Bam Noire | Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

Bam NoireBam Noire
BA SCORE
3.78/5
877 Ratings
Bam NoireBam Noire
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by FightingEntropy on 09-01-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,005
Reviews:
353
Ratings:
877
pDev:
11.9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
98
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 877 |  Reviews: 353
Photo of jeschaefer
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of geodonnokepyo
3.97/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stezz420
4.27/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

this was truely a unique beer. this beer tastes more like a wine than a beer. it smells more like wine as well. for a wine enthusiast i would recommend this beer

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Photo of ArtZan
3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DbbC
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBeard89
3.72/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nakedasajbird
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of headlessparrot
3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jpd026
4.09/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Berg-the-Boiler
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wizzle32
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wheels2532
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of irrevjim
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

375ml bottle poured into bulbous red wine glass
look; cloudy dirty brown soda, visible carbonation, not much head, moderate soapy lacing
smell; classic sour cherry tartness with some citric acidity, must
taste; a full mouth full will yield the same taste as the nose, sipping it, i lose all the sourness and taste dark malts and watery grapefruit
feel; a little thin and bubbly for how it looked and for how i wanted it to feel
overall; points for interesting. a hard beer to rate, a muddy light berliner weisse/kriek, enjoyable and different but not as good as their (jolly pumpkin's) oro de calabaza, bam biere, or my favorite, la roja, it just didn't seem to come together as well as these others.

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Photo of Back_in_the_Saddle
3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stamped in green reads "Batch 475, Bottled 10/31/2014."
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a dark ruddy brown color with a thin white to off white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Foamy lacing sticks to the glass yet slides at a nice pace into the beer.
The smell had a semi-sweet fresh green apple with a side effect of mustiness. Light grassy funk enters in with some tart malt. And then a woody edge with some dark fruits enter in for the balance.
The taste was mildly sour allowing the sweet dry woody edge to escape upon my tastebuds gently and allowing a dry mildly musty woody aftertaste and finish.
The mouthfeel was about a light to medium in body with a nice sipping quality about it. Carbonation runs fairly light and I'm thinking that could be due to the fact of the age of this beer. I'm okay with that and understand for the review itself.
Overall, what a nice dark saison that exemplified a fair amount of the fine qualities of the dark side of the wheelhouse for a saison. I'd have again.

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Photo of Elicoleman
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stompilator
4.17/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kwjd
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stignacious
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LR_CNY
4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mcrawford
3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justinp444
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber brown with a slight white head. Smell of hay, funk, sweet lemon citrus, grapefruit, and slight cherry. Taste is citrus, funk, sour, and sweet slight bitter lemon. Mouth feel is light to moderate with a moderate body. A nice sour beer, not much of a saison though.

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Bam Noire from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 877 ratings
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