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Baudelaire IO - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

547 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 547
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 42
Gots: 82 | FT: 10
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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4.36/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From 750 ml bottle to Mikasa tulip glass

A: The beer appears a light mahogany in color, effervescent and obviously bottle fermented. A gentle pour yields a fluffy, 2-inch head that thickly laces the glass where it touches

S: Dry, grassy notes play against citrus and berry sweetness. A subtle note of farmhouse funk surrounds the bouquet, suggesting notes of tobacco, wood and pepper.

T: Slightly more malt-forward than the nose suggested, the balancing sweet notes are a mix of apple and citrus and berry. Plenty of drying, grassy and herbal tones keep the sweet aspects at bay, adding layers and complexity. Hints of tobacco and oak round the flavors toward the finish, which is short and dry.

M: Medium-bodied, the grassy, funky notes seem to cut down on the brews viscosity and oily aspect.

Another reason why I love this brewery so much. There's so many interesting and experimental things you can do with a Saison, but this puts drinkability front-and-center.

rand, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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gtermi, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.88/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured a cranberry color with a white head with a pink tint.

Aroma, bready with some mineral notes. JP's signature bretty funk is there. Very nice

The flavor is nice and dry with a clean yeast profile and a slight touch of brett. Light floral notes and a cranberry hint at the finish

High Carbonation and a nice light body

A great beer and one I would recommend, not the best saison I have ever had but nonetheless a great beer

RenoZymurgist, Oct 20, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
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.

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Baudelaire IO from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
91 out of 100 based on 547 ratings.