Noel De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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Reviews by BlindPig:
4.53/5 rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Blend 4, 2007
A- 1 1/2" tan head on a pretty cloudy dark brown/amber/orange body.
S-Bretta funk, dark fruits, grapes, hint of raisins, citrus, toffee, grass hops, cherries, spice, and some earthy notes.
T- Follows the aroma. The citrus notes come out nicely blended with the funk and light sour notes, toffee malt body, spices, cloves, lemon tang, bretta, nice light oak flavor, some light sour cherries, and other dark fruits. All flavors blend really well together.
M- Medium body with medium/low carbonation.
D- Very nice beer and wish I was able to get more of this. Would highly recommend to others.
Serving type: bottle
01-10-2008 04:12:46 | More by BlindPig
More User Reviews:
3.95/5 rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Green capped 750 ml bottle from Gator Beverage, Batch 165, 167, 172, 174, dated 10/23/13 poured into Unibroue tulip on 5/12/14. Pours opaque brown that turns a bright ruby color when held up in the light. Big fluffy off white head that lingers for a good while. Aroma is sour cherries, some dark fruit, light spice, oak. I was expecting something different but this smells excellent. The flavor is chocolate covered cherries, light spices, a hint of balsamic vinegar, dry oaky finish. Sweet around the edges of the tongue. Medium bodied with effervescent carbonation. Goes down pretty easy. I really didn’t know what to expect from this brew, but it is really nice and seems pretty unique. I would have this again.
Serving type: bottle
05-12-2014 23:42:07 | More by BMMillsy
3.94/5 rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had on draft at Lures on 5/7/14
A-Dark reddish brown with a small tan head. Spotty lacing
S-Aromas of red wine, wood, light tannins, black cherries/berries, and leather.
T-Taste in the front has tart cherries with a hint of oak. Sweet, in an acidic kind of way. Finish with notes of cherries, green apple, and orange zest.
M-Medium/full body, oily texture, medium carbonation, medium sweet and light/medium sour.
O-Overall it was surprising to taste sour had to get use to it. I wouldn't have for a holiday ale.
Serving type: on-tap
05-12-2014 12:34:03 | More by reebtaerG
Noel De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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