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Noel De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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90
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838 Ratings
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Ratings: 838
Reviews: 394
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 53
Gots: 137 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Belgian Christmas Ale aged in oak barrels."

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 10-21-2007)
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BlindPig

Pennsylvania

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
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Noel De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
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