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Omniscience & Proselytism - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

24 Reviews
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Reviews: 24
Hads: 330
Avg: 4.3
pDev: 30.93%
Wants: 246
Gots: 58 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery
Texas, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale | 5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

Ale Refermented in Oak Barrels With Strawberries: Strawberries from Fredericksburg, Texas were added to oak barrels containing mature sour beer. The beer was then allowed to referment to dryness. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally conditioned. The name Omniscience & Proselytism does not refer to any claims of inducing omniscience.
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Reviews: 24 | Hads: 330
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle pour into HF wine stem split 3 ways.

bottled September 2014.

Appearance: bright and translucent red bottled beer with one full finger of white head that drops down to no head.

Smell: This beer literally smells like a strawberry jolly rancher. Very appealing nose on this beer.

Taste: This beer tastes just like it smells. Strawberry jolly rancher all the way. Mild level of sourness. Not much funk. The strawberry flavor in this beer is probably the most authentic strawberry flavor that I have tasted in a strawberry wild ale besides Upland Strawberry lambic. It is quite well done.

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with low carbonation. This beer is really drinkable. For having a pH level of 3.2 this beer is really easy drinking. It is not dry, rather the beer has a juicy mouthfeel and slightly creamy carbonation which pairs nicely with the strawberry flavors that it has.

Overall: This is a pretty nice offering from Jester King. Like I mentioned earlier, only one other strawberry wild ale has delivered a true authentic strawberry flavor profile like Omniscience & Proselytism has and that's Upland Strawberry Lambic. Honestly I like Omniscience & Proselytism better than the Upland Strawberry wild ale, but they are both pretty fantastic beers. Either way, Jester King continues to prove that they make some delicious sour beers! If you love strawberry beer you gotta try this beer. Plain and simple.

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4.06/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Probably the best strawberry sour yet. Still a bit weird in the taste, but doesn't have that awful medicinal taste/nose that is present in most/all strawberry sours I've had. Subtle, strawberry jam. Glad I've had it a few times now but wouldn't seek out again. Strawberry is just not well suited for beer I suppose.

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Heavy plastic phenols. Very unpleasant. Maybe let this one sit for a while

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Lovely initial creaminess from strawberry, though this disappears after a few sips. Tart, oak, cedar, mild funk. Similar to Colour Five except for creaminess.

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Omniscience & Proselytism from Jester King Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.