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Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

250 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 17.09%
Wants: 12
Gots: 39 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
English pub ale meets the French farmhouse tradition and American oak aging in this dry, drinkable farmhouse mild ale. Full-flavored, but brewed with enough restraint to be highly sessionable. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and naturally conditioned.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-22-2012)
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VernonBaxter

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

06-08-2014 17:43:30 | More by VernonBaxter
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zookerman182

Alabama

3.49/5  rDev -0.6%

Appearance is a clear maroon ish purple with a half finger head that disappeared quickly.
Aroma is oak, wood, dark fruit.
taste is Wood. small coffee roast. Light toffee and dark fruit.some milk chocolate and coco powder as it warms
Mouthful is where this beer is severely lacking. Super thin. Overly carbonated. No lingering flavors. this one element hurts this otherwise decent beer.
Overall it's not something I'd want to try again.

06-06-2014 02:49:42 | More by zookerman182
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RocketCityVol

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

06-06-2014 02:46:05 | More by RocketCityVol
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Vinyl_on_Tap

Texas

3/5  rDev -14.5%

06-03-2014 11:26:11 | More by Vinyl_on_Tap
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

06-03-2014 02:59:59 | More by threedaggers
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-25-2014 20:32:10 | More by CraigTravor
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

05-19-2014 18:46:30 | More by mklisz
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July2Nov

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-18-2014 17:48:54 | More by July2Nov
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Dewsby

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

05-11-2014 21:27:16 | More by Dewsby
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-08-2014 01:11:08 | More by alex_hart
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mgr78704

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

05-07-2014 16:23:08 | More by mgr78704
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -14.5%

05-04-2014 20:02:22 | More by yourefragile
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JCam9981

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

04-23-2014 02:24:23 | More by JCam9981
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TxHopHead4

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

04-21-2014 23:20:08 | More by TxHopHead4
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

04-20-2014 22:47:07 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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bkeller04

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

04-20-2014 05:08:26 | More by bkeller04
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supernatural_skeptic

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -35.9%

04-18-2014 05:08:11 | More by supernatural_skeptic
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zestar

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

04-18-2014 04:41:59 | More by zestar
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cam12

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

04-15-2014 02:34:35 | More by cam12
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

3.03/5  rDev -13.7%

A - What a nice looking pour. Dark brown, light tan head, pillowy but a quick fade to lacing.

S - Wood. Dust. Some odd yeast notes that don't recall beer elements. A strong scent that reminded me of wax. After the pour, which screamed quality, this was a real slap in the face. Not horrid, mind you, just an odor that failed to make me want to drink.

T - I struggle to find the appeal. There are things going on here - it is not that the beer is one-noted. But the dance of wood (from the oak I assume) with souring yeast offers little for me to grasp on to and relish.

M - The beer is quite drinkable, with no drying, booze, or burn to prevent it. A strange coating sensation recalls wax again, however. This lessens as the beer warms, but does not disappear.

O - Perhaps I miss the point, but this beer offers very little of interest. The flavors hit none of the points I recognize and value in my beer drinking. The sour elements were perhaps the only real interest, and they were quite muted. Out front was wood, but a little oak goes a long way. It wasn't a drain pour, but it was a disappointment.

04-12-2014 03:39:25 | More by Tsar_Riga
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beersdmf17

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

04-10-2014 19:20:28 | More by beersdmf17
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jkn09

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

04-06-2014 03:37:18 | More by jkn09
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Premo88

Texas

3.29/5  rDev -6.3%

25.4 oz. bomber poured into nonic
(Batch #6 -- Dec. 2, 2013)

L: black-purple-red with no light, dark ruby red up to light ... very clear but a little debris floating in it (very little); almost no head, pours like it's flat ... tan foam reaches almost 1/4-inch thick but has huge airy bubbles in it, and the entire thing disappears quickly

S: super dry white wine ... sour grapes; as it warms, there's some wood-oak notes

T: oak, lemons, sour grapes, white wine -- it's like an oak-aged dry white wine ... quite sour and as different as anything I've ever tasted in the beer family. no typical hop or malt flavors ... the sour yeasty flavor dominates with some oak thrown in

F: watery, light, but the tartness and flavor makes this feel work fairly well ... it's got just enough carbonation to help fill it out

O: different. VERY different. i know almost nothing about the English dark mild, so it's hard for me to do any kind of expert analysis, but i'd imagine there's very little about this brew that tastes like an English mild. it is farmhouse all the way ... so sour

Jester King's commitment to the farmhouse yeast is commendable, even if some of their attempts at mixing styles don't quite work. This one is an interesting mix with some cool flavor, but it isn't the best I've had from JK.

03-23-2014 22:12:47 | More by Premo88
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

03-17-2014 17:50:18 | More by Janeinma
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Brinks

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

03-13-2014 17:34:24 | More by Brinks
Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild from Jester King Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.