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Buddha's Brew - Jester King Brewery

Buddha's BrewBuddha's Brew

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89
very good

113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.55%


Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The first Jester King beer to be brewed entirely in oak. Unfermented wort was racked directly to oak barrels and inoculated with souring bacteria. From there, it spent months aging in our barrel room before being blended with live kombucha at bottling. Unfiltered, unpasteurized & naturally carbonated through re-fermentation in the bottle.

(Beer added by: brandon911 on 09-16-2012)
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Mora2000

Texas

3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Glad to see a new sour from Jester King.

The beer pours a hazy, straw yellow color with a small white head. The aroma is full of wheat and a lactic sourness. I also get a little bit of pepper. The flavor is similar. There is a good bit of lemon and tart wheat notes, as well as a hint of oak and some light funk notes. As the beer warms the oak gets a little more pronounced. The sourness is not too intense, more like what you would find in a Berliner Weiss. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. An incredibly easy drinking sour that would go very well on a hot summer day. Still, I wonder if this beer would be better and more complex with additional age on it since it tastes a bit young.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2012 02:30:41 | More by Mora2000
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Buddha's Brew from Jester King Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.