Appearance: Light brown, with a very high head.
Aroma: Oaky, sour and cocoa
Taste: Leads with a sour oak front, then gives way to some cocoa flavors. Layered with a lasting sour impression. Includes some spices, cocoa and heavy orange flavors.
Mouthfeel: Light on the tongue; not too sour or sweet.
Jolly Pumpkin’s “Special Brown Ale” pours a light brown with a very high head that lingers. It leaves a lot of lacing around the glass. Its oak, sour and cocoa smells give way to the brew’s sour front, highlighted by spices, orange and cocoa flavors.
Light on the tongue, Maracaibo Especial holds little texture and is very easy to drink for a sour brew. It’s well balanced layers of flavors makes the brew both refreshing and satisfying to any sour beer lover.