Boxer's Revenge
Jester King Brewery

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Wild Ale
Ranked #260
Ranked #2,098
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 cbutova:
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cbutova from Massachusetts

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

Second or third time trying this horsey beast. Blend 5.

A- Last pour from the 750ml reveals a chunky murked light amber brew. Creamy white cap to over a finger with good retention. Spotty lace here and there.

S- Fruity and funky horse bomb out the gates with huge barnyard and sour bacterial notes. Wine grapes are big time leading to oak, pie cherries, green apple and earthy.

T- Very much like the nose to me but a sour lemon flavor becomes powerful. Funky barnyard, sour passionfruit stone fruits, green apple, grapefruit, cherry pie with pits, spicy earthy bitters and fresh winey oak and huge white wine.

MF- Dried out light end body like many Wilds with a crisp and somewhat foamy body. Sour finish.

For me the standout flavors in this brew are the barnyard funk and the wine barrel. They compliment each other rather well and lay down the framework for sour, earthy and fruity flavors to live on. Whiskey barrel I do not find.

Apr 22, 2015
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chaseabeer from Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -4.5%

Mar 19, 2013
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JoeDurp from Texas

5/5  rDev +19.3%

Sep 16, 2013
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WesFoxlove from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Sep 01, 2014
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Florida9 from Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

Jun 10, 2012
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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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JCam9981 from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Apr 23, 2014
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StevenLaValley from Texas

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Oct 31, 2013
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Gotti311 from Wisconsin

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

Jun 01, 2014
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analienacorn from Florida

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Dec 10, 2012
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Indytruks138 from Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Nov 07, 2013
Boxer's Revenge from Jester King Brewery
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 831 ratings