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Prairie Standard - Prairie Artisan Ales

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Ratings: 806
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.44%
Wants: 32
Gots: 100 | FT: 11
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Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: StaveHooks on 12-20-2012

Prairie Standard is our everyday beer. Its a light, crisp saison with a hoppy finish. This beer is dry hopped 1lb per bbl with Motueka hops. A lovely New Zealand hop with a spicy lime like flavor and aroma.
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4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tharper178
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bloodbuzz99
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of njackhobbs
4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DaveHack
4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a CS Cellar Reserve balloon at 50 degrees.

Pours a hazy orange/yellow. Thick head dissapates leaving heavy lacing. This looks great!

Smell reminds of a forest, lol...sort of. Fresh grass, fresh hop aroma, citrus, and a little mustiness. The smell on this is really good. I wanted to give it a 4.25, but it is definitely closer to 4.5 than 4.

First taste is slightly bitter and tart. There is a little bit of citrus tang along with hop flavor. It's kind of a hard thing to pinpoint, but the 'Hoppy Saison' nails it.

There is a slight creaminess to this. You can feel it cover your mouth with flavor, if that makes any sense. Carbonation is about PERFECT.

This beer is really what I search for. There is a ton of flavor in a 5.2% beer. I really enjoyed this a lot and look forward to trying more of Prairie's offerings in the future. (Also, from what I understand, this is the brewer from Redbud....Cuvee 3 and 4 are awesome beers too....someone is doing it right!)

Photo of notchucknorris
4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a light golden color with just a tinge of haze to it. A one finger white head fades pretty quickly.

S: A sweet, slightly funky aroma that smells amazing. Green apple, hay, lemon pepper, grassy hop notes, vanilla and some caramel malt. Smells really great.

T: Lemon, some light bready malt, green apple skin, chardonnay grapes, a touch of funk, white pepper and a lingering grassy hop note. Ends on a slightly peppery and dry hop note. Could use just a touch more carbonation, but a really nice saison.

Photo of nickfl
4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - pours with one finger of white foam on top of a lightly hazy, dark golden body. The foam settles at a moderate pace and leaves nice lace.

S - Wheat and lots of zesty, fruity hop notes.

T - thick wheat up front with some lemon pepper. Fruity notes of guava in the middle and a finish of lemon and musty wheat.

M - A fairly thick body, moderate carbonation, and a dry finish,

D - Very nice, the hop aroma is excellent and the balanced finish makes for a very drinkable beer.

Photo of Ri0
4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Poured from 12 oz bottle into Duvel tulip. A nice deep golden hazy straw color with a monster fluffy white head all the way to the top of my tulip. Slowly came down; minimal lacing.

S - Fantastic aroma of sour citrus, lemon zest, Maybe some grass and spice with floral hops. Really like the smell.

T - Nice light hop bitter up front follows with lemon zest, clove and grass with slight funk. Hints of spice with malt backbone. Bitter hop finish.

M - It felt light and fizzy in my mouth and left me very refreshed.

O - This is a well crafted Saison that would do well for anyone venturing into this style. Wish I could find beer like this in WI for summer. Thanks to deadonhisfeat for sending one my way.

Photo of dmatsui
4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap in a tulip. 3 finger bright white head, deep orange pale. Gorgeous.

Nose is bright and citrusy with a definite barnyard funk. Not overwhelming but provides just enough of a nice bret complexity. Not pungent or in your face, but delicate, intricate and fresh.

Citrusy hops hit first then mellow out to the beer funk which is just perfect. Hay, lemongrass, grapefruit, and bitter citrus rind dominate. Nice soft hint of wheat and although the malt backbone is present, it is understated and supports the hops.

Mouthfeel is bright and creamy. An initial burst of carbonation quickly dissipates into a smooth and dry finish, which still retains the tartness of the brew. Alcohol warmth shows up at the back of the tongue and rounds out nicely.

Overall a great offering from prairie. I'd recomend this for anyone venturing into the Bret category but not quite into the full-funkiness. A great hybrid beer.

Photo of BMMillsy
4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

My first Oklahoma rate. Pours into tulip flasss cloudy yellow with a big fluffy head. Aroma is big hops--bordering on IPA--followed by big floral notes and some funky sweetness. Smells really really good! Sharp bitter up front that develops into a very floral flavor. Definite hints of yeast funk here finishing with bits of lemon peel, pineapple, banana, and mango. A little spice lingers. Crisp and refreshing on the palate with high carbonation. Serious summertime session beer here. What an excellent brew!

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4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Prairie Standard from Prairie Artisan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 806 ratings.