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Birra | Prairie Artisan Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales
Oklahoma, United States | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by zerocrane on 01-09-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
119
Ratings:
890
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
26.56%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
142
For Trade:
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Reviews: 119 | Ratings: 890
Reviews by zerocrane:
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3.95/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into two 4 oz prairie chalices and 1 high ball

A - Cloudy, and not because of the pour, this beer just isn't very clear. Just a thin lacing as a head, I've poured 2 and was very aggressive on the second pour, because I wanted more head than the first pour, it simply wasn't there.

S - I get a lot of orange, some straw, smells yeast-y

T - The Orange is the most notable thing coming through. I might be crazy here, but I get a black pepper kick to it, but I'm probably off on that. Also maybe some honey, but really the orange is the prevailing flavor.

MF - Carbonation is surprising based on the weak head. Very light-bodied.

O - I know I shouldn't try to compare this to the Prairie Standard, that it replaced, but this doesn't hold a candle to the standard. They describe this as more session-able than the Standard, but the 1% difference in ABV doesn't really do much to make it more session-able, really. Still, at $2.25 a bottle after tax at my local liquor store, it's still a steal. This may be the worst beer I've had from prairie, but it's still better than 80% of what's out there. This brewery continues to put out phenomenal products and really deserves more recognition. keep up the good work.

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Photo of MenardMa
2.97/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This was my first Prairie beer after obviously hearing quite a lot of great things about them. To be honest, I really don't care for it. Hop bitterness and peppery saison yeast is about all i'm getting, unfortunately not smelling or tasting any of the citrus or fruit that some have noted. Not terrible but just not something I would buy again.

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Photo of DoubleJ
4.07/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Coming out of a stubby 12 ounce bottle, on to the beer:

Very heady throughout the session, the beer's color is pale sunlight with bubbles running through the body. It smells like a saison with vague spices, bubblegum, mint, and a note of manure like you're wandering around a barnyard. The beer has a spicy, grassy, flavor overall. Not only that, but it brings some tartness to the palate as well. It's light, airy, easy drinking, and was an excellent drink to go with dinner.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.49/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tectactoe
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Tiernan
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Spaten454
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of freshflesh
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of warnerry
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Afroman
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of BeerYo
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JakerLou
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of aquazr1
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of jamesmk48
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rahulpatel
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Meyers1023
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of JC333
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prospero
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of Janeinma
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of mrw1zard
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Franziskaner
3.95/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straw to golden in color with considerable cloudiness. A half inch of dense off white foam is present. Brussels lacing. I smell a hint of lemon,a touch of grassy flavor, and pale malt. The taste is lemon and then a blend of a grassy flavor and pale malt. The mouth is crisp and heavily carbonated.

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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours hazy straw gold under a 3” sticky white foam column that takes 3 minutes to drop to 1/3 its original size. A continual stream of bubbles rise from the bottom of the glass.
S: Citrusy, tart, no funk, hint of lemon.
T: Citrus, fruit, very light biscuit, a hint of herb and a trace of chamomile.
F: Light, crisp, effervescent, refreshing
O: Packed with flavor, very delightful and easy to drink.

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Photo of poopfaced
3.43/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Birra from Prairie Artisan Ales
86 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.
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