. A little grass/vegetable. The spices come into play on the backend. Decent, but a little bland.

M) A bit on the thin side, as well as a little flat. A semi-dry finish, which was slightly hard cider-esque.

O) Having never drank a sweet potato ale, I'm not sure if this just set the bar high or low. I think there is room for improvement. I guess in the end the bar has been just kind of set at okay... It was worth a try...

Serving type: can

10-25-2013 22:24:36 | More by RoamingGnome
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heytomcat

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +20%

10-22-2013 22:13:21 | More by heytomcat
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Mdog

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Brown-amber, small head.

Smell: Vegetal, spice, earthy.

Taste: Starts like a malty brown ale, then the cinnamon spice shows up. The sweet potatoes do show up, but more like a complementary flavor than the leading flavor.

Overall: Tried a can to support this local brewery even though I'm not a pumpkin/fall spice/yam beer guy. It's all right, neither the spices or the sweet potatoes hit too hard. I expected a little more sweet potato flavor since it's in the name of the beer.

Serving type: can

10-20-2013 16:10:00 | More by Mdog
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

A: Hazy copper brown with a huge white head. Good retention.
S: Initially weak aroma picks up as the beer warms. Nutmeg and nutty/caramel malts, maybe faint hops. Somewhat herbal – something here reminds me of some of the small batch root beers I’ve had in the past.
T: Flavor matches the aroma. Soft maltiness, spices – nutmeg and?? As it warms, some brown sugar and nice nutty malt show. Light earthy bitterness on the finish. Very mild and restrained, overall.
M: Light bodied with soft, fine carbonation. Slightly dry finish.

Had this on tap and from bottle last year and was enthused to hear about the 6 packs this year. However this batch seems to have less intensity of flavor (though it did improve quite a bit near room temp). Not sure if adding more malt would obscure the intended sweet potato/yam flavors, but would like to see a bit more body in this one. Still, it's a something I'll grab in the future when I'm in the mood for a light and fairly unique fall seasonal.

Serving type: can

10-19-2013 19:09:56 | More by GeezLynn
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atomicskier1889

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-19-2013 17:18:27 | More by atomicskier1889
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Rasmon

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev 0%

10-17-2013 14:27:40 | More by Rasmon
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.55/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Canned on 9/11/13.

Appearance: Hazy dark caramel color with a thin frothy head.

Aroma: Definitely sweet potato in there. Not getting much for spices. Very similar to an amber ale.

Taste: Sweet Yamma Jamma starts with a very light caramel malt flavor which allows those 10 IBUs to make the fullest impact possible. About halfway through a great candied yam flavor comes through accompanied by spices reminiscent of Dr. Pepper. It all sounds like an odd mix but works out quite nicely. The finish is nonchalant and the aftertaste is light hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Between thin and medium in body with average carbonation and drinkability.

Final Thoughts: Good use of an unusual ingredient by Indeed. I will continue to try new releases of theirs since none have disappointed me yet. Would I drink it again? Sure.

Serving type: can

10-17-2013 02:41:01 | More by JamesMN
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Sudsanonymous


2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

10-16-2013 18:04:12 | More by Sudsanonymous
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

10-16-2013 14:39:34 | More by AnalogErik
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

10-15-2013 19:39:29 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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BeardedAllen

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

10-14-2013 17:38:05 | More by BeardedAllen
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joh02034

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-12-2013 19:42:10 | More by joh02034
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bcm75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%

10-11-2013 21:38:26 | More by bcm75
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CTJman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev 0%

10-09-2013 23:31:00 | More by CTJman
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SortaAmbivalent

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-07-2013 15:09:41 | More by SortaAmbivalent
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yokken

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-05-2013 19:01:27 | More by yokken
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drewfull

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

10-02-2013 23:18:17 | More by drewfull
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.11/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz can, canned 20 days prior

look is a dark copper/ruby with a small ring of lace, great unfiltered look. no big chunks, just a fine dusting throughout. the aroma is delicious sweet potato at first (and im not even a fan of them), but fades into heavy spice and not much else. taste is crisp and bready at first, a yammy middle, with a thick pumpkin-pie-spice finish... a chalkiness seems to linger on the tongue.

spicy

Serving type: can

09-29-2013 08:15:55 | More by jimmah120
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-28-2013 13:57:26 | More by Dactrius
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.75/5  rDev 0%

09-25-2013 00:25:09 | More by mothman
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Joey1566

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-24-2013 19:28:32 | More by Joey1566
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev 0%

09-21-2013 16:07:12 | More by plumcrazyfx
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SaxmanRick

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-17-2013 01:13:01 | More by SaxmanRick
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JackieTH

Minnesota

3.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pouring from a can kicks up a finger of khaki foam that recedes to a thin skein over a deep orange amber beer. Good clarity. No lace.

Aroma is so loaded with spices I actually get a first impression of ginger-soy sauce. Once that fades there seems to be allspice and nutmeg, and more ginger. I'm not getting any yams, well probably not. The aroma is something powerful, good, and I'm sure I'm missing a few elements.

Tastes brings on the yams, aka sweet potatoes. Nice blend of spices here, allspice, nutmeg, perhaps faint cinnamon, definitely seems to be a little spicy bite of ginger. Nice buttery cracker crust malt ties it together. Lightly sweet. Mouthfeel is a tad too light and I'd like it a little creamier. Finish is fairly clean with some faint lingering buttery pie crust flavor.

Yams, sweet potatoes, whatever. Its got a pumpkin pie profile and they've mixed up a nice little treat here.

Serving type: can

09-14-2013 02:18:49 | More by JackieTH
Sweet Yamma Jamma from Indeed Brewing Company
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