Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer | Jester King Brewery

Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table BeerLe Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer
BA SCORE
3.7/5
684 Ratings
Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table BeerLe Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jester King Brewery
Texas, United States
jesterkingbrewery.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A clear and simple expression of the delicate interplay between noble hops and farmhouse yeast. Throughout Northern Europe, light-bodied, well-hopped, low alcohol table beers were often the beverage of choice with all meals at times and in places where the water wasn’t always safe to drink.

Added by MEsquandoles on 12-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,241
Reviews:
119
Ratings:
684
pDev:
12.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
144
Trade:
12
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 684 |  Reviews: 119
Photo of jcb7472
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesBondGA
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy blonde color like apple juice with about a inch inch head that quickly dissipates and leaves zero lacing. Hints of apples and flowers hit your nose. Upon tasting you get the same apples along with citrus of like Lemon, along with notes of pear. This is not my usual type drink of choice, but I have been wanting to get something from Jester King for a long time it's not available in my area. Just wish it was something of a darker variety.

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Photo of Masters
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joemochas
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of babaracas
4.04/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden color with a bit of sediment floating, two finger soapy white head settles slowly to a thin layer, nice sheet of lace partway down the glass. Smell: floral and lightly grassy with notes of corn bread, dried apple, unripe pear, and black pepper. Taste: citric in a lemon-lime way, grassy, lightly doughy, notes of: green apple, pepper, coriander, thyme, pear. Light bodied but with enough carbonation and peppery/herbal blast in the finish that it feels like a bigger beer than it is. Really nice low abv saison.
11/2015 bottling.

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Photo of wedge
4.11/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Batch #18 - 11.18.2015

Lightly hazy blonde color with a nice, authentic-looking frothy white foam head. Fresh, rustic aroma of flowers, apples, dough, grits, and pepper. Flavor opens with a crisp grainy sweetness followed by hay, crackers, granola, and a leafy noble hop bitterness. Light, crisp, frothy feel finishing snappy. Refreshing as intended - a satisfying table beer that would pair well with food.

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Photo of KensWorld
4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

4oz pour from From 750 ml bottle,
Zwanze Day 2016, Green Bench Brewery, St Petersburg, Fla.
Very light & delicate.

Had again in 750ml bottle. Nice tall head. Again very delicate & light. Greatstuff

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Photo of braican
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of liquorpig
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 2GOOFY
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into signature tulip glass; batch #18, bottled on 11/17/2015. Pours slightly hazy golden/straw color with a 1 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big lemon, pear, apple, white grape, peppercorn, coriander, clove, hay, straw, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, light funk, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and light-moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big lemon, pear, apple, white grape, peppercorn, coriander, clove, hay, straw, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, light funk, and yeast earthiness.Moderate herbal bitterness, yeast spiciness, and slight tangy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple white grape, peppercorn, coriander, clove, hay, straw, herbal, grass, light funk and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and light-moderate pale malt flavors; with a great malt/bitter/spiciness balance, and zero astringent flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and light body; with a very smooth, crisp, dry, and lightly creamy/grainy/sticky balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 2.9%. Overall this is an awesome session saison. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and light-moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, and highly refreshing to drink. A really enjoyable and classic tasting table saison.

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Photo of AMCimpi
3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GTJayG
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of larryarms847
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a bright sun yellow with a slightly yeasty haze and a finger of straight white foam.

Light bretty funk, lemony citrus notes, herbal and slightly spicy hop undertones, and bready malts.

Bready and toast-like malt sweetness up front that gives way to citrusy, herbal, and spicy hop notes. Very light.

Light-bodied, medium-high carbonation, crisp, light.

Overall, this certainly lives up to its name as an easy drinking and low abv table beer, but that's about all it has to offer. Very light, minimal complexity.

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Photo of imbibehour
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. Batch #18 dated November 18th 2015.

This is a true looker. A glowing perfect lemon orb, and slightly opaque, with a nice classic middle column of carbonation. Edges and bowl dip towards sharp brass and bronze highlights. The head is a straight up fluffy and big white. Controlled but blooming off the pour, and repopulated easily with pinhead bubbles and an even top. Rocking creamy clumps of head and slow settling, with thick retention, and big glass lacing cling. Pretty much a perfect looking brew in every way.

Grass notes on the aroma, and a slight sharp bit of herbs almost bending towards a metallic note. Yeast profile seems a bit sticky mixing with farmhouse light hay. Pretty solid if a bit unusual smell.

A very light pleasant brew. Big mineral flavors and finish, getting into rocky and earthy herbs and hop notes straightaway on the first sip. Chewy and solid malt bill, rich in flavors with ripping tasting grains to match. Creamy palate a bit, and hints of light hay and thick sweet light sugars to coat. Lots of green sensing herbs, mild pepper, and rich malt controlled sweetness.

Great flavorful table beer, needs to have its photo framed too.

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Photo of fosters9
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jason_nwx
3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CharlesK
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brpendergast85
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zachthelaxer93
1.61/5  rDev -56.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Photo of UniversalIPA_69
3.49/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of chivermac
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of GDawgs34
4.16/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Le Petit Prince Farmhouse Table Beer from Jester King Brewery
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 684 ratings
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