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Jolly Pumpkin Batch 1 Bambic value

Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by Kaydogg, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011

    Don't see this bottle up to often...this was the 750ml bottle ..I believe there was less than 200 bottles..2010.. thoughts?
  2. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Champion (775) Illinois Jan 8, 2009 Beer Trader

    As for some stats: I think there were 180 bottles, only released at the Ann Arbor JP brewpub.

    We just had a huge JP tasting last weekend and we had batch 1, 2, and 4 (which was mislabeled - was actually 3). Batch 1 was the unanimous pick as the best.

    Value wise...that is hard. JP I feel is a brewery that is not hyped nearly as much as others. However, the 750 being Batch 1 is the tastiest batch and relatively rare.
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  3. Pahn

    Pahn Champion (850) New York Dec 2, 2009 Beer Trader

    it's weird... if i'm not mistaken, JP were starting to get some serious buzz when i started posting on BA at the end of 2009 (or if not "starting to", then "they were getting serious buzz then"). maybe i'm wrong, but i thought their name was sort of growing in recognition and respect. then over the last couple years they seemed to fade into the background, even though they make the same beers (all of which, i would think, fit into the "beer climate" even better now than 3 years ago).

    not my personal favorite brewery (love weizenbam, lukewarm on la roja and the funky/sour stout, don't remember any others), but they don't seem to get the love you'd expect.


    p.s. feel really stupid writing 'serious buzz' sincerely, but what can you do.
  4. Kaydogg

    Kaydogg Savant (385) Pennsylvania Jan 5, 2011

    going to be drinking a growler of Batch 4 tomorrow night..I love this stuff
    but I never see a batch 1 bottle on the trade block
  5. sarro

    sarro Savant (410) Michigan May 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Hard to say what its worth outright. I only have one 750 left and my JP trades have been ranged from DDG's to locals.
    Enjoy that growler!
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  6. ohiobeer29

    ohiobeer29 Advocate (675) Ohio Feb 2, 2013 Beer Trader

    just picked up batch 2 wondering if I should sit on it or drink it?