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Jester King Mad Meg Farmhouse Provision Ale (Batch 10+)

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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In October 2013 Jester King began brewing this beer using indigenous wild yeast and souring bacteria. All bottles from Batch 10 onward should be under this rating.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kkleu357 (527) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2015
I had this right after Pliny, which probably wasn’t the best idea. Nice hazy straw body. Very complex aroma. Hints o barnyard, citrus, sweets. Taste was similar. Mildly sour. Tons of sweet citrus taste. Probably missing a lot of the complexity since I just drank Pliny, but still appreciate the beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClubGonzo (4550) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden body with a huge white rocky head. Nose is straw, pale malts, white sugar, red berries and hints of minerals and grape peel. Taste is grape peel, pale malts, white sugar, alcohol and hints of banana, straw and bread dough. Medium body, high carbonation. Pretty straightforward light BSA, nice enough but not fantastic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3568) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
Clear warm golden colour, white head. Malty aroma, apricot, yeast, apple, raisins. Light bitter flavour, slightly tart, light sweet, apple, bay leaf, yeast. Finish yeast, malts, apple, honey, light madeira.
(from 75cL @ home. 8.9% ABV. No batch number to be found, but as the bottle was procured less than a year ago I asume it’s at the right place here)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tderoeck (5794) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 27, 2015
6/III/15 - 75cl bottle @ ACBF 2015 (Vichte) - BB: n/a (2015-305) Thanks to all for sharing today’s beers!

Clear pale orange beer, big aery creamy off-white head, unstable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very floral, bit soapy, fruity, some pears. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet start, floral, bit hoppy, soapy touch, somewhat spicy noteS. Aftertaste: bitter, floral, some honey, a bit off. Not a fan.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (758) - Burlingame, California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Pours a hazy straw gold with a white head and lacing. It has a nice aroma of malt, straw, some horse blanket, and a bit of funk. The flavor is light malt and straw up front with a slightly tart finish over a medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (2013) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 19, 2015
Sampled @ ACBF 2015. Pours a brilliant orange with a slight haze and an off-white head. The smell is spice, yeast, wheat and herb. The taste follows with some malt and fruity sweetness. Body is light/medium with some oiliness and active carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (22895) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle at Alvinne Craft Beer Festival 2015. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and citrus. Fruity flavour of caramel, citrus and hops. Hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/28/15] Bottle sample at De Garde Brewing in Tillamook. Release and bottle share event. Spice, a bit sweetish, floral.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PriorL (2489) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2015
Sample at ACBF 2015 with S&G tasting group. APPEARANCE: clouded blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, fruity, lactic. TASTE: dry, malty, unbalanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7473) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle sample @ ACBF 2015. Dorée, col blanc. Arôme au bouquet laissant percevoir une influence belge levure. Note fruitée fermenté avec un léger rétro-nasal fleuri, euro-noble hops version US. Palais garde, ici aussi, un profil très belge. Pointe de levure sauvage complète le tout. Je note un ajout houblonné noble tirant sur un léger fleuri et fruité. Malt de caractère pâle, pils.


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