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Jester King Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild (Batch 1-5)

Formerly brewed at Jester King Brewery
Style: Mild Ale
Austin, Texas USA
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
English pub ale meets the French farmhouse tradition and American oak aging in this dry, drinkable farmhouse mild ale. Full-flavored, but brewed with enough restraint to be highly sessionable. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and naturally conditioned.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhamp9 (1340) - Corinth, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Dark mahogany pour with a nice beige head that fades down to a cap. Aroma is damp wood, caramel and nuts with a tart berry characteristic in the background. Taste is very much the same with funk and tartness coming through a bit more. Finishes very dry. Easy to drink. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
A - Dark black-brown with a finger of frothy khaki head. Fades fairly slowly. S - Sweet caramel and chocolate malts, oak, Belgian yeast, some mild spices, nuttiness, and some dark fruit esters. T - Sweet caramel and chocolate malts, oak, Belgian yeast, pepper, other spices, nuttiness, dark fruit esters, vanilla. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, oaky, and spicy finish. D - Nice oaked mild. Great overall balance with a different mix of flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost vaguely red color with a big white head. Really stuffy nose has a lot of dusty, cellar notes. Taste is very strange. Dark, tawny, yet very light. Has sort of an caramel apple thing going on. Really complex but low alcohol lets you drink a ton. Almost makes it tiring, but that’s drinking a 750 ml by myself.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (2226) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2013
750ml bottle- Pour is dark with a beautiful cream offwhite head..Nose is oak,spice,caramel,fig, nutty, coffee, roast..Taste is roast,nutty,caramel,coffee,all in a very light taste,chocolate..Palatr is roast,chocolate..Very light and still so much flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernbourbon (1421) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Bottle. Pour is a deep, clear, reddish amber with a medium tab head. Aroma is lightly toasted malt, faint pumpkin pie spice, and light chocolate notes. Flavor is light coffee malt, faint raw grain, lightly spicy, and clean cocoa nibs in the finish. Also faintly earthy. Easy to drink with nice character. A little tartness shows though as it warms. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2532) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Served with nice, tan head that settled after a bit and no lace. Color is clear, I think, and a dark, rich mahoganey.Aroma is malt, cocoa, vanilla, yeast. Flavor’s like nose plus a bit of a tang. Body is a little thin with good carbonation. Finish is like flavor; thinness is a bit of a drag, otherwise, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (8678) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2013
750 ml bottle from Capone’s. Pours turbid dark brown toward blackish, even through direct light. The head is one finger, khaki,, and well retained. Nose has cacao, roasty malt, some yeasty and berry notes. Tastes dry, with notes of oak, cacao, funky yeasty malt, blackberry. Complex flavor, dense mouthfeel, and a crisp tart finish. I can’t believe this one is only 3.5% ABV.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1576) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Aroma is earthy with hints of dark fruit. Pours a dark brown with a mostly diminishing white head and no lacing. The taste is earthy, nutty, and a pleasant woodiness. Medium body with average carbonation. Overall, a lot of taste for a low ABV beer. Very drinkable and great with food. Will buy again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (6461) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy copper with a small frothy beige head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is a bready malt and oak. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet malt with some funk. Easy to drink. A good mild ale from Jester King.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Bomber. Poured dark brown with a medium-sized dense tan head. Aroma was toasty malt, earthy, musty, light smoke. Flavor was moderately malty, some chocolate, quite earthy and musty, strongly vegetal, some light funk. Taste and mouthfeel were rather thin. I really wanted to like this -- the idea intrigued me, and I really like most Jester King stuff. This -- not so much. Didn’t quite work.

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