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Oro De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

Oro De CalabazaOro De Calabaza

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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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phiberoptik

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A wonderful treat on-tap at The Rookwood in Cincinnati.

Served in a Great Lakes snifter. Deeper than straw yellow with little head. Nice effervescence coming up from the bottom of the glass.

Smells of lemon peel, sourness, green grapes, and mustiness.

Tastes of barrel oak, pepper, spice, green grapes, funk, with a dry finish.

Medium bodied with bubbly carbonation.

Jolly Pumpkin's beers are a treat and this is no exception. If you can, try this. If you like wild yeast ales with sourness and funk... this one will win you over after first sip.

Serving type: on-tap

04-03-2012 03:43:18 | More by phiberoptik
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A creamy yellow-tinted head condenses to about one finger of rocky froth, which sits on top of a thick, bright but translucent light-medium orange brew. Retention is good, and patchy deposits of lacing are left behind in plenty.
Along with plenty of fruity esters, dark fruits offering both sweetness and tartness, the nose brings some toast and earth. Yeast character is evident and bold without dominating. There's some light funk and a bit of woodiness on the end, while a touch of leaf lingers all the while.
Musty funk isn't overplayed but sets the stage very well. Dark fruits bring the tartness as well as a deeper overripe sweetness, while some softer pale fruits add another dimension. A bit of lemon zest balances off a gentle spiciness. Hops are light but register well, bringing a bit of flora and leaf. Otherwise, it's strongly earthy with a woody dryness underneath for even more balance and complexity.
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Oro De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,170 ratings.