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Prairie The Beer That Saved Christmas - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
83
good

311 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 9
Gots: 64 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cowboys9 on 11-10-2013)
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Ratings: 311 | Reviews: 57 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

doowhat, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

dantezeull, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

LoveStout, Jul 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

acurtis, Jul 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

djrn2, Jul 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

c-rum, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

edwilliams, Jul 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Intelbeerlord, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Bpc24, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Lovely85, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Razorback09, Jul 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

nmann08, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

ThreeFishes, Jun 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Maus10, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of Ohiovania
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
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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3/5  rDev -18.7%

LakerLeith, Jun 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

anoldhope, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

KCBeerNerd, Jun 18, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +9.5%
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
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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a half-litre bottle into a Firestone Walker tasting glass. Bottled 2013.

A: Pours a sludgy brown with good but brief head.

S: Spicy, but dull.

T: Hm! Interesting. Unexpectedly bright and fruity. Dry endtaste. The "wild bacteria" (description on the website) is evident and explains a lot of the contradictions here.

M: A tad thin. Sourish and astringent.

O: I thoroughly enjoyed this! I would have again. Tangentially, there was a touch of cap rust, but nothing bad.

AgentMunky, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

TX-Badger, Jun 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

kamikazeokami, Jun 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

NooseJustice, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Blackmamba24, Jun 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

leeswagerty, Jun 01, 2014
Prairie The Beer That Saved Christmas from Prairie Artisan Ales
83 out of 100 based on 311 ratings.