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RATINGS: 507   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A sustaining beer that is brewed to comfort in the gusty ides of March and welcome in a wealth of warmer weather.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3762) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Draught @ City Beer, San Francisco, California

Pours dark reddish orange with a small head. Aroma of tart berries, earthy notes, spices and ripe fruits. Taste is smooth, tartish and yeasty with some earthy notes, spices and wood. Finish is oaky, woody and tartish with some earthy notes and yeast. Okay sourish farmhouse ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
salvaticas (437) - - MAY 8, 2014
On tap at Jolly Pumpkin. Very nice, refreshing, cider-y but with a great biter back end. Really nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hops_Scotch (2) - - MAY 7, 2014 does not count
This sour is so complex but so refreshing & out of the box. Earthy fruity flavors are abundant with a huge sour kick. Not for the beginner sour drinker, but a huge success for us that love sours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
csaso (1366) - Missouri, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Tap - good size thick head, nice dark copper/amber color, very floral/fruity and yeasty spice aroma and flavor, fair sweet malt backbone, mildly tart finish - very good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
joshwoodward (566) - - APR 17, 2014
Had a glass on tap at the pub. Wow, this is pretty outstanding. Quite funky, good sourness, but well balanced and very light and drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3152) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle, batch two bottled 2/28/2013. Pours clear ruby amber with a small beige head and good lacing. Aroma is light tart cherry, oak, a bit o’funk and some lemon. Flavor is lightly tart, light sweet, lemon, oaky with a little bit of astringency, vanilla, cherries. Medium body, low carbonation. Refreshing and tasty; hints of a milder more sessionable supplication. Light herbal notes develop as the beer warms.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6375) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2014
750ml bottle, shared with my hosts at a dinner party. Batch 2, bottled 2/28/13. Mostly clear red orange brown color. Thin off-white head. Couple dots and ropes of lace. Medium to bigger body, more full than you’d expect from 4.5% [was this 4.5%? I thought that’s what the bottle said..]. Smooth, kind of soft lighter carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. Nice, complex aroma. Good dark fruit. Light cherry. Some fig. Light floral, citrus. Just a hint of spice. Light vanilla, butterscotch. Where I work, this seems to be a favorite among fans of Jolly Pumpkin. Now I understand why. Very robust and complex, and more rich than expected. Nice moderate sour taste, light tart more, really. Moderate sweet. Much haze in the last pour. Wonderful, complex, robust, surprisingly easy drinking and rich open-fermented ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, dark reddish brown pour with white head, aroma brought tart red fruits, hints of vanilla, nice oaky notes in there with a mix of big spice, yeast, slight caramel and toffee as well. Taste is a mix of toffee, dark fruits and caramel into lots of spice, yeast, slight tart lemon, oak, finishing earthy, dry, slightly tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5412) - Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have the usual JP funk from their house yeast, grass, lightly toasted bread, mild citrus, some acidity. Medium bodied, just a hint of caramel. Solid beer, but not my favorite from these guys.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2104) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
A: Reddish Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head, No Lacing S: Red Plums, Cherries, Bready T: Red Plums, Mild Cherry M: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Bitter, Mildly Watery Overall, a pretty nice stable biere de mars with a good flavor that doesn’t burn you out.

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