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Prairie The Beer That Saved Christmas - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
84
good

317 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 317
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 10
Gots: 64 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cowboys9 on 11-10-2013)
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3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Rusted out all along the cap. Got this via trade in Iowa.

I didn't know this has wild bacteria in it until I took my first sip. Then I had to look up the specs on the prairie website. I love old ales so my first sip was awful. i see what they are doing here, though. The more I drink it the more I'm warming up this sour version of an old ale.

The tart fruits and chocolate and leather, I get, don't blend as cohesively well as I would like. I'm glad I'm splitting this one.

Ohiovania, Jun 23, 2014
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours dark brown with a creamy mocha head.

S: Brown sugar, some medium roast coffee, oak, a touch of vanilla, a touch of caramel.

T: Brown sugar, some oak, some vanilla, some caramel, but a surprising amount of fruity yeast esters.

M: Medium bodied and fairly smooth.

O: This is an interesting beer, the nose and taste seem to be on conflict, but it works beautifully. Definitely worth a try. Definitely recommended.

BierJager89, Jun 15, 2014
Prairie The Beer That Saved Christmas from Prairie Artisan Ales
84 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.