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



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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2016

Bottle 750ml.

[ As Jester King Mad Meg Farmhouse Provision Ale ].
[ Batch 13 ].Light unclear medium yellow color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate yeasty, funky, grape, wine, wood. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a long duration, tart, wine, grapes, pale malt, funky. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20151121]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (3222) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 11, 2016
Tap at Craft Clerkenwell. Aroma is strawberry, shortbread, bit of grain. Taste is very nice. Dominated by the strawberry, very strong fruitiness, almost like undiluted squash. Some tropical fruit too. Herbal sparkles at the end. Quite interesting! Maybe feels a touch boozy though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (4887) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle share at the 42nd floor tasting, thanks to Matteo. As ’Jester King Mad Meg’. Hazy orange, lightly sparkling, nice foamy off-white head, full lacing. Aroma is corn, white pepper, slightly sour. Body is medium, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is chalky, dry, floral, light citrus, a touch sour. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (10658) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Bottle at the second 42nd Floor Tasting. Thanks to Matteo. It pours cloudy gold with a thick white head. The nose is sweet, fragrant. juicy tartness, tangy apricot, white peach and candied peel. The taste is toasty, grainy, farmyard, soft peach, stewed lemon, ginger root, light funk, sticky sweetness and alcohol warmth. Finish is pretty hot and sweet (but not in a good way). Medium body and moderate carbonation. Although this has some nice aspects to this I find it a bit messy overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (8741) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2015
Bottle @ Home, Batch 13. Pours golden with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, yeast, brett, wood, light spice, little fruity hops. Flavor is malt, yeasty, bretty, wood, spice, fruity hops, little citrus. Medium body, average to lively carbonation, dry finish with some alcohol. 231115

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (13821) - DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle "Batch 13", 9.7%. Hazy dark yellow with big white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, brett, hop and spices. Flavour is malt, fruit, spices, brett, medium sweet, little dry, little lemon, little sour and medium bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hansen (8151) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Yellow and unclear. Has a white head, lasting. Acidic aroma, brett. Light bread. Heavy acidic flavor, moderate bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (12266) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Some sour notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Long average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (15684) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle @ Højbjerg tasting, my house. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are hazy golden. Aroma and taste are brett, fruits, malt, flowers, grass and hops. Light sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (15199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Batch 13. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, yeasty, bretty and citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 211115

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