Lambicus Dexterius - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
86
very good

87 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 16.84%
Wants: 270
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Belgian-style lambic brewed traditionally (100% spontaneous fermentation). Blend of 4 yr, 3.5 yr and 2.5 yr.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-08-2009)
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look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Big thanks go to BA mymrnngjckt for sharing this brew. Poured from a 750ml into a tulip. The brew appears a hazed golden color. Some big bubbles form along the edge of the glass and hang out there until disturbed. A swirl doesnt do much but agitate another couple of bubbles to the perimeter.

The aroma of this brew is a mixture of apple cider and acetone. A hint of pear and apple fruited quality is present in trace amounts but it gets dominated but a perfume-like essence of plastic and nail polish remover. Unexciting and not inviting.

The taste is quite acedic. Acetone hits the palate upfront with a mild fruity perfume inclusion. It gets a bit grassy to herbal when trying to focus on something other than the acid. The aftertaste includes a bit of plastic.

This is a medium bodied brew with a still to mild amount of carbonation. While there is no denying how sour this brew is, it is painful and not in a good way. The combo of acetone and plastic was bad...it tastes like burning. Perhaps this was an awesome beer at one time? I dont know, I never thought id get the chance to try it and never will be able to comment on how it was fresh. But what this monster is now, is not good.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Big thanks to a generous trader for sending this one. Served in a Jolly Pumpkin tulip. Pours a clear deep golden color with no head. Almost completely flat. Nose is a bit cheesy with some backing funk. Completely still. Flavor is fairly harsh with heavy acidity. Some cider; no complexity.

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Shared a recent tasting, thanks. A long time want, it was pretty cheesy though. Beer is yellow and mildly hazy, flat.

Aroma is a little acetone and a little cheese.

Beer is thin and flat on the palate, mildly cheesy, quite sour, acetic, some solvency, it is not too enjoyable, hard to drink. It be past its prime.

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Lambicus Dexterius from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
86 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.