Luciérnaga, The Firefly - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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Reviews by mikem0487:
4.38/5 rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottled on 06/14/2012. Poured into tulip glass.
A-Poured a very effervescent two fingered width foamy off white head. The body is a really nice orange hue with good clarity. Leaves swaths of lacing down the side of the glass.
S-A citrus aroma of melon, cantaloupe and pineapple. Get some nice pepper notes from the grains of paradise and coriander. Aroma is quite awesome with some nice but very minimal funk tones coming from the wild yeast.
T-Initially the taste is mellow, sweet and peppery. As you drink it the more the sourness kicks in and becomes more noticeable covering your palate in this citrus, spice and funk/sour bliss. The sourness is subtle but there all the way, considerably at the finish, with the hop bight coming along with it.
M-Thin, dry and effervescent on the tongue.
O-Overall this beer is highly drinkable and delicious. The alcohol for me is minimal which adds to the overall drinkability of the beer. Jolly pumpkin is turning out to be one of my favorite breweries due to their unique beers and their execution of them. Buy one, drink it, enjoy.
Serving type: bottle
07-25-2013 01:10:02 | More by mikem0487
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3.84/5 rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a clear, gold color. 2/3 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of sourness, slight sweet malt, hint of hop, slight alcohol, yeast, and slight citrus. Fits the style of a Belgian Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is a strong dryness associated with this brew. Tastes of strong sourness, hint of hop, alcohol, sweet malt, and yeast. Good appearance, aroma, blend, and body.
Serving type: on-tap
06-07-2014 11:57:52 | More by Tone
Luciérnaga, The Firefly from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 770 ratings.