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

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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: 273   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.


Cirrhosis' rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cirrhosis (1192) - Edmonton, Alberta, - NOV 30, 2012
Light gold almost devoid of all color a fluffy white cap floats on top, micro floaties are every where in this beer. Looks good for what it is. Wheaty malts, massive lemon candy, nose finishes with a flowery explosion. Highly drinkable, goes down fast and way to easy. Bubblegum, wheat, lemony hops, and a light dusty finish. Fantastic brew and I can drink the entire bottle and still think clear. The brew is flavorfull and light Jester King found the balance somehow. I have so much more to say about this brew but I don’t feel like typing.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3000) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
75cl bottle, Gråsälstasting #4. Thx Jookos! Pours hazy golden, frothy white head. Nice citrusy, fruity, sour notes, apricots in aroma. Flavor has apricots, wheat, citrus and kiwi. Nice fruity finish. Awesome. And only 2,9.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SperkeleForce (496) - FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle 75 CL. Ty to Jookos. Hazy yellow color with frothy lacing head. Nice fruity hops, apricot, citrus. Great taste for such a low alcohol level.

- beerbasher

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (1907) - FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle (pre batch 11, I guess). Pale yellow, hazy. Dry stone fruity, some hay wheat. Some ginger. Light body. Wheaty malts, soft fruityness. Dry, citrus. Fruitier than the princess, softer too. Bit more flavour. Excellent low abv. Refreshing, nice.

-- bb

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (2523) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from some shithole liquor store. Hazy lemon pour with a big white head and sticky lacing. Citrusy, straw, biscuit, lactic, light vanilla, light herbs, and basil in the aroma. Taste is biscuit, crackery malt, grassy, somewhat earthy, and lactic with some sour lemon notes on the backend. Light body with high carbonation. Really nice quaffer and perfect for what it’s designed to accomplish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2740) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy gold, thin white head. Nice white pepper saison nose, light lemon sourness. Taste has more sour and yeast notes. Refreshing and good for the strength.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1088) - SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Very pale, watery golden with floss thin ringed head. Neat dusty light sherbert. Steely bitter, gritty enough hop. Terse dryness towards the finish, soft enough carbonation bolsters the lack of ABV more than I though.

Bottle, Let’s Go Digita Tasting, Cheers All My Vinyl

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear golden yellow, yeasty, light spice nose, taste is dry toffee, yeasty, refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (1463) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle from Euston Tap, London. Poured a cloudy ochre colour, with no head. Aroma was funky, with notes of wet dog, yeast esters and unripe fruit. Flavours were more appealing; some dry hops, straw and earth. Finish was light, crisp hops, grain and some dried fruit. Different.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (4636) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle: Poured a light dirt yellow color ale with a super huge slightly off-white foamy head with good retention and some excellent lacing. Aroma of funky yeast notes with light rustic notes and light peppery notes. Taste is a refreshing mix of rustic malt with a pinch of lemon and some light peppery yeast with a light dry funky finish. Body is quite full with good carbonation. This is exactly like the farmhouse ale must have tasted like in my imagination.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1214) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Reviewed from notes: pours a hazy light yellow color with white head. Citrus, wheat, and a bit of funk on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied and easy on the palate. Finishes with a bit of funk and wheat.


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