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Oro De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
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1,288 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,288
Reviews: 659
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 114
Gots: 123 | 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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humanawho

Illinois

4.47/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - nice clear light amber with a overly active head of off white color

S - nice fruity and yeasty aroma like nice dirty mango

T - nice yeasty taste a little funky with some peachy/mangoy flavors, the alcohol come through some on the finish

M - great light body and very active

D - light and pleasing but the alcohol taste hurts drinkablity a little

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2008 22:03:59 | More by humanawho
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4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

So excited to finally have Jolly Pumpkin on Texas beer shelves. Texas is quickly becoming an amazing state for beer. Starting things off with the Oro de Calabaza. Poured into my snifter. Oro is bright, but hazed, gold. Things are topped off by a finger or so off off white head. Head falls to a ring somewhat quickly.

The aroma is inviting. A hefty sour funk hits first. Tart fruits – apples, pears, sour cherries, and lemons stand out. Sweet caramel hits next. Light spice and bubblegum notes round out the nose.

Flavor is no less impressive. Plenty of funk hits first. Slightly earthy, sour lemons stand out. Tart pome fruits pop next. Sweet bubblegum notes stand out. Peppery spice rounds things out. Lemon notes linger on in the finish. The finish is tart and drying, encouraging one to take another sip.

Oro is light bodied. The carbonation makes for an effervescent and refreshing brew.

Oro de Calabaza is a great beer. You must love funk to enjoy this beer. The 8% ABV is almost non existent, making this quite a refreshing brew on a hot summers night. If Oro de Calabaza is indicative of what of Jolly Pumpkin has to offer, I can hardly what to try their other brews.

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Oro De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,288 ratings.