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Jester King Das Überkind

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Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Funk and tartness abound in this dry, golden, “old” saison aged for months in oak barrels. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally carbonated through re-fermentation in the bottle.

OG: 1.052 FG: 1.002 ABV: 6.5%
Water: Hill Country Well Water
Malts: Organic Pilsner, Organic Two Row, Organic Wheat, Organic Caramunich
Hops: Czech Saaz, East Kent Goldings and/or other varieties depending on availability
Yeast: Farmhouse Yeast, Wild Yeast from the Texas Hill County.
Bacteria: Lactobacillus and Pediococcus.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (12612) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle, 75cl. Thanks Sølve. It pours a hazy unclear orange colored body and a small white head. The aroma is pretty lovely, wonderfully funky, with orange peel, pine cones and black pepper. Equally lovely flavor, a nice bitterness chiming in. Some yeast, lots of oranges and pine cones.Dry, effervescent and medium bodied. Lasting finish. Sure a refreshing and tasteful one, hope to see it again. 140329

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2014
I love beer! My ratings are too high. But this one earned it!! Organic greatness. Beautiful smell! Great sour taste! Jester King is solid!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (891) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle pour cloudy yellow. Nose sour and tart some floral. Taste similar to nose tart frontand mild funk. Fairly smooth mouth. Vanilla and oak late.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (457) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 18, 2014
750ml bottle thanks to Errl! Pours cloudy orange with a very thin bubbly head, low carbonation. Nose is musty woody orange peel and peach. Taste is tart orange, apple, peach, earthy wood, some subtle dusty spice. Finish is tart dry citrus and barrel. Tasty!

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (1583) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle 750ml. Pours golden with medium off-white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is of bretts, apricots, fruits. Taste is of acidity, fruits, herbs, bretts, cucumbers. Palate: Light body. Almost watery. Low carbonation. Overall: Good!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (2218) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). From SlovakSniper, thanks! Hazy golden with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is mainly of brettanomyces along with plenty of fruits (apricots, citrus), nice funk, light tartness and floral presence. Taste is very fruity with brettanomyces, leather, wood, nice tartness, minty notes and a light floral presence. No alcohol feeling here, it’s drinking like a 4% abv beer. Light body. Low carbonation. Dry finish. Heavily drinkable despite the lack of carbonation (a little more could really help). Enticing aroma. Good use of the brettanomyces. Another good one from Jester King!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5546) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 23, 2013
Bouteille de 750 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur d’agrume légèrement sûrette. Apparence: La couleur est blonde-orangée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrume légèrement sûrette avec une pointe d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement heuileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’agrume sûrette en arrière goût. (Rating #5411)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukaduke (1737) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Pours a sienna orange color with a touch of gaseous bubbles rising to the top. The nose is funky barrel fruit, apricot, nectarine mango and even a touch of acidic cranberry and orange zest. The palate follows the nose with lots off fruit soaked funky barrels notes, some doughy malt presence and a trace of leathery wood on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fred82 (2093) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2013
750ml bottle from IPB. Clear yellow with very small head. Nose great citrusy tartness with horsey brett notes. Woody tannic notes with very light acetic notes. Light tropical fruits bretty notes. Some honey on nose as well. Taste brett with citrusy notes. Tannic wood on the finish. Very soft carbonation maybe a bit too soft for the style. Finish light alcohol and light spices. Overall fairly nice brett profile with nice acidity and tartness. Palate could be improved a bit. Fairly astringent finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LomYst (391) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2013
@borefts 2012 sick sour! but in the end it more sweet tones are beginning to shine through... is this a saison??


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