Boxer's Revenge
Jester King Brewery

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Wild Ale
Ranked #260
Ranked #2,095
4.19 | pDev: 9.55%
Jester King Brewery
Texas, United States
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Notes: Full-flavored, dry, champagne-like farmhouse ale, matured in oak whiskey and wine barrels with multiple strains of wild yeast and bacteria. Look for lots of tropical fruit and funk, with a sour, earthy edge.
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Reviews by Myotus:
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Myotus from Texas

4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured gently at 43°F from a 750ml bottle (blend #8 02Mar16) into a tulip. Allowed to warm up to 45°F before reviewing. Consumed on 17Aug16.
SMELL: Strong aromas of balsamic vinegar, sour green apple, and earthy yeast entangle with mild aromas of hay, oak, muenster cheese, and white bread. Subtle aromas of salty minerals, wheat and red grapes along with hints of alcohol, peaches, mangos, and papaya provide the smell with the complexity that is expected from a Jester King beer.
3.75 out of 5.
TASTE: Strong flavors of sour green apple open the taste profile with a playful aggressiveness. Strong balsamic vinegar flavors and mild flavors of white bread and salty minerals quickly support the tartness as it grows stronger. More funk develops as strong flavors of hay and earthy yeast enter while the white bread flavors grow slightly stronger. A subtle fruitiness begins to form as flavors of peach, mango, papaya, red grape, and white grape tag on to the profile. This sensational symphony concludes with mild flavors of oak and hints of alcohol as red grape flavors grow slightly stronger while all others maintain.
4.5 out of 5
NOTE: What smelt somewhat questionable turned out to remain amazing as I recalled from my draught experience. Everything was well balanced with the tartness having an ever so slight dominance. I am excited to see what time will do to this. I highly recommend. One of their best non-fruited sours.

Aug 27, 2016
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chaseabeer from Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Stinger80OH from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Dec 03, 2012
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Canada_Dan from Colorado

4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jul 06, 2015
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DucksFan16 from Alaska

4/5  rDev -4.5%

May 22, 2013
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Leftofthedial from California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

Feb 03, 2013
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noisefights from Texas

4/5  rDev -4.5%

Nov 07, 2013
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stakem from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a snifter. The brew appears a clear copper color with a white froth that paints the glass with a full wall of lace.

The smell is quite wild and enjoyable with a very fruity, lemony and tropical feel. Some oak suggestions mildly boozy with caramel and hints of vanilla sweetness.

The flavor includes vanilla with lemony lacto tartness. Some bittering hops give way to tangy vinous notes. Funk and raw oak and some tannins tingle with alcohol and a raw oaky character towards the back.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is boozy yet the barrel quakity is evident and interesting. I am typically distracted and find high alcohol in wild beers to be clashing. However, it really worked in this brew.

Aug 06, 2013
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cbgoods from South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Jan 31, 2014
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HopBomb515 from New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Oct 11, 2015
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leftstagebrew from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Jan 13, 2014
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mhenson42 from Texas

4/5  rDev -4.5%

Dec 01, 2011
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spw109 from New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Sep 04, 2014
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Sean9689 from Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased from WLV Liquors.

A - Pours burnt orange, small white head, thin collar.

S - Spices, bread, yeast, light citrus, honey sweetness.

T - Fruity tartness, yeast funk, citrus, grapes, and oak. The alcohol is hidden wonderfully for 9%. The finish is tart grapes/oak. The taste was much more sour then the nose suggests.

M - Light body, good carbonation, dry finish.

O - Easy drinking for 9%, nice amount of sour notes, and a nice dry finish. Enjoyed this one for sure, and would buy another bottle if I have the chance.

Apr 25, 2012
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Allurex from Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Feb 20, 2014
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atorres from Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

Jun 28, 2014
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EgadBananas from Louisiana

4.02/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Opaque, hazy, orange pour. Head was easily 2 fingers. Lacing was minimal and sporadic. Looked good in the JK snifter for sure!

Aroma is spice, spiciness, yeasty, mildly tart and fruity with a fair amount of hops.

Taste was lightly tart, hoppy, earthy, spice, sweet malts and a bitter-tart finish.

Light to medium in body, crisp, slightly creamy texture.

Drinkability is fairly good. Not being a particular fan of sours, the tart qualities are mild and tolerable for me!

Feb 05, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Gotti311 from Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 2

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analienacorn from Florida

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Indytruks138 from Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Nov 07, 2013
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