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Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer - Jester King Brewery

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Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table BeerLe Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer

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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 25
Gots: 80 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  2.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A clear and simple expression of the delicate interplay between noble hops and farmhouse yeast. Throughout Northern Europe, light-bodied, well-hopped, low alcohol table beers were often the beverage of choice with all meals at times and in places where the water wasn’t always safe to drink.

(Beer added by: MEsquandoles on 12-03-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

CSQ1111, Aug 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

brandon911, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of Phelps
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle provided by ottovon, into a tulip. A session beer with saison yeast and noble hops.

Cloudy apricot in color, nearly opaque. Big, fluffy head of translucent off-white foam becomes a soapy top layer with some splotches on the walls.

Light and bright aroma. Some sweet wheat, spicy and floral hops, a touch of pear.

Like a saison lite. A touch of musty grain, subtle pear, a little pepper, touch of banana. Lingering mango notes after the swallow, but a mostly dry finish.

Medium-light body, smooth. Moderate carbonation, a good amount of fizz as it moves. Clean and light; refreshing.

Flavorful for a very light brew. Refreshing and thirst-quenching.

Phelps, Aug 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

chebode2, Aug 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

maltmuncher, Aug 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

acurtis, Aug 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

djrn2, Aug 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

denimdemon, Aug 18, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

Renegrenade, Aug 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

ctwinne, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of Viciousknishs
3.53/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a translucent golden color with a finger and a half of bone white head. Ok head retention with a fair amount of lacing.

S- subtle delicate aromas. Cracked grain and rustic cracker like malt up front. Spicy and fruity esters from the yeast with a musty note. A floral herbaceous kiss of noble hop on the finish.

T- bready cracker like malt with a fluffy wheat note hits the palate at first. Lemon zest, spice and a hint of pear blends in mid palate. Musty yeast character with some floral noble hop flavor and bitterness brings balance next. Very dry crisp finish that gets you ready for the next sip! This would be incredible with food.

MF- fluffy slick mouthfeel with a very light body. Soft scrubby bubble like carbonation... Lol.

D- suberbly drinkable!

Overall for the ABV this beer is wonderful. Pair it with food and it will sing!

Viciousknishs, Aug 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

gtermi, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of Gobzilla
3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: poured a golden straw in color with pale orange highlights and a nice finger of head that left good lacing sticking to the glass.

S: lots of sweet belgian yeast comes out first on the aroma with citrus, spice, a little barnyard funk, some grains and hints of pear fruit.

T: bubblegum character was apparent on the first sip alongside citrus, clove with other spices, barnyard funk, pear fruit, and sweet belgian yeast notes to round out this nice saison.

M: the brew was medium in body with a good amount of carbonation which had a sweet yeasty, citrusy, mild fruit, slight funky, spice and prickly finish.

O: definitely a good siason brew and didn't expect nothing less from the peeps @ jester king

Gobzilla, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of justintcoons
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip.

Hazy straw/gold with 1-2 fingers of fluffy white head. Good retention and low carbonation.

Excellent Belgian yeast aromas. Clove, pear, bubblegum, pils malts and lemongrass.

Extremely light on the palate. Earth, dried hay and raw grains. Hints of lemongrass and potpourri. Some coriander spice in the finish along with a speckle of orange zest.

Light bodied, crisp, clean and dry.

Slight tartness in the front with a snap of spice on the back. Obviously at 2.9% it’s very easy drinking but lacking in flavor. Great Saison yeast flavors though.

justintcoons, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of ShanePB
3.28/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to yankeefan287 for sharing this one. Served from the 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Fairly hazy light orange golden colored body with a big, fluffy and creamy white head. Nice retention cap along with decent amounts of splotchy lacing.

S: Quite muted but some of the saison-esque spices come through. Pale malts, bread, spicy yeast and that's really about it. No detectable hoppiness.

T: A bit more of a hop presence in the taste which is nice, opening things up. Spices are back along with some bready notes and just a hint of a Belgian yeast flavor. Not overly complex or flavorful but nice.

M: Well carbonated, certainly a light-bodied beer that drinks extremely easily. Refreshing, crisp and clean without anything off in the linger.

This was an all around nice beer to try. I love the lower ABV on this one and the fact that it did have just enough flavor to warrant the low ABV was nice. Not entirely flavorful and a bit watery, but one to try.

ShanePB, Aug 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

duceswild, Jul 31, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a clean straw-yellow pour with 2 fingers of foamy white head and great lacing. smells very grassy.... lemongrass, coriander, orange peel and bread (yeast). a very mellow tasting saison style ale with a very well balanced variety of spicy, grassy, and bready flavors.
light in body and carbonation, smooth and easy to go down.

this is a great summer ale. it's almost like a hybrid of a wheat beer with a saison. very crisp and refreshing, and very tasty as well.

facundoCNB, Jul 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

drewone, Jul 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

H0rnedFr0gs, Jul 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Kaydogg, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of vickersspitfire
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This one poured out into a beautiful dirty blonde color with plenty of carbonation and slight orange hues throughout. Its topped off with a nice thick (three finger thick) head that closely resembles billowy clouds that lingers. The aroma is very mild, almost undetectable. I pick up some banana, apple, fig, orange and grapes all mixed in with some mild spices. Very light bodied and tart overall, it really wakes you up. The tartness and spices really give it a jolt of quick flavor that quickly fades into a softer version of itself in the aftertaste. I did pick up some coriander in the aftertaste, this is a good beer overall and one I really enjoy right before hitting the sack.

vickersspitfire, Jul 24, 2012
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3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Sierra Nevada 30th anniversary glass.

A: Pours a very pale golden color with a decent sized white head.

S: Faint yeast esters, hint of lemon.

T: A very light, yet complex and tasty beer. Hints of lemon, herbal and minty hops. Lots of complexity from the yeast, a bit of spice along with some esters.

M: Light bodied, above average carbonation.

O: An interesting beer. Very light yet complex and tasty. Crisp and refreshing as well.

willjschmidt, Jul 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

truesolution, Jul 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Abe_Froman, Jul 20, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An offering from Jester King Craft Brewery that I decided to try, a 750mL bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A - Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer has a very cloudy, but brighter yellow appearance. A good 1 inch of foamy white head formed at the top.

S - On the nose I mainly get lemon, with a small amount of hops.

T - The palate is mainly what I got on the nose. However, it is balanced out quite well. The hops and the malt work in combination with the yeast to provide a lot of flavor.

M - Light bodied and crisp, with a good amount of carbonation.

O - Given that it is not the most complex beer, it does well. For an every day, very drinkable beer, this does the job. A worthwhile beer to have on hand and share with friends.

TX-Badger, Jul 19, 2012
Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer from Jester King Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.