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Buddha's Brew - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 76
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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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gueuzegossage, Oct 11, 2013
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Zaphog, Oct 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

MightyDog, Sep 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

SixShotSinge, Sep 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

xnicknj, Sep 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

vissai, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

PaulUH, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

thewimperoo, Aug 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

beernads, Aug 22, 2013
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BMart, Aug 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

TomTown, Jul 09, 2013
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aasher, Jul 06, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks willandperry!

Appearance. Pours a fairly clear pale straw gold colour with a finger of fizzy white head that disappears almost immediately.

Smell. Sweet wheat and some slight lactic sourness. Maybe just a little barrel wood.

Taste. Very sour with a bit of lemon and green apple, a bit of sweet wheat and damp old barrel.

Mouthfeel. Lighter body with low but fairly lively carbonation.

Overall. Reminded me of a sour berliner. Nothing bad about this beer, just nothing amazing. Refreshing and sour though. I would drink it again for sure.

Rutager, Jun 17, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev -10%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Very pale hazy yellow. No head.

Smell - All sorts of lemony acids. A variety of aromas. A little bit floral and grainy.

Taste - Very sour. Lemon citrus sourness. Not a lot else going on, but it's pretty good.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied. Well carbonated. Nice sourness.

Overall - Tasty beer that might have suffered from being too late in the tasting.

Alieniloquium, Jun 10, 2013
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Buddha's Brew from Jester King Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.