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Jester King Noble King Hoppy Farmhouse Ale (Batch 1-10)

 (RETIRED)
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99
style
Formerly brewed at Jester King Brewery
Style: Belgian Ale
Austin, Texas USA

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Earthy noble hops and rustic farmhouse yeast create an elegant balance in this dry and drinkable golden ale. Naturally carbonated through re-fermentation in the bottle.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2012
75cl bottle, thanks Travlr. Large off-white head, murky amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, spicy, some berry, yeast. Taste is medium sweet, yeast/spicy, some berry, light sour. Light-medium body, some acidity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2012
From bottle. Thanks Travlr! Poured a cloudy orange color with a white head. aroma was slightly spicy, with a touch of citrus notes. Flavor had tropical fruit notes, with some spice. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy golden orange color, large off white head. Aroma of tropical fruit and citrus. Very tasty and fruity with a tad of barnyard. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - NOV 23, 2012
Beautiful hazy golden with a creamy white head, very good retention and lace. Yeasty nose with farmhouse accents and citrussy fruity hop notes. Light sweet medium bitter taste with a dry, astringent mouthcleansing finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClubGonzo (3946) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 20, 2012
Bottle from Høkeren in Ravnsborgsgate, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy light orange body with a massive foamy head. Aroma is citrus, pine, soap, hints of grass and wet leaves. Fresh. Taste is basement yeasty notes, citrus, blue cheese, bitter leafy vegetable-like tones and hints of orange peel. Strange, but delicious. Medium body, sparkling carbonation. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
750ml bottle that a friend split with me, interesting label. Cloudy orange color, almost amber. Smells sort of belgian, a little rustic (what does that even mean really?), yeasty. Taste has a hint of aspirin, I think its the hops but my buddy swears its the yeast. Either way this was quite a refreshing beer and I’d like to taste their other offerings. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-10-2012 02:30:11

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3025) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle, 75 cl. Beautiful hazy golden with a creamy white head, very good retention and lace. Yeasty nose with farmhouse accents and citrussy fruity hop notes. Light sweet medium bitter taste with a dry, astringent mouthcleansing finish. Rustic yet delicate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
swanmann (589) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 16, 2012
It’s gorgeous clear, golden orange with fluffy, off-white head, well sustained and leaving nice lacing. It’s got a bright piny aroma, with a bit of citrus and some dank barnyard and hay. After it warms just a bit, it’s a little earthy, biscuity, mild bitters and sweetness. The noble hops do great with this farmhouse style, great concept, well executed. The finish is semi-dry. Mouthfeel is medium-full. It’s a great brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2248) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Pours a cloudy orange/straw color with fluffy head. Aroma is nice spicy hops with some banana, musty basement, and citrus. Taste is medium sweet with a lightly bitter hoppy finish. Really good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (3592) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2012
75 cl. fles gedeeld met Kraddel – leuke fles – benieuw naar dit, Jester King is een van mijn favoriete Amerikaanse brouwerijen geworden – ziet er aanzienlijk wazig amber, licht oranje uit, solide witte kraag – geur is licht fermenterende perziken, lichte boerderij, hooi, wit brood, wit peper, toets hars – bitter Belgisch gist, fermenterende perziken, lichte hooi, wit peper, wit brood, mos, beschimmelde toets, wat wazige Amerikaanse hars hop, florale toets, licht bitter, bloemen – wazig – niet al te enthousiast over dit, het is zeker niet slecht maar ik heb gelijkaardige, betere, goedkopere, specialere,… dingen hier gehad


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