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Noel De Calabaza - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
91
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880 Ratings
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Ratings: 880
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 63
Gots: 143 | FT: 10
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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Photo of goatgoat
3.3/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Batch 631, Bottled on 10/6/10.

Poured into a Stone tulip. A clear mahogany. A somewhat fizzy off white head settles down into a thin cap with a respectable texture. No lace.
Aroma is mostly oak and that bright quality that hints at the tart and wild nature of this brew. There's some spiciness, raisins, and a floral alcohol presence. Taste is primarily alcohol in this young bottle. Though the finish presents oak and the classic JP tartness. The wood is no overwhelming.
The brew is pretty thin in the mouth, but a good carbonation helps it along a bit.

I think a little more time would do this brew some good.

goatgoat, Nov 25, 2010
Photo of Thorpe429
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

Poured into a tulip glass. Color is dark brown with an off-white head. The nose is some cherries, dark fruits, oak, funk, and a bit of sourness. The taste brings the oak and cherry components through pretty well. Good feel with nice sour and oak character. Drinks quite well and is another solid beer from Jolly Pumpkin.

Thorpe429, Nov 12, 2010
Photo of Wisconsinality
3.08/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

750mL poured into SA perfect pint.
2009 Vintage.

A- Pours a coca cola brown that is transparent when held up to the light. A big, pillowy, three finger head that sticks around forever and leaves some very nice lacing on the side of the glass.

S- At first sniff, I pick up a lot of wild yeast and some nice oak notes, maybe even a little champagne. A small hint of malt and some sour grapes. Not really what I think of when I think of a Belgian strong dark.

T- Again wild yeast dominates the taste followed by some oak and sour cherries. Not much of a malt presence to speak of. I pick up just the a faint bit of dark chocolate at the end. The alcohol is very well hidden.

M- Lighter bodied with a crisp carbonation. Some nice tartness. Lighter than normal for style. Just a small amount of warming from the alcohol.

D- Lighter bodied and nice crisp carbonation. This really doesn't fit the style, reminds me more of a wild ale. The scores would be better if it were that category. With that in mind this is a good beer. Don't let the style fool you, if you like wild ales. this is a good one.

Wisconsinality, Nov 08, 2010
Photo of aggiearcher13
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Aged for two years in my cellar. Reddish brown but clear. A great billowy head that hangs around for a long time and leaves excellent lacing. It just smells tart, right up front you know what you're getting into. Minor funk in the nose, not as much complexity as I would like but it's still damn good. Bitter and tart, a very complex array of flavors. Apple cider, some oakiness, just a very well balanced and complex beer, nothing really sticks out. For a beer this big, the body is a little thin but considering how long I've held onto this one it's not all that surprising. Overall, just another great beer from Jolly Pumpkin that I'll visit again the next time I'm in the midwest.

aggiearcher13, Nov 04, 2010
Photo of rtepiak
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

still with the coin jolly pumpkin mineral sour quality. this was strangely similar had after the fantome noel. the look was a bit lighter in color and murkier though. coffee press but on the side of a medium brown tone. a rather small head but a distinct tart in the nose that doesn't over power an proved to be delicious with thai food. palate of lemongrass, bitter orange peel, and some burnt clove. the mineral notes has a chalky quality but combined with malt nicely. giving it a pear, apple, the tart mild sweet of a fresh pineapple with the lingering of grass. there was some candy notes of fruit but they were secondary to the mineral tart quality. there was also a chocolate mild quality but as if a split between the sweet and the bitter sour astringent of bakers' cocoa. the thai food beer. and great with duck and more pungent spices.

rtepiak, Oct 21, 2010
Photo of champ103
4.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a nearly opaque dark ruby/brown color. A massive, rocky, beige head rises to over two fingers with excellent retention. Rings of sticky lace are left behind. Just what a Belgian Strong Ale should look like.
S: A sour and acidic aroma up front and strong. Sour and tart cherries are great. Vanilla and lots of oak with some funky horse blanket as well. Reminds more of a dark Kriek than anything. Regardless of style, I love it.
T: Again, big sour cherries. Tart and acidic with some oak. Funky yeast and some spices. An ever so slight toasted malt, sweet toffee, and light chocolate rounds everything out. Lots of nuance and complexities. A light vanilla sweetness lingers. This is not traditional in the least. Do not expect to get a Chimay or the like, but I really enjoy it.
M/D: A medium to full body with just a bit to much carbonation. Though still a good crisp and dry feel. So easy to drink. Really well incorporated, which makes for a treat.

