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RU-55 - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
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339 Ratings
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Ratings: 339
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.81%


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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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

12-16-2013 15:07:56 | More by xnicknj
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supernatural_skeptic

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

04-18-2014 05:11:26 | More by supernatural_skeptic
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-18-2014 04:38:34 | More by zestar
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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-16-2014 03:26:42 | More by funkyaudio
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-16-2014 02:09:37 | More by ber12
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-15-2014 21:04:07 | More by nguasta2
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

04-14-2014 16:05:07 | More by spham
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Unchi

California

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04-13-2014 15:56:57 | More by Unchi
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California

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

04-12-2014 20:35:59 | More by BG24
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.23/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a sour red that is decidedly not a flemish style, way less lactic acidity here, far more delicate all around really, but still a nice copper malt driven sour with more funk than tartness to it. bronze in color, rather clear looking from the tap, with a short half inch or so of tan bubbles. the nose is a lot like some other jester king beers, with their mix of bacteria. it has some mouth watering sourness, but also an almost saison style yeast element, with the caramel malt and crystal malt providing the base, which is medium bodied and still a little sweet despite all the activity. i get a ton of oak on the flavor, woody and almost tea-like, a very mature beer based on these flavors. the funkiness increases in the finish, and the swallow is dry, but it all comes rushing back. great mouthfeel results, especially with the carbonation as robust as it is. a very well made beer, less interesting than some of the other jester king stuff, but appreciably different from the flanders type reds out there.

Serving type: on-tap

04-10-2014 17:53:54 | More by StonedTrippin
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-09-2014 23:46:31 | More by AlMarzo
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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Florida

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04-06-2014 04:53:30 | More by RayUF07
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Texas

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03-31-2014 04:01:39 | More by Stew
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Michigan

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03-29-2014 19:25:10 | More by jb123
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

03-27-2014 22:47:50 | More by Tyrus
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Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

03-25-2014 15:15:07 | More by t_carterb
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RU-55 from Jester King Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 339 ratings.