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Das Wunderkind! Saison - Jester King Brewery

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522 Ratings
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Ratings: 522
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 8.87%
Wants: 108
Gots: 120 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Pale hazy yellow with a nice head upon pouring that dissipates quickly with no lacing. Sour lemon, grass and farmhouse funk are the initial aromas I pick up. A lot of "earthiness" in the smell. The flavors are sour citrus fruit, funk and a bit of spicy dryness one expects from a farmhouse ale. The oak is extremely subtle to my palate. If I didn't know there was oak, I don't think I would pick it up. Prickly from the acidic qualities and appropriately carbonated.

Another home-run from Jester King. Perfect earthy funk and spicy dryness paired with sour fruits make this beer perfect for a warm summer day in Texas.

J_Dub, Sep 22, 2014
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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Very light pale yellow. Hazy. Big white head.

Smell - Light lemon. Light oak. Some wheat and acidity.

Taste - Light and wheaty. Mild tartness. Citrusy lemon flavor. Musty and mild sweetness in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Very light. Well carbonated.

Overall - Had this next to Clara and it didn't compare. Lighter in flavor and complexity.

Alieniloquium, Sep 13, 2014
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Das Wunderkind! Saison from Jester King Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 522 ratings.