1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Bam Noire - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

Not Rated.
Bam NoireBam Noire

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
85
very good

664 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 664
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 21
Gots: 50 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: FightingEntropy on 09-01-2007)
View: Beers (40) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 664 | Reviews: 320 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BigAl723:
Photo of BigAl723
BigAl723

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Jolly Pumpkin's new cafe in Ann Arbor.

A: This beer poured a deep mahogany color that was also a little cloudy. It resembled a rusty rail road spike. Not much of a head.

S: Plums, chocolate, sour, funk. Earthy and sweet like top soil. This is one very pleasant smelling brew.

T: The taste resembles the smell quite a bit. Obviously it's funky and sour like almost all JP brews but the funk was more on the lower with this one. Very dark, earthy, and smooth. Towards the end some coffee and chocolate notes come through very nicely.

M: Medium mouthfeel with not a whole lot of carbonation. If it wasn't for the sourness, there would be a lot to be desired by the mouthfeel.

D: Very drinkable beer. A great session brew at under five percent. It tastes good too which makes the drink even better.

Overall, a really good beer from JP. They continue to amaze me.

Serving type: on-tap

09-16-2009 19:45:54 | More by BigAl723
More User Reviews:
Photo of vette2006c5r
vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bam Noire pours a darker amber color with a HUGE foamy lacing head. There is a sweet aroma with HUGE Belgian candy notes. The taste is very sweet, huge Belgian candy flavors, and a creamy yeasty note. The body is a little flat, and a little watery aftertaste. Overall, big sweet flavors, and a very light aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 00:52:56 | More by vette2006c5r
Photo of Faroveryonder
Faroveryonder

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-28-2014 01:34:06 | More by Faroveryonder
Photo of Jeffh84
Jeffh84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-27-2014 23:35:11 | More by Jeffh84
Photo of DrBier
DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-27-2014 20:51:30 | More by DrBier
Photo of blakkorchid
blakkorchid

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-27-2014 12:12:38 | More by blakkorchid
Photo of beardsonbrews
beardsonbrews

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +19%

07-25-2014 19:43:12 | More by beardsonbrews
Photo of bundy462
bundy462

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

07-25-2014 01:53:46 | More by bundy462
Photo of BKotch
BKotch

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-23-2014 02:10:09 | More by BKotch
Photo of Gagnonsux
Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-22-2014 03:02:41 | More by Gagnonsux
Photo of funkyaudio
funkyaudio

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-21-2014 22:47:52 | More by funkyaudio
Photo of zestar
zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-19-2014 06:34:19 | More by zestar
Photo of mothman
mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.25/5  rDev -14%

07-19-2014 02:53:05 | More by mothman
Photo of cody176523
cody176523

Texas

5/5  rDev +32.3%

07-18-2014 22:05:48 | More by cody176523
Photo of spham
spham

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-18-2014 01:20:12 | More by spham
Photo of brandon911
brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-17-2014 19:54:00 | More by brandon911
Photo of Desimoaj
Desimoaj


4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

07-17-2014 13:48:46 | More by Desimoaj
Photo of Tiernan
Tiernan

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-15-2014 05:35:20 | More by Tiernan
Photo of Stillyman11
Stillyman11

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-15-2014 04:36:11 | More by Stillyman11
Photo of Gonzoillini
Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-12-2014 03:22:31 | More by Gonzoillini
Photo of oglmcdgl
oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-10-2014 06:58:13 | More by oglmcdgl
Photo of bobv
bobv

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-09-2014 22:35:43 | More by bobv
Photo of kraticus41
kraticus41

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-08-2014 01:23:51 | More by kraticus41
Photo of zonker17
zonker17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-07-2014 23:43:01 | More by zonker17
Photo of KAF
KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-07-2014 12:44:15 | More by KAF
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Bam Noire from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
85 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.