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Jolly Pumpkin Biere de Goord

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Biere de Goord, a saison brewed with kale, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin and green tea, was created by Jolly Pumpkin to help raise awareness about prostate cancer and generate funds for the Pints for Prostates campaign. The beer was aged in oak and bottle conditioned. This is an extremely limited edition beer brewed to mark National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September. Besides the Denver Rare Beer Tasting, the only way to taste this beer is to order it through The Rare Beer of the Month Club or visit one of the Jolly Pumpkin locations in Michigan.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2011
bottle thanks to blutt59. poured hazy yellow with a white head. aroma was citrus, funky cherry, and pumpkin. flavor was lemon, funky, and oak? with a light and dry body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3465) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 20, 2011
750ml bottle thanks to womencantsail at the post-Bruery tasting. Cloudy golden in color with a one-finger white head and some thick lacing thatís typical of Jolly Pumpkin. The aroma has pumpkin (what do you know?), herbal notes, pepper, and your typical Jolly Pumpkin funk. The flavor is that of a standard dry and tart, slightly wild saison with some other interesting notes thrown in. Earthy and herbal with green tea and pumpkin, a unique combination that works about as well as you might think it could (which is not great, but good). The finish is a little weaker than Iíd like. Medium-bodied and slightly tart and dry with a good level of carbonation. A nice concept beer, and one Iíd like to give another shot later if they want to brew it again.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8796) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2011
750ml bottle. Batch 559, Bottle 7-22-10. Poured a medium and cloudy golden color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of some funkiness, squash, some woodiness, pumpkin (seeds), and some herbalness. Tastes of vanilla, some funkiness, citrus, some fruitiness, wood, and some spices.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2011
bottle. thanks to kan! pours hazed gold with white head. nose has that jp funky with subtle goordy. flavor of sweet honey, funk, veggies, spice, clean good stuff. i know this review sucked but this was tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2010
[3507-20101204] 750mL bottle. Some lambic yeasts aroma. Slightly hazy, light orange brown body with a medium-lasting creamy white head. Fruity yeasts flavour has light lemon notes. Medium body. Nice, repeatable.
(@ Blue Monk, Buffalo, NY; w/ DuctTape, jerc)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayl101 (163) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2010
bottle courtesy of mibirder. Milky yellow with a nice creamy head on it. Funky aroma that Iím noticing in all JP beers. Mild acidic sour with light mouthfeel & nice carbonation. Didnít notice the pumpkin flavor, but thought it was nicely spiced. Enjoyed this very much!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2010
Courtesy of mibirder. Cloudy yellow, minimal white head. Aroma has nice lacto sour up front, hints of pils malt and light floral/citrus character. Flavor much the same, really nice combo of floral/citrus, donít really get any goord, dig it none the less. Highly carbonated, great mouthfeel. Thanks Sean! Much appreciated.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pailhead (4622) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2010
Courtesy of mibirder

Bottle: The aroma consists of lemon, tropical fruit, and a hint of pepper. It pours a hazy dull golden-orange with a small white head that leaves behind some wispy lacing. The flavor starts with a quick dose of tropical fruits. The finish has moderate lemon tartness with a touch of floral and oak notes. Light-medium bodied with somewhat lively, but not prickly, carbonation.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2010
Thanks to Sean for bringing this. Nice nose with sweet squash and honey, some nice vanilla oak notes, and just a touch of musty yeast. The taste is lightly sweet and lightly tart, light a lightly spiced pumpkin pie, some light citrus/brett/JP funk, some light pineapple. Just a bit vegetal at the end. Finishes with a very dry and bitter citrus peel note.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2010
2010-12-04. Hazy dark yellow body with a modest foamy white head. 3+ Pleasant aroma of sour fruit, and sour tropical fruit with just a hint of acetone? Lemon seed notes make varying appearances. 7+ Flavour has a moderate sourness throughout, sour tropical notes, mixed with lemon and lemon seed accents. I am not sure I would pick pumpkin out of the flavour profile if not indicated on the label. 7+ Average palate. Very good, but not sure I would come back to it often. Enjoyable. Love the label. Bottle, Batch 559, Blue Monk, Buffalo


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