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Beer Review: Jester King Craft Brewery, Thrash Metal Farmhouse ***** Ale

Ding Points: 74.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 80.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: 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...

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Beer Review: Jester King Craft Brewery, Boxer’s Revenge

Ding Points: 87.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 90.00, Mouth: 90.00, Global: 90.00 Tasting Notes: 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...

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Beer Review: Jester King Craft Brewery, Das Wunderkind!

Ding Points: 77.50 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: For the second time in just about as many days, I find a beer that for all intents & purposes could actually be described as an English cider. Thanks go out to @lnashsig for this opportunity. A blended sour from Texas? Interesting to say the least. Jester King describes this as a Sour Saison. Oddly, I don't find the beer to be particularly acidic or to have any specific Saison character...

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Beer Review: Jester King Craft Brewery, Noble King (Hoppy Farmhouse Ale)

Ding Points: 88.50 Pour: 100.00, Nose: 90.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 100.00, Global: 90.00 Tasting Notes: Jester King is a brewery that I have been monitoring carefully over recent months (even though I'm not crazy about the use of the word 'craft' in their name). Several people have mentioned them in a number of contexts that interest me (low(er) ABV, interesting yeast strains, Farmhouse styles), so I have been watching with interest. Not quite my first opportunity to try them, but my first...

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