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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

820 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 820
Reviews: 349
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 16.1%
Wants: 65
Gots: 98 | FT: 8
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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5/5  rDev +29.9%

This is where other beers come to be decimated and pronounced simpleton swills of bulging Amerigo. In fact this is the war of the worlds brew that comes out of the ground and goes GEEE GLEEENNNNK and then starts zapping people and turns them to quivering dust piles. I saw a man carrying a case of Bud Light walking in 95 degree heat as I was driving towards the Jolly Pumpkin headquarters today and I cursed his existence and made inside my brain those exact same GLLLEEEKEKKEKE sounds and he was gone from the face of the planet beer. I pulled in and mooched three samples with this being the last and bought three bottles with this being the first tasted. What you have here is a copper bodice and the queen is being fed chinked off pieces of the Sphinx and grape wine and the blood of three virgins. Her hair is flaming and her mouth is cursed with the comprachico's everpresent and everlasting grin-smirk-smile. You have a porter with God's little magic wand in it making a mushroom cloud of exploding suds that implodes from the center down in a burst of purple froth. You have to harness this head because it whips around and screams and threatens to put your life in the dustbowl if you don't dive right in and be overcome by excellence.

thelagerheads, Aug 11, 2006
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3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

JohnofUpton, Saturday at 11:22 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

DrDietz, Saturday at 06:23 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Makubex, Friday at 02:45 PM
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2/5  rDev -48.1%

assman79, Tuesday at 11:09 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

dipso123, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Rollzroyce21, Sep 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

davegray, Sep 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

bhylton, Sep 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

jhlosito75, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

jgarvis, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

inspektor, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +29.9%

lemonadeandtea, Aug 28, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +17.4%

fromschool, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Corson, Aug 26, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7%

Brian_T, Aug 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Bottle.
A: pitch black. Thinnest of head.
S: roasted barley and acidic sourness.
T: same as smell. Roast invests up front followed by sour/tartness.
M: medium carbonation. Medium body. Dry.
O: not bad. But, for me, it is a clash of styles. Sour and stout are not a great pairing in my opinion. With that being said, this is not a horrible beer.

jellikit, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

HookemHoos, Aug 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

RichH55, Aug 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.04/5  rDev +4.9%

shiznit7, Aug 16, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -3.9%

decent sour stout... not as sour or big on mouthfeel as i was hoping for. not too oaky, its okay but disappointing for jolly pumpkin

Axnjxn, Aug 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

wrightst, Aug 12, 2014
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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 820 ratings.