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Bam Noire - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

657 Ratings
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Ratings: 657
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%
Wants: 21
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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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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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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tneenan1

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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drew74

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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New York

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

01-21-2014 16:22:50 | More by ThatsThatDude
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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elkinbrown

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-12-2014 18:20:47 | More by elkinbrown
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Drk93TT

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -14%

01-08-2014 04:15:41 | More by Drk93TT
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ReverendJon

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +19%

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

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%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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

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
Bam Noire from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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