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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.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Another excellent and unique beer from Jester King. Tropical and slightly funky aroma, citra is definitely evident through and through. Dry on the palate. Bought this in Houston when visiting Ike in 2013.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marheb (1950) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 6, 2013
Comme prévu, un lever de soleil hyper effervescent avec un bouquet tropical alléchant. En bouche c’est juteux avec une belle tranche de sauvagerie et de dociles tanins facilement attribuable au cèdre. Buvabilité évidente et longueur en bouche spectaculaire.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Atheist_Peace (927) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2013
This was one of the favourite beers I’ve had in a long time. Such a great nose full of fresh fruit from all angles with a lively fresh cedar tone over everything alongside great spice notes. Slightly less impressive on the palate but only by a hair. Such good shit.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
L_inconnu (58) - SWITZERLAND - APR 20, 2014
Une des bières les plus intéressante, travaillée et marquante qu’il m’ai été donné de goûter. À la première gorgée, on se sent transporté. J’ai fermé les yeux et j’ai cru me trouver en pleine pinède Toscane. L’une des personne avec qui je l’ai dégusté m’a même assuré en avoir rêvé après coup ^^

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maneliquor (2995) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours straw yellow with a big fluffy white head. Awesome lacing left around. Nose is like freshly cut open grapefruit. Just that, nothing more, nothing less. Sweet, juicy and sour grapefruit. Taste showcases grapefruit to it’s full potential. Grapefruit is the main man but there are some other notes which float through - passionfruit, spice, apple, oak. Soft carbonation and a lengthy sour sweetness which lasts and lasts. Amazing beer

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lesifflebiere (1188) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2013
Bouteille partagée avec Bière-Luc (merci !) Couleur ambre tirant sur le orangé, avec une épaisse mousse blanche qui lui fait un cap tenace. Au nez, bretts et cèdre, avec de subtiles notes fruitées (agrumes acidulés). En bouche, superbe complexité qui allie le cuir des bretts au fruité des houblons et des malts (pommes, kiwi, ananas, etc.). Belle profondeur donc, soutenue par un équilibre qui frôle la perfection, et une douce amertume qui ferme la marche de brillante façon. Une bière presque irréprochable, alliant originalité et saveurs envoûtantes.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Getbetter (794) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - JUL 23, 2013
From a bottle.The pour is a orange with a white head .The aroma has a strong wood smell.This beer is a saison with a tropical citrus hop taste with a slight sour aftertaste..The texture is slick with a light body.GREAT BEER

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
swanmann (584) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Hazy golden amber color out of the bottle with pale tan, yellow foam, dense and sticky, which settles gradually and leaves moderate lacing. Aromas of caramel, funk, booze, citrus, honey, cedar. Full, full flavored: hoppy, bitter, sweet, warm, spicy... bright twang and bitterness open on top of sweet, nearly tart apricot, mango, closing with woody spice, bite, and warmth. It’s like a nice IIPA with the wody, spice notes, similar to some rye-like qualities. Quite the brew!!

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Warm cedar and pine, celery and leeks, pickling spices, citrus notes and funk, this is one fun ride. The brett shows up nicely as the beer warms up rounds out to more peppery pineapple and citrus. The cedar is pretty intense but does not overwhelm. El Cedro drank pretty smooth for 8% and was all around one of the most complex beers of the night.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Japalo (1093) - DENMARK - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle@home with saxophone Mads. Hazy yellow. Huge four finger head. High carbonation. Intens pineapple peach fruity notes blended cheddar wooden aromas. Flavours the same more citrus resin. Light tart dry Brett. Long dry mouthfeel. Only one remake ; great.


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