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Oro De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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1,170 Ratings
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Ratings: 1170
Reviews: 651
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%


Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: marburg on 07-28-2004)
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Vengeance526

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice bright golden color with a large fluffy white head that has great retention and leaves a lot of lacing.

Aroma is of sour apple, some lemon and maybe just a hint of pineapple. Quite powerful and very enticing.

Taste reveals a lot of sour flavors, a good amount of citrus with a hint of green apple, maybe some grapes in the back, a little yeasty in the finish, along with a slightly woodsy taste.

Medium body with a lot of carbonation. Alcohol wasn't really noticeable so this was very drinkable. Overall, very enjoyable and at the price was a great deal.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2010 04:46:56 | More by Vengeance526
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Oro De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,170 ratings.