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The Firefly, an artisan pale ale brewed in the Grand Cru tradition. Enjoy its golden effervescence and gentle hop aroma. Coriander and Grains of Paradise round out the spicy palate, melting o so softly into a silken finish of hoppiness and bliss! Make any season a celebration!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2006
Sampled on cask. Poured cloudy orange with a thick white head. Aroma had brett, lemon, citrus, oak and cherry. Taste reminded me of some of Russian Riverís offerings. Palate was dry but quite effective with a lot of brett on the palate. Very pleasing on cask. Iíll have to try this out of the bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2006
Cask, Spuyten Duyvil. Pours a hazy amber with a thin lasting head and almost no carbonation. Aroma is very complex with lots of brett (either infected or just came from an oak cask.) either way it was fantastic. Had a slight acidic and tart aroma, some lemon zest and citrus in the aroma as well. Flavor is very smooth and mellow with a great complexity of fruits, caramel malts, citrus, lemon, spices, and a nice slight lactic and brett finish. I think this was a lot better on cask, although I dont remember how I liked this in bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2006
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy orange body with a large beige head. Aroma of orange, pepper, florals, lemon, and herbs. Flavor of bacteria strains, citrus, coriander, herbs, and malt. Another fabulous beer from Jolly Pumpkin!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BigNasty (55) - South Lyon, Michigan, USA - JAN 30, 2006
In a word, awesome! Pours with a massive head which settles slowly. Hoppy, spicy aroma. Not to steal from the commercial description, but definitely a silky mouthfeel with a massive (but not vegetal) hop flavor. Reminds me of some of the best homebrewed pale ales Iíve tried. If Jolly Pumpkin ever stops brewing this, Iíll probably cry myself to sleep for days!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - JAN 30, 2006
Foamy off-white head, unclear orange body. Extremly fruity in the aroma with a sharp spicyness of white pepper and other and a note of yeast. Reminds me somewhat of a De Dolle brew, which is a positive thing! Yeasty and fruity flavor with a nice dry spicyness, tones of vanilla. A nice beer from a good brewery!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2006
Light hazy amber colour with an off white head. Fruity and light yeasty aroma with a faint spicyness. Yeasty and fruity flavor with a dry spicy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imzugzug (103) - Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2006
Clouds reddish coper color with a nice fluffy head. Sour fruits and hops in the aroma. Very spicy fruity flavored highly carbonated beer. A little more bitter in the finish than I would have lided. Overall not bad, just not my style. Worth the purchase price for the stunning label art work!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
walleye (1073) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JAN 29, 2006
number 600 another Michigan beer for 100 marks. from the bottle. popped the cap on this big bottle and it foamed all over the place. poured a cloudy copper, with a big white head, that left some great lacing. aroma, sour fruits, hops, toast, honey, spicey. flavor like dry wine, sour grapes, with a touch of sugar some alcohol, fruity. a differant beer but not to bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18915) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2006
Bottle. Slightly cloudy amber colour with a off-white head. Aroma is sweet fruity. Sweet and fruity flavor with a little spicy finish. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange colour with a off-white head. Fruity aroma and a sweet fruity, light spicy taste. Medium body with a sweet finish.

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