E. S. Bam | Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

E. S. BamE. S. Bam
BA SCORE
66.3%
Liked This Beer
3.79 w/ 451 ratings
E. S. BamE. S. Bam
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
E.S. Bam - Extra Special Farmhouse Ale
A Bam celebration of excess. More malt, more hops, same vivacious personality.

Seasonal released in April
4.7% Alc./Vol.

Added by Big78CJ on 02-14-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,818
Reviews:
240
Ratings:
451
Liked:
299
Avg:
3.79/5
pDev:
12.93%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
27
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 451 |  Reviews: 240
Photo of Akeah
2.83/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light amber colored, plenty of white head 3/5". Noble hop smells. Floral.

Hops weren't as big in the taste and mouthfeel, bitterness was up, spritzy carbonation. Was more like a highly hopped light pale ale moreso than a saison or esb.

Expensive price for what you get, would not repeat.

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Photo of jodybrutal
4.71/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of suckaj
2.75/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Batch 374/375, no hops at all

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WCKDVBZ
2.17/5  rDev -42.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

My least favorite JP beer so far.

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Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours hazy amber under a 2” white foam cap that grips the side of the glass.
S: Has a lemony, tart, light funk aroma that reminds me of Orval.
T: Big lemony citrusy tartness balanced by an assertive hop bitter emphasis. The hop bitterness masks some of the barnyard funk.
F: Soft in the mouth yet tart, medium light body and medium high carbonation.
O: Tart, dry and refreshing with an assertive bitterness.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.81/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bottled on 3/16/12
enjoyed on 9/8/14

great aroma on this, citrusy with some funk, my favorite part of the beer. the flavor following the aroma kind of fell off for me. up front some good citrus flavor which fades into funk and some earth tones in the finish. very light and crisp, high carbonation which was to be expected in this particular bottle. overall not something i will rush out to get again but it was something nice to sip on for a change of pace.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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E. S. Bam from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 66.3% out of 100 with 451 ratings
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