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RATINGS: 557   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
A sustaining beer that is brewed to comfort in the gusty ides of March and welcome in a wealth of warmer weather.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kms399 (267) - plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2006
pours a clear ruby red with a nice little white head minimal lacing. aroma is a little bit cherry, yeasty dust and a little sour. taste is spice, yeast and wood.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gcontano (20) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 27, 2015
Amber, chestnut with a small white head. Aroma is light malt, oak, balsamic vinegar, sour yeast. Light bodied, oily texture, finish is light medium sour with light hop bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (599) - Redwood City, California, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle from Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is mild musty things, animal horns, stone fruits, dried apricots, underripe cherries. Taste is tart underripe cherries, fermented strawberries / stone fruits and bone dry, oakiness. The pre-cursor to all things Prairie Artisan Ales but not as wild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2015
bottle. Golden with two finger head. All the big JP sour funk you’d expect. Base beer has a lightly bitter oakiness. Wonderfully complex and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Sampled at Great American Beer Festival 9/24/15. Nutty malts, dark fruits, funky yeast and mild sour notes. Nicely done overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
probstblueribbon (3397) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2015
750 ml bottle shared by Bruce. Murky deep amber with a fair off-white head. Tangy and funky, fruity, a lightly smoky note, light wood, bread, bread crust, a touch spicy. Medium body, medium-low carbonation. Nice bread and biscuit malt, moderately funky, light sourness, lightly spicy; dry with moderate sourness, fair bitterness with a bread crust and lightly funky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (923) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 7, 2015
The oak aging is very prominent. Looks really good poured in the glass. Real light aroma.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (10565) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 30, 2015
750mL bottle, pours a cloudy dark orangey brown with a small white head. Aroma brings out loads of oak, light tartness, and light wild yeast. Flavour is complex, with loads of oak, light tartness like a Flanders Red, and some wild yeast. Super complex, with a lovely tartness and oakiness. An archetype for Biere de Gardes out there. Fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie (3060) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2015
750 mL from Mile High. This is a brilliant dark amber with a long lasting white head. The aroma is funky with notes of baking spices, dark fruits, chestnuts and acidity. The palate is medium full and soft in the mouth. Carbonation is assertive. There are flavors of wool, goats, toffee, nuts, vinaigrette, berries, and bread. Finish is bone dry. Needless to say, Jolly Pumpkin has been and continues to master sour beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7861) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 19, 2015
A very interesting mix of fruit, tartness, funk and malt. No real hop presence. Definitely has that house JP flavor, but that’s ok too. Slightly overcarbonated, but good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EtTuCthulhu (1386) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUN 18, 2015
The beer pours a hazy orange color with an enormous off-white head that fades slowly. The aroma blends acidity, sour fruit, and some low-level caramel malts. The taste is mildly sour and a touch sweet with a slightly oak flavor alongside some sour fruit notes. The palate fuses a medium body, slick texture, and a soft carbonation.

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