Viking Metal | Jester King Brewery

Viking MetalViking Metal
BA SCORE
80.5%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 128 ratings
Viking MetalViking Metal
BEER INFO

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

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GreatBloomer on 04-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,030
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
128
Liked:
103
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
11.72%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
19
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I shared this with my buddy Dave, who loves both smoked beers and wild ales. Here goes!

Served in my Jester King wine glass (Thanks Michael).

The beer is a hazy golden / copper hue with an inch or so of off-white head. The aroma has so much going on...smoke, funk, grass, hay, white wine, tart fruits, apples, oak. The complexity definitely carries over to the flavor profile. An armada of bold flavors. Yikes! Saison characteristics with earthy and herbal notes. Medium to full bodied with a tangy, tart finish. Smoke and oak character throughout. An interesting and complex beer for sure.

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Bottle opened on 1.31.14
Blend # Feb 2013

A - Pours a hazy medium orange with a fluffy off-white head with good retention.

S- CItrus, orange, carndy, oak and pine.

T- Silky soft citrus and oak, then a tart gin-pine finish.

D - Good carbonation wtih a light body. Silk smooth with a tart finish.

O - NIce flavors that bounce off of each other well.

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Viking Metal from Jester King Brewery
Beer rating: 80.5% out of 100 with 128 ratings
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