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RATINGS: 940   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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An artisan white ale brewed in the classic biere blanche tradition. Spiced with orange peel and coriander, you'll find it refreshingly tart, with a wonderful dry finish.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jollyraider (252) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 17, 2006
The weakest of the JP beers. I think I need to try it again though. Props for not being an over the top wit like Leinie wheat that my girlfriend just bought.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bwa5879 (772) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Very hazy light orange pour with a bit of stark white head, very bubbly. Pert fruity scent of clementines, lemon, citrus zest, white pepper, apple and pear, rubbery belgian yeast, light wheat, a funky/sour minute maid fruit punch aroma overall. Soft carbonation, bubbly light mouthfeel, dry finish. Sour taste, lots of citrus zest, pepper, wheat, some sour yeast. Really great sour wheat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rougeau13 (2119) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Very nice and an interesting twist. Slightly hazy pale golden colored with a frothy white head. Medium bodied, softly carbonated and quite dry. Taste is spicy, woody, slightly bitter, fruity and yeasty sweet and tart. Aroma full of spices, oak, yeast, and orange.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (1134) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours a cloudy pale yellow with a massive(kinda excessive) rocky white head and big globs of lace. Aroma is spicy, coriander, zesty citrus, and some bready wheat notes. Flavour is zesty lemon, orange peel, spicy, coriander, light honey like notes, bready wheat and lightly tart.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1431) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours a hazy yellowish gold with a huge frothy white head. Aroma of oranges, citrus peel, coriander, wheat and floral esthers. Taste is citrus peel, oranges, coriander, spicy wheat and a nice complimenting dry finish with a touch of sourness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EtTuCthulhu (1242) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2015
The beer pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a medium white head that fades quickly. The aroma blends wheat, coriander, Belgian yeast, and a hint of citrus, and the taste is quite sour and mildly sweet; however, the sourness fades quickly, leaving a really pleasant, light citrus and yeast flavor. The palate fuses a medium-light body, slick texture, and an average carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lachrymalisis (415) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2015
it’s Jolly Pumpkin beer. is there really anything else that needs to be explained?

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmonster (997) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy pale straw with a medium sized fluffy white head. Good retention and lace. Nose is lemony citrus and Belgian wit yeast. Not overly complex. Flavor is light tart and crisp. Light body, heavy carbonation, thin oily texture and a dry tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Randy4Beer (305) - - JAN 23, 2015
Bottled on January 21st 2014, slightly over a year ago. This one has "Saison" written all over it. Murky light yellow colouring with considerable carbonation. I’m going to ding it, because the gentlest of pours erupts into an overflowing massive white head dominating two thirds of the glass. On the nose it is all pepper and cinnamon. Very spicy. Tastes are more of the same. It has that light but flavourful thing going for it, that the best Saisons have (even if not officially categorized as a Saison). I’d buy this one again, but would drink it on a hot summer day.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2602) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle. Hazy hay yellow liquid with medium white head. Aroma of lemon peel, light grain, white pepper, light spices and light earth. Taste is dry, light bitter and light sour with notes of lemon peel, light grain and light apples. Light to medium bodied with medium to hugh carbonation. Really nice and dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGoldenChalice (21) - The Garden of the Beer Gods, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Aroma -- apple, pineapple, citrus aroma. Appearance -- light, golden yellow hue w/ significant head-retention. Taste -- tastes like this was brewed w/ apple skins, pineapple, and other citrus. Sessionable and moderately sour. Palate -- semi-sour mouthfeel; overall rather light and underwhelming.


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