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La Roja - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Ratings: 1,526
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.

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

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

a: reddish hue light in color decent head that lingers pretty well

s: clean sour cherry smell. would actually like to see this a little funkier...this is pretty young (says bottled in 6/2010, so I'd imagine if I cellared this beer it would get funky in time)

t: nicely sour, tart, OAK, sourness is strong up front, then fades quickly to oak. finishes very dry and tart. delicious! slight acetic taste in the back of my throat as I drink...not as strong as Rodenbach, but same idea...I like this a lot.

m: very light, thin body, but suits this very well.

d: boy I could drink a bunch of this. very tasty, nicely sour, nice oak. this is a really great beer!

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2010 01:29:37 | More by jpoder
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La Roja from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,526 ratings.