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An authentic farmhouse brewery

Established in 2010, Jester King is an authentic brewer of farmhouse ales connected to a time, place and people. Our philosophy is to work in partnership with nature to create beer unique to our natural surroundings.

Over the years, we've grown into a welcoming destination for people of all ages to enjoy food, drink, friends, family and community. We invite you to visit us and enjoy all that our brewery, restaurant, farm, event hall and 165 acres of preserved land has to offer!

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We're open today Sunday from 12-9pm (our kitchen closes at 8pm). . . Farm tours at 2pm and 6pm. Brewery tours at 1, 3, and 5pm. . . Link to our menus in our bio: . Food Weekend Bake Sale Beer, Wine, Cider Beer & Wine To Go . Hope you'll join us! . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #jesterkingkitchen #farmtour #timeplacepeople

New on our menu this weekend -- Kefta chicken meatballs, spicy tomato sauce, cilantro, flatbread . . Our brewery, restaurant, and farm are open Saturday from 12-10pm (kitchen closes at 9pm). Hope to see you! . . #jesterking #jesterkingkitchen #kefta #meatballs #timeplacepeople Photo by Granger Coats

Here's at the exciting stuff happening / available at Jester King this weekend! . FOOD SPECIALS . Gulf Shrimp "Cocktail" -- lacto fermented carrot, tomatoes, Fresno chilis . Kefta Chicken Meatballs -- tsukune chicken, spicy tomato sauce, flatbread . CELLAR RELEASE . 2019 Atrial Rubicite draft 2019 Atrial Rubicite bottle (100 bottles / limit 1) Elements of Composition (Blend 3) draft 2017 Omniscience and Proselytism (24 bottles / limit 1) 2017 SPON Three Year Blend Magnums (18 bottles / limit 1) CELLAR BEER - SPON Mourvedre & Sangiovese, SPON Shiraz & Cabernet Sauvignon . BAKE SALE (Saturday & Sunday) . Vanilla Bean ice cream Peach Cobbler -- vanilla ice cream, peach & sage jam swirl, biscuit crumbs, pretzel bits Farmhouse Lager & Watermelon Sorbet Fitzhugh “Rocky Road” Ice Cream -- chocolate ice cream w/brownie bits, pb&j bar bits, pecans, and marshmallows Brioche Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Glaze Kolache with sausage, jalapeno and pepper jack cheese (first time we've make kolaches at our bakery!) PB & Jam Bar (House made Peanut Butter, Grim Harvest Blackberry Compote Pattinson Porter Brownies Sourdough Hatch Chiles & Cheddar Sourdough Pear Butter Grim Harvest Jelly Sourdough Rye Chocolate Chip Spiced Snickerdoodle . TOURS . Brewery -- Friday 6pm / Saturday 1, 3, 5pm (w/ co-founder Jeff Stuffings) / Sunday 1, 3, 5pm Farm -- Saturday 1pm, 6pm / Sunday 1pm, 6pm . LIVE MUSIC . Friday -- Wasted Hearts Saturday -- Jon Klekman Quartet Sunday -- Blue Squeezebox . ...and a reminder that we no longer are giving out disposable bottle carriers. Please bring a reusable bag or purchase one at cost from us! . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #jesterkingkitchen #austin #drippingsprings #hillcountry #timeplacepeople #bakesale Photo by Granger Coats

Noble Cause is our monthly initiative to help support local charities and non-profits. For September, we're accepting donations to the Austin Dish Lending Library. . . What's the The Austin Dish Lending Library? It's an organization focused on reducing reliance on single use disposables. It lends bowls, silverware, serving utensils, and more for people to host events, parties, or other functions that typically involve significant amounts of single-use disposable waste. . . To help support this innovative, resourceful organization, we'll be accepting dish, glassware and utensil donations for the rest of the month at Jester King. For each donation you bring in, we'll give you a free beer at any of our bars! . . Please see the link in our bio more information about the Austin Dish Lending Library. . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #noblecause #austindishlendinglibrary

We'll have some fun cellar beers on this weekend starting Friday at 4pm! . . 2019 Atrial Rubicite draft 2019 Atrial Rubicite bottle (100 bottles / limit 1) Elements of Composition (Blend 3) draft 2017 Omniscience and Proselytism (24 bottles / limit 1) 2017 SPON Three Year Blend Magnums (18 bottles / limit 1) . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #cellarrelease #timeplacepeople

Tickets are now available for Jester King Kitchen Supper Club with our friends from Otoko! This special Kaiseki dinner on Sunday, September 29th at 7pm is led by Chefs Yoshi Okai of Otoko and Damien Brockway of Jester King. . . Tickets are available through the link in our bio. Menu and pairings are below! . . Sakizuke . . Tofu Mozzarella smoked shoyu, shiso, holy basil Jester King Vulgar Affectation . . Hassun . . Grilled Oyster pioppino mushroom, beer-zu, cucumber seed Jester King Snörkel . . Hirame Spring Roll mint-marigold, mango Sake Cocktail & Jester King 2019 Vernal Dichotomous Cocktail . . Yakimono . . Smoked Hamachi shio koji, pumpkin seed miso, nukasuke . . Grilled Autumn Veg kuro goma, fish sauce, foraged herbs 2015 Jester King Autumnal Dichotomous . . Gohan . . Charred Beef Naval . . koshihikari rice, miso soup, ko no mono 2016 Jester King Hibernal Dichotomous . . Mizumono Ying & Yang Sweets 2019 Jester King 分 桃 (Fēn Táo) . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #jesterkingkitchen #otoko #supperclub #Kaiseki #timeplacepeople @otokoaustin @yokaiberry

