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Birra - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

763 Ratings
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Ratings: 763
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 13
Gots: 113 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: zerocrane on 01-09-2014

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Ratings: 763 | Reviews: 106
Reviews by macrosmatic:
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4.22/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Brooklyn Brewery snifter.

A: Hazy dark yellow, with a big fluffy white head and medium visible carbonation.

S: Musty barnyard, cracker malts, a touch of funk, and some mild lemon citric and peppery notes. A touch of citrusy hops in the background.

T: Funky barnyard, light cracker malts, nice farmhouse yeastiness, a touch of earthy minerals and lemony citric acid, grassy and less citrus hops. A bit of pepper and some must in the hang.

M: Light body, good crackly carbonation sensation, and no alcohol to speak of.

O: Quite tasty – a nicely done saison in a 12 oz container. An enjoyable, easy drink. Recommended.

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Photo of MenardMa
2.97/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This was my first Prairie beer after obviously hearing quite a lot of great things about them. To be honest, I really don't care for it. Hop bitterness and peppery saison yeast is about all i'm getting, unfortunately not smelling or tasting any of the citrus or fruit that some have noted. Not terrible but just not something I would buy again.

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4.07/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Coming out of a stubby 12 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

Very heady throughout the session, the beer's color is pale sunlight with bubbles running through the body. It smells like a saison with vague spices, bubblegum, mint, and a note of manure like you're wandering around a barnyard. The beer has a spicy, grassy, flavor overall. Not only that, but it brings some tartness to the palate as well. It's light, airy, easy drinking, and was an excellent drink to go with dinner.

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Straw to golden in color with considerable cloudiness. A half inch of dense off white foam is present. Brussels lacing. I smell a hint of lemon,a touch of grassy flavor, and pale malt. The taste is lemon and then a blend of a grassy flavor and pale malt. The mouth is crisp and heavily carbonated.

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Birra from Prairie Artisan Ales
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