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Salt Lick - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

231 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 16.26%
Wants: 16
Gots: 35 | FT: 3
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:
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.

(Beer added by: ThirdEyePA on 03-04-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

duff247, Jul 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

DonFrap, Jul 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

BAsbill, Jul 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

stumac, Jul 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

drh1382, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of MacQ32
3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - light watered down hazy straw color. Not much else (head/lacing).

S - tons of smokey sweet tobacco and salt. Extremely pronounced

T - Slightly sour and heavily salted, all smokey tobacco at the finish. Vinegary sours aftertaste. A bit too smokey imo

M - light bodied, ok carbonation, sourness makes it quite drinkable. Kind of hitting the back of my jaw a bit

O - Thicker smoke bomb with nice sour complimentary flavors but the smoke is just too much

MacQ32, Jul 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

SteeleWright, Jul 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

TomTown, Jul 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

zestar, Jul 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

MammothTarantula, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

acurtis, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

uturn, Jul 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

grittybrews, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

JAHMUR, Jun 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jun 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

CATVDK, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

DRBiser, Jun 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

TobiasG, Jun 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

csfcmitchell, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.46/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Bottle opened on 6.9.13
Batch 1 Jan 2013

A - Pours a hazy light orange-yellow with a large foamy off-white head with good retention.

S - Funky, tart and salty?

T - Sweet stone fruit and lots of smoke.

D - Good carbonation with a light body.

O - Good fruit, but way overly smokey.

HuskyinPDX, Jun 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.8%

Hellmeh, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

corysmith01, Jun 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

BeerGuyEsquire, Jun 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

zonker17, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of ADZA
3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazed golden yellow hue with a two finger head and clingy lacing everywhere,the smell is strong smoked pecan wood,funk and citrus quite an enticing smell,the mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated maybe too much and has tastes of smoked pecan wood them the saison takes over with hints of lemons,limes,oranges,only the slightest touch of funk which is highly dissapointing for me and the finish is a mix of herbal earthy bitter hops and sweet smoked pecan and overall when reading the label I was thinking this is going to be one hell of a unique beer but unfortunately it's just a nice smoked pecan saison and probably my first jester king that I would not revisit cheers.

ADZA, Jun 15, 2013
Salt Lick from Jester King Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.