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RATINGS: 1240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   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!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2007
Poured from bottle, murky golden color, huge head taht lasted a while...Some carbonation in glass, left some great lacing...Smelled to me of sweet grass and apples. I really wanted to like this beer, but I started with a darker beer and that might have been the problem here. This one ended up tasting a little watery to me...Definitely tasted organge and lemons, apples, very cider like...With a hoppy finish. It was good, just a bit weak for me...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TChrome (1448) - Bedford, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2007
Beer pours moderately cloudy with light sediment being honey in color with a totally retained, creamy egg white head. Nose is subtle with notes of light flowers, light dust, light spices, apples, and yeast. Flavor is likewise subtle; very light fruit flavors, a really nice earthy yeastiness, a restrained chalkiness, also what I can only call flower essence. Mouthfeel is exceptional; elegantely soft with perfect carbonation. Palate is not a huge factor, typically, but in this case it helps elevate the beer to a higher plateau.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3698) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 7, 2007
Brown bottle, 12 onces, purchased on February 18 2007, savoured on March 7 2007; eye: voluminous and creamy white head, golden, lightly hazy, good effervescence; nez : citrusy, sour, grapefruit, light caramel, green apple, Orval-like; mouth: in that order, sour, citrusy, sour, grapefruit, spices, light grainy malt, finale in green apple with a hint of sour and caramel, creamy and just a tad grainy, lightly acidic, slightly astringent, really slightly bitter, lightly sweet, medium body, quite carbonated; overall: quite likable FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 12 onces, acheté le 18 février 2007, savourée le 7 mars 2007; oeil : mousse blanche abondante et crémeuse, dorée, légèrement voilée, bonne effervescence; nez : citrique, sure, pamplemousse, léger caramel, pomme verte, cheval, « Orval »; bouche : sure, citrique, sure, pamplemousse, épices, léger malt granuleux, finale en pomme verte avec une pointe de sure et de caramel, texture crémeuse et un peu granuleuse, légèrement acide, très légère astringence, très légèrement amère, légèrement sucrée, corps moyen, assez carbonatée; en résumé : bien aimé

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (8099) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 6, 2007
On tap at Florida Brewers Guild Fest 2007. Hazy straw pour with bright white head. Sweet fruit candy-like aroma that seems sort of berry like. Also there’s a yeast spice and lemon note. The flavor has a nice pale maltiness mixed seamlessly with hints of mild sourness. Beyond midway I get lemon citrus notes too. I can see drinking this as a premium tasty lawnmower brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5370) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 6, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 13, 2007 Aroma of hops and spices. Pour is a cloudy orange with a nice white head and good lacing. Flavors of citrus, light fruit, spice, hops, and a little sourness. A nice easy drinking saison.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2007
this beer was very weak. It had tones of cloves and hops but had a very watery mouthfeel. This was my first tasting of the ’Jolly’ brand and I must say it doesn’t make me look forward to trying anymore.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2007
UPDATED: APR 9, 2008 FBG07. At first the nose is almost all hops, with some sourness. As it sits, the malt and especially yeast aromas come through, complimenting the hops nicely. Very cloudy yellow with patchy thin white head. Flavor has some hop notes, some sourness. Interesting palate, crisp and complex.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 1, 2007
This light golden and healthfully hopped saison would be in my refridgerator more regularly if it didn’t cost a bit more than other local beers. However, it is very unique and balances the Belgian world with the North American world. Superbly balanced, sessionable, and straight up groovy!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimhilt (2552) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 27, 2007
Explodes out of bottle with a five+ finger white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Cloudy pale amber color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Yeasty nose. Flavor is slightly sour and yeasty, citrusy, tart, dry finish $2.08 for a 12oz bottle from Hi-Time Cellars Costa Mesa, Ca.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lovemyipas (544) - nw burbs, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2007
pours a dark cloudy yellow orange with a two finger fluffy white head. aroma is of horse barn, malt, and hops. light to medium body with ok lacing and some carbonation. flavor is funk, malt, and grain with some hops mixed in. also has a sour taste to it which ruins it for me. has a small dry hop aftertaste and noticed a lot of sediment floating around. very different from my normal beers- it is ok but not my style and is ok compared to other styles i have rated. i also noticed a little orange rind in the aroma and flavor as it warmed.


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