Dry Hopped Oat Saison
Jester King Brewery
A Note on This Beer
Today, we’re absolutely exhilarated to bring you the latest Saison from Jester King! If you’re familiar with these towering Texans, you know they were one of the first breweries to introduce American craft fans to the elegant flavors of Farmhouse Ales.
Their Dry-Hopped Oat Saison with Desert Yeast is a nuanced beauty of a beer, with a lusciously smooth character to whet your whistle on even the most sweltering days.
To make it, Jester King chose a desert yeast culture called Prickly Pear, known for its bright floral and citrus qualities and harvested near Big Bend National Park. They also gave it a fluffy malted oat base for hints of toasted granola. Generous dry-hopping with Idaho 7, Citra and El Dorado Hops imparts notes of lush mangoes, sweet papayas, juicy melons, and citrus.
Locals are lapping up this luscious brew, calling it a “deliciously fruity saison” with a “creamy texture” and “nice, balanced hoppiness.”
This refreshing beverage is so smooth and sophisticated; you may want to pour it into a flute and pair it with cheese and charcuterie! But however you drink it, don’t hesitate — this desert flower won’t last long.
*The label art featuring the prickly pear flower and west Texas desert was created by Jester King artists Katie Ross and Granger Coats; Jester King was named one of the Top 35 Best Breweries of the Last Decade by both Paste Mag and VinePair!
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Really liked this - good smooth flavor
Lovely of this style. Light, crisp, with floral notes on the nose.
Funky and smoky
Very unique saison. Much more floral and citrusy than what I seek. I enjoyed it but it did not quench my thirst for a funkier, dryer saison.
Carrot tops. Mother’s Day fuchsia. Lemon zest. Underripe strawberry. Crispy breadsticks. Optimism, better days, late lunch at Salt Lick, Driftwood, TX. Recommended.
Hoppy upfront with a smooth slightly sweet finish
Was expecting this to be kinda like a NEIPA but was pleasenantly surprised it wasn't. Very good saison
Swirl the can a little before pouring the whole thing and you will get all that yeast at the bottom of the can. This was a fun take on a saison
Floral yes, creamy no! The alcohol really comes through, was hoping for more from Jester King.
Unique and tasty.
Little funk, stone fruit, bready, floral hop, smooth body.
Floral and bready notes, and the citra from the dry hopping is quite noticeable. Lots of carbonation, so it had an almost champagne-like quality. Really flavorful, but I was hoping for a bit more of that saison funk.