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RATINGS: 448   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Ale brewed with rose hips, rose petals and hibiscus.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
juiceisloose (1100) - Windermere, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2012
750 ml bottle. This one pours a cloudy, deep burnt orange color and topped by a tall, fluffy head of dense white foam that coats the glass with thick rings of lace. The aroma is very floral with notes of rose petals and hips, hibiscus flowers, and earthy spices. The signature Jolly Pumpkin barrel funk comes through with some peppery spice, old wood, and dry brett all atop a dry, doughy bread malt base. The flavor follows suit with the dry bready malt and some caramel sweetness serve as the back drop to the earthy spices, bretty oak, floral hops, and flowery rose petals and hibiscus. The palate sports a substantial body with tingly carbonation and a nice dry mouthfeel on the crisp finish. This is very different beer with all the floral components, but Iím just not a huge fan of the big floral components in beer. Even still it is a very well done beer. Another solid saison from the guys at Jolly Pumpkin.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (3031) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to richthevillan, cheers Rich. Muggy dark amber beer with tight creamy head. Aroma of barnyard and stewed fruits. Taste is stewed fruits, citrus and yeasty. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2295) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to richthevillan looks great murky brown red good head. Aroma sour red fruits taste same good yeast some sweetness nice sourness quite dry finish. Ok body. V good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4496) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; murky peach pour with a massive bubbly off white head, aroma is floral with some funky action, taste has raspberry, perfume, decent funky action, some tart fruits, some vinous grape action, very good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ctipping (226) - Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2015
750 mL bottle poured into a cervoise. Hazy red body. Nice white head. Almost smells fruity. Mostly floral. Light acidity. Strong yeast flavor. Floral flavors behind it lend some sweetness. Slightest hint of tartness dies down quickly. Light body with high carbonation. Not bad, but not very exciting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9455) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 23, 2015
This beer is a bright reddish-orange color with a thick white head that diminishes gradually. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of fruit, florals and yeast. Medium body with flavors of fruity yeast, hibiscus and biscuit malt. The finish is floral and fruity with an herbal yeast aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (975) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Cloudy amber pour, explosive white head. Nose is stone fruit & yeast. Bitter. Middle is mild leather, sour fruit, and a floral hint. Finish is dry and big. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5312) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Jolly pumpkin citrus bretta and some crackery finish. Pours hazy light brown. Light bitter finish. Grass and some resin. Nice. Tap at Churchkey.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
craigcochran (14) - - MAY 30, 2015
02.23.2012 bottle, poured on 05.30.2015. Heavy ruby with a golden white frothy head. The aroma is the Jolly Pumpkin funk, the taste of rose petals is there, but is almost cherry like. Very great with age. Just wow.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie (2971) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 25, 2015
1 pint 9 oz bottle from Mile High. This beer is a gorgeous deep red with a firm, everlasting white head. A little haze is apparent in the body. The aroma is a little funky, as expected from JP. Notes of barnyard come through with firm and balanced rose hips and hibiscus. The palate is appropriately spritzy and soft on the tongue. Man, this is a dry beer. Itís awesome. The hibiscus and rose hips are not subtle, but so naturally work with the base beer. Notes of coriander come through along with hints at straw, cheese, barnyard and lime zest. Itís pleasantly tart throughout. Another offering from JP which just reeks of craftsmanship.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stangger (608) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2015
On tap at Teresaís. Floral, rosy aroma. Slight malt, funky, sour, tartness with a spicy floral bite. Quite good but not overpowering. Subtly sour.


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