Really more of a Kriek with dark cherries, but very much a Belgian Strong Ale. Again, don't thing of this as something like Chimay or Maudite, but more of an excellent example of what Jolly Pumpkin does best. They funkify some really strange styles, and sometimes they don't work. Though this is one that I think works like a charm. Well done, and highly recommended.

champ103, Sep 29, 2010
Photo of Gobzilla
3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: poured dark brown with reddish brown highlights that had a thin white head and left a little bubbly lacing sticking to the glass.

S: the nose reminds me more of a flanders red more than a belgian strong dark because cherries slight vinegar jump at me first with slight oakiness and vanilla notes. I did get some citrus and brett notes as well.

T: the taste even scream flanders which consisted of sour cherries upfront with slight vinegar, oaky barrel funk, and brett notes. It also had a little vanilla and citrus accents.

M: the brew was medium body with almost too much carbonation to enjoy the flavor but had a sweet, sour, bubbly, and slight dry finish.

D: it actually drank pretty good but IMO it had way too much carbonation to fully enjoy this beer. I've had this brew a couple times before and this is the first time it was over carbonated.

Gobzilla, Sep 11, 2010
Photo of JAXSON
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2007 bottle, blend 5. Pours dark brown with fiery orange edges. Aroma bursts forth, first a dry oaky sourness, then a montage of tropical fruits, especially coconut, sour apples. Flavor has an initial burst of tartness, pretty much typical JP oak and dryness, then of course nice layers of fruit underneath. Coconut and almond shine through very pleasantly. A slight vinegar-infused apple is present. There's more tropical fruits I can't quite put down. Kind of spicy in the finish. This has some wonderful elements, especially the almonds and coconut juice. Some of the tartness at the finish is not as refined as I would like. Overall, pretty awesome.

JAXSON, Sep 07, 2010
Photo of cpetrone84
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-pours an extremely hazy dirty brown color with a light brown bubbly head.

S-the nose has a funky yeast up front, moderate acidity, touch of vinegar, good tart cherry, moderate amount of sweetness.

T-soft tastes, hints of brett and some earthy funk, dry wood, sawdust, peaches and tart cherries towards the back, candied fruits, enough acidity but more would have balanced nicely.

M-thin feel to it, slightly grainy on the palate with strong carbonation, crisp bite at the finish.

D-tasty and balanced, nice moderate acidity with sweet ripe fruits and a nice earthy funk .

cpetrone84, Aug 09, 2010
Photo of Ek0nomik
4.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured In: Snifter
Batch 2, 2009

Appearance: The pour is a bistre and dark bulgarian rose color with three fingers of foamy head resting on top. After a few minutes the head starts to lay low and I'm left with just a thin layer of small, foamy bubbles sitting on top. After sipping on this beer for about an hour, I looked back to the bottle. It looks just like a root beer float in there.

Smell: The first thing I notice is the slight acidic tartness in the nose. The tartness is lending itself towards green apples, but there's more in here. I don't see any mention of brettanomyces on the bottle, but it does seem like there's some in here. It isn't very strong, it's just sitting in the background adding a little bit of more character to it. Some plums, raisins, figs and some blackberries are in here too. Quite the delight.

Taste: The first sip starts off with some tart green apples. The acidity in this isn't too high, it has a very nice, soft tartness to it that I think would make it a nice introductory beer to someone getting into sour oriented beer. The palate doesn't have the plums like I saw in the nose, but more raisin and fig, and actually a little bit of grapefruit comes through. I assume this is from the hops while the darker fruit is coming from the malt and yeast/bacteria.

Mouthfeel: Let this sit. Right off the bat the carbonation was a tad aggressive to really let the flavors come out, and for ~$14 a bottle, you don't want it to go to waste. This is a medium bodied beer, probably on the full side of some of the acidity wasn't cutting through it. Again, I wish the carbonation had been cut back. With each sip I feel like I have to cut the beer in half; the foam that's created once the beer crashes on my tongue needs to get out of the way. I have to swallow the foam first so I can really appreciate the flavors of the calm beer afterward.

Drinkability: This is a wonderful beer, great nose and palate. I'll be picking this up again come next Winter.

Ek0nomik, Jul 31, 2010
Photo of jjanega08
3/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Blend 2, 2007

A= The pour is a deep deep brown color with a huge four finger off white head on it that holds some decent retention for how big the bubbles are on it. Good lacing on the side of the glass.

