We’re excited to celebrate SPON Day this year! Join us on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2022 FROM 11AM-9PM CT as we release our annual three year blend of spontaneously fermented beer, feature some of our favorite spontaneously fermented beers and wines, and celebrate the season with a holiday market featuring local vendors, delicious food from Jester King Kitchen, private tours & tastings, live music, holiday goat photos, and...more
We're excited to release Gin Barrel-Aged Nocturn Chrysalis Batch 3 on Black Friday!
To make Gin Barrel-Aged Nocturn Chrysalis, we brew farmhouse ale with well water, Texas grain, and fresh and aged hops. We primary ferment in stainless steel with our mixed culture, then age the beer in neutral oak for about a year. We then create a blend and add a very high ratio of Marion Blackberries (6 pounds per gallon) to the beer. We let the...more
Start your holiday shopping on Black Friday at Jester King! We'll be open Friday, 11/25 from 11am-9pm. Black Friday cellar release includes:
- Black Metal - Batch #18 (June 2016) Farmhouse imperial stout - 10.8% abv - $30 (750mLx12 available)
- Vanilla & Balcones Bourbon Barrel Aged OG Black Metal - Batch #1 (Nov 2021) - Imperial stout aged in Balcones bourbon barrels for 9 months w/ Madagascar vanilla beans added prior to...
Happy Holidays! We'd love to be a part of your celebrations this year. We have a delicious selection of cookies, pies, and baked goods available for pre-order from our Pastry Chef Mattie Grey.
Cookie Boxes ($25/12 cookies):
Ginger molasses cookies (3 each)
Peppermint shortbread sandwich cookies (3 each)
Introducing Jester King Acerose Efflorescence! This is a collaboration with our longtime friends at Novare Res Bier Café in Portland, Maine. Acerose Efflorescence is a bière de coupage (young beer cut or blended with mature spontaneous beer) of fresh Belgian-style Blond Ale and mature Jester King SPON.
The Belgian-style Blond Ale was brewed well water, malted barley and wheat, and Adreena hops from Roy Farms in Washington. After primary...more
Our latest batch of Jester King DDH IPA is out today. It's a West Coast Hazy IPA brewed with Texas-grown malted barley and wheat, flaked oats, and Idaho 7 and Mosaic Cryo hops. It was fermented with California Ale yeast and dry hopped with more Mosaic Cryo and Citra Cryo.
Available at Jester King starting at 2pm today and at a small number of bars around Texas (draft only) from our friends at Flood Independent Distribution. Enjoy...more
We're happy to announce the return of Jester King Biere de Lenoir!
Biere de Lenoir is barrel-aged wild ale brewed with well water, Texas grain, and a blend of fresh hops and aged hops from our barn. It's fermented with our mixed culture and aged in neutral oak wine barrels. After about a year of maturation, it was re-fermented with a very high ratio (fruit to beer) of Lenoir (aka Black Spanish) grapes from Sulphur Bluff, Texas. After...more
We canned a fresh batch of Helles Lager this week!
We brewed a simple wort with Weyermann Pilsner Malt and Hallertau Mittelfruh hops. Primary fermented with pure culture German lager yeast and lagered for eight weeks prior to filtration and packaging. Clean, crisp, drinkable, and refreshing.
Available now onsite and online at the link:...more
We're excited to announce our latest IPA — Jester King Star Party!
Star Party is both kettle and dry hopped with Comet, Apollo, and Galaxy hops and fermented with Star Party yeast from Omega Yeast Labs. The Star Party strain is a "Thiolized™️ version of the beloved Chico strain...with aromas of passion fruit, dank pink guava, and citrus zest." We get big Tiki, limeade, and mango notes from Jester King Star Party IPA.
Be on the...more
Today we're releasing a more recent favorite of ours — Hoppy 6 Grain Saison!
This beer is fairly new (batch 2), but it relates back to the origins of farmhouse ale at Jester King. Mineral-rich water, combined with a rustic malt character, herbal/spicy hoppiness, and wild fermentation is our main calling card. To achieve a rustic malt character, we brewed with malted barley, rye, spelt, and wheat, naked oats, and unmalted purple corn....more
We're pleased to announce the release of Jester King Colonel Toby in 16oz. cans!
