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La Roja - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Ratings: 1,524
Reviews: 743
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 128
Gots: 239 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An artisan amber ale brewed in the Flanders tradition. Deep amber with earthy caramel, spice, and sour fruit notes developed through natural barrel aging. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and blended from barrels ranging in age from two to ten months.

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Hopswagger

South Carolina

4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Blend 14
Bottled 8/8/2011

P:  Got a gusher and wasn't paying attention but didn't loose too much  Pours a hazy deep amber with delicate floaters and thin bubbly tannish colored head that fades quick. 

S:  Sour grapes, funky yeast, oak barrel, vinegar, caramel, plums, apricots, granny smith apples and spices. Once swirled an aroma of black trash bags filled with old cut grass that has been setting in the sun. 

T/M:  Supper tart playful body that has a timid carbonation sting to the mouth.  Loads of sour fruit, lemon juice, oak, subtle toasted caramel, white wine similarities, with a funky vinegar bite.  Finish is dry with a puckering earthy and fruity tartness. 

O:  Super fruity and dry with a great yeast funk.  Great fruit flavors and a subtle caramel sweetness that compliments the tart and provides a smooth drinker.  Another great offering from Jolly Pumpkin that I will surely purchase again. 

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2012 01:03:33 | More by Hopswagger
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La Roja from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,524 ratings.