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Calabaza Blanca - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

767 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 767
Reviews: 421
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 27
Gots: 44 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-25-2004)
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julian

Washington

4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Golden straw colored with a nice 1 finger white head that fades to a faint ring around the edges. Medium opacity and haze.

S: Distinctive smell of brett, cider like/orangey and fruity.

T&M: Crisp, tart, dry, refreshing. Starts with a funky, barnyard cider like tartness. mild citric acid and a tangy lingering finish.

O: Really refreshing and highly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 06:27:45 | More by julian
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kevinlater

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle into nonic pint. bottled on january 21, 2014. consumed on july 25, 2014

a: fully cloudy pale yellow. three fingers of frothy, bubbly, web-like head

s: a nice banana scent up front, then oak, spices, pineapple, lemon, and sour funk

t: tart lemon, wheaty malt, orange, funk, pineapple, oak, coriander, and banana, in that order. has a really dry finish with lingering oak, malt, and slight funk flavours

m: really harsh carbonation right when it hits the tongue, could be toned down a bit. light-bodied

o: a tasty and complex beer with lots of interesting flavours. finishes a bit too dry and i'm not a fan of the bubbly mouthfeel, but other than that, great stuff

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 20:59:10 | More by kevinlater
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-25-2014 15:47:44 | More by yancot
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CA_Jim

California

5/5  rDev +28.5%

07-25-2014 04:15:21 | More by CA_Jim
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Hoppy_McGee

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-24-2014 23:32:24 | More by Hoppy_McGee
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nullbort

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

07-24-2014 16:18:02 | More by nullbort
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2014 13:46:30 | More by Chuffbomb
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schneidk

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-23-2014 02:10:42 | More by schneidk
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KrisDLSmith

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-20-2014 02:00:36 | More by KrisDLSmith
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c-rum

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-19-2014 14:38:37 | More by c-rum
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-19-2014 06:34:52 | More by zestar
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Stillyman11

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-15-2014 04:36:36 | More by Stillyman11
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-14-2014 12:16:21 | More by Schlafly33
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IronTom

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

07-11-2014 11:42:39 | More by IronTom
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-11-2014 02:44:42 | More by Bf_89
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-09-2014 16:30:01 | More by ahbithwabm
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AugustusRex

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-09-2014 13:27:31 | More by AugustusRex
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

07-08-2014 03:31:04 | More by PA-Michigander
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-07-2014 12:29:08 | More by KAF
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Gojira84


4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-06-2014 03:41:00 | More by Gojira84
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-06-2014 02:55:37 | More by klipper
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2014 00:09:54 | More by muskiesman
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

07-03-2014 01:01:18 | More by thatoneguymike
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This pours a cloudy orange yellow with a 1 finger head of foam that shrinks quickly. Lacing, yep.

Coriander, clove, banana, some bubblegum...pretty smelly, err aromatic. Hey is that some Brett in there?

It tastes like someone squeezed a fresh orange into my glass of this beer and then threw a blanket in it. A horse type blanket. The coriander and clove are there but that orange and Brett flavour is killing it. In a good way. I could drink a couple back to back.

The body seems to be medium at times but mostly light. Plenty of carbo.

A nice tasty Wit, for sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 21:34:41 | More by Bitterbill
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

06-29-2014 21:05:47 | More by smartassboiler
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Calabaza Blanca from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 767 ratings.