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Cinco Años - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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87
very good

74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 9.02%
Wants: 26
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

We’ve teamed up with Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales to create a special collaborative oak aged ale with plums, brewed to celebrate Plum Market’s 5 year anniversary. The special sour blend is aged on organic Royal Diamond plums; it’s an amber with a hint of roast, malty, sweet, and sour, and the delicate aroma and delicious flavor of more plums than you can shake a stick at.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-23-2012)
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-01-2012 20:20:59 | More by jaasen64
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-23-2012 00:21:24 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-22-2012 23:03:00 | More by djrn2
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-20-2012 03:38:20 | More by GRG1313
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slvrmon82

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

08-20-2012 02:03:00 | More by slvrmon82
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womencantsail

California

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%

Thanks for sharing, Rich.

The pour is light amber in color with a small off-white head. Aroma is lightly tart in the typical Jolly Pumpkin fashion. Good plum character to it along with some oak, lemon zest, raisin, peach, and a bit of malt sweetness. Sort of all over the place, but not bad. The flavor profile is quite similar to the aroma. Lactic tartness throughout with a nice plum flavor along with some of the other fruits often found in Jolly Pumpkin beers like apples and peaches. A touch of oak and just a little bit of grass on the finish.

08-07-2012 04:34:02 | More by womencantsail
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woosterbill

Kentucky

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%

750ml bottle, dated 3-26-12, poured into a 25cl Duvel tulip. Big thanks to Chris for sharing.

A: Clear, light, reddish-orange body with a finger of a super-fine off-white froth. Ok retention, very light, spotty lace. Attractive.

S: Super funky, with a terrific blend of cheese, barnyardy Brett and fruity, lemony acidity. Really fresh, complex, and balanced. Great.

T: Opens with some nice lactic acidity, but then dies into a faint, grassy, watery finish. Mildly grainy, fruity aftertaste - the plums, finally? Tasty, but disappointingly flavorless on the back end.

M: Soft, creamy, well-carbonated - but a little light-bodied. Still good.

O: This reminded me of Perseguidor 5, in that it smelled terrific but just didn't have the flavor to back up the big aromas. The plums also failed to assert themselves, which was disappointing. Still a tasty, above-average brew, but not the masterpiece I was hoping for.

Cheers!

07-25-2012 22:10:43 | More by woosterbill
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-15-2012 03:19:04 | More by millerbuffoon
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-14-2012 21:31:34 | More by oldp0rt
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-02-2012 15:35:28 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-02-2012 14:39:06 | More by JAHMUR
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chrispoint

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-01-2012 16:28:55 | More by chrispoint
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-27-2012 22:09:51 | More by AdamP
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travMI13

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-23-2012 03:15:48 | More by travMI13
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-20-2012 12:29:12 | More by SpdKilz
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BeRanger

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-18-2012 18:21:57 | More by BeRanger
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-18-2012 17:07:36 | More by Holland
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-18-2012 12:07:55 | More by mdillon86
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webmanspidey

Michigan

3.73/5  rDev -3.9%

Bottle poured into a chalice. It is a medium brown to purple color with a fizzy head. Smells like acidic vinegar with some sweet dark fruit. Taste has some tart characteristics but they back off pretty quickly, leaving this very mellow. Body is very fizzy. This turns out to be very drinkable, but the flavors aren't nearly as complex as I was hoping.

06-03-2012 02:47:48 | More by webmanspidey
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Spartan213

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-29-2012 19:51:04 | More by Spartan213
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redfacedshooter

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16%

05-24-2012 17:43:34 | More by redfacedshooter
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WeisGuy

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-24-2012 14:28:17 | More by WeisGuy
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jale

Michigan

3.7/5  rDev -4.6%

Had on tap at J.P. in Ann Arbor.
A: Pours a cloudy amber with a good three fingers of white head.

S: Mild oak, fruit and that usual J.P. funk.

T: Tartness to start followed by mild oak and a hint of plums in the finish.

M: Light body with very good carbonation.

O: Has a very young taste and may benefit from some time in the bottle. I agree 100 percent with Alex. Not overly impressed with this.

05-23-2012 21:12:48 | More by jale
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MasterSki

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%

On-tap at Hopleaf. Served in their standard tulip glass.

A - A finger-plus of off-white foam settles to a thick collar and near-complete cap, leaving behind a few spots of lace. Dark orange body with a hint of transparency.

S - Lots of plums, some lactic notes, vanilla, vinous and mildly sour flavors, some oak, and a solid stone fruit malt backdrop that evokes peach cobbler. Potent, balanced, and complex.

T - The taste is a mild disappointment, as it's dominated by dry oak. Some vanilla and stone fruit sweetness show up mid-palate before yielding to some tart plums in an oddly weak finish. Dry wood lingers on the palate indefinitely. Only mild sourness at this stage.

M - Active but pleasant carbonation, medium body, and super dry and woody, with plenty of fruit tannins as well.

D - Easy to drink, but not the most memorable Jolly Pumpkin offering. I preferred last year's Spring Sour by a fair margin to this offering. I'd certainly drink it again, but I wouldn't seek out a trade or offer up a lot. Still, worth trying if it pops up on-tap somehwere.

05-23-2012 14:49:18 | More by MasterSki
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