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Baudelaire IO - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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443 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.02%


Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NoLiberty on 10-27-2009)
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Reviews by ThePorterSorter:
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled in June of this year

The beer pours a dull rose gold color with a sticky and fluffy off-white head that impedes further pouring until after a few minutes of settling time. The nose is tangy yeast upfront with fruity sweetness and peppery bitterness that sets in as it warms. High class saison flavors with tangy, floral/fruity sweetness, yeast, grain, and a slightly biting, sour, and bitter finish. This has a light-medium body, ample carbonation, tart funkiness, crazy attenuated sugars, mild bitterness, and extra dry finish. This is definitely a full flavored saison that's reasonably priced & available, and packs in some interesting herbal/floral components to keep things interesting.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 00:38:10 | More by ThePorterSorter
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JMaxwell

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

04-18-2014 08:41:28 | More by JMaxwell
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

04-15-2014 21:35:54 | More by elkinbrown
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blameo

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

04-15-2014 04:21:33 | More by blameo
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trevor_s

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-14-2014 01:11:22 | More by trevor_s
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

4.16/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle a hazy and dark reddish-gold color with two fingers of pink-tinted head. Light wet lacing left behind.

Aroma of tart berry and floral notes along with earthy funk, yeast, and brett.

The taste was tart with berry, rose hips, Belgian yeast, brett, earthy funk.

Medium bodied, crisp and dry with a moderate carbonation.

A very nice Saison from Jolly Pumpkin. I will definitely have this one again.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 21:11:20 | More by Monkeyknife
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snansel

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-12-2014 17:51:15 | More by snansel
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Keiferfillinger

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-07-2014 21:53:06 | More by Keiferfillinger
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

04-06-2014 00:55:31 | More by jwat
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-30-2014 16:37:35 | More by ldhughes3
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CWhite

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-30-2014 03:50:58 | More by CWhite
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-24-2014 09:57:46 | More by gillagorilla
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DustinSWB

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-20-2014 15:26:21 | More by DustinSWB
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jmich24

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-19-2014 04:15:23 | More by jmich24
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jaywes754

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10%

03-18-2014 23:21:21 | More by jaywes754
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-17-2014 17:06:56 | More by Rekrule
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BuzzG

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

03-14-2014 17:52:37 | More by BuzzG
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

3/5  rDev -26.7%

03-09-2014 19:03:12 | More by Buck_Jones
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nickfl

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

It's a gusher! Hazy amber brown body topped by a huge meringue like head of white foam. The aroma is spectacularly floral with pepper, hibiscus, tropical fruit and farmhouse goodness. Sweet malt with more pepper and lots of the same floral notes that are in the aroma. Medium body, high carbonation, and a balanced finish. Really nice, this is a great saison and an excellent use of flowers in beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 03:26:30 | More by nickfl
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-08-2014 03:14:57 | More by kylehay2004
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/10/2013. Massive gusher upon opening, but no lost beer. Took a while to pour it. Pours very hazy reddish orange color with a fairly dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big green apple, pear, cherry, pineapple, lemon zest, rose petal, herbal, floral, grass, clove, light pepper, light caramel, bread, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, flower petal spice, and malt notes; with good strength. Taste of tart green apple, pear, lemon zest, cherry, bread, light caramel, rose petal, herbal, floral, grass, clove, pepper, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. Slight earthy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of apple, pear, lemon zest, cherry, bread, light caramel, rose petal, herbal, floral, musty funk, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, flower petal spice, and malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Very high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately prickly mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent spiced saison. All around great balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, flower petal spice, and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 01:29:30 | More by superspak
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

03-02-2014 02:53:42 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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micropale

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

02-19-2014 18:16:01 | More by micropale
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

02-09-2014 16:28:56 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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lesdemonsamaporte

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

02-03-2014 18:06:48 | More by lesdemonsamaporte
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Baudelaire IO from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
91 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.