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Jolly Pumpkin Perseguidor (Batch 3)

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Batches: 222,127,121,120 Brewed: 6/26/07, 7/15/06, 6/30/06, 6/26/06 To Oak: 7/2/07, 7/20/06, 7/6/06, 7/5/06 Barrels: 58 Bottled On: 12/18/07 "Jolly Pumpkin’s retail area opened at noon, within 45 minutes Perseguidor batch #3 had completely sold out. The unofficial limit was two bottles per customer."


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2008
On tap for MBG O8. Pours a hazy coppery color with a thin beige colored head. Aroma is oak, light cherry, floral, funk. Flavor is oak, light tart cherries, hint of bourbon, floral. Palate is medium bodied, light carbonation, finished tart and refreshing. Very good!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkrkr27 (903) - Berkley, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2008
On tap at the MBG ’08 Summerfest. Orange, brown, gold pour. Very dry with lots of apple notes, some herbs, and wheat. Strong sour character. Medium body.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sleestak (226) - Williamston, Michigan, USA - JUL 29, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2009 MBG Fest ’08. Poured a hazy amber with a frothy white head. Aroma was strongly acetic with wood and yeast notes. Flavor was a rollercoaster - it starts momentarily smooth, but quickly the sour fruit taste completely overwhelms the taste buds before the dry finish kicks in. Very refreshing mouthfeel full of enjoyable micro-carbonation. Sad to think I’ll likely never try this beer again given the limited supply being made available at the end of this week (8/1/08) because it really is a remarkable beverage.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6154) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUL 28, 2008
2008 MiBGF: Hazy golden hue with a small lasting head. The aroma has notes of funky brett, oak, sour grapes and cherry, dusty yeast and floral esters. The taste has a nice sour punch, acidic and oaky. There is an overlying yeast driven note about this and some herbal tones about the finish. The mouth feel is refreshing and soft. A nice brew and better than the La Roja Kriek I had before it.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
masonjer (609) - Holt, Michigan, USA - JUL 28, 2008
On tap at the MBG summer fest 08’. This was probably the one I was most excited about. Had two samples of this. I am definitely going to have to taste this again though. But here is my preliminary rating. Poured an orange/light brown. Aroma was great, nice all encompassing sour and wood. Taste has the same qualities, a sour that seems to fill the mouth and slowly fade away after the swallow. Nice and dry, mature and rounded. More tart than most JP beers, and one of my favorites. This was one of my standouts at the fest, and my 400th rating. Thanks Ron and Jolly Pumpkin for all you do!


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