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Prairie 'Merica - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

543 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 543
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 86
Gots: 58 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
‘Merica is a single malt, single hop farmhouse ale. It’s brewed with floor malted pilsner and 3lbs per bbl Nelson Sauvin hops. The beer is conditioned with 2 brett strains and wine yeast. The Nelson hops provide white wine flavors while Brettanomyces add a juicy quality to the beer.

(Beer added by: bump8628 on 03-17-2013)
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Reviews by Treyliff:
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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip

A- pours a cloudy pale golden-yellow with a huge bubbly white head that retains for a while, eventually leaving behind some sticky patches of lace

S- Wow, that's a lot of funk, cellar-like must, earthy cheese, cat litter, cardboard and chives. Beyond the funk, there are some nice fruity esters of oranges, lemon zest, green apple, mango and papaya, a touch of hop bitterness poking through

T- Big fruity flavors follow the aroma; sweet cantaloupe, mango, papaya. Some grassy and herbal notes kick in mid-palate with some white wine characteristics, sourdough bready yeast undertones with some powdery and musty flavors mixed in, more catty flavors in the linger

M- medium body with light prickly carbonation, slightly creamy mouthfeel with a smooth finish

O- Lots of brett funk in the aroma with some nice fruity notes mixed in. I definitely pick up that 'cat litter' characteristic in this beer and it's a little overpowering at times, I see that as it's only downfall. Overall, very complex and a nice intro to Prairie for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 20:29:48 | More by Treyliff
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Appearance: straw yellow color. Head of roughly two fingers on the pour which was present while drinking. Active carbonation while drinking is a touch low. No lacing.

Smell: getting a ton of white grapes from the wine yeast on the front. That funky Brett meshes perfectly with bright fruit notes of grapes, apricots, mango, kiwi, and peppercorns. Grassy undertones with continuing linger spices pull this aroma through.

Taste: like the aroma, the dry white wine characteristics lead the way. Prairie grass and straw warm up on the palate and provide a pleasant rustic notes. The grassiness yields to a dry, sprite, lemon/lime, and funky back end. A touch of sourness plays along well with the medium bodied fruits throughout. The finish is very dry yet allows the lingering notes of fruit, grass, and funk to shine through.

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Overall: this is a truly wonderfully put together brew. Nelson Sauvin was an outstanding choice for this brew, their inherent cutting edge was a perfect marriage with the white wine and Brett aspects. Bravo.

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Prairie 'Merica from Prairie Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 543 ratings.