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Maracaibo Especial - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Maracaibo EspecialMaracaibo Especial

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BA SCORE
89
very good

700 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 700
Reviews: 312
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 49
Gots: 67 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: marburg on 02-28-2005

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Mildly cloudy copper pour with an airy off-white two-finger head. Nice sour fruit and funk aroma. Slightly sour cherry and citrus taste upfront backed by light spices, grain and sweeter malt. Finishes with a mild lingering tartness. Medium bodied.

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Bottled 11/25/13. Batch 206/208.

Pours a murky orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Tiny chunks of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is sour with malt, cocoa, spice, cherry, funk, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sour malt, cherry, vinegar, funk, and acidic flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a high level of carbonation with a crisp and prickly mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with cocoa and spice qualities in the aroma, but the taste is mainly sour fruit and funk.

Serving type: bottle.

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Maracaibo Especial from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
89 out of 100 based on 700 ratings.