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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Belgian-style Tripel brewed with rye

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TURDFERGUSON (4045) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 6, 2010
Cloudy, hazy orange yellow with puffy meringue like head. Notes of funk, cotton candy, pineapple, oak. Nice balance. Yum.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2010
Watch out, it’s a gusher. Pours burnt orangish with a huge rocky white head. Aroma of spice, funk, and light apple juice, somewhat sweet. Flavor is somewhat spicey, somewhat meaty with a nice funk, light bitterness. The rye is a nice component to this style, as is the funk. Effervescent mouthfeel, finishes with some hops. Pretty ridiculously awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - APR 17, 2010
(bottle - 750 ml) Popped and overflowed immediately upon opening. This happens with pretty much every Jolly Pumpkin beer we’ve tried. Dark orange in color with a mountain of white foam that lasts forever and a day. Earthy and spicy aroma with hints of oak, funk, rye and fruit. Lots of spice and dry rye characteristics at the start of the flavor with some deep and sweet oak notes, a fruity followup and a lightly peppery and dry finish. Tons of different flavors and they all blend really well together.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanIHave4Beers (3999) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 17, 2010
Sampled with compliments of a kindly fellow rate-beerian at the RBSG 2010 grand tasting. Pours a hazy blond almost grayish with a good head and some lace. The aroma is lemon rind with some earthy notes and some sweet fruit. The flavor i s dry and slightly smoky with some good sour and tart notes and a bit of spiciness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3916) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2010
750ml, pours hazy auburn with white head. Nose of cookie, rye, herbs, and phenolic. flavors of rye, caramel, spicy yeasty, medicinal. Spritzy carb. Odd brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - DEC 30, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy and dark amber beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, fruit, dried fruit and some notes of acidity. The flavor is close to the nose. The palate is dry. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bulk_Carrier (3734) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - DEC 25, 2014
This is not a tripel. This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a nice looking hazy amber to orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some light lacing roaming here and there around the glass. The smell had a nice real authentic citrus to spicy rye. A light rye malt enters in as it warms. The taste was mainly sweet but had a light spicy rye to the flavor. A nice light sweet rye aftertaste accompanies the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. I’d say that the carbonation was good for me and for the style. Overall, I say this was a pretty good rye beer. This is not a tripel, there’s nothing that tells me it has the characteristics of a tripel in the smell and taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2010
750 ml bottle. Foggy orange brown with a lacy off-white head. Poured out half the bottle into two glasses before the foaming settled down. Wild stuff. Nose is yeast and lemon candy with floral hints. Medium light with prominent sudsy carb. Taste is hay, lemon peel, melon and apricot. Finishes with peach pit and lime zest. Crisp and very sessionable. Really good farmhouse brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3535) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2014
750 ml bottle
Despite being an immediate gusher this was another excellent production from Jolly Pumpkin. Throwing rye into a tripel did not create some strange novelty. Instead this, kind of like rye IPAs, sets itself apart while retaining the characteristics of a beer true to style.

Aroma / Appearance - After the foam settled the glass was full of caramel bronze liquid. The bubbly foam never really settled 100% but instead left a layer of frosting. Graham crackers, caramel, pretzels, sourdough bread, and rye all contribute to a thick and sweet experience.

Flavor / Palate - Creamy with a tickle of spices this is not subtle. The full bodied mouthfeel contains within a blend of yeast, rye, caramel, and bittersweet chocolate. The long lasting finish gives plenty of time for reflection as well. A well rounded release is definitely a winner if you want something different than your average tripel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (3480) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Thanks Adam. Golden orange body with a small white head. Funky brett, fruity notes, malt, yeast. Lovely flavor. Bready citrus with loads of Jolly Pumpkin brett funk. Delicious.

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