chrisv10 (17428) - DENMARK - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark yellow with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, mint?, yeast, white wine and brett. Flavour is malt, fruit, brett, mint?, little sweet, white wine, little dry, yeast and a little bitter. yngwie (17053) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle, 75cl. A dense, two-finger off-white head forms over a clear dark golden body. Pleasant aroma with fruity sourness, a spiced touch and some malty notes too. It’s medium to full-bodied and with a nice carbonation level. The flavor has the same sourness, spices and a little maltyness. Pretty annoying spiced touch, I can’t recognize it, but there’s some allspice and herbal notes. Woody hints too. Seems very simple at first, but it’s really nice and tasteful. Sure a beer I could have again. And again. 140111 jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Bottle shared by Podey at Blipp’s surprise tasting. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of wood, spicy malt, funk, yeast, cinnamon and light caramel. Medium body. Touch of tartness. brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 17, 2011
A: The pour is a slightly hazed peach color with a large white head, maybe just a bit off-white.
S: The nose has the signature tartness of Jolly Pumpkin with a lot of hibiscus notes to it. Quite a bit of funkiness to it with notes of hay and wet oak. There’s a bit of a lemon zest note to it, too.
T: A strong flavor of chestnuts comes through and provides a strongly "meaty" flavor. The tartness here is minor, but certainly noticeable. Again, lots of floral notes, specifically hibiscus, with a bit of rose petals. Quite a bit of spice to it, also, but I don’t really notice anything in particular.
M: The body is medium with a medium but lively carbonation.
D: Even for a Jolly Pumpkin beer, this is pretty interesting. I liked it quite a bit, but it’s definitely different from most of their beers. Dedollewaitor (16158) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 29, 2009
75cl bottle at VV tasting, Odense. Batch 335. Pours amber orange with a small creamy white head. Nose is funky - barnyard, oak, brett and hops. Lively mouthfeel - close to spritzy. Dry and warm taste with hops, oak, brett and vanilla. A little tart & yeasty. Very nice and complex beer.
FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 15, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2009 750ml bottle (Pikkulintu, Helsinki) - shared by oh6gdx - thanks!bhensonb (15194) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 26, 2008
Deep orange, small head. Bizarre aroma - odd fruitiness and brett acidity, but with a noticeable malt component too. Palate crisp. Orange taste, some dry spices too, old cloves perhaps, and a touch of soap. Sourness doesn’t fit in perfectly. Certainly interesting and well-made beer (though the brett is clearly not spontaneous, and sticks out a mile), but not my style.
Bottle from John’s Marketplace in Portland, OR. Pours a hazy orange tinged amber. Creamy beige head. Slightly sour aroma. A bit peachy. Medium body with mild creamy carbonation. Flavor is a bit like light stone fruit. The sour moderates a bit towards the finish. Very refreshing. Turns a bit citus after awhile. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2009
Bottle at Jacobs - Southern Lord Day. Batch 335. Cloudy amber - white head. Brett, nutty, soapy, fruity, oak, wood, caramel, nice malty, dryness, light flowery. Nice. gunnfryd (14874) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Golden-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is brett, spices, yeast, malt, berries. Flavour is brett, yeast, orange, spices, apple, berries. Very nice beer. Ratman197 (14834) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 17, 2008
750 ml green bottle poured a lightly hazy amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of oak, fruittiness, leather and spice. Palate was light to medium bodied smooth and lightly tart. Flavors of oak, leather, barnyard, fruittiness and light spice with a smooth lightly tart lingering bitter finish.