Luciérnaga, The Firefly | Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Luciérnaga, The FireflyLuciérnaga, The Firefly

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Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Michigan, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by putnam on 10-28-2004

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance is set by the head alone as I witnessed amongst the thickest creamiest thick you could put a bottle cap on it. The coloring was light, a little bright, yellow and this had very nice lacing

The scent is light orchard fruits, Apple and pear, with grassy and yeasty tones. Light spices appear deep in the background.

I catch a lot of juicy Apple on the tongue, followed by a distinct peppery spice. Some pear, bready malt and dough pass by the palate. I really catch a lot of that pepper that gives it an interesting kick as it mixes with the sweetness of the orchard fruitiness.

The feel is big, expansive, champagne like and dry. Quite bold in the mouth it sets itself apart from other beers.

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4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Beer Trappe in Lexington, Kentucky.

A: Medium straw color. Light head that quickly retreats to a fine bubble rim. Some blotchy lacing.

S: Tart bready yeast. Black pepper, grains, neutral oak. Moderate fragrance.

T: Light tartness. Peppery and noticeable hops. Apple and cider notes. Sour yeast.

M: Moderate to high carbonation with strong effervescent. Slightly harsh.

O: Another fine ale from jp. A good beer for warm weather. I tend to prefer less hops but this certainly has its place. I highly recommend this ale to sour fans, especially if you like hop forward ales. I loved the chance to try this on tap. This could certainly be a session sour.

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Luciérnaga, The Firefly from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
4.05 out of 5 based on 950 ratings.
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