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Bam Noire - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

665 Ratings
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Ratings: 665
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)
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taylorhamrick

South Carolina

4.6/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Pours out a dark, dark brown with a massive head, I mean inches, with loose clingy bubbles that stay around, leaving traces all along the side of the glass. The color is not very traditional, but I can't help but think this one is beautiful. The smell is fairly straightforwardly funky, but what else would you expect from JP? You can't exactly smell the dark malts underneath, but you notice it when you taste. I fell in love with this beer from the first sip. You notice this brilliant caramel sweetness, almost backed with a bit of coffee, bittersweet chocolate, and almost vanilla. And it finishes wonderfully tart. The perfect balance so that the tartness, sweetness, and dark malts never come unbalanced. You know what I think this tastes like? Tamarind. I think this will be one of my 'subjective' score beers, since I've never seen anything like it. The mouthfeel is a little thin, but never unpleasantly so. That's about all I can complain about. And at 4.3%, I could drink this forever.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2009 03:04:13 | More by taylorhamrick
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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

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Bam Noire from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
85 out of 100 based on 665 ratings.