El Cedro - Jester King Brewery
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Reviews by Moerdertaktiken:
4.46/5 rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a 750ml Batch #4 bottled July 22nd 2013, consumed 12/21/13
Appearance: Right as I crack the bottle, huge citrus and brett notes escape. Pours a solid 3 finger head, even when poured passively. Medium-high carbonation. Gorgeous hay/straw hues, great lacing.
Aroma: Brett brett brett! First impression: Very "Jester King" barnyard aroma's. Anyone who has had more than a couple of their beers will detect this. Secondly, big citrus, lemon peel, spice and slight funk. A lot going on here. As it warms, i'm getting more of a funk and lighter fruits.
Taste: Matches and complements nose very well. I'm getting a lot of citrus, barnyard, funk and just the right touch of pine. I'm not getting a whole lot of Cedar; maybe i've never isolated that aroma...but definitely doesn't come to mind. Extremely dry and refreshing.
Overall: If one word could describe this brew, it would be "Balanced." Although very aggressive for the style, everything seems to come together very seamlessly. The hops and brett play off each other beautifully. Citrus and spice are the name of the game here. The bitterness is firm but not overwhelming. To really appreciate any Jester King brew, one must have more than a glass to really experience the complexity.
Serving type: bottle
12-22-2013 00:15:44 | More by Moerdertaktiken
More User Reviews:
4.75/5 rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Bottle: Poured a light dirty beige color ale with a giant white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of fruity hops with light mango notes with dry Brett notes and some light spicy notes form the cedar. Taste is also dominated by light mango fruity notes with some spicy notes from the cedar and the dry aftertaste and funky notes from the yeast. Body is full with limited filtration and good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Incredible amount of complexity can be found in this beer but it also retains an extremely high level of drinkability.
Serving type: bottle
06-05-2014 20:23:47 | More by Phyl21ca
El Cedro from Jester King Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 313 ratings.