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Prairie Ale - Prairie Artisan Ales

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Ratings: 679
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.58%
Wants: 66
Gots: 103 | FT: 8
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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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Ratings: 679 | Reviews: 116 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of kristougher
4/5  rDev -1.7%

kristougher, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of zoober911
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

A - Pours a hazy golden yellow with a hint of orange to it. Pours with a nice thick frothy head that retains for quite some time. After the majority has dissipated, about a quarter inch remains behind. Nice lacing on the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of orange peel, and pineapple. Bready, malty, saison yeast. Appealing.

T - Bready. Orange peel. Crisp. Deliciousness. Refreshing. Would be great on a hot day outside.

M - Moderate body. Mouthfeel is on the smooth side. Lighter carbonation than anticipated.

O - Overall this is delicious. I would recommend it to try it out and I would purchase it again if I saw it on the shelf.

zoober911, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Jofroi
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Jofroi, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of cunninusa
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%

cunninusa, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Cynic-ale, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Twal
4.15/5  rDev +2%

Twal, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of Texdanp323
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%

Texdanp323, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

wellsnb, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of deadliest
4/5  rDev -1.7%

deadliest, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of ms11781
4/5  rDev -1.7%

ms11781, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of pjs234
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

pjs234, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Jocelynclonts
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%

Jocelynclonts, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of MSandahl23
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

MSandahl23, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of dar482
4/5  rDev -1.7%

The color is gorgeous, bright yellow, opaque.

The aroma is bright candy pineapple, orange peel, almost like a DIPA. A bready and yeasty saison note.

The flavor follows of those fruits in the front. A hint of sweetness, breadiness, and a stiff bitterness on the back of pepper and spicy herbal.

This beer is dry and has characteristics I like, but the back end is a bit too much.

dar482, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of WesFoxlove
4/5  rDev -1.7%

WesFoxlove, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Kingcurio
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%

Kingcurio, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

andyjeigh, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of DrJones
4/5  rDev -1.7%

DrJones, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Dogleg
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Dogleg, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of cfrobrew
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

cfrobrew, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of griffey123
4/5  rDev -1.7%

griffey123, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of jgreenward
5/5  rDev +22.9%

jgreenward, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Florida9
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Very cloudy pale yellow in color. Forms a large fluffy white head. Looks like lemon meringue pie in a glass. Good retention. Moderate lacing. Powerful aroma full of tart lemony citrus, pineapple, and lemon curd. Taste is similar. Strong lemony component, though the sweetness is toned down while the peppery spice is kicked up. The brett comes off fairly aggressively. Body is on the lighter side of medium with a strong, almost acidic, tartness which I find to be far too aggressive for the style. Still, a very good example of a brett-forward beer.

Florida9, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of heygeebee
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

heygeebee, Aug 23, 2014
Prairie Ale from Prairie Artisan Ales
91 out of 100 based on 679 ratings.