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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Bam is an extra special dog. After surviving being struck by a car, he daily somehow manages to avoid being carried away by the largish birds of prey gliding overhead, riding unseen thermals. Bam’s tenacity seems only to be surpassed by his oversized personality. Join us in this celebration of his excess. More malt, more hops, same vivacious personality.


Marduk's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (2990) - Tallinn, - DEC 3, 2012
750ml bottle (shared by FatPhil, thanks). Pours hazy copper color. Nice head. Horse blanket, sweetish, yeast, some herbal notes in aroma. Leather, woody, dry yeast, malty and faint hops in flavor. I can’t say it’s sour, but some notes of sourness are there.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Kind of a nice hybrid of a saison, a hoppy bitter brew, and a trademark jolly pumpkin wild/sour ale. I liked the interplay between these aspects and this turned out to be a nice complex but refreshing summer brew."

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottled 3-14-2012. Opens up a gusher, light amber pour with a large rocky white head that sticks around forever. Aroma is tropical fruits, citrus, yeast funk, hay, slight hints of herbs and still a fait amount of a hoppy bottom note. Definitely a signature Jolly Pumpkin aroma. Citrus and peppercorn of driving the flavor to yeast funk and a more herbaceous character. Lively carbonation with a slightly bitter finish. Solid.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3896) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy gold with a small frothy off white head that lasts leaving sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is strong earth, funk, wheat, barnyard. Medium mouthfeel with a nice light tart wheat, earthy hop, and nice sour finish. Enjoyed this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9466) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Murky orangish pour. Light head. Funky and lightly sour also had some odd bitterness. Kinda weird.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1567) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Pours a hazy/cloudy amber color with off-white head. Citrus, pine, and grassy on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes a bit lighter than I expected, light bodied almost.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alliance100 (817) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 3, 2014
750 ml - pours a dark rusty orange . Big Brett and barnyard tart aromas. Taste leaves a bit to be desired ... Thin , faint hop bitterness , almost no sourness . Drinkable but a bit of a let down from JP . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Masterkush7 (568) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 5, 2014
ottle, shared with a group. Cloudy light amber brown with a very lively head. Yeaty, lightly funky, lightly fruity roma. Lively mouthfeel, spicy and funky elements dominate the palate, yeasty more than malty, dry almost tart finish. Not what I was expecting,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8400) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 20, 2014
Trübes goldgelbes Bier mit großer Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Citrus, Gewürzen, säuerlich. Geschmack säuerlich fruchtig, würzig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3591) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2014
0.75l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. When popping the cap the beer pops up up from the bottle and gives us a greaving "hello". It pours a cloudy orange-ish body with a nice big and lasting off-white head. On the aroma this is light funky-sour with lot’s of sour red berries. Also something that reminds me of wheat and palms. Quite interesting and complex. It has a high carbonation level and a thin almost watery texture. The flavor is mildly sour and quite bitter. Light woody-grassy also this one. Ends of really grassy-bitter - almost like fresh cut grass - in a watery finish. Interesting flavors, a bit lack in the body, but nice. 16.06.2012

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prufrockstar (1164) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle (Batch 1046/1047, bottled 3-16-2012), thanks to OldMrCrow! Bottle was a bit of a gusher, but a slow, easily contained one. Pours murky brown-gold with pillowy white head. Aroma: mineral, dusty, musty, some earthiness. Taste: Light sweetness, with mineral and some biscuit in the lingering finish. Palate: Light-medium body, ample carbonation, very drinkable. Overall: I’d think of this as more of a biere de garde than a saison, and not even remotely sour. Really quite pleasant -- love the low ABV, and held its own nicely side-by-side with tonight’s other saisons (Fantome Pissenlet and Grassroots Arctic Saison), while being completely different than either of them. This would be welcome at my table most any night.


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