S= Sour and oaky. I got a good bit of vanilla and cinnamon sort of after the inhale. There is a sort of taste that I get after taking a deep wiff of this beer. Really interesting I've never had that happen before. There's a good bit of wood in the smell. Less spicey than I expected.

T= The taste is really different. The start is very very malty. Loads of toffee in it. Then a little bit of spice takes that over. Then where is a ton and I mean a ton of sour that briefly touches your tongue and sort of finishes a little bit.

M= Loads of carbonation and a super duper dry finish.

D= Decent brew but I'm happy I only got one. The carbonation on this one is a little much for me and the spice sour mix is odd... Not a bad brew but not for me.

jjanega08, Jul 30, 2010
Photo of DaveJanssen
3.65/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Split a 750 mL four ways. Thanks Brian. Poured into small snifters. Reviewed 1/15/2010

Ar: tart, floral, acidic, horse/barn, raspberry, cherry, beautiful sour, roast, dark caramel, spice, lactic acid, anise/licorice, light molasses

Ap: light tan head, great retention, light lace, maroon/brown

t: sour, fruity, alcohol, berries, dark cherry, spice, complex sour funk, barn dark malt, very dark caramel, roast, lactic and acetic (mild) acids, spice and barn is an interesting combination, crisp toasty malt, red wine, less fruity and darker than consecration (the only other dark sour i've had that comes to mind), light raisin, dry dark malt, brett, rough bitterness (from spice?)

M: high carbonation, light alcohol warmth, clean light mouthfeel, ends with warming, rough bitterness

O: good tartness, don't like the spice as much, good, complex, more fruit and less roast and spice would be nice

DaveJanssen, Jul 20, 2010
Photo of womencantsail
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The pour is a dark brown color with plenty of red notes to it and a very fluffy off-white/beige head.

S: There is the usual mild, Jolly Pumpkin tartness to this beer with some dark fruit notes (namely cherries and red grapes), lemon, and a bit of oak.

T: The flavor is quite enjoyable with a mild funkiness and lactic tartness. The fruit flavors come through nicely and help to give the sensation of more acidity. A mild maltiness underneath with a good tannin component.

M: The body is medium with a very heavy level of carbonation. In fact, the carbonation seems to be a bit overwhelming at times.

D: Jolly Pumpkin's beers rarely blow me away, but they're always enjoyable. This is another one to add to that list; I just wish it were more affordable.

womencantsail, Jun 24, 2010
Photo of ViveLaChouffe
4.72/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured 12/2009

Popping the cork on this bottle reveals a foamer. Foam pours steadily out for many minutes in the sink. Pours a dark opaque brown with a enormous lacy froth on top. I have to wait a few minutes before I can even dip my nose in it. Yeasty and fruity in the nose, some vanilla and sweet spice...clove?

Ooof! In the mouth, it's an explosion of spice, yeast, ripe grapes, alcohol, baked apples, spiced pears and vanilla. Some wine-y flavors, sweet spice, maybe clove, some caramel and toffee flavors way back there too. There's a cidery character and easy to drink considering the complexity and ABV. As it warms, there a rum flavor...or maybe whiskey. No, it's a rummy flavor for sure. Like rum soaked raisins. Long fruity finish and aftertaste.

It's a Belgian-styled wonder of a Christmas ale. Exquisite and highly recommended.

ViveLaChouffe, May 27, 2010
Photo of srandycarter
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Cola brown, gigantic, thick , small bubbled off white head that is very slow to leave. It doesn't leave.

S - Malt, Belgian yeast, tartness like a sour.

T - Very tart beer, but not a sour per se. Sharpness nice match with the malt and Belgian yeast notes.

M - Very carbonated, so for me, takes away some of the feel. Medium body, ok coating, ok balance.

D - Nice but would tire pretty quick.

srandycarter, May 22, 2010
Photo of Yoonisaykul
3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Last Jolly Pumpkin from the NewYork beer haul. Hope this one impresses more.

A- An opaque brown with very little beige head. Yeast that settled to the boom actually looks like dry yeast you buy from the homebrew store instead of the liquid paste you usually find at thebottom of botles.

S- Cinnamon sour dark fruit. Alcohol.

