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Oro De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,251 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,251
Reviews: 657
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 106
Gots: 120 | FT: 9
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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cratez

Ontario (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bomber purchased at The Wine Seller in Ann Arbor, MI.

Pours a bright golden hue with a thin white cap, lots of webbed lacing, and excellent clarity.

Smell is overripe orchard fruit, alcohol esters, mild bretty funkiness, lemon and lime zest, intense sour candy, oak barrel, vanilla, assorted spices (cinnamon, clove), green apple, and effervescent, champagne-like aromas. Amazing nose.

Taste boasts a huge puckering sourness with crab apple, sour candy, anjou pear, lemon juice, chardonnay, and a funky woodiness in the background. Very flavourful brew.

Mouthfeel is lighter than medium-bodied, high carbonation, spicy and peppery bite mid-palate, massive sourness precedes a quick drying finish with fleeting afters.

Overall, Oro de Calabaza isn't as balanced and complex as the Dark Dawn Stout, but it's still an enjoyable, contemplative quaff nonetheless. Worth buying.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 22:07:37 | More by cratez
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Appearance: Golden yellow, with a touch of haze and very little head.

Aroma: Grainy aroma with a bit of lemon and spice.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Slightly sour lemon flavor initially, with a bit of peppery heat following. Finishes with cereal grains and uncooked pasta flavors, and has a bit of buttery character as well. Some yeasty funk throughout.

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Oro De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,251 ratings.