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RU-55 - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

484 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 484
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 193
Gots: 132 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Red ale aged in oak barrels with wild yeast and souring bacteria. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and bottle-conditioned. This beer is a tribute to our good friend Russ Beattie. Thanks, Russ. Thuss.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-01-2012)
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -4%

Appearance: Pours out a burnt auburn influenced ice tea brown color capped by an inch of foam that provides a surprising amount of lace

Smell: Woody, with oak and berry tones; moderately lactic with a hint of caramel and vanilla

Taste: Caramel, oak and vanilla, up front, with the lactic berry flavors developing in the middle; the oak builds in the finish and there is a slightly acetic character that lingers though the caramel tone also remains present

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; somewhat puckery

Overall: Not quite as fruit forward as the Belgian versions of the style, this is enjoyable and balanced without overwhelming the palate

Thanks, sj3324, for the opportunity

08-10-2014 21:41:44 | More by brentk56
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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RU-55 from Jester King Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 484 ratings.