Jester King Wytchmaker Rye IPA

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 96   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
India Pale Ale brewed with nearly three pounds of hops per barrel and 15% malted rye. Dry, flavorful, drinkable beer with vibrant notes of citrus, tropical fruit and pine.

Note: This entry is the original Wytchmaker. Beginning around the time of their first anniversary, Jester King switched to a farmhouse yeast for all of their beers. All ratings after this switch should be entered under the Farmhouse Wytchmaker Rye IPA entry. The original Wytchmaker bottles feature a small Jester King sticker on the neck; the Farmhouse Wytchmaker bottles have the word "Farmhouse" in small print on the label.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FrogThor (7) - - JUN 2, 2012
Good rye ipa. Not as bitter or sharp as i was expecting. Smooth with a good hoppy and rye flavor.

Klimaet (2958) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2016
Bottle shared. Pours hazy amber with a medium white fluffy head. Notes of sweet malt, farmhouse yeasty notes, citrus, pine, floral notes, light bitter hoppy but mostly sweet. Finishes sort of spicy.

skortila (5966) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2016
On tap. Old note. The aroma has bready malts, peach, grass. Bit hazy, amber coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste is moderate bitter, with malt sweetness, bread, citrus and grass. Medium bodied beer. Nice.

Bygers (1185) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle 0,75l from The Beer Cartel, Sydney. Pours a hazy golden colour and leaves a good white head. Aroma is bread, yeast, grass, pine, grapefruit and citrus. Taste of spices, bread, pine, grass, citrus, and grapefruit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

fluffy (2472) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2015
A solid rye ipa if ever there was one. Would definitely get again if I could. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Bottle, orange pour, white head, nose and taste are rye, citrus, pretty good

esjunknyc (21) - - OCT 19, 2014
Impressed how many flavors JK has balanced in this. Sour from farmhouse up front, and a bit funky, and bitter from hops in the backbone. Very nice, would highly recommend.

roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Aroma of citrus, hops, and sour yeast. Typical sour flavor from jester king but with a smooth hop and citrus finish. Pretty good sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Pours hazy pale orange with a thick white head. Strong orange peel and rye aroma. Taste has a robust rye taste with lemon and pineapple. Finish is dry and bitter. Nice!

TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Reviewed from notes: loved the old bottles with the 2nd Jester King label atop. Pours a nice amber color with off-white head. Pine, spice, and caramel and wheat notes; follows onto the palate. Finishes with light fruit and citrus.

markwise (5441) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2014
Entering old notes. Thanks to Rosebud butternuts for this one. Pours a hazy yellow-orange with a white head. Nose is big caramel, slight spicy rye, some big citrus character, and some pine. Flavor is a nice burst of spicy rye, citrus, slight pine, and mild tropical fruit. Medium to full in body for the style and very nice and remarkable overall.

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