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Prairie Gold - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
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171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 100
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Prairie Gold is a dry, highly effervescent saison fermented with a mix of ale yeast, wine yeast, lactobacillus and 2 strains of brettanomyces. This beer highlights the various yeasts and bacteria used to make it. Lemon, pear, white wine grapes, and a touch of funk dominate the flavor and aroma in this champagne like beer.

(Beer added by: AlexFields on 03-22-2013)
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Benimaru

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +19.9%

06-07-2013 23:33:35 | More by Benimaru
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Amp

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

06-04-2013 01:26:33 | More by Amp
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DavidRose

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

06-02-2013 22:45:50 | More by DavidRose
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nataku00

California

4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a tulip glass, clear golden yellow color with a finger of soapy white head. Dissipates quickly to a thin collar. Plenty of fine carbonation streaming up from the bottom of the glass.

Nose is yeast ester forward, pear and green apple, bubble gum sweetness, peppery, with a earthy hop note and some mild damp barnyard funk.

The sourness is present in the taste at least, sharp lactic acid flavor and earthy funk initially, mellowing to the sweet yeast ester fruit flavors, biscuit malt, pepper spice. Lingering lemony flavor on a mostly dry finish.

Light body and highly carbonated, pretty easy to drink. Tastes a bit better than it smells, pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 02:42:08 | More by nataku00
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jasonycurtis

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-30-2013 20:55:46 | More by jasonycurtis
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

sort of a strange brew here, like an American rendition of a Berliner Weiss, but with a little more funk to it and a little less tart. it pours a very very pale and very very cloudy yellow color, almost the color of the label, with a frothy yet airy white head, it looks like a lemonade that's been carbonated. the nose is very lemony indeed, with some lacto tartness and a distinct white wine element that also transfers to the taste. I don't get as much brett as I thought I might in the flavor, but I do get the taste and feel of the lacto, which is pulling moisture from my mouth and puckering me up a bit. the taste is really very light, and I never would have guessed this to be 6.5% abv. the feel is also light, not watery, but delicate despite its complexity. tart and dry for sure, a little funky, and citrus heavy. the carbonation is amazingly bright, soaring really, and it tickles the palate just right. with wild ales you never know what to expect, but I would have liked this to have a little more meat to it. still, a nice drinkable summer brew for those craving something on the wild side, but to me this is like a sloppy Berliner, as good as it tastes. ive been impressed with prairie so far, and am looking forward to the noir I have waiting for me...

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 19:49:17 | More by StonedTrippin
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jono311

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-29-2013 20:38:44 | More by jono311
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +19.9%

05-25-2013 05:37:56 | More by chocosushi
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Envelopes

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-21-2013 05:23:59 | More by Envelopes
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-20-2013 18:15:53 | More by thegerm87
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-20-2013 04:10:12 | More by thampel09
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Bnoise11

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-20-2013 01:17:21 | More by Bnoise11
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-19-2013 22:20:51 | More by tobelerone
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Buster

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-19-2013 02:18:21 | More by Buster
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-18-2013 13:55:03 | More by jtladner
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MrVonzipper

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-16-2013 00:34:53 | More by MrVonzipper
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Dat

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-15-2013 00:28:02 | More by Dat
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-12-2013 00:16:05 | More by ajzy
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Boilerfood

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

05-11-2013 17:19:09 | More by Boilerfood
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bbadger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-11-2013 16:06:49 | More by bbadger
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

3.84/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle into a tall tulip

A: Pours a very hazy light golden color with two fingers of foam. The head quickly recedes to a thin film with no lacing.

S: Light lemon sourness present with a tartness reminiscent of a Berliner Weisse. A light funkiness comes through in the background.

T: Similar to the smell, the flavor is very similar to a Berliner Weisse. Quite dry with a touch of cheesiness and a light lactic acid taste. A nice funk comes through, but I wish it was stronger.

M: Very light mouthfeel with low to medium carbonation.

O: A nice beer, but quite odd. The lactic sourness is very reminiscent of a Berliner Weisse, but there is more body and a bit of funk. Solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 02:40:16 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-10-2013 00:16:58 | More by jbertsch
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A sour farmhouse ale. Poured from a bottle into a D'Achouffe tulip. The pour is light straw-gold color and brilliantly clear with a white fluffy head the dies down a little quickly, leaving faint lacing around the edges of the surface. The nose is quite tart. I get notes of lemon, apple skins, and a white wine-like acidity. Very nice on a sunny spring afternoon.

The flavor is light-medium bodied and the beer has an extremely pleasing tartness. I get slightly sweet fruit flavors up front; primarily pears, apples, and grapes. At mid-palate, a big burst of acidity scours the sweetness from the palate and dries out the mouth with a nice tannic feel. Flavors of lemon, lime, and sour apple predominate. No real hop character and not a lot of funkiness, brett-like character, or odd aftertaste. Just a faint bit of funkiness that lingers on the finish. Overall, a pleasantly sour, refreshing warm weather sipper. Very drinkable. Thoroughly enjoyable.

What a nice beer! It looks, tastes, and drinks a lot like a gueuze, but it's very light in the horseblanket-barnyard aromas. This would make for a nice drinking experience for someone who has had a few sours and is looking to step it up a notch before going on to real sour bombs. At $11.99 for 750ml, it's also an exceptional bargain in this style. Very highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 20:47:47 | More by deadonhisfeet
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t420o

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-08-2013 04:44:45 | More by t420o
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dalepryor

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-07-2013 20:29:59 | More by dalepryor
Prairie Gold from Prairie Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.