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Bière De Mars - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

407 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 98
Gots: 62 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-05-2005)
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atomeyes

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

No need to go into details. This beer is absolutely incredible. I wish i could drink a bottle every day. it would be my elixir.

Amazing tartness, relatively complex. One of the better sours I've had.

the only thing that sucked? i had it in the fridge for 30 min. not long enough. i forgot that JP beers are gushers. hot damn.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2012 01:49:32 | More by atomeyes
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knight84

California

5/5  rDev +19.6%

03-01-2013 17:45:14 | More by knight84
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cosmonick

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-04-2012 22:42:42 | More by cosmonick
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Hokenfloken

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-15-2011 01:34:06 | More by Hokenfloken
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Adamostella

Washington

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-14-2011 22:08:37 | More by Adamostella
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dragonWhale

New York

5/5  rDev +19.6%

12-01-2011 16:37:16 | More by dragonWhale
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-25-2011 22:15:34 | More by Rochefort10nh
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cobyj

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +19.6%

05-12-2014 02:37:39 | More by cobyj
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MarkyColorado


5/5  rDev +19.6%

07-16-2014 03:41:35 | More by MarkyColorado
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xav33

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Jolly Pumpkin Biere de Mars
750 ml bottle
Released 04/07, idealized 05/07.
Moderate pour in a beer mug (it's all I had :(

Poured a clear brown with a huge frothy to rocky fully lasting head with excellent lacing.

Smelt of strong sour brett and citrus, and moderate leather, oak, toasted malt, bourbon, spices.

Taste was upfront strong sour brett, orange lemon zest, moderate oak and toasted malt followed by a strong horseblanket sourness and bourbon oakiness on a long finish.

Palate was light to medium bodied, lively carbonated, watery on a dry finish, lightly to moderately puckering.

Overall, this one kind of took me by surprise. I didn't really know what to expect, but the sourness is not over the top and the oak balance is way above par. There isn't anything to hate in this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2007 16:49:15 | More by xav33
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cjgator3

Florida

4.88/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

750ml bottle
Batch 346/348

A- Capped 750ml bottle poured into a snifter. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a light tan head.

S- The aroma is sour with dark cherries and oak. There is also some caramel and toasted malt as well in the aroma. As always, I am a huge fan of the unique aromas with all the Jolly Pumpkin beers!

T- The taste like the aroma starts out with sour with some oak flavors as well as some toasted malt and caramel thrown in there too. What an impressive beer this is so far, I'm really enjoying it!

M- The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

D- I find this beer to be pretty damn drinkable. This beer simply blew me away! I love Jolly Pumpkin, this one may be the best beer that I've tried from them so far. Highly Recommended!

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2009 03:35:01 | More by cjgator3
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paulthebeerguru

Florida

4.78/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: snifter. pours a straight opaque mahogany. nice medium khaki colored head. great retention and lacing.

S: tons of coconut, lemon zest, big sour nose. some blood oranges. some tropical fruit, papaya, mango.

T: nice tropical fruit flavors, hints of papaya, coconut, and a dash of mango. big time sours in this. absolutely delicious. great malt, but the barrel aging in outstanding.

M: higher carbonation level, bu fits the beer. great palate all over this one. very unique mouthfeel. velvety.

D: I could probably drink anything from JP for the rest of my life, amazing palate characteristics form from their barrels. try to get this one....it is phenomenal.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2008 18:08:51 | More by paulthebeerguru
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Tuckersmth

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-13-2014 21:47:46 | More by Tuckersmth
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ambiguousfigures

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-20-2014 06:38:56 | More by ambiguousfigures
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tommy5

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-30-2013 12:57:48 | More by tommy5
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G-Hawk

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-05-2014 23:49:07 | More by G-Hawk
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AleWatcher

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I've had this before but didn't review it... I wish I had this laying around all the time... Bottle brought over and shared by DSC.

Pours a murky rusty cherry color with a tan creamy head... Nice curtains of bubbly lace. Nice.

Nose is dry oak, sour tart cherries, and some nice funk... Mmmm.

Taste is lightly sweet cherries, tart cherries, vinegar, dry funk, and oak. Wow. Nice sour bite. This tastes sooo good! As it warms up, there is a light spice note.

Body is nice and creamy. Certainly not overcarbonated or thin feeling. It is just right.

This is hands down my favorite Jolly Pumpkin beer... The flavor, funk, and tartness are everything I want out of a JP beer. This is so good.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 21:59:50 | More by AleWatcher
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KG517


4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

06-04-2012 18:24:37 | More by KG517
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Romulux

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-20-2012 19:35:13 | More by Romulux
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pohldogg356

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-14-2012 04:00:37 | More by pohldogg356
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jodan

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

07-07-2012 04:52:34 | More by jodan
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bradfordjohnson

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

12-05-2012 17:08:30 | More by bradfordjohnson
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

06-27-2014 19:11:18 | More by sammyg832
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ferrettman687

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-10-2014 00:41:13 | More by ferrettman687
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afsdan

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

04-23-2014 21:48:01 | More by afsdan
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Bière De Mars from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
93 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.