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Jester King Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer (Batch 1-10)

 (RETIRED)
overall
87
70
style
Formerly brewed at Jester King Brewery
Style: Saison
Austin, Texas USA
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 87   ABV: 2.9%
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We’re pleased to announce the release of our latest beer – Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer. Le Petit Prince is a 2.9% ABV farmhouse table beer brewed with pilsner malt, two row malt, pale malt, pale malted wheat, a touch of Caramunich and acidulated malt, lots of Czech Saaz, East Kent Golding and/or other hops (depending on availability) and farmhouse yeast. This is a beer we’ve been excited about for quite some time now, as we believe that it’s a clear, simple expression of the delicate, delightful interplay between noble hops and farmhouse yeast.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
dukeredhair (242) - California, USA - AUG 21, 2012
This is like a light beer commercial flipped, less taste less booze less filling. I get the attempt again but the flavor suffers.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3398) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2012
25.4 oz bottle. Foggy yellow with a white head. Nose is yeast, lemon and light apple. Crisp and creamy with biting carb. Taste is grass, lemon pith, wheat and club soda with hints of mango maybe. Simple, lovely, easy drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11371) - DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan, Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2012. Hazy yellow with small white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, citrus and hop. Flavour is malt, little citrus, spices, hops, yeast, little sweet and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (8121) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle 750ml @ TFODRBSG12
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat and yeast. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11728) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ TFODRBSG, Ulfborg. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 180812

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle @ Summer Gathering, Ulfborg. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, malt, pepper, fruits and hops. A little watery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle, 75cl, at TFODRBSG 2012. An almost clear one, golden in color and with a small, off-white head. Lightly citrusy nose with a touch of yeast and maltyness. Some spiced notes. A bit on the grainy in the flavor, but quite pleasant anyway. Citrusy hints, spices notes and a generic fruityness too. Rather thin on the palate, as expected, dry and also a bit heavy on the carbonation. Some bitterness chiming in towards the end. A quite wonderful low alcohol beer, well suited as a lawnmower beer or as a thirst quencher. Gimme more. 120818

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jstraw (1937) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Hazy yellow with good, foamy, white head / Delicate, perfumey nose of lemon, tropical fruit, and straw / Watery, although this may be part and parcel of what this beer is intended to be at 2.9 abv, acidic and crisp, with good, bitter finish / Weak but excellent flavors of lemon, passion fruit, bread, and straw / Near beer? Seems like a beer in search of a market that doesn’t exist. Boost the body, and probably the abv, and this would be excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Foggy golden color with white foam. Nice pine, pale wheat, coriander, citrus, straw, bready malt aromas. Medium body with average co2. Light flavors of pale malt, grass, dry spices, light fruits--good

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PhillyCraft (3429) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2012 Bottle, compliments of Keith with Simon and Mike. Pours a very hazy murky golden color with small to med head. Aromas of yeast, bready malt, and citrus hops. Taste is lemon citrus, yeast, spicy rye, ash, chalk, astringent grains. Very dry and aggresive on the throat. Peppery as hell. Kind of hard drinking for the 2.9 percent. Not my thing and a little pricey for me.


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