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RATINGS: 1161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This delicious farmhouse ale is named for our Jack Russell, who struck by a car, bounced back in fine tenacious Jack Russell fashion, and is brewed for those of us who knocked down, have picked up, dusted off and carried on undaunted. Golden, naturally cloudy, bottle conditioned and dry hopped for a perfectly refreshing balance of spicy malts, hops and yeast. Please enjoy our beers in good health, And look both ways when crossing the street!


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rdixon77 (895) - Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Fantastic beer...Hazy golden pour with a short white head. Grass and lemon up front in aroma. Add brets and funk to the taste that made a subtle tart and citrus taste. Nice level of acidity that didnt linger and high carbonation that worked well. Phenomenal beer. Hope I get to try more jolly pumpkin brews soon.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2510) - Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle: Review of a bottle from October 2010, drank at just over 3 years old. Always love this beer, but this is the best bottle Ive had. Beautiful golden-amber color, bright with a mild chill haze that subsides after a few minutes. Volatile, chunky, off-white head leaves lots of chunky lacing all around. Aroma has a nice funky-tartness combo right out of the gate. Damp hay, wet cork, barnyard mustiness, bready yeast, straw, a very mild floral hop kiss, green apple skins, white grape, moderately under-ripe & acidic stone fruits, lemon, faint orange zest, moldy wood, & a slight touch of yeast induced spice. Wow. LOTS going on for a beer under 5% ABV. Flavor is no different. Tart Granny Smith apples up front with a solid base of cracker, biscuit, & straw from the malt. Lots of damp, funky wood & souring critters, very "signature" to JPs terroir. Lovely yeast profile with mild spice, bread, & a nice offsetting stone fruit, lemony tartness. So refreshing, finishing dry as hell with tons of oak. Some bottles are more funky than others. Some are more sour. Usually draught is a bit more mild. But this beer always delivers. Never been let down. Underrated, overlooked. Beautiful saison.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UXO (471) - CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours cloudy straw with a huge three plus fingers of pillowy white head, great retention and heavy chunky lacing. (4/5) Nose is largely dominated by brett funk, with some stone fruit, lemon and grass, pale malt and pineapple. (7/10) Taste is moderate sweet, bitter, tart, and funk. (8/10) Light body, fizzy carbonation, dry funky finish. (4/5) The brett developed in the bottle aging has added a nice complexity to a bright and citrusy saison (while making this thing almost impossible to pour!). Lots of horseblankety character on the nose, but the tongue is still dominated by a lemony tartness. (15/20)

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainBoosh (41) - - DEC 18, 2014
Pours golden, cloudy with thick white head. Aroma is sour fruits, unripened peaches, fresh cut hay. Taste is pleasantly sour, grainy, peach pits. Carbonated, fizzy mouthfeel. Overall great farmhouse ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1146) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 15, 2014
On tap at Blue Monk in Buffalo, NY. Ive had this before but somehow never rated it. The variant at Blue Monk was actually Weizen Bam Biere, which Id never had before. Really a nice saison, as always from JP. I liked the little bit of sweetness imparted by the wheat base. Solid.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gorm (1510) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2014
Dunkel lys gyllen farge med lyst skum. Lukt av banan og sitrus. Smak av eple, banan, sitrus og gjr. Syrlig og fruktig. Vaaland.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nilsas (1807) - Bryne, NORWAY - OCT 13, 2014
Syrlig duft av hy, gjr og sitron. Dunkel gulbrun farge. Tykt hvitt skum som forsvinner litt etter litt. Syrlig smak av hy og gjr.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (5239) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2014
Draft - Funky citrus with some grass and leafy hops. Hazy yellow with a white head. Grassy, citrus, perfumy and nice funk with some leafy hop bitterness. Great and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Petkus331 (290) - Redford, Michigan, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Aroma of sour fermenting fallen crab apples in the fall and hay. Appears hazy yellow, white foam and lace. Taste is very mild, sour like a Berlinerweise, some pineapple, mildly bitter pomegranate seed. Palate is mildly fizzy. Overall, a beer yo can drink all day in hot weather.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1538) - Fischer, Texas, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Farmhouse funk, citrus and spice comprise the nose while a hazy yellow pour with a quickly dissipating voluminous white head provides abundant lacing. The taste is short, spicy, citrus and crisp. Light body and crisp carbonation. Dry finish. Overall, refreshing, crisp, and slightly hoppy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1875) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle midlands tasting group. Golden orange thin white head. Aroma is sour apples. Taste is sharp sour apples lemon good acidity. Medium body prickly carbonated. Very good saison.


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