Jester King Eliminating Cardboard, "Single-Use" Bottle Carriers . . In an effort to be more environmentally friendly and cut down on paper waste, we're discontinuing cardboard, "single-use" six-pack carriers at our Bottles to Go tent. Throughout the course of a year, we give away approximately 10,000 cardboard carriers, which creates significant paper waste. We were inspired by the City of Austin's Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance to make this change. . . We ask that guests please bring their own reusable carrier or purchase a branded, reusable six-pack carrier from Jester King (pictured above), which we sell at cost for $4. We recognize that this will cause inconvenience for some of our guests, but feel it's the appropriate thing to do. Thanks in advance for any support we receive on this. . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #bottlecarriers #singleuse #reusablebags

JESTER KING SEEKS MARKET GARDENER . . We are seeking to make a very important hire for Jester King -- a Market Gardener. . . When we started farming a few years back, we focused on perennial systems (fruit trees, hops, and grapes) that will hopefully produce for multiple decades. While our perennial systems remain hugely important to what we seek to do, our focus has expanded to include annual crops and the establishment of a market garden. Simply put, a market garden is a small plot of land (in our case less than an acre) that's used to grow a polyculture of crops for local farmers' markets, community-supported agriculture (CSA) subscriptions, or local restaurants. In our case, our market garden will grow food for our restaurant Jester King Kitchen, our brewery to make beer, and our guests to take home. . . We recently began preparing land for our market garden, and seek to have it ready in time for planting early next year. We are seeking a knowledgeable, experienced, hard-working individual to be directly responsible for our market garden program. Our market garden will be equipped with a greenhouse and BCS walk-behind tractor. She or he will join our small farming team consisting of Farmer Sean "Peppy" Meyers and Jester King Co-Founder Michael Steffing. . . As Peppy writes, "This beautiful opportunity is perfect for a person to experience the joy and adventure of building a market garden from the ground up. We are tremendously excited to pursue a closed-loop food production system, with the lowest carbon footprint possible, and educate on importance of culinary terroir." . . For all interested parties, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to: hiring@jesterkingbrewery.com. The job description is contained in the link in our bio. Thank you for your interest and please share this post with anyone who you think might be interested! . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #jesterkingkitchen #jesterkingfarm #marketgarden #markergardener #timeplacepeople

INTRODUCING THURSDAY MOVIE NIGHT AT JESTER KING! . . Starting September 19th and running through early November, we'll be screening a different film at Jester King every Thursday night at sundown. The film will be screened in our pasture to the south of our restaurant and is free of charge and open to all ages! . . Please show up in time to grab beer, wine, cider, or non-alcoholic beverages from our bars and food from Jester King Kitchen. Please no outside food or drink, and don't forget your lawn chair or blanket. . . Here's the fall schedule! We hope you'll join us! . . 9/19 - Ferris Bueller's Day Off 9/26 - Strange Brew 10/3 - ET The Extra-Terrestrial 10/10 - The Goonies 10/17 - Animal Farm (animated version) 10/24 - A League of Their Own 10/31 - Beetlejuice 11/7 – Coco . . Artwork by Katie Ross . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #jesterkingkitchen #movienight #thursday #austin #drippingsprings

We've been cellaring beers here at Jester King from around the time we opened in 2010. We built a proper "bottle library" in our barrel room around 2014, and often put away a few bottles from every batch for extended aging. . . All our beer is still "alive" when it's bottled. We don't filter or pasteurize, and every beer still has vibrant cultures of brewers yeast, and native yeast and bacteria from our land. The native cultures do very interesting things to beer as it matures. Flavors and aromas are transformed or taken in surprising directions. . . This year, JK Production Assistant and all-around beer nerd Joel Richards established a formal cellar program at Jester King. He selects a few "vintages" from our cellar to put on our menu (onsite and to go). This week, he selected 2013 and 2017 Mad Meg Farmhouse Provision Ale. . . Mad Meg is inspired by Franco-Belgian "Vieille Provision" or beer for keeping / preserving. It's high ABV (9%) makes it well suited for longterm maturation. The hops have largely faded away, and the wild yeast / fermentation character is at the forefront. The beer is also quite "mellow", in our opinion, despite its alcohol percentage. . . Available today Sunday (on-site and to go) at Jester King! Our tasting room and kitchen are open 12-9pm (kitchen closes at 8pm). Hope to see you! . . #jesterking #jesterkingbrewery #madmeg #provisionbeer #vieilleprovision #beerforkeeping #timeplacepeople Photo by Granger Coats.