T- Dark fruit caramel malt all in a sour package. Alcohol taste isn't too strong. Some vanilla. Sour BSDA. A well appreciated sweetness on the tip of the tongue disappears right away when you start swallowing, completely hidden by the sourness.

M- Medium carbonation. Astringent. Nothing special but feels good.

D- Quite good. I'd have a big bottle by myself but it's enough.

Still not very impressed by Jolly Pumpkin. Just seems like the beers lack depth. It's just a good sour taste.

Yoonisaykul, May 17, 2010
Photo of prototypic
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Batch #331

Watch out with this one. The cap pops with some real force, and we do have a gusher. Lo and behold...I've never had a gusher of this magnitude. Wow! It pours a nice reddish copper color. It's a little hazy. Backlighting reveals brilliant scarlet highlights. The head is a very light tan color, and is nothing short of huge...and very annoying. I guess the lacing's nice, if that's a perk at this point.

The nose is good. It's sweet and full of caramel/toffee notes. Oak is very strong in the mix and adds character. It's easily the highlight. There's a host of fruity scents. Berries, apple, pear, and even a little cherry are all noted. There's a certain element of funk present due to Brett, but it's pretty well restrained and mild mannered. I like that. Belgian yeast is also noted. Alcohol...not so much. Overall, it smells good.

The flavor follows suit. It has a nice malty base. It features some light caramel notes, but tastes very Brown Ale-esque. There are some light spicy notes. I'm getting some pepper and perhaps light cinnamon. They're rather subtle. Raspberry, light apple, and pear are present and accounted for. There's a hint of tart cherry, but not much. There is a light musky, funky flavor, but it's very subtle. It actually works really well with the other flavors. Very approachable in terms of Brett. Oak is the highlight. It adds a really nice flavor and dimension to the mix. I'm not getting much alcohol at all. Finishes very dry.

Noel De Calabaza has a medium body. Carbonation is off the chain. It's not close too smooth. Far too buzzy. Drinkability is above average. The flavor is actually quite good, but the carbonation issue really hinders drinkabililty (and pourability). Fix that and it'd immediately improve here.

This release from Jolly Pumpkin is a bit weird for me. On one hand, I like the flavor and what it brings to the table. On the other hand, it's so overcarbonated that it's annoying and tough to even get into a glass. Carbonation is the one huge glaring problem that needs to be addressed. I believe its scores would improve all-around once that's corrected. There's definitely something here, it just needs a little bit of work.

prototypic, Apr 11, 2010
Photo of ne0m00re
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured the 2008, batch 331 750 mL bottle into an oversized red wine glass to capture the aroma.
A: Mahogany, it poured with a gigantic cream fluffy head that died slowly to a normal head.
S: Hefty cranberry, yeasty, rustic bread malts and spice, but the sour funk overcomes it.
T: Like with the smell, there is cranberry and cherry inthe forefront, with a well-balanced sour-tart flavor over coffee cake. It almost makes your tongue tingle and the fruits linger on your teeth.
M: Extremely frothy and carbonated, but thin and cleansing.
D: It is definitely drinkable, but so are most Belgian strong dark ales...

ne0m00re, Apr 02, 2010
Photo of TexIndy
3.43/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured from a 750ml capped bottle into a snifter. Opened with a loud hiss. Cool label as usual from JP. Blend 4, 2009 on sticker on back of bottle. Was a brownish red color with insane amount of carb streams. Even with a slow pour it quickly went to 2 fingers of head and then grew another 2 fingers over the rim after I finished pouring. Showed little signs of ebbing to where I could get to the beer so had to scoop out most of the foam. Can you say way over-carbonated! Good lacing with some sticking.

The aroma was good with sour funk, oak, fruit and spice. Good balance of the brett with the other elements. The taste was good but the funk didn't seem to blend as well as the aroma. Funky bite which was good but clashed a bit with the fruit and spice. Not getting much of a BSDA taste in the base beer either. Mouthfeel was horribly over-carbonated. Fizzy carb assault on the tongue with each drink that really drowns out the flavor.

Overall, a good beer with some serious carb issues that ultimately detract from the beer and made finishing it a real chore. I liked the flavor enough to drink it all but the carb was painful - literally felt like a balloon filling up. Wish I could say this was isolated but have had several JP's with carb issues. Mild recommend. Rotation - not avail here in TX so ummagum shipped me one - many thanks! If here, I'd be good with just this one - maybe a 2nd try if I knew that batch wasn't over-carbonated. [SB]

TexIndy, Mar 13, 2010
Photo of Ineedabeerhere
3.73/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From notes, 3.7.10. Batch 331.

