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Noble King Hoppy Farmhouse Ale - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

444 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 444
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 25
Gots: 70 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Medium strength, dry, golden ale brewed with our farmhouse yeast, and, as its name suggests, an abundance of noble, European hops. Thoroughly hoppy, yet elegant, dry, balanced, and drinkable.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 11-21-2011)
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3.46/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

25.4 oz. bottle poured into tulip
November 2013 batch

L: murky yellow, almost looks like orange juice or mango juice; white foam head, not huge

S: lemon, sour apple ... sour is the key note

T: sour ... lemony and with some grain but mostly lemons. no hops whatsoever

F: nice, solid all around with plenty of carbonation

O: super tart and not much else, which is definitely saison-like. But this is a letdown for a handful of reasons, notably the hoppy lion on the bottle and "Noble" in the title of the beer that promises to deliver hops (it doesn't) and the over-hype of the brewery, which is a favorite among the beer geeks in Texas but hasn't delivered a memorable beer for me so far.

after this one, I'm done with Jester King for awhile. i'm not a big sours fan, so there's no reason to bother.

Serving type: bottle

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Bottle: Poured a hazy dirty beige color ale with a generous pure white foamy head with good retention and some great lacing. Aroma of dry noble hops with light rustic malt presence and bready yeast is very enjoyable. Taste is a very nice mix of dry noble hops with nice floral undertone with great rustic malt presence and some bready yeast notes. Body is full with great carbonation. This is the type of beers I would like to have access to on a regular basis – easy drinking with plenty of character.

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Noble King Hoppy Farmhouse Ale from Jester King Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.