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Prairie Gold - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

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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CoolEthan

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

09-08-2013 04:05:27 | More by CoolEthan
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VernonBaxter

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.1%

09-06-2013 06:30:46 | More by VernonBaxter
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CelticAleMan

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-25-2013 04:58:00 | More by CelticAleMan
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Catfish

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-24-2013 01:40:03 | More by Catfish
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geuze_gone_wild

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-23-2013 21:43:13 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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canadianghetto

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-21-2013 13:24:16 | More by canadianghetto
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alaimoa

Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A: fully opaque, looks like pineapple juice bubbling the whole time bottom up
S: wine yeast dominates, lemon background
T: upfront sour wine, lemon, tiny buit of funk backing
M: rolling small bubbles, high carbonation, very dry finish
Overall solid beer but sways far toward the wine flavors on this one

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 20:31:24 | More by alaimoa
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-18-2013 12:56:19 | More by drummermattie02
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-12-2013 04:18:19 | More by griffeyb
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Brew33

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

08-08-2013 01:00:13 | More by Brew33
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-07-2013 02:44:27 | More by MNBeer1017
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akang

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-05-2013 03:45:29 | More by akang
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Piddmeista

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-05-2013 00:38:04 | More by Piddmeista
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-05-2013 00:36:09 | More by SocalKicks
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mynie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Two types of Brett! I cannot differentiate between them! They taste like cherries!
This reminds me of the first time I drank Sofie and I was so, so pleased that a sour could be so lively and yet so drinkable. So very so. But then they mass released Sofie and ruined it by making way less cray-cray. This bad motherfucker, on the other hand, is still terrifying, it’s so goddamn lively.

How do you describe sours? I ain’t yet studied that section of my Pretentiousness Dictionary. Cherries and beligan yeast with a pleasant floral aftertaste. Missing the verdant weediness of my favorite traditional saisons, but that’s more than made up for in the smooth-but-gigantic sour complexities.

Not exactly lifechanging, but maybe that’s what actually makes it lifechanging. I just blow your mind? I should have. Because the real change is incremental, the sort of shit that changes the way you behave day to day. And this kind of imminently drinkable sour may not pack the flavor explosion of Mornin’ Delight or Bomb!, but the fact that it could act as a potential go-to, everyday sort of beer is just mind-boggling.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2013 02:52:20 | More by mynie
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smonice

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

07-30-2013 21:13:42 | More by smonice
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-27-2013 00:02:41 | More by thewimperoo
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emerge077

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to thewimperoo for sharing this one!

Murky orange juice-like appearance, initial frothy foam that settles quickly to a skim. Opaque with tiny champagne streamers around the edges.

Fruity citrus aroma, reminds me of a mimosa.

Bright and tart, quenching and dry in the aftertaste. Spritzy feel. Light grapefruit and unripe grapes. Firm tart feel, puckering and sticks in the teeth. Smooth and medium bodied. Overall a nice sour ale, similar to Standard and Prairie Ale somewhat.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 18:57:39 | More by emerge077
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emottram

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-24-2013 23:38:54 | More by emottram
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BradleyR

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

07-24-2013 19:14:35 | More by BradleyR
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adamdarcy

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.9%

07-21-2013 04:09:44 | More by adamdarcy
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

07-19-2013 13:16:25 | More by MinorThreat
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CLCardinal84

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle split 4 ways at tasting.

A: Hazy and yellow. 2 finger thick foamy head. Exactly what a sour farmhouse ale should look like.

S: Notes of lemon, hay, brett and citrus. Pretty good nose on this beer. This is what a summer beer should smell like.

T: Wow, I could drink glass after glass of this on a hot day. This to me might be the most perfect beer for summer that I have ever tasted. In layman's terms, it tastes like a earthy, funky saison lemondade. Tart, refreshing, funky and lemon. Delicious.

M: Good carbonation so it really was clean on the finish and on the tongue.

O: I have yet to have anything other than an outstanding beer from Prairie and these guys are quickly becoming my must-have brewery every time I go to the bottle shop. This was outstanding. Nice work PAA.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 13:56:07 | More by CLCardinal84
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a watered down straw color with decent half finger of white head. no lacing, OK retention

S - tart lemony and lemony with complex aromas of various sour fruits

T - tart lemony slightly puckering on the back of the jaw. complex sour flavors, very tasty

M - lighter bodied with decent carbonation. very drinkable

O - good sourish brew.. slightly salty

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 00:09:49 | More by MacQ32
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EastBay_Nick

California

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-14-2013 17:30:11 | More by EastBay_Nick
Prairie Gold from Prairie Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.