Censored - Jester King Brewery

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84
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32 Reviews
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Reviews: 32
Hads: 255
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 5.9%
Wants: 17
Gots: 35 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ThirdEyePA on 03-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Pecan Wood Smoked Saison Crafted in the once commonplace, Old World tradition of bière de coupage, young, dry hopped ale is blended with old, barrel-aged sour beer fermented with native yeast. A portion of the malt was smoked over pecan wood at The Salt Lick BBQ in Driftwood, Texas. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and naturally conditioned.

Update: Our original label application for Salt Lick Pecan Wood Smoked Saison was rejected by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), after having been approved by the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB). We have renamed this beer "Censored" for sale in Texas.
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Reviews: 32 | Hads: 255
Reviews by facundoCNB:
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4.53/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a gusher of a bottle, poured into a jester king glass. clear golden yellow pour with lots of fluffy bright white head. smells of smoked wood, chipotle peppers, band aids, funky brett scent. my god this is an excellent tasting beer. as a huge fan of sours and rauchbiers, this is right up my alley. lots of smoked flavor, wood, with a nice bretty funkyness, and also a slight acidity to it making it a very light sourness. this is simply perfection for a summer night. lighter/medium body with high carbonation, this is a very delicious and refreshing beer.

an amazing offer from jester king. their beers just keep getting better and better. if you like sours and if you like smoked malt beers - do not think twice. (715 characters)

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Bottle (2013)

Thanks for opening this with me, Josh!

Unfortunately, there wasn't much I could take away from this beer that was positive. Both the aroma and flavor had strange, and strong, flavors of smoke, sharp wood, and a meaty, almost pork-like, character. This was largely undrinkable, for me. Granted, I'm not the biggest fan of smoked beers, especially when not don well. I didn't think this one was done very well, either. There was some grass and a salinity to it as well, but the smoke was too dominant for me, personally. If this sounds interesting, I'd still recommend trying it, as other people I respect have enjoyed this one. Perhaps it just wasn't for me. (673 characters)

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Censored from Jester King Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.