Patrickctenchi (4379) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours cloudy, milky yellow with white head.
Tart, smoky aroma.
Taste is yeast, tart, funky...
Salty, smoked wood.
Very, very nice.
Martinus (3310) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy murky golden colour, white head. Aroma of citrus, funk, wood, smoke and brett. Somewhat sour flavour, malts, brett, citrus zest. Finish lemon zest, brett, wood, light hint of smoke.
(from 75cL bottle @ joes’ bbq tasting. Thanks for sharing, Joris!)
jcartamdg (2267) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a hazy light yellow with no head. Aroma of smoke, wheat with a touch of funk. Taste follows, all smoke. This is a bit hard to drink
kevinator (1110) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 10, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Another unique beer from Jester King. Big aroma of smoked malt with a sense of cooked fruit. Nice color with a decent white head. Medium to light palate. Flavors were blended well with the underlying smoke essence being careful to not mask the touches of citrus and sour fruit with just enough hops bitterness.
sir__v (820) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 3, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared @ home from Brewberry, Paris - FR. Color: hazy pale blond beer with no carbonation and small white foam. Smell: sour notes and grassy presence. Small floral notes. Taste: good sour notes well balanced with grassy finish. Amazing peat presence, really great notes and amazing. Good surprising !!!! Aftertaste: sour finish and floral bouquet ! Amazing composition beer ! For the balance of sour and peat, it’s a must to try!
bytemesis (3830) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 26, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle with thanks to Homer! Pours hazy orange, large off-white head, dissipates leaving lots of residual and lacing. Aroma is smoky, campfire, belgian yeast, black pepper and hay, some lemon. Flavor is light sweet initially, giving way to a light tartness. Fairly smoky but not overpowering. Belgian yeast provides hay, mowed grass, black pepper notes as well as a touch of funky musty dusty flavors. Fairly prominent lemon/citrus notes as well. Lightish body, champagnelike carbonation. This one is underrated IMO.
GreatDane1632 (671) - USA - JAN 11, 2015
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
This beer was probably my favorite one that I had in all of 2013. Lots of evolution throughout the tasting, a somewhat funky flavor, with detection of some slightly fruity flavors, that eventually transform into a nice dark wood finish. Beautiful to sip on.
probstblueribbon (3158) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 2, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
750 ml bottle from Bieropholie, shared with judges. Very murky golden, minimal head. Strong smoke, phenolic, sour organic acids, a little funk (Lambic), minerals, citrus. Medium mouth feel, relaxed carbonation. Reasonable fruitiness and some Saison spiciness, light funk, citrus; lightly tart, moderately high bitterness, a spiciness in the feel. Interesting if not totally successful.
Terminus (3302) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - NOV 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle-Jan 2013 batch 1 Sampled as I rate it
Pours hazy light orange hue with a small soapy fizzy white head with lots of bubble size, carbonation and some sparse lacing. Nice looking brew as the head settled pretty fast. Nose is bigtime smokey, but just in a beachwood sort of way. Flavors are tart, slightly woody, lite smoke, lots of fruits-peach, orange peal, and maybe a tad of lite melons. Lovely long sweet, tart and smokey finish-very long. A great brew, why the low ratings? I dont get it. great brew! give it some age and it will shine!
gunnfryd (11581) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Cloudy muddy golden-yllow colour with a white head. Aroma is meat, smoked, yeast, orange, wood. Flavour is dry, sourness, orange, smoked ,yeast, citrus, wood, brett. Nice beer.
cfrancis (2591) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours light cloudy gold with a big frothy white top. Aroma is nutty pecan, oak and light smoke. Taste a little smoke and oak, light nut and floral hops.