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Jubelale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,794 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,794
Reviews: 774
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 108
Gots: 93 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Available: October to December
Alc. by Vol.: 6.7%
IBUs: 60

216 calories per 12 oz serving

Label artwork changes annually.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-07-2001)
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FlyingKelly

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-29-2012 02:01:33 | More by FlyingKelly
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MeanJoe


4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-28-2012 02:24:55 | More by MeanJoe
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rolive

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-27-2012 21:36:03 | More by rolive
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BTHU

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-27-2012 20:14:06 | More by BTHU
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Kyroqz

Oregon

2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

11-27-2012 01:10:44 | More by Kyroqz
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Nugganooch

California

4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from a sixer – standard pint glass
*Notes from 11/21/12

A: Pour is an almond brown with a nice garnet red hue when held to the light. Mostly opaque with some clearing towards the edge. Thick persistent head of taupe colored shave cream. Impressive cascading sheets of lace.

S: Smells of gooey caramel and rich toffee with a considerable infusion of orange peel. There are some earthy spiced grains and a soft chocolate note paired with dried fruits/berries. Very nice and inviting.

T: Tastes of caramelized figs, warm bread, toffee, cardamom and candied citrus peel. Subtle influence of milk chocolate melds with plums, dates, figs, and raisins. This is respectfully hopped with a higher level of resinous bitters. Lingering with some dry peppery spices and organic herbs. Alcohol adds a soft warmth. Really quite a wonderful winter brew.

M: Moderate in body with a somewhat creamy consistency. Feel is a little wet and watery with a dry resinous pucker towards the end of the drink. Lingering viscid hop oils.

D: Really warms my cockles. Everything I look for in a Winter Warmer and extra hoppy to boot. Full of toffee, bread, citrus, and spice flavors but not heavily constructed. Maintains that light approachable drinking quality.
Very commendable to the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 21:25:48 | More by Nugganooch
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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-26-2012 07:05:15 | More by ReeseMax3
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Chuck_25

Kansas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-26-2012 07:02:45 | More by Chuck_25
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

The beer is a dark burnt-cinnamon mahogany. A frothy, sea-foam head slowly recedes as tons of spotted, webbed lacing coat the glass.

The aroma is earthy, woody, spicy, and not without hints of raisins, bread, nuts, and perhaps vanilla and black licorice.

This is what I look for in a winter offering. It's a malty, spicy affair that warms the heart. The brew is not absent hops, it has a really bitter citrus rind finish. The body is centered around solid burnt oak and cinnamon with traces of orange citrus.

Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and slightly sticky.

Overall, a solid malty sipper with good balance and complexity.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2012 12:13:24 | More by JuicesFlowing
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andrewkgray91

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

11-25-2012 03:08:02 | More by andrewkgray91
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MarioM

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

11-24-2012 05:54:03 | More by MarioM
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A - Pours a deep ruby with a thick, rocky, two-finger head of egg shell colored foam. Moderate lacing.

S - Mild aroma of toasted grains, sandlewood, and pipe tobacco. Smells decent.

T - Taste matches the nose with toasted (but not burnt) caramel malt forward, some bitter chocolate, and a few woodsy notes. Hops and spices carry the finish with an earthy, cinnamon kick, and the overall aftertaste is pleasingly bitter. Slight bit of nut in the finish as well.

M - The low end of medium bodied, with prickly carbonation.

O - A really solid winter warmer, decently rich and flavorfull while maintaing drinkability. Nothing exceptionally memorable, just a solid brown/winter ale.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2012 01:07:53 | More by TempeBeerMan
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Braz

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-23-2012 15:47:17 | More by Braz
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sh00ky

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-22-2012 09:03:22 | More by sh00ky
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-22-2012 07:55:33 | More by MacStinson
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quetzal013

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

11-22-2012 05:06:22 | More by quetzal013
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TheSixthRing

California

4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a deep, ruby brown with an off-white, 2 finger head. Good retention. Resulting lace is thick and sticky.

Smell - Caramel and subtle, underlying roasted malts; hints of coffee and chocolate.

Taste - Follows the nose to some degree: caramel, more pronounced layers of chocolate bitters and coffee. A touch of spice, then a bit grassy and somewhat citrusy hop bitterness peaks near the finish. Aftertaste rings of coffee and mild, grated orange rind.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with a creamy finish. Moderate carbonation. Smooth and utterly drinkable.

Overall - One of the most impressive winter warmers I've ever had. Shares some of the similar basic flavors as that of their Black Butte, but in pure winter warmer form. Great balance. I can't believe I've been drinking Deschutes beers for as long as I have, and I've never tried the Jubelale before; I assure you it won't be my last.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2012 06:41:22 | More by TheSixthRing
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irishgreensoda

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-20-2012 21:38:27 | More by irishgreensoda
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nyclee

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-20-2012 18:35:43 | More by nyclee
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archero

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-20-2012 05:35:29 | More by archero
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Nzinger

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-19-2012 06:59:44 | More by Nzinger
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siddhartha

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-19-2012 02:57:10 | More by siddhartha
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JD4003


3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-18-2012 22:17:19 | More by JD4003
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 Vintage. Best Before 03/18/13.
Poured in to tulip.

A - Very dark copper colour, almost opaque. One finger of tan coloured head formed with good lacing.

S - Big dark caramel, brown sugar and toffee aromas with a hint of vanilla and a nice spice bouquet that adds cinnamon and clove notes.

T - Sweet up front with dark caramel, brown sugar and toffee flavours. A big spice presence adds an array of flavours, including cinnamon, clove and cardamom. Slightly warming ABV is perfect compliment to the palate to make this taste like a true winter warmer. A slight bitterness is present throughout.

M - Medium body, creamy. Light to moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 20:44:41 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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mkrass

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-18-2012 19:14:38 | More by mkrass
Jubelale from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 1,794 ratings.