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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

788 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 788
Reviews: 347
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 62
Gots: 94 | 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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TheViolator666

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into stout glass.

Batch 360/362

A: Poured a deep brown, nearly opaque. This one's got a huge light brown fluffy head, at least four fingers that took a considerable amount of time to settle down to two fingers. Head had exceptional retention and left some nice lacing.

S: Smelled of sour chocolate. Roasted malt as well as bit tart.

T: I was not expecting this. Taste is very tart and sharp, leaves a bizarre sour taste on the very tip of the tongue and front of the lips. Dark roasted malt gives it a nice coffee flavor and the earthy hops give it a nice muskyness. Slight alcohol presence, hidden well. There is also a drying effect brought on by the yeast. I didn't like this one at first, but as it went on, I kind of warmed up to the sour effect.

M/D: Body was medium, not quite full. Extreme amount of carbonation due to bottle conditioning.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2009 16:42:30 | More by TheViolator666
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4.48/5  rDev +16.1%
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Not so much a stout as it is a dark sour beer. Pours very dark with a thin head and thick lacing. Smells of granny smith apples with darker earthy undertones of cherries and liquorice. Mild carbonation on the mouthfeel. The most immediate flavors are sour apples accompanied by a slight spicy funkiness (the usual for jolly pumpkin) the darker tobacco, liquorice, and cherry flavors kick in a little later, and are accompanied by a lingering sour taste. The carbonation is pretty mild yet lends a pleasant mouthfeel to the funky taste. Out of all the Jolly pumpkin beers I've had this is by far my favorite!

Please forgive me this is my first review!

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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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