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Bam Noire - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

647 Ratings
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Ratings: 647
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 20
Gots: 48 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -14%

01-22-2014 20:49:00 | More by drew74
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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-16-2014 00:41:18 | More by DCdevyl78
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14%

01-15-2014 03:31:23 | More by mattmarka1
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-12-2014 18:20:47 | More by elkinbrown
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Michigan

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Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +19%

12-29-2013 20:51:39 | More by ReverendJon
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

12-27-2013 04:40:31 | More by philbolt
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.8%

12-25-2013 19:01:47 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

12-25-2013 18:37:28 | More by PatGreer
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-25-2013 05:49:08 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-24-2013 02:53:19 | More by hoppymcgee
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drtth

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-21-2013 02:32:45 | More by drtth
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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Michigan

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South Carolina

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12-10-2013 00:33:47 | More by Alex5
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goochpunch

Texas

4.51/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy brown with red hues. Smells of caramel, chocolate, light fruit, light funk, and toasty malts. Flavor is tart and dry. Lots of toasty and roasty malts with a definite Jolly Pumpkin house taste. Fruity and crisp. Caramel. Carbonation is lively, and the body is light. Pretty perfect as a compliment to the flavor profile. This beer packs tons of flavor for such a low abv. Delicious. Probably my favorite "Bam."

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2013 05:18:48 | More by goochpunch
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Agentveba

North Carolina

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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My first review:

Appearance: pleasant light brown with plenty of head.

Smell: subdued yeast and not much else.

The Bam Noire after taking out of the fridge was mediocre at best. My fault, i drank it at the wrong temperature. The flavor was thin and completely unbalanced.

I let the beer warm back up to about 60 F and this beer really started to shine. But, It reminded a more of an unblended lambic then a saison. The yeast came through as the dark wheat malt tasted like it was melding with the rest of the flavors. Many of the characteristics of the saison that I expected were muted at best. But, I did appreciate the flavor that was there; it was just something different than i expected.

Serving type: bottle

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Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Michigan

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Bam Noire from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
85 out of 100 based on 647 ratings.