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

Formerly brewed at Jester King Brewery
Style: Belgian Ale
Austin, Texas USA


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RATINGS: 317   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6472) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle at CPK, London. Poured a hazy lemon color with a giant two-finger head; extremely over carbonated. Smell is citrus, fruity hops, light pepper, a hint of funk, and lemon peel. Taste is lemon, straw, pepper, light brett, and a medium bitter finish. Sticky mouthfeel with medium carbonation and a lingering aftertaste. Nice hoppy taste, with a crisp finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (5578) - Arizona, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Light and minerally, crisp Saison, very drinkable and charming. Really liking it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (5187) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Pours a nice hazy yellow with a white head. Nose is a beautiful bouquet of hops both citrus and floral with hints of pine and yeast. Flavor is similar with a nice bit of grassy, herbal, floral, and mildly piney hops. Light in body and interesting, but heavenly with the roasted peppers from the Farm to Table Pavilion at GABF.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbardin (161) - New York, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Bottle at Barley Swine in Austin. This wheaty, hoppy farmhouse ale is the perfect evocation of a country summer day. Has me excited to get out into Hill Country while we're in town! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2841) - Odense SV, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2012
Bottle @ Ulfborg. Cloudy yellow body with a huge white head. Aroma is flowers, yeast. Flavor is grain, perfume, yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerproject (129) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Aroma is floral, earthy and spicy with a touch of farmhouse yeast. Taste is smooth bitterness with plenty of noble hop flavor (earthy, spicy, floral) followed by belgian farmhouse yeast. Dry finish and high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2012
750ml bottle from West Lakeview Liquors. Pours a hazy golden colored body with an inch thick, dense and frothy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is lightly sweetened pale malts with a light grainy wheat, grass, a good amount of florals with a few citruses, and a lightly spiced Belgian yeast. Flavor is similar. A bit more lemon-zest up front with a slight herbal spicing and a lightly sweetened, somewhat bready pale malt backing with a few grainy wheats as well. Florals in the middle with some spicy Belgian yeast, earth, and a slight sour funk. Finishes dry and fairly spicy with a medium-light bitterness, but well balanced with a light malt sweetness and a decent amount of floral fruits. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium-light body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a pretty solid, somewhat hopped up Belgian Ale with a nice balance between the spices, sweetness, and fruits. The slight sour funk from the yeast was also pleasant. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (2419) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 31, 2012
Really solid session brew with a beautiful Belgian accented flavor. Well hopped and a beautiful flavour overall. The pour is a bright golden orange with a thick foamy off white head with a few lacing splothces. The nose is floral and has a light citrus hop note with a subtle spice and Belgian ester quality. Very balanced and nicely hopped with a good Belgian flavor. Overall, really good solid brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cervewtf (52) - - OCT 22, 2012
botella. color dorado apagado con espuma densa blanca . aroma a levaduras ahumados y vino blanco espumoso. sabor ácido ahumado con final seco pero no lupulado

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2012
75cl, new American brew Anno 2011, from Geers Oostakker, complex bitter brew, floral/bitter and slightly woody/fruity, balanced, cloudy, rocky head, good brew, yet expensive!

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