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Prairie Funky Galaxy - Prairie Artisan Ales

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very good

444 Ratings
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Ratings: 444
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 23
Gots: 51 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bump8628 on 03-19-2013)
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Photo of LSMroz
1.5/5  rDev -60.2%

LSMroz, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of mikecharley
1.73/5  rDev -54.1%


This belgian IPA (or farmhouse as stated on the label) is awful.

Pours a completely murky brownish black. Cloudy with sediment throughout.

Smells alright, just bunches of galaxy hops with a little funk poking through.

Taste is not alright. Tastes like an overly bitter Saison-ish brew. The bitterness is not pleasant at all, and this is coming from someone who loves hoppy beer, and the limited experience I have had with galaxy was pleasing (SS#6, iirc).

I took about half a glass down over an hour, and the rest of the glass and bottle went down the drain. Poor show.

mikecharley, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of SFACRKnight
1.85/5  rDev -50.9%

Poured from bottle into globe.
Pours dark, tan head, didn't know this was a black saison. Hmmm.
A bit of muddled hops hiding some possible lacto (?) scent. No roast malts, no saison yeasts, odd.
First drink yeilds a touch of roast malt that never show their face again, no funk, no brett, no saison yeast flavors. Just some galaxy hops. Now that I'm drinking I attribute thhe faint lacto scent to the galaxy hops. This is a one note beer.
Mouthfeel is okay. Light bodied, doesn't coat the tongue, ok carbonation.
Overall, I'm bummed about this one. I was expecting a nice brett preesence, and not expecting roasted malts. In the end I got a mediocre black ipa with one note of hops. A rare miss from the guys at prairie.

SFACRKnight, Nov 03, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

inspektor, Saturday at 06:06 PM
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

Nightwish1094, Jun 08, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

Rubalaca, Mar 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

IAmAWalrus, Jan 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

olympuszymurgus, Oct 02, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

Kirk, Jun 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.9%

Amerikon, Dec 16, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

JSBILK, Apr 30, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

Basoos1, Friday at 07:10 PM
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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

Eighty, Jan 09, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

MattXT, Apr 30, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

mrmkahn, Jun 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

bootdown21, Nov 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

dbumgarner, Mar 14, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Shafaegalo, Aug 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Brewzma, Jul 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

msturek, Jan 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

chocosushi, May 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

beernads, Oct 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Vinithing, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of jmbranum
2.86/5  rDev -24.1%

I like funky beers, beers that taste unique and interesting, that go interesting places.

But this beer has too much funk and not enough awesomeness. To be frank, it tastes too much like a beginner's homebrew gone bad. Too many odd flavors and aromas that don't quite fit. Way too thin of a mouthfeel. The toastyness and ctirus aren't playing well together.

It does look nice in the glass - very generous head that leaves lots of Belgian lace on the glass, but this really isn't enough. It should taste good and this beer frankly does not. I really wanted to like it, since it is from Oklahoma and has such clever bottle art, but taste must reign supreme.

jmbranum, May 05, 2013
Photo of Ashinpaugh
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Ashinpaugh, Jul 13, 2014
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Prairie Funky Galaxy from Prairie Artisan Ales
85 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.