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Jester King El Cedro (Batch 1-5)



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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
El Cedro, an 8.0% ABV farmhouse ale dry-hopped with Citra hops, aged with Spanish Cedar spirals and bottle conditioned with Brettanomyces yeast. It combines tropical, fruity hop flavor and aroma with funky, barnyard yeast character and the unique flavor and aromatics of Spanish Cedar. El Cedro is brewed with Texas Hill Country well water, 100% organic malt (Two Row, Carapils and Wheat), Millenium, Cascade, Columbus and Citra hops, farmhouse and Brettanomyces yeasts, and Spanish Cedar spirals. After primary fermentation with farmhouse yeast, El Cedro is dry hopped with Citra hops and aged for weeks with Spanish Cedar spirals. It is unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally carbonated through re-fermentation with Brettanomyces yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a large to huge, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, moderate to heavy hoppy, fruity, moderate to heavy yeasty, brett, pepper, cedar wood, wood, fruity - citrus - orange - apricot. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, fruity, peppery, wood - cedar, brett, hoppy, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Lovely this beer rocks ;O) [20130628]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
From tap. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is soapy and spiced, light herbal to grassy. Herbal and spiced. Dry and bitter finish. Simple spiced. Bottle version was crisp, citrusy and bretty, lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (31471) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2013
Draft. A hazy golden beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of cedar wood, malt, and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of cedar wood, malt, lemons, and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (24491) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Clear golden coloured with a huge white head. Fruity aroma of hops, citrus peel and pine needles with notes of barnyard. Fruity flavour of hops, barnyard and pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (20464) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2013
Draft @ CBC 2013. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty spicy herbal cedar wood aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty cedar and citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty cedar finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
3rd May 2013
CBC. Hazy gold beer, good pale cream coloured head. Palate is crisp and dry. Very odd tasting beer, in a very good way! Lovely bretty crispness supports distinct roses and violets! Mild minerals and a crisp finish!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (18524) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 21, 2013
bottle at home ... murky hazy yellow.. bubbly white head ... soft peppery ... lemon fruits ... juicy fruits nose... soft fruits ... juicy juicy fruits ... soft zezty lemon ... floral fruits ... mellow and juicy ... light peppery linger

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17690) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Draft at Brewvival. Cloudy golden amber color, small but thick off white head. Aroma has an edge of cedar, then tropical fruit. Taste is softly sour grapefruit, pineapple. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (15759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle, 75cl. A slow gusher, producing a finger-thick, white head over an unclear, golden-orange body. The aroma has lots of cedar, with pine cones, oranges and a faint malty touch. It’s full-bodied and quite carbonated, faintly warming, and sweetish. Oranges, cedar and pine cones in the flavor, some malty sweetness. Woody, cedar finish with orange peel and some grapefruit. Sort of one dimensional this one, but very pleasant and tasteful, especially since it’s combined with some brett. Shows cedar is very good for beery use. 131231

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (15408) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2013 Sample @ CBC. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, hops, malt, yeast and notes of pepper. Rerated @ fonefan tasting.

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