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Prairie Hop - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

810 Ratings
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Ratings: 810
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 106
Gots: 110 | FT: 8
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Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Prairie Hop is our hop driven saison. This beer is packed with Simcoe and Citra hops. Notes of peach, mango, and tangerine can be found in the flavor and aroma of this beer. The beer finishes dry which helps the hops jump out of the glass flavor wise.

(Beer added by: StaveHooks on 12-22-2012)
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Ratings: 810 | Reviews: 129 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

iDrake, Oct 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

chileman, Sep 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

HookemHops13, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of Powderhornphil
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a light hazy orange. 3 fingers soapy white head. Appealing and style appropriate.

Smell is pretty fantastic. Tangerines, peaches and tropical notes. Slight mustyness with hint of spice.

Taste starts as tropical fruity, juicy hops. A slight tartness with a beady malt on the back end but still manages a dry finish.

Medium carbonation. Fairly light and refreshing on the palate.

Really easy drinker.

Powderhornphil, Sep 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Heretic42, Sep 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

cyde, Sep 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

pixieskid, Sep 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

hooliganlife, Sep 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

wtkphoto, Sep 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

brandon911, Sep 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

drewone, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of laituegonflable
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pink-tinged amber. Head is white, nice and foamy, great lace. Looks good; colour's a bit vague though.

Smells hoppy. Citric, zesty, fairly tart actually and a little wild. Bretty, barnyardy, hints of spice. Some currant notes and cinnamon. Sweet, touch of sour. Nice.

Tastes earthy, funky, spicy. Lots of star anise, pepper, a bit of barnyard, lemon zest, clove and a decent vanilla-tinged malt base. Pleasant, bit phenolic and a bit tangy. Nice.

Foamy, decent body. Nice texture but a bit of a pull.

Drinks quite nicely, fair freshness and zest balanced with a good earthiness. This is clever brewing, and a very nice introduction to the world of Oklahoma beer. Brew on, Sooner State.

laituegonflable, Sep 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

wisrarebeer, Sep 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

HamGlade10, Sep 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

DMacQ, Sep 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

bigwhat62, Sep 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

cgrunin, Sep 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

safaricook, Sep 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

JayAre46, Sep 14, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer pours an apricot body with strands of microbubbles supporting a thick rocky snow white head.

S- The fresh raw barley aroma leads to a green grassy hop finish.

T- The nice dry but jammy apricot hops leads to some unripe stone fruit with a slight sweet finish that adds to the freshness. There are some Belgian yeast esters of green fruit and some pungent green hop notes that linger.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel with a gentle fizz and no alcohol heat.

O- The full juicy hops has some great compliments in the yeast esters and some nice malt support. This beer drinks very fast.

rhoadsrage, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

GumDropButtons, Sep 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

DelMontiac, Sep 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

coldriver, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of TBoneJones
4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This cork barely needs to be touched to start popping. ? Interesting. Pours a great-looking unfiltered hazy golden/ deep yellow-orange with plenty of visible carbonation and a perfectly fluffy white header.
Hops I smelled immediately upon the uncorking. This smells fantastic. Citrusy hops, grapefruit, and yes a funk of its own. Hard to describe, to me like a barnyard peanut buttery leather (perhaps my nose's interpretation of Belgian yeast) surrounded by those fresh juicy hops.
The taste is right along the same path. The hops are juicy and then their bitterness rushes the funky part of the grainy-nut flavor through my mouth with ample carbonation and a medium/slightly thick creamy and refreshing mouthfeel. I also get a subtle herbal flourish, and orange rind is in there too. The slightly antique flavor I took as peanut butter sits well in the aftertaste, somehow. The finish is dry but right. The foam from the head is intact halfway through the chalice into which I poured this, appearing like cream. Nice. I dont recall having a beer that kept such a thick-top form. Unique brew. Recommended by local retailers here in north Texas, however I passed on it until now. Curiosity paid-off big time. Oklahoma is on the craft map here in a big way with in my opinion. This is as of now my second favorite Saison. Excellent overall. High drinkability. Seek.

TBoneJones, Sep 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

mcc1654, Sep 06, 2013
Prairie Hop from Prairie Artisan Ales
94 out of 100 based on 810 ratings.