Everything Jester King

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by dumptruck81, Aug 25, 2012.

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  1. AAxsom

    AAxsom Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2010 Texas

    Does anyone in DFW know if/where Jester King glassware is available for sale? I can't think of anywhere, and I've got a trading partner who I'd like to hook up. If not, would someone be willing to trade for 1 or 2? Let me know. Thanks!
     
  2. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    They're included with the tour at the brewery or available on their website.
     
  3. Daemose

    Daemose Devotee (426) Oct 3, 2011 Texas
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  4. AAxsom

    AAxsom Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2010 Texas

    Haha, I appreciate it guys...but glassware isn't available on their website and to my knowledge, hasn't been for the last month or two. I, unfortunately, don't have an open weekend to get down to Austin for a tour until June.
     
  5. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (617) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    BM me - I'd probably be willing to part with 1 or 2 glasses in trade.
     
  6. Azzy

    Azzy Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2012 Texas

    ISO Darklord FT Pumpkinator
     
  7. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (468) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    What he said.
     
  8. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,200) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    I saw the new label today and thought it was original and I freaked for a split second... Then I saw the farmhouse and put it back down. The new labels do look bad ass.
     
  9. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    How much Buddha do they have?
     
  10. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    In the interest of full disclosure, Specs Sugar Land had a whole case of OG Black Metal sitting in the box high up in the back last time I went ~1 month ago.
     
  11. PhatAtUT

    PhatAtUT Zealot (540) Jul 31, 2009 Texas
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    more boxers at bunker hill HEB in houston today
     
  12. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (375) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    Of what? OG Black Metal?
     
  13. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas

    Boxer's Revenge, I'm guessing.
     
  14. UHCougar12

    UHCougar12 Disciple (375) Feb 21, 2011 Texas
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    Completely read that wrong haha
     
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  15. TJ008

    TJ008 Initiate (152) Dec 15, 2012 Texas

    Not Exactly sure on numbers. But I got my full of it.
     
  16. cmoody91

    cmoody91 Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2010 Illinois

    Anyone see some RU-55 or new batch Boxers in Dallas this week? Have a family member looking for me who is driving through the area a little later this week. Can't get enough of that stuff.
     
  17. mattisloco

    mattisloco Devotee (409) Feb 13, 2007 Texas
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    Specs Plano, not the Mr G's the other location. Specs Dallas might also.
     
  18. bccocx

    bccocx Devotee (428) Jan 13, 2007 Texas
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  19. GreatBloomer

    GreatBloomer Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2012 Texas

    Seems there's no OG Black Metal left in Austin... hmm.?

    Will Jester King host another Danish Day like it did last year on 3/17/12? I thought it was a success.
     
  20. lokieman

    lokieman Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2011 Oklahoma

  21. TJ008

    TJ008 Initiate (152) Dec 15, 2012 Texas

    Tried El Cedro over the weekend. It smelled amazing. Tasted deliciously woody.
     
  22. Daemose

    Daemose Devotee (426) Oct 3, 2011 Texas
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    Anyone else find the new batch of Boxer's not as flavorful as the old one?
     
  23. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    Noticed for the JK tasting room hours this weekend (2/16) that they're featuring "Experimental Sour Red Blend". Interesting.
     
  24. Krumb

    Krumb Initiate (94) Jan 30, 2008 Texas
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    Greatness. Wife and I will be there this weekend for the tour.
     
  25. bccocx

    bccocx Devotee (428) Jan 13, 2007 Texas
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    Hopefully El Cedro gets label approval this week so I can buy some this weekend!
     
  26. r0nburgundy69

    r0nburgundy69 Initiate (82) Jan 27, 2012 Texas
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    looks like they will also have funk e-star as a guest tap, I really liked this when I tried it at whip in
     
  27. mattchow

    mattchow Disciple (319) Jun 24, 2012 Texas
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    I'm almost tempted to make a trip to Austin again lol.
     
  28. turfy

    turfy Aspirant (222) Mar 17, 2010 Texas
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    RU-55 was a bit of a let down. Overly tart and lacking in funk, with a too thin mouthfeel. The other two tasting partners agreed. The up and down JK journey continues.... Flame away!
     
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  29. Cablejelly

    Cablejelly Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2010 Texas

    Here's my deal with the RU. I had it for the first time @ the 2yr and it was fantastic. Enough that I took home 2 bottles. Those bottles? Horrible tbh. Then I see it @ specs and realize that they have the new cap. I pick one up and it's great. The 2 I got from the anniversary party have the old bottle cap, are flat, thin, and just horrible.

    That being said, I'm curious as to which cap was on your bottle.


    Very excited about El Cedro bottling.
     
  30. turfy

    turfy Aspirant (222) Mar 17, 2010 Texas
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    Pretty sure it was the new cap. Just wasn't to my taste or what I would like in a balanced sour.
     
  31. starkmarvelo

    starkmarvelo Disciple (370) Jan 20, 2010 Texas
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    Ya, I'm going on Saturday and I'm excited about it. Finally making it to Jester King :)
     
  32. canadianghetto

    canadianghetto Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2011 Texas
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    You shouldnt expect funk in a flemish red style. That said I thought it was a little thin too.
     
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  33. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (468) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    I think I'll get this beer at next release. No funk = goodness.
     
  34. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Disciple (300) Mar 12, 2012 Texas
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    Most Flanders are not balanced in my experience. Red Poppy, Oude Tart, even Jacobins are very singular tart notes (to take some accessible quality examples). Other with more experience can chime in because I may be wrong about what a classic example constitutes.

    Also I'm not sure if Flanders are supposed to be thick. Again thinking about the 3 I mentioned above and only Oude Tart was noticeably thicker than the others including RU-55...and this was probably because the carb on it is outstanding.

    Not that your opinion about the beer is wrong at all..I liked the crap out of it and would probably rank the 3 American examples I've mentioned Oude Tart, RU-55 but pretty dang close, the flat ass bottle of Red Poppy in last place.
     
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  35. r0nburgundy69

    r0nburgundy69 Initiate (82) Jan 27, 2012 Texas
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    popped a boxers b3 tonight, the carb is good but I felt it was somewhat less tart then previous batches, maybe it's just me still an excellent beer hides the 10%abv quite well
     
  36. turfy

    turfy Aspirant (222) Mar 17, 2010 Texas
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    Not a beer expert by any means...just following my taste. Going by the listing of RU-55 in the BA Wild Ale category instead of Flanders. So which is it?
     
  37. H0rnedFr0gs

    H0rnedFr0gs Disciple (300) Mar 12, 2012 Texas
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    Flanders fo sure. And no worries very truthfully. Me... I love the funk level to be maxed. I just wasn't expecting it from this brew...but I am expecting this brew to be revisited and better in the future.

    I sure wish I could find a few bottles more of it to boot
     
  38. bccocx

    bccocx Devotee (428) Jan 13, 2007 Texas
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    El Cedro got label approval. I expect (hope) that it will be on sale this weekend at Stanleys
     
  39. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    Flanders should be medium-bodied according to BJCP. http://www.bjcp.org/2008styles/style17.php#1b
     
  40. MattSweatshirt

    MattSweatshirt Initiate (0) Jun 29, 2011 Texas
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    I've had one bottle of RU-55 and I gotta say it was pretty spot on as far as the style goes and was mighty delicious.

    I like the radio show spot they did. All you dudes need to check it out if you haven't.
    http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/943
     
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