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Bam Bière - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,048 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1048
Reviews: 596
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.53%


Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: nomad on 02-04-2006)
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wcintula

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Batch 925/926
Bottled 1-31-2011

Top of the bottle pours extremely golden and clear with a big head. The second half of the bottle pours golden and hazed as hell with a head as large, haha. The cool part is when you pour the red yeast in from the bottom of the bottle and it turns into an entirely different beer, as you can watch the reaction taking place.

The smell seems like it's just Brett and dryness, some faint fruity esters. The taste is a dry Brett bite with some graininess in there. Very interesting, but for me, this is a beer that goes with a meal, light, thin bodied and crisp. Don't get me wrong the flavor is strong, but hard to describe. Grab this crazy beer and drink it, because it's good.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 17:43:01 | More by wcintula
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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pour is hazed golden amber with a tight white head. Nose is hoppy and juicy, clean grain, juicy golden fruits, and a light dustiness. Grains are more in the forefront, clean. Dusty yeast, juicy golden fruits, extremely strong carbonation on a light body. Pear, lemon, nice integration and bright flavors but the carb takes a hint away from the finish.

Serving type: on-tap

03-25-2014 20:05:07 | More by cpetrone84
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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A: Highly carbonated. Huge 4" head, rocky, frothy. Light golden in color, fairly cloudy. I don't love beers quite this carbonated, but I do love the look of this beer.
S: Spicy, brett funk, hay, a little bit of earthy hops as well. Very nice.
T: Taste very similar to aroma, but with a bit more bitterness, actually some malt sweetness as well. The brett is almost more in the backseat playing with the rest of the beer. It isn't very cheesy or horsey, hay would be the best descriptor. Spicy, but certainly not too spicy. Very nice, well balanced beer. Completely enjoyable.
M: Medium light, the carbonation doesn't bother me all that much. Not super drying, coats the tongue just a bit. This could certainly be classified as refreshing though, although it's fairly complex.
O: I think this is just a wonderfully made beer. It has so many subtle flavors that blend into something complex. It's refreshing yet interesting. Recommend.

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03-12-2014 02:16:33 | More by mattbk
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The aroma from this beer was a citrus with a peppery spiciness with notes of tropical fruits. The beer had a white foamy head and was slightly cloudy and straw in color. You could still easily see through the beer but it was a little hazy. The beers flavor was just a little malt sweetness that turned to a citrus and clove flavor, and finished with a subtle spiciness. The beer was pretty clean and balanced no overwhelming flavors. The mouth-feel was very dry and bubbly. When we opened our bottle it slowly started to foam over a little.

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Bam Bière from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
88 out of 100 based on 1,048 ratings.