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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

840 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 840
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 68
Gots: 99 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Shovelbum on 02-12-2006)
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Photo of Gryphon69
1.5/5  rDev -61.1%

A- Black with a dark brown head, spewed everywhere upon opening

S- Sweet fruits

T- Sour, tart watery, lots of carbonation

M- Watery and fizzy

O- Not a stout at all, nothing about it is a stout except maybe the color. It is a dark sour, terrible lableling and garbage for a stout

Gryphon69, Today at 01:02 AM
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4.48/5  rDev +16.1%

mtp81, Thursday at 02:07 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

WckdVbz, Thursday at 01:19 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Bdel34, Oct 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

DougT, Oct 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

t2grogan, Oct 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

ilikebeer03, Oct 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

jmbot4371, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Gagnonsux, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

justincourts, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

BigRizz62, Sep 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

GRG1313, Sep 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

delgotit99, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of KFBR392
4.22/5  rDev +9.3%

Appearance: pours pitch black and formed about half a finger of brownish head. Active carbonation is extremely low. The head dissipates to a thin edge of the glass while drinking.

Smell: Silky dark chocolate is balanced by roasted coffee and malts immediately on the nose. Plenty of oak really opens up on the body. Some sprite fruits and grape must bounce off the oak and create a punchy tartness. Dark chocolate and earthy, mossy hops carry through and sit on the nose long after drinking.

Taste: Bright bubbly fruits splash onto the palate immediately, quickly followed by tart and oaky wood. Cherries, pears, apricots, and white grapes all dance on the tongue as the heavier malt notes begin to set in. Heavier charred oak, raisin, chocolate malt, and coffee grounds all blast through on the finish. Lingering tartness wins out on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Complex oak, tart fruits, and roasted malts all make for a slow sipper for sure. Carbonation is low but it is felt on the front.

Overall: Another winner for me from Jolly Pumpkin. Tartness is certainly present but not overdone. Dry oak and heavily roasted malts play off of each other nicely. Certainly going to try many other offerings.

KFBR392, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.9/5  rDev +1%

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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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2/5  rDev -48.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

dipso123, Sep 08, 2014
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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 840 ratings.