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Bière De Mars - Grand Reserve - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Bière De Mars - Grand ReserveBière De Mars - Grand Reserve

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BA SCORE
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world-class

188 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.57%
Wants: 279
Gots: 42 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-22-2006)
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Reviews by jale:
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jale

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the latest release.

A: Pours a cloudy light brown with a finger of white head.

S: Wonderful sour apples and peaches.

T: Sour apples,pear and peaches upfront followed by oak and a hint of vanilla. Everything you want it to be.

M: Medium body with great carbonation.

O: This is a beer I could drink all day.

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2011 14:30:18 | More by jale
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Dark rusty orange with a dense and persistent beige head. Great retention.

Smells like sour green apples. A little funky with oak. Brown sugar.

A solid balance of sweet and sour. Slightly acidic. Green apples and sour cherries. Apple cider. Brown sugar.

Mouthfeel is medium body, moderate carbonation. Slightly puckering.

I love the sweet/sour play, like a sour patch kid. Both came strong without being overwhelming.

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Bière De Mars - Grand Reserve from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
96 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.