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Prairie Smoke | Goose Island Beer Co.

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Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States | website

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dandelion color, light smoke aroma, soft malt flavor, medium-light body.

Added by TMoney2591 on 07-04-2013

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Avg:
3.78
pDev:
24.87%
 
 
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3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a stein at the Clybourn brewpub.

The pre-Gold Box Excursion rolls on to a Munich helles made with smoked malts. I'm GI's huckleberry here. It pours a clear pale brass topped by a half-finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises mild wheat, mild smoke, and light flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, with the smoke taking on a sweeter, hammier character, which melds well with the sweet biscuit-like nature of its surroundings. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a wet feel. Overall, a pretty nice smoked helles, one that certainly doesn't overdo the smoke, something that allows for a high drinkability. And this is coming from an avowed smoke-fiend.

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Prairie Smoke from Goose Island Beer Co.
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