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La Roja - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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1,553 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,553
Reviews: 746
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 129
Gots: 244 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-14-2004)
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holden303

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3.68/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Blend 2, Bottled 3-18-10

A: Poured into a snifter La Roja pours a burgundy brown with less than a finger of head that dissipates immediately. When holding this beer up to the lamp to get a better look of the beer I of course spill it onto the keyboard of my laptop, although luckily everything works and I didn't lose too much beer.

S: Lots of cherry on the nose, hint of raspberries, bit like cough syrup.

T: Tastes like it smells, definitely a flanders, has some acid but it's not overwhelming.

M: Pretty dry although does have that little sparkle to it.

O: Overall this is a good beer and am glad I was able to find it, however, and it could just be due to my recent sour phase, but this could be a little more sour for my liking. As most people have said it would be a great intro beer into the style. Would I drink it again? Definitely. Would I buy it again? Eh, probably go with a sure fire RR like consecration.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2011 05:10:27 | More by holden303
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La Roja from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,553 ratings.