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RATINGS: 940   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.4
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2007
Bottle. Pours cloudy copper/amber. A very unique nose: barely any of the bright, citrusy sweetness I’m used to in JP beers. Hints of cedar wood, musty basement and sour yeast. There’s a bit of a sourdough bread component, too. Fairly lively carbonation. Nice balance of of spice, sweet and dryness on the palate. Notes of pepper, citrus and new oak. Finishes fairly dry.

4.3
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2007 Hazy golden-orange pour with a substantial fizzy head. Aroma has some nice citrus, spice, yeast, and light breadiness. Taste is a really nice blend of bread, orange, a pleasant hop bite. This one is really nice. JP does a great job as always.

3.2
pintocb (654) - Hoon, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2007
Slightly clear orange beer with a white head. Smells sour and bready. Almost biscuity. Almost Saison like flavor. Sweet and sour. The finish is really bitter. I didn’t expect such a bitter finish.

3.6
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 12, 2007
Pours a hazy orange color with a white head. Aroma is wheaty, orange, and spice. Flavor is spicy, orange, and slightly yeasty.

3.9
Shag (2987) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2007
A cloudy yellow appearance with a large white head. An herbal, lemon, and banana filled aroma. This one was very carbonated and sour with some vinegar and lemon notes. A spicy and sour finish. Nice one.

3.5
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2007
750 thanks to Beastiefan2k. Pours a hazy light orange/golden in color. Medium to large off white head. Aroma is really nice, spices, musty yeast, citrus fruit, light notes of funk. Taste is a bit of a letdown in comparison to the aroma. Up front, spices, light citrus and musty, earthy/spicy, lightly funky yeast, and wood. The beer seems to suffer in the mid palate where it becomes bland and watery right through the finish. Perhaps this needed some time to get a bit funkier and tart.

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skibumphishead (259) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2007
750 poured into a tulip. The aroma was perfume and coriander. The flavors were citrus, pepper, apple cider, and fresh bread. The finish was sweet apple cider and grapes. This beer was hoppy and refreshing with tons of fruit and spices. Jolly Pumpkin has been outstanding thus far... now I have to try them all.

3.8
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2007
Pours a golden color with a white head. Has nice lacing. Hints of sour fruits, spice, and wood. Finishes with a thin tart taste on the tongue. Courtesy of Dragonstout.

3.7
DragonStout (1416) - Groveport, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2007
Wow this has a great sour aroma with hints of citrus.Pours a hazy orange with a pillowy head. Flavor knocks me over.Sour citrus with hints of spices.Finish was a bit funky, sour like.

3.8
jzzbassman (1619) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2007
Great smelling brew, spices really take the lead here. Funky barnyard is also there, with an Orval like dryness and crisp hop finish.


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