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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Autumn Fire
Ale brewed with chestnut and spices
To catch a bit of soft radiance in each special bottle, we wait for fall colors to begin their bright and fleeting glow before brewing this wonderful ale under their autumn fire. Gentle amber malts lead smooth caramel notes, gently lapping against a shore of distant forgotten spice. A beer to contemplate and enjoy!


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6184) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
750 ml bottle @ RIP camp.
Pours a dark copper colour with a white head. Aroma of tart berries, grains, citrus and some weak wort-like notes. Flavour of caramel malts, tart berries, citrus, mild floral bitterness, hay and gooseberry bush. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a tart berryish finish. Classic Jolly Pumpkin -style Belgian Ale, but this one has some unpleasant raw wort-like notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5604) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
75 cl bottle @ RIP camp. Blend 2: bottled 10.04.2012
Aroma is sour and funky with earthy notes, urinal cake and some apricot. Flavour has urinal cake, fruity tones, apricot, earthy notes and hints of lactic acid. Also some spicy tones. Quite unusual but then again very typical JP beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3700) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
750ml bottle @ RIP Camp

Blend 2, Bottled 10-04-2012 - Pours dark orange with a large foamy head. Aroma of berries, spices, yeast and tart ripe fruits. Taste has notes of tart berries, fruits, mild sourness and spicy notes with hints of yeast and malts. Finish is smooth, mildly tart and sour with hints of yeast and berries. Quite balanced and enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (6114) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
75 cl bottle @ RIP Camp. Blend 2.
Pours hazy brown color with a small head. Aroma of fruits, spices, some yeast, barnyard notes and faint malts. Flavor of spices, yeast, sour berries and some dark fruits. Sour fruity and somewhat berryish palate. Nice.
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (734) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 16, 2013
9/15 notes. 750ml bottle, pours hazy orange into tulip with 1 finger head. Nose is tart, apple, spice, cinnamon, citrus. Mouthfeel is medium carbonation, crisp. Taste is apple, citrus, lemon, oak, woody, tart, light sour in background, pepper, spice, pear. Finish is oak, funky, spice, tart which lasts. Excellent beer by JP.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (6076) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bomber. Hazy orange pour with a fluffy white head. Lemon and sour fruit nose with Brett. Smooth and crisp palate. Lots going on here. Love this!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2170) - NORWAY - SEP 12, 2013
Bottle shared at Gaasa, july 5th 2013. Hazy amber body, offwhite head. Spicy aroma, yeast, pepper, vanilla, oak and chocolate covered in a slightly sour yeast. Taste is spicy, coriander, pepper, funky brett notes, roasted malt, caramel, with a good finish of red fruits. Peppery and fruity aftertaste with some tartness.This beer appealed to me!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Poured from 750ml bottle into my wee 4oz sampler mug at World Expo of Beer in Frankenmuth, Michigan. Appearance: Poured as smoothly as possibly, eliminating any head that may have come up otherwise. A red, cinnamon color. Very attractive. Smell: Hey, speaking of cinnamon ... a spicy cinnamon sort of nose. Sort of fruity. Taste: My first of the style, and... interesting. Cinnamon, fruit, sour, tart, sweet... itís all over the place and should be a mess, but it isnít. Iíve not had a beer like this before, and Iím glad to finally have gotten the chance to try some Jolly Pumpkin. Itís a good beer that Iíd buy in 12oz bottles, but I wouldnít ever see myself buying a 750ml.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3046) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Serving: 750 ml. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a cloudy orange with a large off white head. Funky nose with hints of musty yeast, light spices, and cider vinegar. Tart from start to finish with lots of yeast, cellar character, earthy nuttiness, and subtle spice all in a light body with plenty of carbonation. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
niday2288 (115) - - SEP 2, 2013
Pour is hazy copper with a medium ivory head. Nose is spicy with notes of dark fruits and sweet malts. Very Belgian in smell. Taste is sour with hints of dark cherry and plum. Not sure but makes me think Brett may have been in the aging barrels. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall this is a lovely beer. Like the sour notes and the tastes certainly scream of fall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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