Jester King Brewery

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BEER AVG
4.06/5
Jester King BreweryJester King Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

13005 Fitzhugh Road, Bld. B
Austin, Texas, 78736
United States

(512) 537-5100 | map
jesterkingbrewery.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
70
Reviews:
1,982
Ratings:
17,421
PLACE STATS
Score:
100
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
323
Avg:
4.58
pDev:
5.68%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by zonker17:
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4.86/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Atmosphere - A lot to do with the weather, as consumption generally occurs outdoors. That said, on a beautiful day/night in hill country it cannot be beat. The serving bar and brewery itself are a charming metal and stone building that feel so right in this setting.

Quality - The beers speak for themselves. I enjoy nearly everything they make.

Service - Great folks working as fast as the beer allows. Large crowds can lead to longer waits. They have an outdoor pouring station to help on busy days, but sometimes demand is so high there is little that can be done.

Selection - If you enjoy farmhouse styles, you get the feeling of a kid in a candy store. Many guest bottles and draughts are also available.

Food - Stanley's Farmhouse Pizza is an adjoining, separate business. Therefore, I am not adding them to the review score of Jester King. I look forward to a day when additional food options become available, such as during special events when food trucks are on site.

Value - Like anything, you get what you pay for. Well worth the price.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Abe_Froman
4.04/5  rDev -11.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Doublicious
4.63/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Can_has_beer
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Eddiehop
4.57/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Garbageman10
4.56/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.4/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of juneof44
4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ChuletaTX512
3.78/5  rDev -17.5%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 2 | selection: 5

We had our class reunion here and had no idea what to expect. Service is slow but texas friendly, with plenty of hipsters to lighten the mood. Great views all over and very much worth the short drive from lake Travis or other austin areas.

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Photo of aufie
4.22/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Ajenkins626
4.86/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of MB_Beer_Baseball
4.43/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of stephenjmoore
4.56/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of willreid86
4.41/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5

Photo of phingdong
4.31/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Nuggetz
4.61/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of DoctorZombies
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

One of the best, family friendly, fun places to drink beer I've been to. Lots of Millennials with lots of kids playing and having a great time. Such a young vibe and so many beers. There is the Jester King sour/farmhouse lineup on tap, then a wide assortment of Texas brewed beers, then a wide selection of bottles from around the country/world. And live music! Lots of parking and lots of seating under roof and out in the shade and/or sun. This place has great beer, and you have to go just to hang out. Unbeatable!

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Photo of NDogg44
4.46/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MNBeerGeek
4.29/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

This was a highlight of our trip to Austin. We managed to hit it on the perfect day and hung out under the trees for probably 4 hours. Jester King has awesome grounds with a ton of space. We loved being able to sample so many different beers as well as take them to go.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
4.63/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

With the multiple bars on property, the bottle sales, the selection is spectacular. Local beers, Jester King beers (of course), beers from around the US, and beers from around the world. Add wine and cider to the mix. The vibe? I mean ... this is a rambling farm in beautiful hill country. Places to frolic and a number of different venues to explore from tin walled barns, to picnic tables, to grassy fields. One of the few truly magical beer destinations in the US.

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Photo of thatche2
4.78/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of dbannister
4.78/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Jester King is located on the outskirts of Austin. It is about a 30 minute drive with no traffic.

The brewery lies on what seems to be an old farm. Its a really nicely laid out property with food options also located there (a wood burning pizza place seemed pretty popular).

The way the brewery is set up, you can buy your bottles outside and/or you can do some tastings where you pick up the glasses inside and drink on benches outside.

I'm not really sure how it would work in the rain, but on the sunny day I visited, it was really awesome. I'd say it should definitely be on your places to visit in Austin.

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Photo of GreatStoutman
4.79/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of FanbladeNoise
4.24/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

I was visiting a buddy in Dallas and we devided to make the journey down to JK for the weekend. All I can say is that it was like nothing I have ever seen before. Huge tasting "facility" with outdoor stations and an indoor tap room. Gave me a feel of a German beer garden, except WAY BETTER.

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Jester King Brewery in Austin, TX
100 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.
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