La Parcela | Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales

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Brewed by:
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Michigan, United States

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Kegatron on 11-04-2008

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Golden orange with a beautiful foamy two-finger froathy head.

Smell: Sour, tart & spicy. Slightly funky.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Tangy & tart with an initial spike on the palette. Smooths down with an undercurrent of spice, along with a fuller body of the pumpkin & spice kicking in. Slight sour aftertaste...but ever so slight...has more a dry bent to it (probably from the cacao).

Overall: Gawd I love some Jolly Pumpkin. As with all of their ales, they never disappoint. Glad to have tried a Jolly Pumpkin with actual pumpkin in it! Must try!

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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1/5  rDev -74%

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4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a CCB snifter

A- pours amber with a paper thin white head which quickly fades. Blah, but I expected this for a wild

S- the smell is interesting: funk, and pumpkin. Funky pumpkin. Nice.

T- mildly tart pumpkin comes through, while the finish is sweet and has hints of cinnamon in it. Very interesting

M- medium bodied, a little thin. As expected

O- this reminds me a lot of a pumpkin berliner weisse, which is something I don't think I've ever seen before. Definitely going to buy this more often

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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2/5  rDev -48.1%

4.42/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

1pt bottle.Tumbler glass.Enjoyed on junĀ“11. Orangish amber in color.Foggy,showing sediments in suspension.Off white creamy froth.Small bubbled crown.Fairly well retention.Lacing rings are left.Apple,grape & piney hop aromas.Humid wood too.Sweet tartar upfront.Offers slightly diacetil notes.Quite peppery.Fruity & crispy palate.Light body,high carbonation.Harsh mouthfeel.Acidic apricot finish.Dry & fruity aftertaste.Good drinkability.Refreshing.Very well balanced flavors.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of zep9865
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into aecht schlenferla snifter while tasting with aasher. Pours a dark copper with an obnoxious 5 to 6 fingers of super soapy white foam head.

Strawberry jam, granny smith apple, and a little bit of sweet pumpkin on the nose along with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Bright cherries, rhubarb, and tart apple on the front palate followed by the cinnamon, and nutmeg, as well as some baked apple

Nice flow. The pumpkin notes keep away the vinegar factor.

Very enjoyable sour. Only wish i could taste a little more pumpkin

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4.32/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle split with Kyle (zep9865).

This beer pours a medium bodied dirty orangish amber in color with a barely there creamy white lacing. The nose features plenty of apple cider, spice, coriander, cinnamon, and more cider with a touch of vinegar and a nice creamy tartness. I love the nose. It's all very well integrated. The flavors too are very cider heavy. You get plenty of apple, cinnamon, orange peels, nutmeg, some mild bitterness, and a finishing acetic sour/mild tartness. I like it a lot. It drinks lighter with plenty of carbonation and leaves almost an apple skin like flavor in the after taste. Overall this is a fine sour. It has fall written all over it, despite a lack of pumpkin influence. I say this is really an American wild ale. The spices actually worked with the apple skins to create an authentic autumn time sour beer. Well done JP!

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3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured in to a tulip. Light copper colored body. Slightly hazy. 1 finger white head.

Aroma was malty with some hints of caramel. Light funkiness. Pretty earthy with a subtle chocolate aroma.

Taste was interesting. Not much pumpkin or spice flavoring. Slight chocolate, slight malty flavor. Wild yeast really took over the flavors. Nice musty, funky and slight tarness. Light dark fruit notes. Different, but in a good way.

Medium body with a medium/high carb. Nice crisp finish.

Overall it was a really tasty beer. Not something you would expect out of a pumpkin beer, but with it being JP, the funk was sure to be there. Good drinkability.

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La Parcela from Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 74.5% out of 100 with 801 ratings
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