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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A golden colored, high gravity (O.G. 1.074) ale, brewed with pilsner, wheat and caramunich malts, along with a good dose of American hops and fermented with Jester King’s farmhouse yeast, finishing at 9.3% alcohol by volume. It is a hop forward beer with dank, resinous hop flavor and aroma, balanced by lightly kilned malt flavors, farmhouse yeast esters and a bit of warming alcohol.

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3.2
mcberko (17205) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 23, 2013
750mL bottle, sent from mista (thanks a lot, Geoff), pours a hazy dark golden with a medium white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, light fruitiness, clove and some bready malts. Flavour brings out clove, loads of Belgian yeast, a touch of candied sugar, and even a touch of wild farmhouse notes. Quite dominated by the yeast and clove to a lesser extent. The farmhouse notes don’t come out that much, but the yeast is front and centre.

3.4
jtclockwork (16444) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber orange with white head. Nose/taste of alcohol soaked fruit, candi sugar, resin, yeast, bready malt and light earth. Medium body. Alcohol fruit finish.

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Dedollewaitor (16056) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle @ Odense Tasting June 2013. Pours cloudy golden with a large white foam. Nose is alcohol , vegetables and grain. Caramel and alcohol. Sticky. Blah.

3.8
Ferris (15013) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle - Funky herbal notes with some honey notes. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Creamy, sweet, funk and honey. Nice.

3.7
Ratman197 (14686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 13, 2012
750 ml bottlepoured a hazy gold with alasting creamy ivory head. Aromas of bread, citrus, light pine,light earthiness and light peach. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, lemon zest and light earthiness with a crisp dry bitter lingering citrus finish.

3.4
djd07 (14366) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with large creamy white head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is fruit and yeast. Thin mouthfeel with a dry hop and resin with a long lingering dry finish. Tastes more of a saison then belgian strong ale.

3
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 3, 2012
75cl bottle, thanks thorpe429. Small white head atop clear apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, orange/lemon, light spicy. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some herb, light spice. Medium body, light acidity.

3.9
Drake (13652) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 20, 2012
Bottle shared by Thorpe429. Very glad to finally try Jester King. Slightly hazy pour with a medium sized off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of big citrus and tropical fruit notes, faint earth and spice. The taste is the same with a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied. Very nice.

3.3
Christian (13605) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2013
RB Odense Early Summer Fun. Hazy orange with a big and lasting white head. Hazy golden with a big and lasting white head. Aroma of cane sugar, peach and other tropical fruit. Sweet malty flavour with sugar and fruits and alcohol

3.7
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2012
(Draught) Pours a cloudy orange body with a tall off-white head. Aroma of herbs, grass, earth, florals, and biscuit. Flavor of grass, earth, yeast, herbs, dank, and orange peel with a bitter finish.


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