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Bam Noire - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

621 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%


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)
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pukahi91

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-06-2013 00:52:20 | More by pukahi91
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-10-2014 22:18:28 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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pandow

Michigan

3/5  rDev -20.6%

04-09-2014 01:20:09 | More by pandow
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-05-2014 22:09:46 | More by hilgart1
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-03-2014 15:20:36 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-31-2014 12:44:21 | More by ShanePB
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little_star

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-30-2014 00:14:54 | More by little_star
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-26-2014 00:17:11 | More by yourefragile
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paleoplant

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-16-2014 01:09:01 | More by paleoplant
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the 750 ml. bottle. Batch 22, Bottled 04-05-013.

Amber chestnut pour with long lasting off-white head. A tad of cloudiness.

Too many beers tonight so this becomes kind of routine. Subtle aroma with moderate malts. Overripe fruitiness. Grapes too.

Light to medium body.

This has a definitive hoppy bite to it. Vague caramel notes but that is not the best descriptor. Sour grapes overall. Drinkable enough but not something I would have regularly.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 00:43:39 | More by puboflyons
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hopsandmalt

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-14-2014 02:37:27 | More by hopsandmalt
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-09-2014 21:42:54 | More by acurtis
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-09-2014 19:02:58 | More by Buck_Jones
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themanilow

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

03-07-2014 11:16:33 | More by themanilow
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NOLANDMAN

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

03-05-2014 05:46:23 | More by NOLANDMAN
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Muddy brown with a lip of greasy off-white foam.

Mild chocolate notes, perfumey tones, and an interesting nuttiness. Hazelnut, maybe. Very mild tartness. Yeastiness is present.

Singing with farmhouse yeast notes, but with a unique element of Belgian chocolate and hazelnut. Tartness promotes light acetic notes and tannic fruit skins, not entirely unlike apricot skins. Mild hop character is nice. Great flavors and complexity.

Easy and crisp. Has a musty quality that affirms that the body is solid. Likable.

Serving type: on-tap

02-17-2014 23:08:10 | More by thecheapies
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cburns48

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-16-2014 03:06:01 | More by cburns48
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jeffwright

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-15-2014 03:11:33 | More by jeffwright
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-14-2014 17:19:34 | More by Jason1337
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jbhollis1180

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-14-2014 00:31:05 | More by jbhollis1180
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-brown color with a nice light tan head and good lacing

S-malt, slight brown sugar, yeasty, spices, slight sour notes

T-dark roasted malt, yeasty, slight brown sugar, sour, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-pleasant drinking beer with unique flavors

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2014 03:43:01 | More by MDDMD
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hudsonskunk

Indiana

3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A pleasant, and complex drinker, this is a fairly dark farmhouse style ale. Blindfolded before tasting, I would probably suggest it was some type of flanders red. The sour notes are much more present in the smell than taste. Light spice notes dance around the light and crisp wheat flavor, but never get too out of hand. Mouthfeel is nice and even, nothing out of place in the beer. Is this a balanced beer ? Absolutely, is it my favorite one I've ever had from Jolly Pumpkin ? Not by a long shot, but its damn good. For a 5 dollar pint, its definitely worth a try, although im not sure if I would buy it in a store.

Serving type: on-tap

02-11-2014 17:41:22 | More by hudsonskunk
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Bobhoya

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-05-2014 17:19:14 | More by Bobhoya
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Maurizio

California

4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nose: mildly tangy on a farmhouse background.
Taste: very complex and well-balanced maltiness with just a hint of bretty funk and tang.
Mouthfeel: medium body, appropriate.
Overall: Well-executed beer. I personally prefer more funk and tangyness, but I don't think that's what they were going for here. Solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 04:55:39 | More by Maurizio
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ThreeFishes

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -14%

01-30-2014 03:36:29 | More by ThreeFishes
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Bam Noire from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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