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:
#39,257
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
369
pDev:
15.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
72
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 369 |  Reviews: 58
Photo of gilgar
2.58/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Kevin_Young
4.07/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
3.03/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ri0
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

poured 750ml into Duvel.

A - Dark mahogany in color with a 2.5 finger khaki head. Fades slowly into a thin cap and leaves behind thick lacing.

S - This certainly has the aroma of a dark English mild. A good amount of roasted and nutty malts with some grain and Wheaties. The funk and wood are barely detectable but present.

T- Starts off with the dark malts with some roasty and nutty flavors. There are hints of tartness along the way, but not so much as to detract from the malts. Some faint grain and hints of oak, but not much funk round it out.

M - Really smooth with a nice soft carbonation that gives it a fuller feel for such a low ABV. Still maintains a easy to drink quality and never feels heavy.

O - If you expect a light bodied dark English mild I think you will enjoy it. I would not expect a Saison or you will be disappointed.

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Photo of sd123
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dankabier1
2.75/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Tayloraphilips
3.61/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of halo3one
3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spook75a2
2.31/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

I tried it at the brewery where they pulled an unopened bottle from the refrigerator, opened the bottle and poured my pint.

Visually it is a nice looking beer, not overly dark, more of a reddish brown that I could mostly see through. Looks mean nothing however.

The beer smells of mild sweetness, the tartness is apparent on the nose, a nice oakiness follows up on the mellow smell of the dark/caramel malt backbone. All in all the beer has a nice nose, only put off my the smell of tart fun, and the pepperiness of saison. Tart funk does not belong on an English mild.

As far as taste and mouthfeel this is where it all falls apart. The beer is thin, the malt backbone has been completely gobbled up by a very aggressive wild yeast so there is almost no mouthfeel, swirled around the glass the beer has absolutely no legs, its final gravity is as low as any beer I have ever had that used wyeast 3711 French Saison. As far as taste the first thing you notice up front and forward is a peppery, funky tartness that COMPLETELY rolls over and malt backbone. I tasted overpowering bitter, spicy funk, than a very mild sweetness that was then completely cascaded by the lingering taste of astringent bitterness at the end.

I don't know what they were thinking with this beer. English milds are suppose to have body and a stronger malt backbone balanced by slight hop bitterness, this beer is thin, watery, with little backbone to be noticed while its funk and astringency choke the life out of anything that could resemble a pleasant flavor. I would never purchase this beer again, it's actually pretty awful now.

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Photo of anvilx
4.19/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WTKeene
3.67/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IrishColonial
3.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matt141
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of orangesol
3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBishopco
3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Davit
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drarant
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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 GRG1313
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.96/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jpepe08
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thegerm87
3.08/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of DrinkDrankPunk
3.16/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Commercial Suicide Oaked Farmhouse Mild from Jester King Brewery
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 369 ratings
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