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RATINGS: 1208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Artisan Golden Ale. Ale aged in oak barrels. Barrel aged & bottle conditioned. Aged in large oak casks and refermented in the bottle. Oro de Calabaza is brewed in the Franco-Belgian tradition of special golden ales. Spicy and peppery with a gentle hop bouquet and the beguiling influence of wild yeast. Please enjoy our beers in good health, Cheers and Mahalo plenty!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2005
Botted: golden coloured. Clear. Dense off white head. Sweet and fruity aroma. Some spices are notable. Flavour is full of berries and fruit. Light yeasty notes. Has a light sourness in the background. Full bodied. Has some herbal notes. Thanks BBB63 for trading this very good Biere de Garde

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - DEC 4, 2005
Wonderful nose, lots of sweet cookie dough, big notes of coconut, with a light and gentle maltyness. Light hazy golden body with a medium sized white head. Mlaty flavor, very bready, little yeast flavor, ends on a nice and pleasant hop note. The best Biere de Garde ive had i think.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WabashMan (1023) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - NOV 22, 2005
A nice beer with good characteristics, but not a great deal of depth. Nice color, but a fairly thin head. Good nose and flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammy (10882) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2005
Cloudy, with good head,yeasty, lace. Well carbonated though somewhat prickly on tongue. Drying. Understated spice taste - Its clearly there, but its Not as bold a spice taste as Jenlain. Not complaining, its a creamy and easy drink. It’s a good one and a fine brewery.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - NOV 19, 2005
White pepper and lemon grass nose with a touch of white wine. Wonderful rich mouthfeel with a touch of belgian trople to it. White fruits and nuts abound in the nose and dance on the palate. Clean, soft and mildly lactic finish make for a great beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BelgianGirl (89) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2005
Nice fruity, mild aroma. The beer was a light golden hazy color with a small creamy white head. The flavor was mild at first and as I continued to drink it, the fruitiness and spices came out more. It was very easy to drink. Highly carbonated, light as it is going down,

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2005
On tap at Barley’s Alehouse #2 - Pours hazy golden with a short white head that fades quick. Aroma of lemon, yeast, and sweet tarts. Flavor is quite sharp, tart, citrus, sour, yeast, bread, and some spice. Mouthfeel is quite carbonated and feels o.k. but the sourness was so unexpected in this one for me it was tough to overcome. I’m a tad disappointed because I liked the other 2 Jolly Pumpkin beers that I’ve tried so much...

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2005
Didn’t care much for this. Hazy golden color with a fleeting off-white head. Aroma of citrus peel, spiced bread, caramel, and bourbon. Fizzy and syrupy in the mouth. The flavor held the citrus zest and alcohol. Not my preference.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2005
Looks great - with such a large fluffy head! Oh boy, and a delightful-looking bright yellow, slightly cloudy body. Very tart, citrusy aroma. Full-bodied. Sharp flavor, not any distinguishable pumpkin flavor. Highly alcoholic burning as it goes down. Slightly sweet and slightly sour. Interesting brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5706) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2005
I bought this beer dispite its terribly cheesy label - very hazy golden pour with lots of rising bubbles, feeding a large, lasting, creamy white head - spicy, peppery aroma, with lots of citric tartness, grain, earthy notes - flavor is very spicy, with lots of lemon tartness up front, waking up the palate - but this mellows and makes way for sweet orange peel, ginger, various spices I can’t indentify, tropical fruits - white pepper, hops and bready malt in the finish - lively carbonation keeps the tongue working - pretty good stuff.


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