Colonel Toby is a "Hoppy Little Farmhouse Ale". It's highly drinkable, completely dry, citrusy from the Citra hops in the boil and dry hop, and has a subtle yeast complexity. Along with Le Petit Prince, it's one of our daily drinkers at Jester King. We think you'll enjoy having this neat, tidy little beer around in cans. Brewed in collaboration with...more
Check out Jester King Artists Market every Saturday & Sunday from November 5th through 20th! Shop from local artists with a beer in hand in the Jester King Beer Garden. 11am-4pm.
As a proud Partner of this year's Austin Studio Tour, we'll be celebrating with Big Medium 20 years and 29 editions of the tour. Join us and over 500 artists, exhibitions, special projects, and events from November 5-20.
If you're interested in being...more
A fresh batch of German-Style Pilsner is now available at Jester King!
Brewed with softened well water, Weyermann pilsner malt, a touch of rice to lighten the body, and Hallertau Mittelfruh hops. Fermented in stainless steel and lagered for eight weeks prior to filtration and force carbonation.
Available now at Jester King by the glass and in cans. 16oz cans. About 70 cases available. Also available online here:...more
Today we're releasing our 2022 batch of Jester King Colour Five!
Colour Five is our barrel-aged wild ale re-fermented with Texas blueberries grown at Echo Springs Farm in Murchison, Texas near Dallas. We love fermenting them with our barrel-aged beer because the blueberries are highly aromatic (think blueberry yogurt) and mild in acidity. The result is a highly drinkable beer bursting with jammy aromas.
This is our 7th batch. Be...more
We're happy to announce the return of Jester King EEZY PEEL* — farmhouse ale re-fermented with mangos!
EEZY PEEL* is brewed with well water, TexMalt Llano Pilsner Malt and Denton County Wheat Malt, flaked wheat and oats, and organic Perle hops from The Oregon Hophouse. It was fermented in stainless steel and re-fermented with two pounds per gallon of mangos. No flavorings or extracts, just water, grain, hops, yeast, and mangos....more
分 桃 (Fēn Táo) batch 9 is now available!
First released in 2014, Fēn Táo is our barrel-aged wild ale re-fermented with fresh Hill Country peaches. We love the juicy, highly aromatic character of the peaches from the Texas Hill Country. They're one of our favorite fruits to ferment, and we love showing off the Hill Country terroir. Peaches are June Gold and Texas Royal from Vogel Orchard in Fredericksburg, TX.
We process the...more
Our 2022 batch of La Vie en Rose is here!
La Vie en Rose is a farmhouse ale re-fermented on the raspberries from Jester King Atrial Rubicite. The ratio of fruit to beer is very high for Atrial Rubicite (6 pounds per gallon), so La Vie en Rose has a lot of fruit character even though it's from the second re-fermentation of the raspberries. It's unfiltered, unpasteurized, and naturally conditioned. The effervescence from bottle...more
We have another fresh batch of Le Petit Prince available now in 16oz. cans!
Le Petit Prince is our Farmhouse Table Beer brewed with Trinity Aquifer water, Texas-grown Llano Pilsner and Denton County Wheat from TexMalt, and Saaz hops. We dry hop it with more Saaz. It's fermented in stainless steel with our house culture of brewers yeast and native yeast.
Available onsite at Jester King and distributed around Texas in 16oz. can...more
Our philosophy at Jester King is strongly rooted in creating a sense of place by tying our guests’ experience to a time, place, and people. Whether dining onsite with friends and family, eating baked goods that you picked up for the road, or enjoying one of our beers purchased from your local retailer, our intent is to build a connection and experience with our guests and community.
We could not foster these relationships without the...more
Back just in time for Fall is Wytchmaker Rye IPA!
First released at Jester King in October of 2010, Wytchmaker is brewed with Texas-grown San Jacinto Two Row and Wildfire Pale Malt from TexMalt, malted Rye, and oats. It's kettle hopped with Citra and El Dorado and dry hopped with Simcoe, Amarillo, Citra, and Mosaic Cryo. We fermented it in stainless steel with Imperial A38 Juice yeast.
It's super fresh, hoppy, and delicious, so...more