La Parcela | Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Kegatron on 11-04-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
799
Reviews:
271
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
13.47%
 
 
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58
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104
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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BdM
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jschott75
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mitch3114
4.21/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cathomae
4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crow
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clear, copper colored beer with a lasting white head that leaves spots of lacing. The aroma is tart acidic vinegar, with faint pumpkin spices and a lot of chocolate. The taste is pleasantly sour with a ton of cocoa flavors. At the end a bit of pumpkin spices come in with a little malt sweetness. Very nice beer.

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Photo of David19457
2/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of TastyIsBeer
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.49/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ristaccia
4.22/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tyronegangsta
4.32/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zaktcc
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of patre_tim
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Orange cloudy, with fine bubbled carbonation, 5 fingers of yellowish head. It was a huge gusher from the beginning.


S: Lemon, orange, malt, pumpkin, an acidic vinegar quality, cinnamon, spices.


T: An acidic lemon quality, followed by pumpkin flavors, a sort of plastic quality, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice.


M: Medium acidic quality, medium low fine bubbled carbonation.


O: On the bottle they joke about how ‘Jolly Pumpkin’ never had a pumpkin beer, until this one. Its great. How can you make a pumpkin beer even better, make it a sour pumpkin beer and you won me. Got this in Grand Rapids, MI, drank in Muskegon, MI, Aug 16th, 2014.

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Photo of colts9016
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass at 45 degrees. Appearance a deep amber color with orange and reddish tints. The ber is slightly cloudy. with carbonation bubble erupting from the bottom. A hard pour gave a thin light tan head with no retention.

A sweet pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar, chocolate, caramel, toasted malt and yeast. It really smell like a sweet potato pie.

A sour farmhouse note comes of the beer first, with pumpkin cinnamon, brown sugar, chocolate, caramel, toast, yeast, sour cherries, and a floral note.

The mouthfeel is slightly creamy, medium body and lightly carbonated.

My first reaction to drinking this beer was unexpected. I was not expecting a sour note, but I gotta say I really dig this beer is wonderful tasting, beer lots of flavor and balance. I will finish enjoying this beer.

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Photo of Vylo
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bluecrow
4.07/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

-750 ml bottle from ~2012 This poured a clear, deep orange (but a bit cloudy at the bottom of course). Aroma is a bit acidic, and a bit flowery with spice, especially at the bottom of the pour. The flavors were slightly acidic, vegetable, malt...okay, not helpful, but I would like to have this every week. My wife (who will taste any brew to be accommodating) exclaimed this as her favorite wild ale despite her other preferences.

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1.06/5  rDev -72.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of MaxPowers
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickThePyro
3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hman43
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: It pours a hazy orange yellow color with a white head.

Look: It has aromas that are tart with vinous, spices, and pumpkin.

Taste: It has a tart vinous flavor to start with and additions of pumpkin, a bit of cocoa, and some orange.

Feel: It has a tart finish that is semi dry

Overall: It does not resemble anything close to a typical pumpkin ale, but is more along the lines of a wild ale based on pumpkins.

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