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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!


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theoncle (57) - Barcelona, - MAR 28, 2012
Bonica pale ale de color àmbar amb una bona espuma blanca. Aroma increïble! El sabor comença una mica suau, però es desenvolupa molt bé, amb fruita redona i notes herbàcies i alguns llúpols terrosos en el acabat. Amb el toc distintiu de Jolly Pumpkin. Gran cervesa.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2536) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 31, 2015
1/31/2015. From bottle. Hazy orange with a huge, fluffy head. Spice and citrus aromas. Orange peel, peppery spices, bitter hops. A bit tart, but very balanced. Awesome!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1795) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
January 30, 2015. Bottle at home, bottled june 27, 2013.
Light hazy golden amber with a large frothy white head slowly dissipating. Aroma is barnyard, lemon zest, orange notes, oak, coriander and tart apples. Taste is light sweet with tart fruity citrus and dry woody notes, some funky barnyard and leather notes coming through in the end leading to a dry tart spicy finish. Light to medium bodied, quite fizzy carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericdevin (943) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle from Corvallis Brew Supply, Corvallis. Batch 788/790 Bottled 5-18-2011. Pours a slightly cloudy golden orange, lots of head. Aroma slightly spicy, some citrus rind and grassy notes. Body lively and dry, with a little hint of juiciness. Finish slightly bitter, with more grassy character. Jolly Pumpkin kill it, as always.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (742) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Slightly hazy gold pour. The head is crazy, rocky whiteness trailing lace everywhere, that replenishes itself. Nose is spices and Belgian yeast, little Brett. Bittersweet. Middle is almost like a sour, but there is soft malt with a little more spice. Finish is dry and a shade peppery. Interesting beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shinskyweiser (46) - - JAN 11, 2015
Pours a golden yellow. Highly carbonated foam last for a while. Funky barnyard aromas followed by pineapple, lemon, banana and candy cherry. Smooth and slightly creamy mouthfeel. Taste of pineapple, passion fruit and banana. Funky yeast isn't over powering. Very drinkable beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2520) - Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Tap @ Jolly Pumpkin: Sunburst orange body, mostly cloudy & hazy. Off-white frothy, creamy head on top. Modest lacing spots. Lovely aroma; nice bits of oak, musty cheesecloth, wet hay, orange zest, coriander, vanilla spice, honey malt sweetness. Reminds me of a funky Orange Creamsicle. More spices on the palate than in the nose; mild white pepper, heavier coriander, cardamom, some clove, & plenty of herbal, semi-floral hop notes. Again, a strong orange zest & vanilla vibe brings out that Creamsicle feel. The back-end gets more funky as the flavors dry out. Lemon peel, funky cheese rind, old cork, & musty hay. Finishes with a strong woody oak profile, as many JP brews do. Dry as hell, expecting nothing less. Simply great.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenH (2621) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Golden with big white head. Aroma of apple, oak and peppery spice. Taste is similar, sharp green apple, oak and spicey yeast. Quite fizzy. Didn’t dig it too much

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1674) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2014
Pours hazy peach with a large foamy white head. Aromas of citrus, funk, elderflower, gooserberry and kiwi. Taste is citrus, elderflower, funk, gooseberry, kiwi and slight honey. Mouthfeel si sprightly with medium carbonation. Very very good!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haukur (1345) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - DEC 8, 2014
Hazy yellow, huge head. Aroma is all brettanomyces, some slight hint of spices. Palate is light, some esters, light hint of oak. Incredibly light for the style. Not impressive but refreshing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Crompt (120) - York, South Carolina, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Wow, wow, wow I’m really digging this beer! Very pricey but worth it on a special occasion like a normal weeknight with my lovely wife. It is tart, yeasty, funky, oaky, crisp and very refreshing. I think that is the main thing for me is how impressive the balance of this beer is considering the tartness it has.


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