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Prairie Hop - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

645 Ratings
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Ratings: 645
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.73%
Wants: 112
Gots: 91 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% 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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Photo of trevorpost
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

trevorpost, Apr 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Rollzroyce21, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of dvmky
4/5  rDev -5.7%

dvmky, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of cfrances33
4.11/5  rDev -3.1%

Bottle poured into a Fantome tulip.

Pour: Body is a hazy amber orange with three fingers of frothy, off white head. Some lacing, and the head recedes to a thick rim.

Smell: Immediately after popping the cork, bright juicy grapefruit, mango, and pineapple aromas spilled out of the bottle. More on the pour. Some doughy belgian yeast, and peppercorns. A touch of clove.

Taste: Much more grassy and floral than the nose lets on. Doughy yeast, white peppercorn, clove, and some citrus. Finishes grassy with a lingering hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Rather more bitter than I anticipated. Heavier body than I expected.

Overall: A nice dry hopped saison that I really enjoyed, but I won't be getting it again

cfrances33, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of largadeer
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

largadeer, Apr 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

IpeeA, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of SourinQns
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

SourinQns, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of brewandbbq
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%

750ml bottle.

Pours clear and straw colored with a two inch head of spongy, porous white. A solid skim coat on the surface and plenty of stringy lacing for the duration.

The nose leads off with a lush blend of tropical fruit and cut grass. Pears, mango, apples, and pineapples with wet hay, clove dust, and hints of pine dew with bubblegum.

Light bodied with a soft, slightly crisp mouthfeel.

Ripe, citrus-laden fruit and pine start the palate. Cut grass rubbed with light spice and pineapple skin follows through.

Finishes with a lingering, dry finish with plenty of tropical and farmhouse notes.

Great beer. Big Saison character under loads of tropical hops.

brewandbbq, Apr 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

JustinMatthew, Apr 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

dfillius, Apr 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

warnerry, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of Profchaos20
3.9/5  rDev -8%

Reviewed 06/27/13 22 OZ Bomber in tulip.

A - Pours a hazy gold with orangey hues and a two finger head fluffy off white head. Some lacing.

S - Tropical fruits, Peach, Mango, and Apricot upfront but Peach dominates. Hints of citrus and spice. As the beer warms I begin to pick up some coconut. I really liked the smell at first but Peach and Coconut began to dominate the more it warmed, which I didn't enjoy nearly as much.

T - Tropical fruits and Peach/Apricot upfront. Tastes almost like it was brewed with or aged on Peaches or Apricots. Notes of pepper and spice in there as well and some malt. No bitterness at first but start to get a bit as the beer warms.

M - Light body, medium to high carbonation, dry.

O - Interesting and pretty good Saison. It was just too overwhelmingly peachy/fruity which started to get to me after awhile. This prevents me from putting it with my top Saisons.

Profchaos20, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of justintcoons
4.59/5  rDev +8.3%

750ml C&C bottle poured into a tulip.

Appearance
Golden orange with 1-2 fingers of loose, white head. Slightly cloudy with low carbonation and decent retention.

Nose
Peach, apricot, pineapple, lemon, dried grass. and pink peppercorn. Exceedingly aromatic and tropical.

Taste
Wow! Peach, apricot, mango, pineapple and drops of lemon juice. Light pilsner malts, dried grass and a light blanket of barnyard funk. Caramel covered grains with touches of spelt, pine, peppercorn and perfumey florals.

Mouthfeel
Light-medium bodied, crisp and dry.

Overall
A beautiful marriage between a sublime American IPA and a fastastically rustic Belgian Saison. My hats off to Prairie Artisan Ales!

justintcoons, Apr 06, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

JasonFromLA, Apr 04, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

miadw3, Apr 04, 2013
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4.83/5  rDev +13.9%

Ohhh this beer pretty much melts in my mouth. Its absolutely beautiful - I am in love with this beer. It pours a very hazy burnt orange with a vital 2 inch head. It tastes like amber honey after its been warmed in the sun - The taste is smooth, perky with a beautiful balance of malt and hops.

Honestly, this beer tastes like what the nectar of the God's must taste like. It makes me want to cry I can't get it where I live!!! Trading partners???? If you're out there, find me.

ktblue22, Apr 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

SupremePie, Apr 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

jconrick1, Mar 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

bcanty, Mar 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

GeoffreyM, Mar 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

tobelerone, Mar 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

rondufresne, Mar 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

eagles22, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of Trilogy31
4.56/5  rDev +7.5%

Pours a malty amber brown with decent clarity and a nice finger of foam. Nose hasbright notes of citrus, spicy yeast esters, white pepper, lemon grass and a light funk. The beer really pops in the mouth, complex melon, watermelon, canteloupe are bright and big. Light pepper spice along with a suttle yeastiness which lets the melon and citrus shine. Slight earthiness rounds out this very complex well made brew. Easy to drink with the 7% barely noticeable.

Trilogy31, Mar 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

yourefragile, Mar 27, 2013
Prairie Hop from Prairie Artisan Ales
94 out of 100 based on 645 ratings.