Ol' Oi!
Jester King Brewery

Ol' Oi!Ol' Oi!
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Jester King Brewery
Texas, United States
Wild Ale
4.12 | pDev: 9.47%
Aug 27, 2021
Oct 24, 2011
In Britain, what started out as young or “mild” dark ale was once aged in oak barrels to make something that was likely similar to sour brown ales of East Flanders. Using a similar base recipe to Commercial Suicide Dark Mild, Ol’ Oi! is Jester King’s tribute to that tradition.
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Rated: 3.75 by rare_bird from Michigan

Aug 27, 2021
Rated: 4.31 by MJSFS from Florida

Nov 25, 2020
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

4.17/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Had this from draft at the brewery. Unfortunately, we still have virus protocols going so this was served in a plastic cup. Even so, this beer looked good with a nice head and lacing. Sour apple smell and taste, along with rich red wine. Woodsy and earthy with some toasted malt finish. Some cherry and berry flavors are revealed as it warms. A very good wild dark ale.
Oct 17, 2020
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Reviewed by Cashbail from New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Would give this a six if I could. Carbonated on the front and mellow with almond and stone fruit on the back end. This was Batch #6 bottled in January 2020. I wish I bought more than one for aging.
Aug 29, 2020
Rated: 4.33 by kkarimi from Texas

Aug 05, 2020
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Reviewed by HipCzech from California

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Serving: 1 pt 9.4 fl oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau beer tulip glass. “Blend # 6 - January 2020.”

Appearance: Deep, dark brown with an inch of thick, tan foam, and nice lacing as it drinks.

Smell: Lightly toasted grains, red wine vinegar, tart vinegar, leather, oak and earthy minerals.

Taste: Tart berries and bright vinegar, slight fruit and malt sweetness, along with slight toasted grains, toffee, and lingering lactic acid funk.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with lively carbonation and refreshing feel.

Overall: Another well crafted, balanced but complex offering from Jester King. Bright, tart and refreshing, but with some heftier toasted malt and earth character.
Jul 05, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by paulish from New York

May 20, 2020
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Foggy but enticing chestnut brown with some thin lighter brown edges and a short but persistent tan head settling to a creamy blanket with high retention.

Definitely like a Oud Bruin, or even a Flanders Red such as the good Duchesse, but less sour. Tart crabapple and cran-cherry mix with a moderate brown roast and some dark oak.

The smooth medium body has a soft filling carbonation. A softly dark, toasty exhale comes out after the powder dry finish, while a faint hint of stinky cheese arises as it warms.
Apr 18, 2020
Rated: 4 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 16, 2020
Rated: 4 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Dec 29, 2019
Rated: 4.35 by GreatStoutman from Texas

Apr 30, 2018
Rated: 3.91 by ZachMayer14 from Texas

Apr 13, 2018
Rated: 4.37 by Cvescalante from Texas

Feb 21, 2018
Rated: 4.58 by Sirnickatnite from Texas

Jan 26, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by Samdaddy from Massachusetts

Nov 14, 2017
Rated: 4.15 by Beerbom from California

Sep 02, 2017
Rated: 3.64 by BirdsandHops from Oregon

Aug 18, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by Bryan12345 from Texas

Aug 12, 2017
Rated: 4.1 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana

Jul 25, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by Musineer from Texas

Jul 08, 2017
Ol' Oi! from Jester King Brewery
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 438 ratings