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RU-55 - Jester King Brewery

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94
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482 Ratings
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Ratings: 482
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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DMacQ

Texas

4/5  rDev -5%

10-28-2013 00:47:08 | More by DMacQ
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Adamostella

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

10-25-2013 22:08:27 | More by Adamostella
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev -5%

10-23-2013 22:18:23 | More by ste5venla
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Canti4341

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

10-22-2013 15:47:04 | More by Canti4341
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gueuzegossage

California

4/5  rDev -5%

10-17-2013 04:36:57 | More by gueuzegossage
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derekb_25

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

10-17-2013 01:04:48 | More by derekb_25
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

10-16-2013 23:48:54 | More by mltobin
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -5%

10-15-2013 23:37:49 | More by AlexFields
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

10-12-2013 13:45:57 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Twal

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1%

10-12-2013 02:28:08 | More by Twal
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

10-11-2013 01:38:15 | More by nrs207
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1%

10-09-2013 15:46:33 | More by iL0VEbeer
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

10-09-2013 15:40:55 | More by dfhhead25
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StubFaceJoe

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1%

10-08-2013 01:58:26 | More by StubFaceJoe
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1%

10-07-2013 03:23:48 | More by MarkyMOD
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

10-07-2013 02:00:07 | More by eawolff99
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +1%

10-05-2013 12:53:51 | More by Yeti1979
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Heretic42

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

10-05-2013 02:10:55 | More by Heretic42
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uncccegr

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5%

10-03-2013 19:20:57 | More by uncccegr
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

09-29-2013 18:07:14 | More by BMart
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HookemHops13

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-28-2013 19:30:52 | More by HookemHops13
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riored4v

Colorado

4.24/5  rDev +0.7%

Poured in to a tulip. Thin, white head. Hazy, ruby red colored body.

Aroma was awesome as soon as the bottle was opened. Loads of tart cherry, lactic acid and barrel aromas. A bit of caramel and roasted barley. Some malty aroma peaks through.

Taste was great. Malty and caramely upfront followed with an earthy backbone. Good amount of oak/barrel flavor with lots of tart cherries, prune and dark fruits. Acidic and sour. Mild lingering tartness.

Mouthfeel was medium/light, medium/high carb and dry finish.

Excellent beer overall. Lots of flavor complexity, aroma is nice and strong, and an overall great balance. Really enjoyable.

09-28-2013 02:01:56 | More by riored4v
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MightyDog

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

09-25-2013 21:07:06 | More by MightyDog
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SaisonRichBiere

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5%

09-24-2013 23:36:38 | More by SaisonRichBiere
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SixShotSinge

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

09-19-2013 21:31:39 | More by SixShotSinge
RU-55 from Jester King Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.