New Release: Jester King 分 桃 Fen Tao

The Jester King brewery never ceases to amaze any of us Texas beer enjoyers.  Release after release shows what what kind potential there is in the art of beer making.  It showcases the artisanal approach that Jester King puts into each creation.  The release of Jester jkKing 分 桃, or Fēn táo for the rest of us, is another example of harnessing the artistry of beer making at its highest levels.

From the flavor profile to the art used on the bottle, this complex creation encompasses stories of love, patience and relationship between products of nature and the people who will enjoy it.

Jester King describes it as a “barrel-aged wild beer refermented with peaches.” Those peaches are home grown in Fredericksburg, Tx, and were originally meant to be used for this product a year ago.  A freeze occurring late 2013 ruined many peach crops that would have been harvested for this latest release.

Please click the link below to find out more about the artwork, and about the name’s meaning.  It’s beautifully explained by the artist, Josh Cockrell

Find out more about the process here-

Set to be released September 12, 2014 as a brewery-only availability.  It is limited to one bottle per customer and will be $16 for a 500ml bottle.

Danny Laurel

I've lived in Texas all my life and can't express how much I love this state. I found that I was enjoying these amazing bbq spots and drinking fantastic Texas-made beer and wanted my buddies and I to be able to share them with our readers.

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