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Weizen Bam Bière - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

387 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 33
Gots: 30 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ruddy golden, with yeast driven esters of banana, spicy clove, and nutmeg all wrapped up with a generous dose of rapscallion delight.

(Beer added by: drxandy on 07-30-2008)
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OregonHopmonster

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-26-2011 06:05:57 | More by OregonHopmonster
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-25-2011 01:22:19 | More by Exiled
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Halcyondays

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

750 mL bottle, bottled 6-29-11,

A: We've got a gusher, a big one. The first pour is almost all head. Once it comes down it reveals a light gold beer, cloudy and translucent. Good head retention, though on the fizzy side, spotty lace.

S: Farmhouse, Bretty/earthy smell, hay, light spice.

T: Lots of lemons and grass. Has an unsweetened lemonade aspect which is interesting. Tangy wheat flavour is exceptional, Bretty finish, really good.

M: Light-bodied, very refreshing, crisp but ultimately soft carbonation, dry/brut overall, light acidity makes it very approachable.

O: This is a great summer seasonal if they bring it back. Low ABV, thirst quenching, more so than Bam Biere, I think the wheat helps a lot. The $10 price tag is annoying, I'd love it at $6-7 since it isn't high gravity, but it's well worth a purchase.

11-23-2011 23:39:54 | More by Halcyondays
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

11-22-2011 18:28:39 | More by ygtbsm94
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

11-22-2011 04:56:24 | More by starrdogg
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corby112

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.5%

11-22-2011 03:50:49 | More by corby112
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-20-2011 22:12:51 | More by djrn2
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Magery

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

11-20-2011 04:55:16 | More by Magery
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

11-19-2011 05:03:25 | More by mmcnaughton
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-19-2011 00:37:13 | More by Gatordaddy
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-18-2011 05:51:44 | More by ej285701
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monitorpop

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-17-2011 23:09:45 | More by monitorpop
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adamant1912

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-17-2011 07:33:42 | More by adamant1912
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HuaiDan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

11-16-2011 21:04:25 | More by HuaiDan
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-15-2011 20:31:20 | More by JAHMUR
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nanobrew

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-15-2011 15:36:20 | More by nanobrew
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ithinkimasofa

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-15-2011 07:59:06 | More by ithinkimasofa
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Hokenfloken

Michigan

5/5  rDev +23.5%

11-15-2011 01:35:11 | More by Hokenfloken
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.5%

11-14-2011 20:00:01 | More by thebouch01
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sbricker

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-14-2011 18:14:28 | More by sbricker
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-14-2011 15:58:20 | More by Jspriest
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cosmo4u

New York

3.85/5  rDev -4.9%

pours a crazy hazy light orange peach sort of color, with a thin white head that fades to a ring rather quickly. nice bretty nose. the funk dominates, sort of gueuze-like, though it never quite attains that sharp zest, though there are some lemony notes, and a bit of ginger ale. tastes surprisingly like a hefeweizen! the banana/clove section isn’t playing as loudly, but the taste is mostly a normal, eminently drinkable wheat beer. wheat malt, some hefe esters, and a hint of funk lurking around the edges. the finish is the best part. slightly dry, with a perfect almost creamy, but noticeably bubbly mouthfeel. no real bitterness or sweetness standing out. great, refreshing beer.

11-06-2011 19:25:06 | More by cosmo4u
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beerhan

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Had a 10 ounce snifter of this.

A-Huge white foamy head that was a little much with this yellow color that is a bit urine like with a lot of carbonation. To me I thought it looked like urine with alka selzer.

S-Smells like hay, grass, and lemon.

T-Pretty average taste. Not very sour but sour enough where it is not enjoyable. Very herbal and lemony with this grass like taste with an almost creamy aftertaste. There was even a little orange and coriander.

M-Nice carbonation, lots of it. Probably the best thing about this beer.

O-This probably was the least enjoyable beer I have had from jolly pumpkin. A real waste of money and just not that special.

11-06-2011 17:59:03 | More by beerhan
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MoreThanWine

Massachusetts

3.53/5  rDev -12.8%

First pour erupted into all head, white, and subsequent pours gave a half inch. Body is a hazy lemonade yellow. Smells primarily sour and then the follow-up is the traditional spice, banana, clove of the style. Taste mirrors the smell and I have to say the sour is 2 folds stronger than all the rest of the flavors. Body feels rich and quality, better than other wheats. But the sour aspect just is not my thing.

11-01-2011 08:35:58 | More by MoreThanWine
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Mora2000

Texas

4.22/5  rDev +4.2%

Big thanks to RBlaszak for sending me this bottle.

The beer pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. The aroma has a lot of funky wheat along with some apples and lemons. The funk and tartness in the aroma are very inviting.

The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of tart lemons and sour apples, as well as some wheat and some barnyard funk. There is also some yeast character in the flavor that is pretty nice. The beer is very easy drinking and is very dry.

Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

10-30-2011 23:57:23 | More by Mora2000
Weizen Bam Bière from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.