Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout | Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn StoutMadrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Shovelbum on 02-12-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,016
Reviews:
381
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
16.01%
 
 
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69
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167
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look: 4.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

pours completly black with 1 inch foamy khaki head. aromas are quite different from a normal stout... smells like a sour to me, which is fitting for Jolly Pumpkin, has that sour fruit smell to it. High carbonation (which im not a fan of, in any beer especially a stout.) then sourness hits your palate significantly, making lips pucker a bit, then sourness subsides with hints of roasted malts in the aftertaste, very different for a stout but good if you like sour beers... in notes i wasnt sure what to rate on "style" but overall i gave it a 9 outta 10 which is pretty darn good, get more sour as it warms and less stout like, carbonation subsides as well.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is an opaque black with thin rim of tan head and decent lacing. Nose features funky oak and vinegar with chocolate and coffee in the background. Taste features acidic notes with chocolate covered cherries, oak, and a bit of wild character. Mouthfeel is moderate with medium to high carbonation. Overall, a nice sour stout and worth a try if you're in the mood for something different.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter

Appearance- like the name says, dark dawn. This one is dark as night. Very little to none head or lacing.

Aroma- at first you do pick up some stout characteristics, roasted malt, chocolate, and some of the oak from the barrel aging. Ounce you get your nose closer and smell you pick up the tart, dark fruit, sour notes.

Taste - I picked up some semi sweet malt, dark fruits like raisins, plums, black berries, and raspberries, pretty much giving you that tartness. Almost like a Belgium Quad or double that got some bacteria in it making it sour.

Mouthfeel- medium bodied with hardly any carbonation.

Overall - i thought it was great. Reminded me of Monks Cafe Sour Red ale. I would definitly recommend as long as you know your not getting a stout.

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Madrugada Obscura, Dark Dawn Stout from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
3.81 out of 5 based on 1,016 ratings.
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