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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Jester King’s second "session ale", an American style wheat ale crammed full of juicy, floral, tropical, Amarillo hops. Malt: Malted wheat, pale malt, CaraRed Hops: Magnum, Falconer’s Flight, Amarillo Water: Filtered Hill Country Well Water and Harvested Rain Water Yeast: Dry English Ale Alc/Vol 4.2% OG 1.042


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2012
Amber pour with small fine head. Aroma is pine, soap, very floral. Flavor is pine, bitter, floral. Very dry beer.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BelgBeerGeek (1298) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2012
@ 2nd RBBSG, thx to Eugene 75cl

Head: white, foamy, large
Colour: gold
Smell: wheats, citric, hops, yeast, very resfreshing !
Taste: Very refreshing hopy start followed by a lemony bitter and tiny sour flavour, balanced with grassy notes and a flowery flavour, very nice session beer !

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14698) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle courtesy of 77ships, thanks! Cloudy yellow color, massive white head with good retention. Aroma of grass, licorice, scallions. Taste is bitter lemongrass.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7156) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 12, 2012
Bottle sample @ 2nd RBBSG, August 11th 2012. Courtesy of 77ships. Dorée, col blanc. Arôme fruité, houblonné, malt léger. Palais, légèrement houblonné, note citronnée avec une touche de douceur/sucre. Le point fort ressort des houblons qui viennent donner une belle dimension fruitée à cette bière la rendant facile d’accès. Note de grains/froment avec une fine finde bouche assez sèche. Légère et facile à boire avec ce bon profile grains de froment.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vandint (26) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle from Whole Foods. Smells mainly of hops, tastes mainly of hops. Pours a nice cloudy gold, lot of head, some lacing. Too hoppy for me, or maybe I don’t like Amarillo hops. It’s clearly good... but I’d rather drink something else.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (2611) - NORWAY - AUG 6, 2012
Bottle from Kihoskh. Bottle said 4,2%, not 4. Enjoyed in the sun while brewing. Hazy orange body, big foamy white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, wheat, yeast. Taste of citrus, peppers, grapes, pine. Very good body, and taste is full and rich for a 4(,2)% beer. Quite impressive, while I’ve had my fair share of Mikkellers, I believe this is my first Jester King. This beer made me want to try more

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ej (913) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2012
Cloudy with an enormous fluffy white head. Pungent wheat notes accompagnied by belgian yeast. Hints of citrus and soap. Taste is more towards citrus, with the classic wheat tones as backbone. Dry finish, ever so slightly sweet. High carbonation, light body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2558) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Really good for the style. There’s a lot going on. Bread, wheat, citrus and floral notes. Nice dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (8228) - Ursel, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2012
Towering, dense, fine, lightly yellowish head, reducing itself to fluffy eggwhite over veiled orange beer. Very aromatic, citrussy & resiny hops in force. Yet also garden herbs/weeds and lunaria; rosewater for the sweeter streak and rainwater. Very refreshing; hops, exotic fruit, citrus, rosewater, all diluted with rainwater. Easy drinking indeed. Light, refreshing; faint, but aromatic aftertaste. Very good session beer: mission accomplished.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hammy78 (827) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2012
A few bottles given to me as a wedding gift from a friend in Texas. Pours a cloudy orange colour with a fast acting foamy white head, no real lacing surprisingly. Smells spicy sweet, caramel, fruits. Tastes light and sweet, slight bitter, spice, and fruity. Really good. I’ve had a few bottles, one aged after a year and still holds up. There is some oxydization evidence but still great. I would love to have this on tap.


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