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La Roja - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
90
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1,554 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,554
Reviews: 746
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 129
Gots: 245 | 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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pukahi91

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

01-06-2013 00:59:22 | More by pukahi91
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roobtheloob

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-26-2014 03:52:40 | More by roobtheloob
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superspak

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 4/8/2013. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy deep reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of tart cherry, cranberry, lemon zest, green apple, plum, raisin, red grape, caramel, leather, vinegar, hay, straw, grass, oak, clove, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/funky yeast, oak, and moderate malt sweetness; with great strength. Taste of big tart cherry, cranberry, green apple, lemon zest, plum, raisin, red grape, caramel, leather, vinegar, hay, straw, grass, oak, clove, musty funk, and yeast/oak earthiness. Good amount of fruity/earthy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of tart cherry, cranberry, green apple, lemon zest, plum, raisin, red grape, caramel, leather, vinegar, hay, straw, grass, oak, clove, musty funk, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity and balance of tart/fruity/funky yeast, oak, and dark malt flavors; with a great sweetness/tartness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately slick/acidic mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is an awesome sour red ale. All around great complexity and balance of tart/fruity/funky yeast, oak, and dark malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on with the balanced acidity. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 03:26:10 | More by superspak
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-25-2014 19:42:46 | More by beardsonbrews
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Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -31.6%

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Colorado

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Colorado

4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Soft subtle sourness with an obvious wild funk added in. Soft viscous feel, never too syrupy and almost finishes dry. Aftertaste leaves something to be desired....

Soft subtle sourness with an obvious wild funk added in. Soft viscous feel, never too syrupy and almost finishes dry. Aftertaste leaves something to be desired....

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 15:32:49 | More by WildSoul8
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Eighty

Washington

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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MattXT

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-21-2014 17:38:18 | More by MattXT
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -25.4%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-19-2014 06:35:29 | More by zestar
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kingston2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-19-2014 02:01:12 | More by kingston2
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PG2G

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-18-2014 05:43:44 | More by PG2G
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-17-2014 19:54:54 | More by brandon911
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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SlothB77

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-16-2014 23:45:46 | More by SlothB77
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Texas

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-15-2014 05:33:20 | More by ChaseTheAce
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Stillyman11

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-15-2014 01:38:39 | More by cheah
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-14-2014 02:03:42 | More by Spider889
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La Roja from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,554 ratings.