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Maracaibo Especial - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

641 Ratings
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Ratings: 641
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 47
Gots: 54 | FT: 3
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: marburg on 02-28-2005)
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-25-2014 22:38:53 | More by ncelauro
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Maine

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-24-2014 22:31:59 | More by EnemyAnemone
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jryanj927

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-24-2014 01:04:58 | More by jryanj927
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-23-2014 21:54:01 | More by afsdan
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-19-2014 23:58:43 | More by MarkJBurch
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.71/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Avenue Pub, NOLA

A: Rust colored with an off-white one finger head that held on for dear life. Curtainy lacing.

S: All kinds of things pop up. Brown sugar, citrus, coriander, malts and chocolate.

T: The tartness really surprised me, coming from a brown ale. This was surrounded by a sweet caramel maltiness with bits of cacao and some spiciness. But the tart lingers.

M: Medium with medium carbonation.

O: My first Jolly Pumpkin experience. Unusual. Tarty cool.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2014 18:39:35 | More by brewskifan55
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

04-08-2014 11:36:16 | More by baybum
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kell50

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-08-2014 01:49:08 | More by kell50
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-05-2014 23:51:08 | More by qcbrewer
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-03-2014 01:43:04 | More by szmnnl99
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-01-2014 20:29:05 | More by tdmccarthy
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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-01-2014 03:43:25 | More by bismarksays
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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-31-2014 01:19:45 | More by jim_carignan
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carlmoberg

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

03-30-2014 15:09:31 | More by carlmoberg
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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-28-2014 19:19:12 | More by SkinniePost
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Wisconsin

4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Forequarter, Madison. A hazy garnet liquid, with a light tan head and superior retention.

It's a sharp, tart, vinous complex brown ale aroma. The aroma is pretty awesome, serious vinegar-yeast / cherry tartness, yet sugar cookie malt in the background. A moderately pronounced alcohol.

Creaminess, cut by moderate carbonation.

I could drink this all day.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2014 01:01:50 | More by martyl1000
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-27-2014 03:07:56 | More by FlussigkeitMut
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Illinois

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03-23-2014 06:24:13 | More by ToddHolder
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Michigan

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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

tap

Pours a hazy deep orange gold with an inch of yellow-white head, dissipates slowly.

Smells of Belgian candi sugar and melon.

Flavor is of melon, lemon, coriander, and a dry vegetal hoppiness over grassy malts.

Medium body with a tingle of carbonation on the tongue.

A nice, interesting tart ale, good flavor and easy-drinking. Not what I was expecting but pleasantly surprising.

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2014 00:54:33 | More by Cylinsier
Maracaibo Especial from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
89 out of 100 based on 641 ratings.