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Prairie Funky Galaxy - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

438 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 438
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13%
Wants: 23
Gots: 52 | 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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Heretic42

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-11-2013 02:04:24 | More by Heretic42
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SteveTheDog

California

3.64/5  rDev -3.4%

I'm not a hoppy guy - in fact I thought this was going to be just a regular black ale, but I was pleasantly surprised. It poured with a lot of head and effervesced a scent that reminded me of the days walking through Portland where Bridgeport is brewing up their hops and the whole block smelled like heaven. Great taste, really wakes up your mouth, a little thick on the end.

Probably the best thing ever to come out of Oklahoma.

08-10-2013 03:50:35 | More by SteveTheDog
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pknyc

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-09-2013 16:11:38 | More by pknyc
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-07-2013 01:57:11 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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mhaugo

California

4.75/5  rDev +26%

08-05-2013 15:49:52 | More by mhaugo
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lookrider

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-04-2013 22:52:05 | More by lookrider
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Abe_Froman

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-04-2013 02:43:05 | More by Abe_Froman
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Sweasty

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +7.4%

Nice to see another craft brewery coming out of Oklahoma. Starting things off with Funky Galaxy from Prairie Artisan Ales. Funky Galaxy is a black saison hopped heavily with galaxy hops. Poured into a Belgian glass. Funky Galaxy pours an inky dark brown. Things are topped off by a healthy 3 fingers of khaki head. Head settles to a ring, leaving some lace in its wake.

The aroma packs punch of complexities. Slightly overripe fruit notes hit first. Tropical fruit stands strong. Mangoes, oranges, and more citrus stand out. Some resiny pine hits beneath the fruit. A mild brett funkiness present as well. Bubblegum and spice also pops. Charred dark malt notes round out the aroma.

Taste follows the nose nicely. Funky Galaxy is a very hop forward saison. More ripe fruit hits the palate. Dry mangoes, and grapefruits hit first. Some orange melds with the grapefruit. Light pine notes round out the hops. Some mild bretty barnyard funk pops underneath the the fruit. Yeasty bubblegum notes melds with an appropriate saison pepperiness. Some dark malt and char flow beneath the hops and yeast. The finish is dry with lingering herbal hop notes.

Funky Galaxy is light bodied with an effervescent carbonation.

Always glad to see a new brewery. Prairie seems to understand how to brew farmhouse ales. Funky Galaxy hits all the right notes for a saison. The galaxy hops add a wonderful complexity of tropical and citrus fruit. The alcohol is kept well in check, only showing towards the end as things warm up. All in all this a nice brew.

08-04-2013 02:12:37 | More by Sweasty
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LtColFrankSlade

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-03-2013 20:44:31 | More by LtColFrankSlade
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truesolution

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-03-2013 19:31:34 | More by truesolution
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abex44

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-02-2013 15:24:33 | More by abex44
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-02-2013 09:01:33 | More by brandon911
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shand

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

08-01-2013 01:14:14 | More by shand
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Maus10

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

07-31-2013 17:34:18 | More by Maus10
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ehammond1


3.74/5  rDev -0.8%

Bottle (2013)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, wagenvolks and xpimptastikx!

A prominent, loud pop upon removing the cork. Not a gusher.

Dark brown throughout with some visible sediment. The color is bordering on black. Plenty of visible carbonation. Quickly forming, tightly-bubbled head. Somewhat persistent.

Not a particularly expressive aroma, but what's here is nice and appropriate given the style. Earth, some char, dark malts, and a hint of a black licorice character combine nicely. More and more of a straw-like and earthy funk emerge as the beer warms.

The flavor follow a similar journey as the aroma, as more and more of the earth/dry, wet hay/funk flavors comes out as the beer warms. Against that is an interesting combination of black, toasted malts, cereal, a touch of char, and some licorice. Very drinkable.

Medium to near full in body for the style. High carbonation.

Tasty, though nothing unexpected or particularly interesting about it. A tasty black saison though, without a doubt.

07-29-2013 15:04:42 | More by ehammond1
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-29-2013 01:41:05 | More by ThePorterSorter
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-28-2013 17:41:10 | More by OgreSanchez
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-28-2013 16:23:32 | More by Gagnonsux
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BKotch

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-28-2013 05:33:46 | More by BKotch
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-27-2013 23:04:39 | More by TXhomebrewer
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bbadger

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-27-2013 02:10:37 | More by bbadger
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callmeishmALE

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

07-25-2013 21:01:37 | More by callmeishmALE
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BradleyR

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

07-24-2013 19:14:24 | More by BradleyR
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duff247

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-24-2013 02:45:42 | More by duff247
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-24-2013 01:21:21 | More by JamLand
Prairie Funky Galaxy from Prairie Artisan Ales
85 out of 100 based on 438 ratings.