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Wytchmaker Farmhouse Rye IPA - Jester King Brewery

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Wytchmaker Farmhouse Rye IPAWytchmaker Farmhouse Rye IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

317 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 23
Gots: 42 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Earthy rye and piny hop flavor and aroma meet spicy, funky characteristics from our farmhouse yeast in this American-inspired farmhouse ale.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 10-30-2011)
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

01-11-2013 20:24:42 | More by Thorpe429
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jbarra101

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

01-10-2013 03:39:11 | More by jbarra101
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Dat

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-09-2013 22:06:39 | More by Dat
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secondtooth

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy golden, with a plus-size head of off-white carbonation. Lovely lace.

Nose is oddly tangy -- the rye adds a sharp, spicy aroma. Actually, I get this more than a hoppy scent. Not a bad thing.

Taste is a weird mix of spicy malts and citrus hoppiness. Actually, this drinks very smooth, with a sharp and almost sour finish. A definite unique flavor profile for a rye pale ale, and a very tasty, enjoyable brew. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 20:05:35 | More by secondtooth
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

01-05-2013 06:30:18 | More by richkrull
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codysjb

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into a pint glass.
A: Orange and yellow cloudy beer with a small head. The head doesnt dissipate.
S: A mix of IPA and saison, some minor hop and pine notes combine with an earthy lemon flavor, very cool.
T: A minor hoppy beer on the front blends into an saison on the end. Some hop notes but not too many ending with a perfect saison. Very few if any malt notes.
M: A lot more hops, perfectly balanced and some minor lemon notes on the end.
O: Really good and interesting. I think this is the most interesting beer Ive had this year and Im very excited to try other JK beers.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 19:22:55 | More by codysjb
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warnerry

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-30-2012 05:19:02 | More by warnerry
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-29-2012 00:32:16 | More by StArnoldFan
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gtermi

Texas

3.8/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer pours a dark clear golden body with a thick creamy light tan head that slowly fades away and leaves a lot of lacing on the glass.

S: I am picking up a strong amount of spicy and floral hops, some grain and a strong amount of rye.

T: This is a really strange flavor IPA. I get a nice amount of hops and it tastes really good at first, but the farmhouse yeast starts to come in and really changes the flavor. The flavor goes from sweet to just a weird funk that I cant really describe. The rye flavor is there too and I just dont really know what to think about the flavor of this beer.

M: The beer is super easy to drink and has a good amount of carbonation. There is a strong amount of crispness on the back of the throat.

O: This is just one of those weird beers I cant really get my mind around. BUT that is how Jester King does things. They are not afraid to try anything and I give them mad respect for that... On the other hand, I think they took a major step back on this IPA because the original recipe was much better.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 04:42:56 | More by gtermi
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purdueflyguy

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-23-2012 22:22:58 | More by purdueflyguy
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tubeyes

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

12-19-2012 06:09:38 | More by tubeyes
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JustinMatthew

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-17-2012 21:04:30 | More by JustinMatthew
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KDE

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

12-16-2012 19:11:29 | More by KDE
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freduardo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-14-2012 01:40:39 | More by freduardo
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-09-2012 18:22:55 | More by hilgart1
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ATXboozer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-26-2012 02:19:31 | More by ATXboozer
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JohnBender

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

11-19-2012 21:33:40 | More by JohnBender
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

11-16-2012 02:53:40 | More by sneaks2210
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JxExM

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

11-16-2012 00:18:45 | More by JxExM
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SquidVicious

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-14-2012 06:05:14 | More by SquidVicious
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-13-2012 06:10:23 | More by AgentZero
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Grocerystowe


3/5  rDev -20.8%

11-08-2012 19:47:36 | More by Grocerystowe
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cmoody91

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-04-2012 22:27:15 | More by cmoody91
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metter98

New York

3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is hazy dark yellow in color and poured with a finger high frothy white head that has excellent retention properties and consistently left a short head covering the surface along with lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of earthy yeast in the nose along with hints of rye.
T: like the smell, the taste is very earthy and has some notes of caramel malts and hints of bitterness from the hops and spiciness from the rye.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is an interesting farmhouse beer that tastes like a hybrid between a saison and a rye beer. It is also a nice choice if you like earthy aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2012 16:05:40 | More by metter98
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dunix

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

10-29-2012 15:03:00 | More by dunix
Wytchmaker Farmhouse Rye IPA from Jester King Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.