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Jester King Wytchmaker Farmhouse Rye India Pale Ale (Batch 1-8)

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Earthy rye and piny hop flavor and aroma meet spicy, funky characteristics from our farmhouse yeast in this American-inspired farmhouse ale.

Note: This Farmhouse version replaced the original Wytchmaker Rye IPA when Jester King switched to a farmhouse yeast for all beers. The original bottles feature a small Jester King sticker on the neck; newer bottles do not have this sticker and say "Farmhouse" in small print on the label.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle, 750 ml from Za Popen’t, Ljubljana. Shared with JFK10000. Cloudy yellow with white head. Fruity, citrus, yeasty and hoppy. Bit spicy. Bitter finish. Good combination.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (1326) - California, USA - MAY 11, 2015
750ml bottle pours a yellow amber color with a lot of frothy head. Nice wild yeast funk and some mild hops. Marmalade. Wry enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmargarucci (177) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - DEC 9, 2014
I preface this review by saying bottle is nearly 2yrs old. Aged 1 year by me and 1 year by erzbierschof. Aroma is strong yeast and piney herbal hops. Yeast aroma fades quickly and rye earthy gains notes come through. Pours hazy golden color with lots of head. Taste is well balanced first piney hops then complex grains followed by funky yeast. Not at all traditional but A really interesting complex ipa!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Serving: Bottle. Amber orange pour with a thin white head. Nice yeast, barnyard, and citrus notes in the nose. Zesty flavor with a nice bit of funk, a little citrus, and light spiciness. The rye adds a nice touch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2393) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Hazy orange brown in color... Aroma of rye spicy malts, citrus, light tartness, earthy notes... Flavor is light fruits, funk, earth, spicy malts... Light earthy hop notes on finish.. Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdixon77 (1606) - Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2014
On tap at brewery. The bartender said this keg was pulled from 2012 stock, so I am hoping I am rating this under the correct place. Cool beer all around. Hazy orange color. Nose had funk and hops and rye in almost equally parts…extremely well balance I thought. Taste was more of the same with just slight tartness. Cool hybrid!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (12920) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle at RBNG-14. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is yeast, funk, citrus, malt. Flavour is yeast, funk, citrus, malt, orange. Very nice beer. A beer to drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1763) - Røros, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2014
hazy golden with a white head - Good aroma of malts and hops that givers fruits - Good malt to support a very good hop profile with fruits and citrus , and good bitterness to follow - Lasting hop bitter finish - This was good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2000) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Pours a nice cloudy amber color with off-white head. Citrus, pine, barnyard funk, spice, and grassy notes on the nose; follow onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with funky grassy pine. Nice rye IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (1696) - Haderslev, DENMARK - APR 25, 2014
Hazy orange, huge, airy white head. Aroma of citrus, horse, barnyard. Taste is soft and fruity. Fizzy carb, dry finish. Nice.

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