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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8530) - 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 (3869) - 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 (5371) - 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 I’m noticing in all JP beers. Mild acidic sour with light mouthfeel & nice carbonation. Didn’t 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, don’t 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 (4418) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryan (3187) - 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 (7348) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5680) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Bottle shared at Paul’s Thanksgiving tasting. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Funky and spicy aroma with some light pumpkiny notes. the flavor has spicy yeasty notes, a light funky note, pumpkin spice and a light sweetness. Very solid.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Bottle shared by Turdferguson. Cheers, Sam. Pours a bright cloudy golden with lovely and large white head. Aroma is Jolly Pumpkin-esque. Lemony and bright. Taste is tart, with wood and earth notes and citrus rind. The kale is actually present and pretty good. Very interesting.


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