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

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RATINGS: 206   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wordsworth (132) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Pours amber color with a considerable foamy head. Smells and tastes like fruits and hops with a sweetish malty finish. Not bad but not my favorite Jester King beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle... Cloudy golden ale with a huge, fluffy, white head. Great retention. The nose is soapy and bready and accompanied by notes of pale grist and white pepper. Medium to full-bodied with modest carbonation. The flavor is bittersweet and biscuity with fruity components of pair and apricot. Finishes bittersweet and minerally. Bottle courtesy of the ever-generous ericandersnavy!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2012
25.4 oz. FIRST BEER IN MY NEW HOUSE! Trade from Jamil. Funky spicy citrus flavor. Farmhouse with some funk!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozarkspops (360) - - DEC 30, 2012
Unfiltered golden pour. Paper white thick head with lots of lacing. Aroma of earthy spicy hops a mild fruity esters. Thick mouthfeel. Esters are focus in flavor. I get banana, apple, and some clove. Mild hop spice aroma comes through too. Fairly bitter finish. ---Rated via iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6509) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 29, 2012
750 ml bottle from a trade with a buddy down in Houston- thanks again, Bryan! Pours a somewhat cloudy gold color with a finger of densely frothy white head. Aroma of sweet malts, dough, floral notes, grass, pears, apricots, and candi sugar. Flavor is the same with more maltiness and booziness. Medium-bodied, with medium soft carbonation and a sweet, boozy mouthfeel and finish. Nice strong Belgian farmhouse ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2245) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Honey, amber/gold colored pour. Big white head. Some lacing. Malty, dry yeast aromas. Some fruit - bananas. Slightly fruity flavor of dry yeast and malt. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
BigHoss (172) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Color is a hazy gold with a med head. I smell caramel, spice, and fruits. I taste what I smell with yeast, malt, hops, orange and cloves. Nice Ale:)!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2380) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Bottle gift from sj. A good strong with notes of fruit, citrus, sourness, almond, and hop. A nice bitter finish. Good body. I’M IN!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2980) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Poured from a 750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy gold copper with a white head of foam. Aroma is musty herbal notes with some nutty nuances and esters. Taste is musty sweetness. A little bit estery as well. Overall, it’s pretty good. Thanks Errl!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8547) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle shared at the Richmond Industry Gathering. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium sized creamy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel, big spice notes and a mild fruit finish. The taste is caramel, herbal hops, nutty and spicy notes. Medium bodied.


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