RateBeer
overall
97
99
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ok, so the joke was that Jolly Pumpkin doesn’t brew a pumpkin beer. Well, now we do. Just this one. Packed with real pumpkins, hints of spice, and a gentle kiss of cocoa to liven the soul. An everyday easy way to fill your squashy quotient. Guess now folks will have to find something else to joke about...


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mreusch (851) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - FEB 15, 2010
750ml, batch 436/437, thanks for sharing Eugene. Pours a hazy golden with a minimal white head. Aroma is fresh pumpkin and nice complimentary spice, with a hint of chocolate and some dank must. Flavor leads with more brief pumpkin, spice and finishes with some sour notes. A little too much carbonation but nice overall. Classically JP if that makes sense...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (8776) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2011 Enjoyed the beer tonight on draft at Coffee Disrict in Delray Beach. Bottle (Batch 436/437)… Cloudy golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. The aroma is earthy and woody with an acidic back bone, but I get no pumpkin. Smells nice nonetheless. Light to medium-bodied with an astringent mouthfeel and lively carbonation. The flavor is fairly sour and I do pick up just a touch of pumpkin. Finishes tart, coarse and bone-dry. Bottle co urtesy of cmillward!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6302) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 1, 2010
Shared by bhensonb. Pours clear golden with a fluffy white head and a fruity aroma. Yes, this is a pumpkin beer, with some allspice and lots of vegetable. On of the better pumpkin ales I have had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10688) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 1, 2010
750 from Guerde, Styles or ericandersnavy. Had it for awhile. Apologies for the bad memory. Pours light amber with a foamy three=-finger head. Smells of pie spice and funk. Medium body with mild carbonation. Lightly sour, towards medium funky. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1164) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 27, 2010
Got to try a bottle of this thanks to, "hannont". Colour... golden-orange with no head. Nose... Whoa! Get a whiff of Dr. Funkandspice!! With some polystyrene thrown in as well! Palate... bright, lively acidity on the tongue, spicy notes, tangy on the soft palate, a general funkiness with a medium oak, dryish finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2010
(750ml, Batch 436/437, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a cloudy orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of lemon, horse blanket, pumpkin, and nutmeg. Flavor of yeast, black pepper, pumpkin, peach, and citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2010
750ml bottle, batch 436/437 blend, courtesy cmillward. Pours a hazy, glowing, medium orange-amber hue. A small, frothy, ivory colored head settles in to a thin patch with a bubbly edge. Tiny spots of lacing are strewn about the glass. Aromas kick off with the signature JP funk, prominently showing oaky, earthy brett over a base of softly sweet cereal grain, fresh pumpkin, and general fruity tartness. Dusty cinnamon, clove, and cocoa lend subtle, complimentary spice. Flavors are tart, but not overly so, showing a hint of lemon that is quickly neutralized by the grain and sweet pumpkin. Everything gets a soft dose of the cocoa and clove, and cinnamon makes an appearance as well. Brett remains softly funky and dry, imparting a grounding earthiness. On the palate, a medium-light, crisp body offers fine, active carbonation and a drying, thirst quenching finish. Chalk up another interesting, enjoyable concoction from Jolly Pumpkin.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5236) - Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2010
750 ml bottle from HPWS. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber color with a large foamy off white head that slowly collapses to a thin blanket of creamy bubbles. The aroma reminds me more off a spiced cider with apples, cinnamon, cherries, and citrus. The brett and tartness are also there with the usual JP funkiness. Everything works well together. The flavor has many similarities with the nose. The tart citrus and brett show themselves quickly before this reverts back to the spiced cider that came though in the nose. This is at times sour, while at others the cinnamon and other flavors seem to dominate. The JP funk is present, but the whole pumpkin thing seems to be missing. There are some bready malt notes and toasted sensations that come through late. Medium bodied and very drinkable. Rating #61for this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5479) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2010
( 750ml bottle thanks to mar bottle #436/437) Pours opaque orange with yeast floaters and nice bubbles. Nose of oak and sour fruit. Taste of nutmeg, lactic acid and good carbonation. This is sour, but not in a good way. Don’t think pumpkins make a good sour beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
17thfloor (2429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2010
Bottle shared with masonjar! Pours a near clear glowing viscous auburn. Great JP bretty aroma, medium sweet. Love the pumpkin taste! all the JP goodness with almost fantome like intriguing depth. A great JP beer!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 39 40 41  42  43 44 45 » 48


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50