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Bam Bière - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,094 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,094
Reviews: 602
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.28%
Wants: 37
Gots: 77 | FT: 3
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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polopaul20

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-08-2014 18:24:06 | More by polopaul20
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mattreitz49

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-06-2014 23:42:46 | More by mattreitz49
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-05-2014 20:29:19 | More by Hendrick24
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jaymo18

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-03-2014 02:58:58 | More by jaymo18
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-27-2014 01:01:20 | More by gillagorilla
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-26-2014 00:16:53 | More by yourefragile
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

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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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-25-2014 04:58:17 | More by Erik-P
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heerboth

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-20-2014 02:50:53 | More by heerboth
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stephensinner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-16-2014 04:04:43 | More by stephensinner
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stevec32

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-14-2014 02:27:42 | More by stevec32
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mattbk

New York

4.41/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2014 02:16:33 | More by mattbk
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-09-2014 19:01:44 | More by Buck_Jones
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briandaube

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-09-2014 01:13:17 | More by briandaube
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

03-04-2014 19:31:52 | More by montrealbcr89
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ESchweers

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-02-2014 19:45:25 | More by ESchweers
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JSchock7

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-01-2014 05:27:40 | More by JSchock7
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

02-28-2014 03:46:32 | More by ParkbrauFan
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-27-2014 22:59:44 | More by MinorThreat
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i4ourgot

California

4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 19:19:55 | More by i4ourgot
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dannyhead

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

02-22-2014 18:31:10 | More by dannyhead
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

02-17-2014 04:55:53 | More by Kelp
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Mcwill51

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

02-17-2014 04:08:03 | More by Mcwill51
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

people always forget how amazing jolly pumpkin beers are, and this flagship funky saison is the standard by which others must be measured against. hazy blonde in color, with a colossal white airy head that not only never settles, but never even stops rising, very impressive. pale wheat malt as its base, the nose radiates complex yeast funk, some brett and some belgian strain working together. some pear or apricot fruit waft too, followed by a light hop bitterness, and the flavor is just like the smell. yeast driven with subtle malt, but not light in body, its fluffy and bigger, but drinks easy with its effervescent carbonation and low alcohol. bam is textbook saison, simply made but elegant and layered with nuanced flavors in perfect proportion that are not so easily recreated it must be, or others would be this good. one of the best in the business. perfect mix of yeast characters that constantly evolve. living beer at its finest.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2014 19:15:00 | More by StonedTrippin
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

02-16-2014 04:12:44 | More by cbnz
Bam Bière from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
88 out of 100 based on 1,094 ratings.