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Das Wunderkind! Saison - Jester King Brewery

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Das Wunderkind! SaisonDas Wunderkind! Saison

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482 Ratings
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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 8.87%
Wants: 106
Gots: 106 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mature beer, refermented in oak barrels with wild yeast and souring bacteria is blended with fresh, dry-hopped beer prior to bottle-conditioning. Dry and lightly tart, with notes of citrus, barnyard, and tropical fruit.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2011)
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mpayne5

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

03-24-2014 18:31:47 | More by mpayne5
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-17-2014 19:15:30 | More by stephensinner
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emerge077

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Dan for sharing and hosting :thumbup:
Quick review from written notes, 2012 vintage.

Bright gold color with minimal foam or lace.
Lightly funky aroma of wet hay.

Tart lemon and grapefruit rind in the taste, dry finish, very clean and well attenuated.
Overall this held up well and was very easy drinking. Thanks Dan!

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 02:56:47 | More by emerge077
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halo913

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-16-2014 15:29:09 | More by halo913
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BAsbill

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-12-2014 23:15:30 | More by BAsbill
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Levich

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a bottle of Blend #5 April 2013 into a tulip glass...Thanks to WTKeene

This one pours a hazy orange-amber color with a bone white head that dissipates leaving just wisps of foam around the glass. The aroma is of tart apples. It has kind of just the one note. The taste is crisp and dry with hints of apple and just a touch of sourness and then a oaky dryness. There is just a touch of bitterness at the finish. There is a nice light effervescence. It is lively and crisp while being creamy. A really great mouthfeel.

This is definitely not your typical saison, but I like it. I wish I had another bottle to try in some warmer weather.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 22:36:18 | More by Levich
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-07-2014 04:56:59 | More by Lare453
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-06-2014 20:54:27 | More by largadeer
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-06-2014 17:37:53 | More by FondueVoodoo
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

03-05-2014 13:16:00 | More by BuckTuckian
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-04-2014 17:20:11 | More by ToddHolder
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-02-2014 05:23:05 | More by PA-Michigander
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jwswigs

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-02-2014 03:00:08 | More by jwswigs
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-01-2014 04:49:54 | More by Axnjxn
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Robertparker

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

02-28-2014 02:29:41 | More by Robertparker
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

02-22-2014 22:56:34 | More by millerbuffoon
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

02-22-2014 22:49:56 | More by jzeilinger
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

02-22-2014 22:45:54 | More by Knapp85
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance is bright and bubbly with a fizzing froth. Lots of tangy Apple, pear and cider like tones hit the nose but the flavor is more tangy and a touch less flavorful. Plenty of sprite orchard fruitiness just subdued a little. This is very good, plenty tasty and an easy sweet treat.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2014 22:09:32 | More by KYGunner
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-19-2014 00:28:02 | More by PhatAtUT
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Fireslayer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-18-2014 19:52:53 | More by Fireslayer
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SierraJosh

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-18-2014 03:57:26 | More by SierraJosh
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-17-2014 20:40:37 | More by bootdown21
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benclimbs

California

4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a bit cloudy, not very exciting.

Smell is very nice - big fruit, strong sage, rotting citrus, strong grapefruit/orange peel along with - sir funk.

Taste is dry, funky, off sour - lovely saison - barrel Oakey wine notes.

A solid sour saison, great mix of yeasty funk , hops and big fruit.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 03:23:54 | More by benclimbs
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-05-2014 05:33:42 | More by Bilco
Das Wunderkind! Saison from Jester King Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.