Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild | Jester King Brewery

Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse MildCommercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild
BA SCORE
3.54/5
369 Ratings
Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse MildCommercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild
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:
#39,174
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
369
pDev:
15.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
72
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 369 |  Reviews: 58
Reviews by GPHarris:
Photo of GPHarris
4.02/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a two-fingers thick light tan head into a tulip glass that left a thick ring of lace throughout. the body was a deep mahogany color.
s - wheat and oak dominate the aroma.
t - oak, spicy, with a sweet cherry flavor.
m - medium and bubbly.
o - lots going on here for a 3.5% beer. really nice one.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.16/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I recently bought this new batch of Commercial Suicide at Jester King three weeks ago and I drank it last night. It is a Mild Farmhouse Ale based on the traditional English Mild Dark Ale. It is fermented entirely in French oak foudres.

(L) It has a very dark almost black hue and very thin head that dissipated quickly.

(A) The aroma was oak and dark fruit.

(T) It was malty with a flavor of oak, raisins, citrus, very tart/sour, slight sweetness, no bitterness.

(F) Carbonated, dry, light and crisp.

In general I do not tend to like their very mild (and low alcohol) beers too much but this one was pretty good.

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Photo of champ103
2.51/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a chocolate brown/ruby red color. A pathetic bubbly white head forms and vanishes in a second with no lace. From the look, there seems to be almost no carbonation to this at all.
S: Mild oak, smoke, and vanilla in the nose. Followed by an astringent, almost metallic aroma. A strange acidic twang.
T: Ug, no better here. Very mild oak and vanilla flavors. Burnt toast. Astringent with a metallic tiny flavor. Again, a strange acidity. Not good.
M/D: To say this is light is generous. So paper thin, and hardly any carbonation here. Not something I care to come back to or finish.

After a very surprising beer in RU-55, I follow it up with this. I remember loving this beer when it was not "farmhouse." The original version was great, especially on cask. This is a thin, unappealing beer that has no business in the English mild or farmhouse styles. A complete mess.

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Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

If I lowered my rating to closer to the current average, what contribution have I made?

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Photo of DanGeo
1/5  rDev -71.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of dankjohn
2.5/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Justify rating with a review? I didn't like it very much.

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Photo of Janeinma
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

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4/5  rDev +13%

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3.52/5  rDev -0.6%

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2/5  rDev -43.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of weonfire
3.19/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter

A - Deep brown, certainly cannot see through. about 2 inches of white/ light brown head. head faded within a few minutes.

S - smoked porter?

T - very light. mild. smoked flavor.

M - watery. low viscosity

O - Its a replacement for water. Not suggesting this is anything close to BMC. Most likely won't ever purchase again. $8 smoked water? na....

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3.3/5  rDev -6.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Sammy
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dirtylou
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 369 ratings
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