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Bière De Mars - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

530 Ratings
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Ratings: 530
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 99
Gots: 78 | FT: 11
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-05-2005

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Ratings: 530 | Reviews: 205
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tart cherry is the major note, bitter wash but not overwhelming, thin mouthfeel and the sourness doesnt linger.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle with no freshness date, poured into a wine glass

Appearance: Pours a rusty dark brown orange color with less than a finger of head that dissipates to a thin off white collar. Body is super hazy and barely translucent.

Smell: Sour apple, vinegar, oak, funk, slight brown bread character, sour cherry, leather. Interesting.

Taste: Not as sour/acidic as the aroma led me to believe, but there is a light sourness upfront, followed a mashup of fruity, funky characteristics without any one sticking out individually. There are also notes of oak, hay, brown bread and almost a fall foliage type character. Lots

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a slick mouthfeel. Carbonation on the low side of medium. Finishes oaky and dry.

Overall: Very unique beer and also very good. Lots of flavor and complexity. One of Jolly Pumpkin's better offerings.

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3.84/5  rDev -7.7%

Appearance - 4/5
An extremely clear amber-orange. Almost no head. Lots of carbonation bubbles rising to the top at a moderate pace. Overall, it has a classic beer look, and looks like an inviting drink.

Smell - 4.5/5
Sweet smells of cherry, oranges, licorice. It's hard to describe, but the smells are very nice.

Taste - 3.87/5
Extremely sweet, tastes of oranges, cherries, bubblegum, caramel, other sweet flavors. A bit of tartness funk. There is a small alcohol presence as well as a bit of malty taste. The aftertaste in the mouth is quite nice. Overall, the taste is good, and seems fairly unique. However it might be a little too sweet for me.

Mouthfeel - 3.5/5
The beer is light to medium in body. More crisp than creamy. The carbonation is between light and medium.

Overall - 3.8/5
Overall, this is a tasty and unique beer. It might be a little sweet in my opinion. The main strength of this beer is it's unique flavor. I am glad I tried this beer, but I don't know if I would get it again, at least for a while.

Weighting: Appearance 15%, Smell 15%, Taste 35%, Mouthfeel 15%, Overall 20%

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Bière De Mars from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
93 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.