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Prairie 'Merica - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

582 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 582
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 96
Gots: 61 | FT: 10
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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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

AlvinLin, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

ystazi, Jul 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22%

DRapp1984, Jul 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

visualmartyr, Jul 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Ford, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

AlmightyIrishman, Jul 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

doldham, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Averwo, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

jbriggs7, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

kell50, Jul 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

inspektor, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of cpetrone84
4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pour is heavily hazed straw yellow with a tight creamy white head. Nose is heavy grapefruit juice, tropical tartness, tons of hop, notes of leather. taste has lots of grapefruit, moderately bitter, light body. Balance of grainy malt, faintly floral and semi dry with a hint of leather. Brett? Rather hoppy.

cpetrone84, Jul 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

WTKeene, Jul 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Bierlerner, Jul 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Sludgeman, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

CSQ1111, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

CruzWilder, Jul 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

YalovaIA, Jul 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

mattboyer182, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

LakerLeith, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Nat1975, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

qcbrewer, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of KFBR392
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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.

Mouthfeel: the front is fairly easy and light on the palate, then a corner is turned and a heavy dryness sets in. Really keeps the drinker on their toes. Carbonation is bright which does well with the fruit and sour notes of this brew.

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.

KFBR392, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Hopnotic_John, Jun 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Chip_K, Jun 18, 2014
Prairie 'Merica from Prairie Artisan Ales
91 out of 100 based on 582 ratings.