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Prairie Puncheon - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

399 Ratings
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Ratings: 399
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 14
Gots: 70 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Puncheon is a farmhouse rye ale fermented in large oak barrels with several different wild bacteria strains. Tropical citrus notes and sourness can be detected with hints of oak.

(Beer added by: BierGartenok on 08-07-2013)
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.6/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500mL bottle from LambicPentameter (thanks man!). No dicernable bottling information. Served in a goblet.

Pours a hazy pale straw yellow with almost two fingers of near-white head. Maintains a modest layer of froth with a bit of lace.

The nose is tart with acidic fruits, earthy hay and a funky yeasty note.

Flavors of grapefruit skins, lemon/lime rind, bright wheaty malt, wet hay, a rye-like spice, mildly herbal, earthen, dirty water and perhaps a touch of clove. Semi tart but refreshing similar to water with squeezed lemon. As noted previously there is no real oak character here.

Light body with plenty of carbonation. A lemon water quality with wheat and earthy notes in the dry finish.

Easy drinking but lacking the oak character that I was hoping for. Quite refreshing with some nice, light flavors nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 12:18:41 | More by ThickNStout
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Bjorn2bWild

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1%

06-29-2014 21:04:30 | More by Bjorn2bWild
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +1%

06-29-2014 15:31:21 | More by Walkerjgt
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

06-28-2014 18:51:53 | More by deapokid
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1%

06-28-2014 12:17:44 | More by ColForbinBC
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kevindp9

Arizona

4/5  rDev +1%

06-28-2014 08:54:31 | More by kevindp9
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-26-2014 12:56:15 | More by BuckTuckian
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Maus10

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

06-24-2014 05:11:56 | More by Maus10
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mrw1zard

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-23-2014 13:42:02 | More by mrw1zard
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

06-23-2014 04:29:43 | More by thewimperoo
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1%

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jhnmchl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

06-21-2014 23:05:03 | More by jhnmchl
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HeadyTheElder

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-21-2014 04:37:25 | More by HeadyTheElder
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hops202

District of Columbia

3.41/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into spiegelau glass

A - Hazy lemon yellow

S - lots of lemon citrus and yeast

T - lots of Belgian yeast and citrus sweetness - not getting any sort of barrel notes here

M - meh

O - not impressed at all with this. Prairie has some good beers, but I find this one to be way overvalued and lacking the barrel flavor that is promised.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 23:12:03 | More by hops202
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MNishCT77

District of Columbia

3.74/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

16.9 oz. bottle purchased at Sunset Corners in Miami, FL, unknown bottling date, drank over 30 minutes out of a hotel-style tumbler

A: 3/3 - straw yellow coloration, murky (cannot read or see through), initial eggshell white head settles into a retained glass lacing with some carb islands, low-to-moderate carbonation for style

S: 8/12 - bright lemon and lime aroma hits immediately, some residual wheat and maybe a hint of alcohol?

T: 14/20 - on the front of the tongue, there's a lemon tartness that pops the taste buds and gives way to some other fruit character - lime, passionfruit and maybe even some kiwi; there is a wheat malt presence, some mild alcohol and a slight sweetness but generally dry, especially on the finish; the major flaw from advertised is that I get no oak-barrel character at all here

M: 4/5 - light bodied with high drinkability; moderate carbonation but maybe slightly less than I would like for style

O: 7/10 - quavering between a 7-8 but found it underwhelming with all the Prairie hype; the lack of barrel notes also struck me as false advertising; also not worth the ~$13 pint

TOTAL - 36/50

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 03:59:25 | More by MNishCT77
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured bottle with no date into Lost Abbey Teku

A-Pours opaque yellow gold with a fizzy white head. Spotty lacing.

S-Smells like yeast, sweet dough, and tart citrus fruit.

T-Tastes like yeast, nicely balanced with dry citrus, some sweet dough, and a bit of floral herbs. Delicious.

M-Mouthfeel has a light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like yeast, cheese, sweet dough, and tart citrus fruit.

O-Overall pretty enjoyable beer thou it was $13 I wouldn't pay that again.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 11:49:36 | More by reebtaerG
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +1%

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California

4/5  rDev +1%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Azeotrope

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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Prairie Puncheon from Prairie Artisan Ales
89 out of 100 based on 399 ratings.