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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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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle poured into tulip 15/10/12

A gusher nearly a fountain, big short lived mocha head leaves just a single ring of lace, liquids pretty dark but not quite black and a cola edge

S shes funky, infected alright but is that the Belgian aspect of this stout? intended or not this one has the horse blanket funk that's hard to miss, milk chocolate, sour cherries, nutty toffee and some raisin, happy accident or not this one works

T sour fruity notes and slightly less funk then I could smell but that still leaves a fair bit, some woody earthy notes and a little licorice and some faint booze

M thin and sour with just enough carbonation to give it some live, has a sour chocolate milk finish and well hidden booze

O If the sour funky notes were intended they shouldn't have bothered, if its an infection its sorta works with the beer, this is what I sound like when I talk out of both sides of my mouth, any questions?

I don't like reading reviews or more then whats written on the bottle because I know how it will influence my opinions of the beer. this beers sparked my curiosity and I'll be looking in to the sour notes to see if its intended

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 05:07:17 | More by wordemupg
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-28-2014 20:57:44 | More by Resuin
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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blakkorchid

Hawaii

4.48/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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!

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 12:16:47 | More by blakkorchid
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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zander4dawin

Texas

3.39/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown, smell like chocalate, tart, banana. Mouthfeel is sharp and sour on a light body. After taste doesn't linger long. Not much oakiness. ---.-.-.--.-.-.-.-.-.-.-..-.--.-.-.-.-.-..-.--.-..--..-.-.-.-.-.--...-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-..-.-.-.-.-.-.--.-..--.-.-.-.-.-.--..-.-.-.-.-.-

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California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Michigan

1/5  rDev -74.1%

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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Indiana

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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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Michigan

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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