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Jester King Craft Brewery
Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer

Le Petit Prince
Farmhouse Table Beer

Big thanks go out to Lee for providing me with the original bottle of this back in 2012. That bottle was cracked open on vacation in Hilton Head, SC in summer of 2012, the height of relaxation for me these days. Thee notes are a combination of two separate tastings, the second one being a bottle that I purchased from the Greenville Beer Exchange in Greenville, SC in March of 2013, about 9 months after my original notes. I paid $6.49 for the 750 mL bottle. Pour is a honey yellow with some lace...

Thrash Metal Farmhouse ***** Ale

Thrash Metal Farmhouse ***** Ale

What's the deal with the (apparently) blacked out word between Farmhouse and Ale?? Pour gives an enormous, fluffy head with some good retention and some nice lace. The nose gives some quite hot alcohol and a large peppery element - so far, so good. Color is a cloudy, mid to dark range, orange. The tastes are of fruity alcohol, with a semi-high solvent elements. The fruit is quite dry, and does not give a very large ester character. This is not a pineapple, pear based sweet bomb, rather it...

Boxer’s Revenge

Boxer’s Revenge

I have to admit, I am not really predisposed to liking this beer. I'm not a big fan of anything barrel-aged at the best of times, but coupled with a Wild Ale style, I feel you are mixing genres to an extent that is unlikely to work and is somehow disrupting the laws of physics/beer - it just doesn't need to be done. Luckily, it turns out to be not especially relevant. Anyway, having said all of that I'm always intrigued by Jester King, and I know that my man @lnashsig has an eye for a good...