Mad Meg Farmhouse Provision Ale | Jester King Brewery
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Jester King Brewery
Texas, United States | website
Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.60%
Notes / Commercial Description:
“Provision Ale” is a rough translation of the French term “bière de provision“, which was sometimes used to describe special beers that were suitable for extended storage and aging. Brewed from relatively simple, straightforward ingredients, Mad Meg is golden colored and quite strong, at over 9% ABV. Its palate intertwines delicate farmhouse esters with earthy, spicy hops and clean malt flavors. The name “Mad Meg”, refers to a peasant woman from Flemish folklore, also known as “Dulle Griet” or “Dull Gret”, who leads an army of women to pillage hell. She’s famously depicted in Pieter Brueghel the Elder’s 1562 painting by the same name.
Added by elNopalero on 01-27-2012
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Mad Meg Farmhouse Provision Ale from Jester King Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.