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

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5409) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Reddish amber color with a large off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus fruit, wheat malts, burnt toffee, grass, spicy yeast, and a bit of floral hops. Taste of citrus, caramel malts, wheat malts, bitter grassiness, and a lightly bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2693) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Pours orange amber hazey with a huge creamy foamy white almost sandy head. The aroma brings sweet springy clean hops and bready notes. The flavor brings farmhouse yeast and the Saaz hops bitter and contrasting with boozy syrupy malts not working very well.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5679) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2012
From bottle at Borefts 2012. Pours hazy golden with a small creamy white head. Aroma is light funky, citrus and yeast. Taste is good herbal hops,well balanced, lingering bitter, liquorice and mint.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8987) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2012
Draught @ Borefts 12. Hazy orange color, virtually no head, just a slight off-white lacing. Smell sourness, dusty and lightly yeasty. Taste malts, balanced sourness, lightly sour apple, and some fruits. Medium body, slightly syrupy texture, low to medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 5, 2012
Botella. Amber colour, hazy. White head, medium. sweet aroma, fruit and spice. Good mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, fruit, spice and malt, good bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle @ 4th Borefts 2012. A hazy orange/yellow colored beer, with a white head. The aroma of malt, fruits like mango and some hops. The taste is fruity sweet with hop bitter. The aftertaste is pleasant sweet and bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4994) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle @ Borefts 2012. The pour’s deep amber with a small head. The nose is funky belgian yeast, some brett and lemon. The taste is sweet barnyard yeast, more tart lemon peel, some peach. Light vinous notes. Sweet esters. Smooth, supple. OK, but not Jester King’s best.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (4303) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2012
750 ml. bottle - sampled @ Borefts 2012 - hazy orange amber with creamy white head - smell is lightly funky and full of fruits, lightly tropical, tad spices - taste is sweet peaches, apricots. lightly funky and white bread yeast, tad tropical and citrus, ending lightly sour, funky with spices - mellow bodied - added touches of light farmhouse nature made it work - this is fine sutff

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RoyB (17) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle at borefts 2012. I really loved this one. Pours a dense white head and shows a deep orange cloudy color. Aroma and palate remind of tropical fruit, wheat, citrus fruits and hops. Taste was a very balanced bitterness, subtle sweetness and sourness. Very refreshing! -RoyB, Amsterdam

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13428) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle at Borefts. Hazy light amber color, large white head. Aroma of lemon rind and grapefruit. Taste is slightly sour tropical fruit. Very nice.


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