Maracaibo Especial | Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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3.95/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Michigan, United States
jollypumpkin.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by marburg on 02-28-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,508
Reviews:
332
Ratings:
804
pDev:
11.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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2.95/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
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3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.27/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Whole Foods. 2013 bottling. I haven't had this in years.

A clear brown with a dense, light brown head with excellent retention and lacing, this looks great! The nose is fantastic. Deep and complex with light acetic notes, cocoa, light roast, earth, mushrooms, some grain. The Brett character on the nose is just excellent - so deep! A little cotton candy, brilliant! The palate opens bright, fruity and funky. A blend of acetic and lactic acids, hay, funk, mushrooms, earth, cocoa is present. The mid-palate leans heavily of Brett-derived flavors of clove, some allspice and musk. Drying, incredibly funky on the finish, this is quite marvelous. Light in body and medium-heavy in carbonation, this feels great on the palate. Very highly recommended.

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3.51/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.33/5  rDev -15.7%
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
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3.91/5  rDev -1%
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3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
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4/5  rDev +1.3%
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
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3.66/5  rDev -7.3%
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4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
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3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
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3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
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3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
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L: Pours brownish amber under a 1” white to cream colored foam cap that grips the side of the glass.
S: Funky Brett with fruit and hints of cocoa, apples, and spice.
T: The palate follows the nose with lightly spiced fruits with light cocoa leading to a pleasant finishing tartness.
F: Big Brett texture, effervescent, medium to medium light body.
O: An excellent sour funky brown ale.

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3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Maracaibo Especial from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 804 ratings