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Prairie Ale - Prairie Artisan Ales

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599 Ratings
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Ratings: 599
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.31%
Wants: 62
Gots: 94 | FT: 6
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Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Prairie Ale is our classic saison. We brew this beer with pilsner malt, wheat malt, flaked wheat, and cane sugar. A healthy dose of saaz hops are used to add a spicy element to the beer. Prairie Ale is fermented with a mix of ale yeast, wine yeast, and brettanomyces. Notes of black pepper and pineapple can be found in this beer.

(Beer added by: BierGartenok on 11-26-2012)
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02-21-2014 05:45:23 | More by Dreadnaught33
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Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -2%

02-21-2014 04:59:32 | More by Brown1647
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle from Tipples. Had this right after Eliza5beth. Pours clear golden with a big fluffy head. Aroma of Bretty yeast funk, pilsner malts, some tartness, lemon rinds, musty pepperyness. Flavor is Brett funk up front, a super interesting taste of a mouthful of flower petals and peat, Chardonnay, lots going on here and not like anything I have tried before. Serious funk here. Light bodied with high carbonation. Very interesting brew and I really can’t put my finger on the strange flavors in the mid palate of this one. Definitely worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2014 01:47:23 | More by BMMillsy
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Florida

4/5  rDev -2%

02-18-2014 01:47:51 | More by mobrockman
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jbird_1973

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

02-17-2014 20:21:02 | More by jbird_1973
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Andreias21

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-16-2014 19:51:04 | More by Andreias21
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09robejo

Ohio

3/5  rDev -26.5%

02-16-2014 02:16:18 | More by 09robejo
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johntfox

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

02-15-2014 16:17:04 | More by johntfox
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zerocrane

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

02-12-2014 19:19:35 | More by zerocrane
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MarcWP

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-12-2014 05:22:56 | More by MarcWP
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

02-12-2014 02:50:11 | More by waddellc2
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-10-2014 16:59:23 | More by JohnnieNepal
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California

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

02-10-2014 03:58:19 | More by Rick778
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Tuckersmth

California

5/5  rDev +22.5%

02-09-2014 21:46:21 | More by Tuckersmth
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Duff27

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

02-09-2014 21:29:49 | More by Duff27
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Trex

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

02-09-2014 05:50:40 | More by Trex
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -2%

02-09-2014 03:44:06 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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TargaFlorio

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%

02-09-2014 00:18:27 | More by TargaFlorio
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

02-07-2014 05:15:34 | More by Lare453
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TBoneJones

Texas

3.91/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

8.2% per the bottle label.
Pours a cloudy hazy viscous golden, with a towering white fluffy head.
Smells of wheat, yeasty and tangy bread, malts. Earthy.
Big peppery saison here, with a thick wet Belgian bread to soak up any of the funky barn taste that tries poking through. Interesting how the pepper dominates such a syrupy, highly carbonated brew. I'm not picking up the pineapple as the description says is present. I wonder if this is because the bottle indicates an 8.2% beer, whereas previous bottles were apparently 7% (according to BA at least). I like it, and I normally like spicing like pepper but it seems way heavily present in the taste..yet the sugar balances it out somehow. Did i miss a different batch, one with more complexity... that being the lighter version? i dont know, but this Prairie Ale was still nice to try. In the end this was more like a hefty pilsner to me rather than a saison. Their phenomenal "Hop" version of this is what led me to pick this up. This is still worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 23:59:21 | More by TBoneJones
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Jakep2021

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -32.6%

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sgttibbs

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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Prairie Ale from Prairie Artisan Ales
91 out of 100 based on 599 ratings.