1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Nocturn Chrysalis - Jester King Brewery

Not Rated.
Nocturn ChrysalisNocturn Chrysalis

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
95
world-class

548 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 548
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 248
Gots: 148 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: scotv on 10-18-2013

Ale Refermented in Oak Barrels With Blackberries: Nocturn Chrysalis Kiowa Blackberries from Oglesby, Texas were added to oak barrels containing mature sour beer. The beer was then allowed to referment to dryness. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally conditioned.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 548 | Reviews: 32 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of drmcleod10
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Opened after Mexi Cake and domed by myself. Poured into a wine glass.

500 mL Batch 2

A - Shades of dark purple with mixed hints of redness that blend with the purp. Decent sized head on this that was mostly white + purple foam mixed together. Head recedes back into the glass at a good clip.

S - Smell is blackberries mixed with a little jammy nose. You can definitely smell the tart on the first pour and as it warms that smell dissipates and allows the more of the smells to come through

T - Taste follows the nose with a decent upfront tart sourness followed by the smooth sweet tastes of blackberries. My only complaint would be is to sour this up more! Really an easy drinker and finished this bottle in no time.

M - Mouthfeel is a little thicker which I like for these sours. The tart isn't over bearing what so ever. It makes this beer crushable.

O - Overall, Definitely enjoy AR and MvB better, but this was refreshing and definitely enjoyed every drop

Photo of loverofthecraft
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of FondueVoodoo
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of jampics2
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of randyb0007
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of threedaggers
3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

Photo of Sarge3130
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of pmoney
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of lonestarstate97
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Riccymon
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of jbwimer
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Dabai
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of dseanv
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of G-Hawk
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Renegrenade
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of DinnerTheaterBrew
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Zuidman
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of smutty33
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of Zack_B
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of Spaceangler
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of ArchEnemyBrew
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of vmdominguez
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Nocturn Chrysalis from Jester King Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.