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Viking Metal - Jester King Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

106 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 40
Gots: 17 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GreatBloomer on 04-29-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-27-2014 21:16:34 | More by jtladner
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California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

04-25-2014 02:01:51 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.14/5  rDev +2%

Bottle opened on 1.31.14
Blend # Feb 2013

A - Pours a hazy medium orange with a fluffy off-white head with good retention.

S- CItrus, orange, carndy, oak and pine.

T- Silky soft citrus and oak, then a tart gin-pine finish.

D - Good carbonation wtih a light body. Silk smooth with a tart finish.

O - NIce flavors that bounce off of each other well.

04-22-2014 04:36:31 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-19-2014 18:55:08 | More by Magery
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California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-15-2014 04:36:46 | More by yoitsarch
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-02-2014 22:19:41 | More by ubufan2112
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mpayne5

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-24-2014 18:36:55 | More by mpayne5
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Gobzilla

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-23-2014 23:23:20 | More by Gobzilla
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Texsuds

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-11-2014 21:23:20 | More by Texsuds
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +1%

Got in a trade with cyde. 750 ml bottle into signature tulip glass; Blend 1, bottled in 2/2013. Pours lightly hazy golden straw color with a 1-2 finger dense bright white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin lace cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big lemon zest, tart green apple, juniper, pear, clove, pepper, hay, straw, grass, wood, smoke, rye, leather, herbal, white wine, musty funk, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy/funky yeast, oak, juniper, and light smoke notes; with good strength. Taste of tart green apple, lemon zest, juniper, pear, pepper, clove, white wine, oak, rye, leather, hay, straw, musty funk, light vinegar, light smoke, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Moderate earthy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of tart green apple, lemon zest, pear, white wine, clove, pepper, oak, leather, hay, straw, rye, light smoke, musty funk, light vinegar, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of fruity/funky/spicy yeast, oak, juniper, light smoke, and malt flavors; with a great malt/tartness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and fairly acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent smoked saison style. All around great balance and complexity of tart fruity/spicy/funky yeast, juniper, light smoke, and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

02-06-2014 00:06:22 | More by superspak
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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California

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Texas

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +17%

11-25-2013 22:10:19 | More by anhigdon
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Texas

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-24-2013 15:19:38 | More by ldookmariot
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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -38.4%

11-23-2013 05:58:28 | More by phishphorce
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Viking Metal from Jester King Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.