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Jester King Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild (Batch 6+)

Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 8   EST. CALORIES: 99   ABV: 3.3%
In December 2013 Jester King began brewing this beer using indigenous wild yeast and souring bacteria. All bottles from Batch 6 onward should be under this rating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wombat23 (294) - Texas, USA - APR 3, 2016
Shared 25.4 oz. bottle. Batch #9. ABV 2.9%. Pours a hazy brown with a light beige head. Aroma is vinous and tart, with some funk and very faint smoke. Taste is again vinous and tart, similar to a sour red/brown but not as intense. There is also a second completely different layer of roasted malt, with coffee notes and faint smoke, similar to a porter. Add in the wild yeast and you’ve got the makings of a rather strange concoction. It’s not bad, and it could be consumed in large quantities, but I’m not sure that’s something I’d want to do.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
darbeer75 (259) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2016
Aroma: sour and funky; a little fruity; Appearance: very dark amber, almost ruby red; fluffy white head that dissipates slowly; Taste: tart and sour, similar to a brown/red; pretty refreshing; Palate: medium body with long, tart finish; Overall: pretty good. Probably wouldn’t buy again with all the other options out there, but was okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (980) - New York, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Bottled at the source. Pours dark brown, white head. Aroma is dark fruit, oak, cherry, sour funk. Flavor is properly sour, cherry, dark fruit. Really nice. Extremely enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (1178) - Iowa, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours brown with nice off white head. Nose is some molasses and oak. Taste has nice sweet earthiness. Some tartness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
adnielsen (10367) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle @ Steve_0’s house. Thanks! Pour a dark orangish brown appearance with a light brown head. Aroma has nuts, celery, cooked vegetables, and caramel. A little twangy. Herbal and woody. Some toasted malt and caramel. More vegetables in the flavor. Low sweetness. Moderate low bitterness. It just tastes off all around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Steve_0 (3730) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle at home with friends. Pour is Murky brown with a small tan head and good lacing. Caramelly, bready, lightly toasty, somewhat acidic, oaky, and peppery aroma. Taste is vinous, bready, doughy, light smoke, somewhat toasty, and grassy with a slightly bitter finish. Light body with high carbonation. Not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpringsLicker (3374) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 2, 2015
Thanks to crajun for the trade! Batch #6 Pours clear brown with a minimal head. Tart fruity aroma. The flavor is tart and fruity, but there’s not much here in depth or complexity. A bit thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (2684) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2015 Bottle, very cloudy lightish brown color, aroma of dark chocolate and dark sourdough brad, flavor of sourdough bread with some metalic and funky rubbery notes, pircing sourness. Good and highly original.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (5581) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
75cl bottle at The Bottle Shop, London. It pours a rich copper color with a medium tan head. Aroma is lightly sweet and medium roasted malts, caramel, dried fruits, wood. Taste has minimal funk and dried leaves, roasted malts, grass, wood, biscuit. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (4301) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2015
(Jester King Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild (Batch 6+)) Tap at Oersoep Craft Beer Festival. Deep red amber colour on the body, small beige head, thick enough, with good retention. Aromahas a bit of smoke? Barnyard, sour touches. Taste is sour, with barnyard, horseblanket, grass, bitter aftertaste. Thin body with low carbonation. Weird but nice.

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