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RATINGS: 307   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Traditional, sour, low gravity saison aged in oak wine and whiskey barrels with naturally occurring wild yeast and bacteria from the Texas Hill Country.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (4841) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 28, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2015 750 mL bottle, March 2013, blend 4, drunk 11/28/15.
Clear, coppery blonde color with a moderate amount of white head that sits at cover.
Light, mild brett, floral hops somehow still apparent. Minor oxidation and light lactic acid. Cream of wheat and vanilla. No alcohol or flaws.
Heavy, heavy bile flavor, way too much autolysis. Sharp, flabby and lightly saccharine-like. Obviously sat too long, though itís still nicely carbonated. Will definitely try again soon w a fresh batch. Itís strange how variable Jester Kings beers age. Some are unbelievably pristine at 3-4 years old and others range from undrinkable to just ok at ~2 years old.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heather_B (237) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Light yellow clear pour with some lingering white head. Smell is sour and funky. Taste is a bit tart with some funk. Not getting the whiskey barrels but honestly Iím okay with that.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (1814) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 28, 2015
750ml bottle shared by ClarkVV. Thanks, Clark! 32 months old. Pours light golden brown with a big off white head. Aroma is white grape, oak, funk. Flavor is dry, white grape, oak, mild funk. A bit thin. Canít pick up the whiskey, and Iím glad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (8326) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours hazy yellow, nose is funky, light fruit, smoky, oak, taste is juicy fruit, dry, light smoke.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1932) - Herning, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
75 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy golden with a little sediment and a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are citrus, yeast, brett, and oak - with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomer (2523) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - OCT 27, 2015
Draught, almost no head, mellow yeasty aroma with some fruit and just a funky hint, flowery flavor, medium shrubby bitterness and a bit of vinegary sourness that becomes stronger, bitter but not too hoppy. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bricktop86 (690) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 10, 2015
On tap pale clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is funky and fruity. Taste follows nose.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2065) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
(bottle) hazy, pale yellow colour with a small white head; aroma of citrus, stewed fruit, then funk; smooth palate; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter and sour finish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (6378) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Hazy hay hued with a thin foamy white head. Huge meaty and peppery nose, funky saison and grassy tones. Great peppery and blonde malty flavor with a bit of cured meat and earthy funk. Lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (4317) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2015
Hazy amber golden colour, white head. Sour aroma, apricot, malts. Sour flavour, citrus, yoghurt. Sour, spicy finish.
(from bottle @ RBESG í14 London Grand Tasting, Moncada tasting room)


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