Jubelale | Deschutes Brewery

very good
2,746 Ratings

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Available: October to December
Alc. by Vol.: 6.7%
IBUs: 60

216 calories per 12 oz serving

Label artwork changes annually.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.28/5  rDev +8.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of archyquaffer
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a longneck into a shaker. A moderate pour brings about a 3/4 inch creamy, pale brown head that sticks nicely. The beer is a medium reddish brown and is quite hazy.

A little something unusual in the nose- decidedly fruity or candy-like, with just a tad of citrusy hops. Plenty of malty flavors, including some caramel that is really pronounced and reminds me of a Sugar Daddy sucker. Lingering hop and malt bitterness round out and balance the flavor. You can't really see the carbonation in this beer, but it's readily apparent in the tingly, full mouthfeel.

This is an excellent, very flavorful ale and very reasonably priced at 8.50 a sixer.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.53/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with best by date 04/15/2014 printed clearly on the label. A new seasonal beer to me from Deschutes. Not a style I know a whole lot about, but my expectations are about average given the brewery.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours two and a half fingers of creamy doughy tan head. Body is a semi-clear dark chestnut / ruby color when held to the light. Nice thick ribbons of lacing.

S - Strangely enough, cantaloupe was the first thing that came to mind, and I'm sticking to it. Cantaloupe. Alcohol fumes. Bananas. Some faint earthy nuttiness and chocolate / amber malt roast.

T - Taste is of earthy roasted malt, chocolate, earthy nuttiness, grains, & some sweet tropical fruits. Definitely retains the trademark Deschutes fruitiness.

M - Feel is sticky and dry. Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall, I'd say this was an average winter offering from Deschutes, though definitely distinct in it's own way. I'm glad to have tried it, and I would recommend it, but I probably wouldn't want it again.

Deschutes Jubelale ---3.5/5

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Murky, hazy, reddish brown appearance, smells of raisins, molasses, prunes, some booziness detected. No discernible hops in the nose but big time hop bitterness in the flavor that is very unexpected. Cherries, sweet caramel and dates up front with big grapefruit pith bitterness in the back. Chocolate in the aftertaste along with that pithy, earthy bitter. A very interesting and not overly complex combination of flavors.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Overall not a bad holiday session beer, i remember the first time i drank it, wasn't blown away, but it was decent, what you want in a session beer.

Of most seasonal offerings, i am glad its not gimmicky with over the top spice tones, and can just have a couple on Sundays watching the game.

Like Deschutes beer very much, and their seasonal offering is better then avg and something to look forward to each year.

Recommend picking up a bottle if you can!

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4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jubelale from Deschutes Brewery
3.94 out of 5 based on 2,746 ratings.
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