Pours equal parts burgundy and burnt orange. A nice looking beer, lace coats the glass after a mediocre head fades to leave a ring.

Smells kind of like an oud bruin initially. Spice and yeasty esters create a more cherry-tart component in the nose than in the taste which is kind of interesting. The taste has a big maltiness with a very subtle (compared to the aroma) fruity tartness. Really interesting, but I can't say I'm digging it too much. Kind of spicy and tangy with some orange peel and merlot. Medium bodied and medium carbonation, very interesting to drink and challenging to describe. Went down easy for 9%, but I can't say I would want to drink a whole bottle of this.

Ineedabeerhere, Mar 09, 2010
Photo of BierFan
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a capped 750ml bottle into a cervoise. Sticker on the back of the bottle says "Blend 2,2009".

Appearance: Huge tan head when first poured. Dark reddish brown body.

Smell: Funky brett sourness. Faint oak and spice.

Taste: Sweet dark fruits and sourness upfront. Finishes kinda dry but still has an acidic sweet tanginess in the aftertaste.

One of the best sour ales I've ever had. Really great stuff.

BierFan, Mar 09, 2010
Photo of BTPete
3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured to tulip, shared x2.

A: Dark dark brown, almost not letting light through. Vigorous pour creates small head.

S: A little odd. Getting some dark fruit and a little funk. I got a little bit of an off smell though, sulfur or something. Not overpowering, not ruining, but there.

T: Taste brings me back. Nice sour funk, dark fruit, picking up possibly cherry and plum. I enjoy the funkiness as I'm accustomed to with JP beers.

M: Mine seems to be medium bodied and possibly a little low on carb compared to what I had read about the beer before I obtained it.

D: Really enjoyable despite possible discrepancies. Nice dark fruit and funk as usual and another good offering by JP. Although the $ is a little high to get these often, I'm rarely if ever let down.

BTPete, Feb 23, 2010
Photo of jedwards
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Marked "Batch 5, 2009", picked up several weeks ago.

I've a little gun-shy with JP beers, but this one opens with a slight hiss and doesn't overflow. Pour has a half-finger of dissipating light tan head, beer is a deep garnet. Nose is sour and slightly acetic with a touch of spice that differentiates it form the other JP beers I've had. Taste is vinous, some raisin and slight spice notes, lots of unripe fruit on the back end. Mouthfeel is light with creamy pinpoint carbonation -- really excellent. Up with the Oro de Calabaza in terms of drinkability.

Will definitely pick another bottle up if I spot one.

jedwards, Feb 16, 2010
Photo of pmlondrigan
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle marked batch 5 2009 poured into a tulip glass. Brownish red, but leaning to the dark brown side of the spectrum, could be a little darker for the style. A generously heavy pour produces only a one finger tan color head which dissipates quickly leaving only a wisp of a head around the glass. Surprising given a lot of jolly pumpkin brews I have had are very effervescent.
Lighter aroma than expected but pleasant. Aromas of dried fruit, slight spice notes, and oak, a little bit of sourness can be detected but not much.
The flavor follows from the nose on this one. The first thing noticed is the nice balance of malt and dried fruit flavors, followed by a pleasant drying almost winey oak aged taste. I wish I could say there were more flavors going on here in terms of yeast or hops but I am honestly finding this beer to lack a little for what I expect from an oak aged Belgian strong.
I do always enjoy the mouth feel of jolly pumpkin ale, dry and a little prickly. For what its worth the first quarter of the bottle is disappearing quickly so I would say its pretty drinkable.
Overall a tasty brew but not my favorite from the brewery. Glad to try it, enjoyed it but still expected a tad bit more.
Cheers

pmlondrigan, Feb 11, 2010
Photo of Aenema
3.28/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12/19
Appearance - Gusher, I was eventually able to pour it, but it still resulted in a soapy, 5'' head. Deep brown with dark ruby highlights and splotchy lacing.
Smell - Tart lemon and cherry.
Taste - Tartness balanced by spice and slight malt notes.
Mouthfeel - Fast, fine carbonation with a light-moderate body and dry finish.
Drinkability - Fine.
Overall - Disappointingly, the flavors are not very strong nor do they come together in a very interesting way.

Aenema, Feb 10, 2010
Noel De Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
91 out of 100 based on 880 ratings.