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Jester King Mad Meg Farmhouse Provision Ale (Batch 1-9)



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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Mad Meg is simple in terms of ingredients with French pilsner malt, wheat, a touch of caramunich and acidulated malt, Czech Saaz hops and our farmhouse yeast. It is golden colored and quite strong at over 9% ABV. The palate intertwines delicate farmhouse esters with earthy, spicy hops and clean malt flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6287) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle, cloudy orange , pulp, cream white foam, sweet and sour pineapple aroma, flavor is juicy pineapple, woody grains, sour metal finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle at Big Texas Beer Fest. Pours a murky deep gold with soapy white head. Aroma of fruity esters, earthy hoppiness with a nice malt back bone. Flavor is much the same, surprisingly easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RollinHard (1024) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2012
Pours a hazy burnt orange with gold highlights and a surprisingly (and rather welcome) modest head. Aroma of pepper, tropical fruits, grass/hay, lemon, dough, and white chocolate. Flavor of earth, sourdough bread, caramel, pepper, leaves, grass, and slight citrus. Bitter already and just sweet enough to balance things. Finishes with citrus and sweetish malt flavors at first while the aftertaste reminds me of yams, herbs and bell peppers. Medium-heavy bodied, mouthfeel is nice and creamy and SLIGHTLY hot. Good beer, has lots to offer to both the saison and tripel lover.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7911) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 30, 2012
Bottle at the BTBF. Pours with a hazed golden body with a lasting, yet small white head. Aromas are fruity, juicy, stone fruit, pear esters, mild crackery malt and some spicy hop character. Pretty dry. Flavors are spicy, hoppy, fruity esters, mild yeasty notes, stone fruit, pear, and grassy. Very light malt character. Lively bubbles, dry finish. Alcohol is pretty well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12959) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 30, 2012
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours dark and hazy orange amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is citrus and spice. Near med body. Mildly barnyard with light pitted fruits and spice. It’s complex and subtle. Finishes dry, increasingly barnyard, and almost cinnamon spice. Smooth barnyard.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (8000) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 30, 2012
Bottle from City Beer. Pours murky golden with an attractive eggshell head and a vinegar and fruit aroma. There is a smooth caramel malt flavor with a nice yeast presence and a carbonated spicy fruity finish. Unique and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - APR 30, 2012
#1471 bottle; nose is sour grape, little lemon, some leaves, rubber, sweet green apple acid, feel is mediumwatery, carb is mediumlow, taste is red grape, bile, pine, sweet alcohol, some late mediumsweet hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 24, 2012
A - Pours a cloudy golden-orange with a finger of frothy off-white head. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some nice lacing in the process. S - Aroma is a mix of citrus, with some lemon zest, sweet caramel malt, farmhouse yeast esters with some spice, some floral hops, funk, and bread. T - Starts off with some citrus flavors with some lemon peel, with some sweet caramel malts and some spicy yeast esters. Through the middle, some light barnyard funk comes through with some more yeast esters, floral hops, and some light bitterness. The finish is a mix of yeast esters, with some citrus and floral hops, sweet bready malts, and a touch of booze. M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a estery, sweet, and dry finish. D - Very drinkable. Really nice yeast character forward beer. The malt and the other flavors keeps up well making for a nicely balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle from lonestar. Poured gold with a white head and some lace. Aroma was citrus, Orange, pepper, and other spices. Flavor was pepper, spice, pine, and citrus. Body was light, medium carbonation, and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhamp9 (1387) - Corinth, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy copper with a big white head. Aroma banana peel, spice, a little funk, and some breadiness. Taste is earthy, some farmhouse funk, some sweet fruit, and some clove. Medium body and smooth on the palate. Another good one.

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