Viking Metal | Jester King Brewery

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123 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GreatBloomer on 04-29-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
123
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
11.96%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
16
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 123 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of IrishColonial
3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sammy
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jpepe08
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baybum
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rifugium
2.66/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Really messy beer with a lot of clashing elements. Smokey, sour, BandAids. And if that weren't enough, an unpleasant gin flavor underneath. Pretty gross.

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3.03/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This beer was harsh and off putting. I don't need smooth beers, but the aftertaste needs to make me not regret drinking this beer. Made it a challenge to drink my glass and made finishing the bottle not possible. I was not a fan.

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Photo of kbuzz
3.38/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gotti311
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kramerwtmf
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PatrickInAustinTx
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.07/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sour, smokey, salty. It's really good.................................................................................................................

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Durdz
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Opened my last one of these a few months back, it was drinking excellent, great tart/sour/smoke combination.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of cfrobrew
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of dvmin98
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

2013 Batch #1. Have been sitting on this awhile. Got in a trade from my buddy Videofrog.

Decent head. A bit of smoke on the nose with some florally goodness.

Nice and tart up front, and then you really get the gin in the back which lingers.

I really enjoyed this one. Another fine offering from our friends at JK. Glad I got to try it.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of random846
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of timheller76
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of bcp5296d
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of LambicKing
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Viking Metal from Jester King Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 123 ratings.
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