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Das Wunderkind! Saison - Jester King Brewery

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Das Wunderkind! SaisonDas Wunderkind! Saison

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

587 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 587
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 8.91%
Wants: 115
Gots: 131 | FT: 12
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: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

For starters I love the art work on this bottle (received as an extra from @hambone85) which made it peak my interest right away.

Appearance: hazy yellow with 3 fingers of bright white that quickly disappears.

Smell: citrus, yeast, & a little funk.

Taste: just like the smell, citrus, tropical fruit, and funkiness.

Mouthfeel: more carbonation than a lot of other sessions I've had recently m

Overall: I would definitely drink it again.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a wine glass.

Buttery yellow opaque color, with a sense of lemon slightly. A bleach white sudsy head about two fingers on creation but dissolves quickly. Sort of looks like light tang in a glass slightly.

Real impressive nose, with tropical mango notes and light juicy fruit. Hints at some faint grain and dough a little as well. Not much brett quality or funk.

Palate comes with a very light peach fruit. Good dough finish but some of the fruit character hinting on the nose isn't coming through as much. A little bit of wet watery wet grain finish, but with a hint of tartness and very light.

Hardly any hint of barrel aging character, but an impressive nose. However, this comes out more like a berliner weisse or something strangely to me.

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Bottled nearly 1 year ago. Batch #14 - July 31, 2013

It has been sitting in a closet in Florida for the better part of a year. The temperature never got above 78, or below 60... Let's just say I've been trying to let the sourness speed up with out keeping it in a temp. controlled setting.

Ap - Gold. Almost no head. It seemed like this would have a thick billowy head after I popped the cap and it hissed like hell. There is still a slight hint of lace.

Ar - Dust, tropical fruit, tart apples/lemons.

T - Dry, bretty tartness. Subtle apple, kumquats, and tropical fruits. This is better than I expected!

M - The mouthfeel is a little too thin, oily, and under-carbonated for my liking. Otherwise the beer finishes great and wanting more.

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Das Wunderkind! Saison from Jester King Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 587 ratings.