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Oro De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Ratings: 1,352
Reviews: 662
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 118
Gots: 143 | FT: 10
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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Photo of womencantsail
4.13/5  rDev 0%

A: The beer pours a lightly hazed golden orange color with a tall white head.

S: A very nice tart aroma of apples, pears, and peaches. Light grass notes to it and some wet oak. A little bit of earthiness and some lemon zest. Still a little bit of malt and a touch of pepper.

T: Some light spice, particularly white pepper. Hints of bready malts in the background, but the tartness really takes hold. Lemon zest, lactobacillus, grapes, and apples provide a nice complexity and tartness.

M: Medium in body with a medium to high carbonation.

O: Another winner from Jolly Pumpkin. This is a really nice beer.

womencantsail, Jun 25, 2011
Photo of mikesgroove
4.13/5  rDev 0%

another one i had been dying to try just never got around to opening. split between two snifters and enjoyed while feet where kicked up on the dock.

Rich with a good bit of haze and floating sediments throughout. Very nice color here. There was ample carbonation evident from the very beginning, with streams of bubbles rippling up to the surface throughout the glass. A nice even level of foam, perhaps two inches in height. Nice settle down to a respectable layer across the top which lasted throughout the session and gave off copious side glass lace.

The aroma was very nice. Rich notes of fruit, pears, apples, some tart cherries, but lots of caramel malt smell too. Nice touches of grain and bready tones as well. The flavor was very nice. Rich notes of caramel malts wrapping around and mingling with sour fruits and touches of grain. Some nice fresh grass like hops playing around in here as well as the little bits of fruit just danced around in the back. Interesting feel, well carbonated and a cross between medium and light bodied. I was seriously impressed by the drinkability as it did not come across with the deep funk, letting you noticeably take bigger sips of it even on a hot day.

Overall this was very interesting and a very solid offering

mikesgroove, May 08, 2011
Photo of Thorpe429
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%

Thanks to bmanning for opening this bottle on Election Day 2010.

Pours a straw-yellow color with a good white head. A bit of lacing. The is some light grain and straw with a good amount of funk and a slight dose of sourness. There is really great notes of straw and barnyard. The taste is the same, as there is just a light malt character and a really nose dose of hay and blanket. Feel is really fantastic between the funk and some slight sourness. Drinks really well and is a fantastic offering from JP.

Thorpe429, Nov 03, 2010
Photo of brentk56
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%

Appearance: Pours a hazy honey color with a suitably Belgianesque head; lovely lacing, too

Smell: The oak and leathery funk jump right out, with undertones of lemon, lime, apple, pear and juicyfruit gum

Taste: Lemony/limey and tart from the start, with the oak and leathery funk character dominating; the beer is very dry and grows increasingly tart by mid-palate, with just a hint of the green apple and juicyfruit flavors peaking through; the fruit is more pronounced after the swallow, with a little sweetness, but the finish is very dry

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate to high carbonation; mouth puckering

Drinkability: Not my favorite sour, but a very interesting beer that is well worth seeking out

brentk56, May 14, 2010
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4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.76/5  rDev -9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

8 oz. pour into a wine glass at Prohibition Taproom, Philly.

A- Hazy golden brown. Thin white head. Retains at a ring.

S- Sour. Brett and sour apple. A little grain, and bready malt characters.

T- Sour apple. A little dry citrus, grapefruit.

M- Light body, with a bubbly carbonation. Semi-dry finish, but with a huge pucker.

O- Tart and sour. Really nice.

BWED, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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Oro De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 1,352 ratings.