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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
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Beer geeks and rodeos don’t often go together, but if ever there were a place where the two would meet, it would be Denmark No one from Jester King has ever been to Denmark, but our friends Mikkel and Thomas tell us the entire country is inhabited by craft beer drinking, spicy food loving Viking cowboys and cowgirls, and we think that sounds awesome. So as they say in Danish, bunden i vejret eller resten i haret, which we believe is pro-nounced “Yee-haw!” Jester King Craft Brewery is an authentic farm-house brewery in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, on the outskirts of Austin. We brew what we like, drink what we want and offer the rest to those who share our tastes.

Imperial Oatmeal Stout brewed with smoked malt, chipotle peppers and Vietnamese coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
egajdzis (5336) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Opaque black with a medium sized, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, smoke, cocoa, chipotle, and alcohol. Taste of roast, smoke, dark fruits, dark chocolate, light alcohol,and a faint spiciness from the peppers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11066) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Capped 750 from ericandersnavy. Pours dark brown/black with a slight dark tan head. Aroma is hot (spice) and coffee. Full bodied. Flavor is hot spice and coffee over smooth burnt malt. Seems to be treacle in it. Finishes pretty much that way. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marsiblursi (3005) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2012
(Draught) Pours black with a small head. The aroma holds coffee, rum raisins, vanilla, green chilly, asphalt, touch of smoke, blueberries, mint and hops. The flavour is light to medium sweet, medium bitter and tiny acidic with balanced chilly, deep roasted coffee, vanilla, sour berries, violet, grass, touch of smoke, asphalt and hops. The mouthfeel is round, fat, oily and smooth with a light carbonation. Balanced roasted and chilly-like finish. Near full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6497) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours dark brown with a disappearing tan head and a spicy treacle aroma. There is an intense dark molasses flavor witih a hot spicy finish. It all goes together real well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Matts_Property (831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours solid black with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, peppers, and coffee. Flavour as above. Full bodied, well balanced spice with the coffee. Beautiful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (2044) - Odense S, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
Tap @ CBC. Black body with a creamy light brown head. Aroma is molasses, portwine, oak, vanilla. Flavor is coffee, light hops, chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, oak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OmegaX (1255) - Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Woah! This one was another stand out at my local tasting. Nose of roast, earth, chocolate, coffee, and slight smoke. Pour is black with a tan head. Light, earthy chili flavors and roasted coffee went well with the chocolatey malt backbone here. I could drink a ton of this stuff! A big thanks to Matt for this one!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chipalsa (1309) - Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2012
This beer was pretty damn good. The body was an oily black, and had a whopper-like head. Aromas were of roasted malts, dirt and dark chocolate. Flavors were a bit smoky and earthy, and almost went on to taste like a lightly smoked porter. As it warmed up the peppers came through and had a very satisfying chocolate finish with light bitterness. Supplied by the very generous OmegaX.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Bottle... Pours black with a mid-sized, beige head. Fantastic retention. Chocolaty nose with only a rumor of smoke and nuttiness. Medium to full-bodied with airy carbonation. The flavor is deeply roasted, carbonic and lightly acrid. Smoky peppers and a hint of spicy heat in the finish. Quite enjoyable. Bottle courtesy of ericandersnavy!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SudsMcDuff (5825) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2012
wanted to try this but couldn’t find any after the release, but i got some! .. . deep brown black .. light foam .. . rich and delicious!! .. delicate chocolate, deep coffee, light tame chilli.. . just an awesome beer!! i love loving jk beers, especially when this amazing! .. . . Roses are llamas, Violets are pickles, This poem make no sense, Bananas

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