Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild | Jester King Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
English pub ale meets the French farmhouse tradition and American oak aging in this dry, drinkable farmhouse mild ale. Full-flavored, but brewed with enough restraint to be highly sessionable. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and naturally conditioned.

Added by elNopalero on 02-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,946
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
372
pDev:
15.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 372 |  Reviews: 61
Photo of JackRWatkins
3.1/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

A: Pours a well-attenuated, deep red-brown color with a creamy two-finger head. Very nice.
S: Has a tannic, subtly vinous aroma, with malt notes that are simultaneously chalky and nutty with hints of cocoa.
T: Immediately has a harsh, salty, tannic aftertaste that is quite unpleasant. After the salty tannic notes even out and die off it becomes more pleasant, allowing the toasty and fruity notes notes to advance on the palate, it is definitely tart (at first it seems sour), it feels like a beer that is halfway to becoming a flemish red or oud bruin. Even though the unpleasant tannic notes die off, they remain present throughout.
M: Dry, cant complain.
O: This beer takes some time mellow out and become pleasant and even then isn't a revelation. The malty notes come on a bit too strong. As I said before this beer feels like it's about halfway along it's journey to becoming what it is supposed to be, like an Oud Bruin or Flemish Red that isn't done yet. It's not bad, but I can't recommend it.

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Photo of MinerBob
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer pours a hazy brown with an off white head. The smell is predominantly coffee with some strange fruit smell. The flavor is slightly tart but not horrible. My first experience with a beer with this small of alcohol content I can see the benefits but prefer the highpoint beers. Was basically wanting to try something from Jester King Brewery and this is what I found. Overall wouldn't buy again.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.9/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This one pours a muddled brown and fills to a very dark, reddish-brown, but in the sunlight it’s a shimmering, clear dark garnet. The head is a fuzzy khaki finger that dies to a creamy tan collar that has a soft cling.

Smell is funkier, nuttier, woodier, and cheesier than the beer turns out to be on the tongue, with notes of pie crust, candied nuts and brie.

Taste is lightly tart and very faintly smoked with toasty malt. It's almost like a wild Oktoberfest paired with some light, nutty oak and a tart lemon-cherry finish.

A medium to light crisp body finishes semi-wet, and the tartness seems like it increases with time, but subtly, helping it to become more complex.

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Photo of GarbageMan10
3.37/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cuvtcuv
2.59/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bryan12345
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jlvanderhoek
3.79/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sweffin
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TylerJ
4.29/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.79/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of knicks19947
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lagerquestrian
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
3.82/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dsshuck
3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ben1313
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of donspublic
4.24/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into tulip from bottle minimal head no lacing. Medium brown in the glass. Chestnut, lactic on the nose. Mild tartness and bitterness, like a mild sour brown. Great beer to slow down the night with. Split 2 of these with my daughter.

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Photo of Eman17
3.97/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mig100
3.17/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.11/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of C_Pel
3.76/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzeilinger
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dasotelo50
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kidzord
3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild from Jester King Brewery
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 372 ratings