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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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...

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2008
[draft at CBC Pumpkin Beer Festival] Hazy, dark brown in color. Very thin white head. Aroma is musty, slightly funky.. in typical JP style. No real spice character in the aroma. Flavors are quite complex. Very mellow pumpkin pie spices and slight vegetable character blend with some tart funk quite well. Very interesting finish.. best described as ’’earthy’’. Overall, a wonderful approach to the overplayed seasonal we’re all used to.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (3036) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 14, 2016
Vintage 2014. Klar gylden brun med fingerhøyt beige skum. Lukter surt. Trevirke, vanilje, syrlige røde bær og sitrus. Middels fylde. Sursyrlig smak, bær, middels bitterhet, sitrus. Syrligheten sitter lenge. (Schouskjelleren ølfestival 2016)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kita (1869) - Koper, SLOVENIA - AUG 12, 2016
Bottle, 0.75l, shared with Hoppiness crew.Pours hazy amber brown color with thin creamy white head, good lacing and some yeast residue. Aroma of pumpkin, spices, toasted malt and mild citrus. Taste starts with light sweet pumpkin, following is tart, spicy, earthy and slightly funky, mouthfeel is rather dry, while finish is mild bitter. Medium body, slick texture and average carbonation in palate. Luckily, not so sweet as majority of pumpkin beers...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (1162) - Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Pours clear orange with a small off-white head. Smells of slight pumpkin, hints of raw chocolate, and a touch of vanilla. Taste is tart, hints of oak and pumpkin. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and average mouth-carbonation, Jolly Pumpkin La Parcela No. 1 Pumpkin Ale finishes with a lingering subtle tartness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13067) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 5, 2016
Draught. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Some cardemoimme notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1773) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2016
Keg at Craft Beer Co, Clapham. Murky orange shade with a ring of head. Has a fruity and sour opening before the pumpkin spices come to the fore. Quite a minerally and drying taste. Interesting effort but I prefer your standard malty pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1742) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2016
Tap @ Mig og Ølsnedkeren. Pours hazy dark brown with a medium white head. Aromas of malts, orange, spice, cocoa, brett, funk. Taste is orange, cocoa, malty, light tart, spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (594) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2016
2016/03/25 - Pours a dirty copper-caramel colour with a thick, foamy, off white head that slowly reduces to a lingering film and leaves medium lacing. Aroma is pumpkin, spices, light oaky-vanilla and tart notes. Taste is lots of tart notes, barnyard-earthy funk, salt, pumpkin, spices, wood, and light vanilla. Mouthfeel is medium, with lightly biting carbonation and a long, dry, refreshing finish. Interesting pumpkin ale with just the right amount of pumpkin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (1468) - århus, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2016
Fra fad duft karamel malt sur maltet smag sødlig lidt krydret nelliker karamel mellem fylde sød og frisk eftersmag

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (7007) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Clear copper with a thin white cap. Thin earthy and lightly tangy aroma with light pumpkin. Delightful crisp and light body with a dry sour twang, a light bitterness, neat little pumpkin and something like truffle on the back end. A little juicy and a light sour tone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21037) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2016
bottle at home ... hazy amber ... thin white lacing ... soft spice .. soft pumpkin nose ... soft fruit .. soft zezty pumpking fruit ... soft pumpkin fruit ... light funky zezty .. dry bretty fruit

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