Pumpkin Kerfuffle
Prairie Artisan Ales

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Prairie Artisan Ales
Oklahoma, United States
Fruited Kettle Sour
Ranked #339
Ranked #11,404
4.02 | pDev: 7.46%
Dec 12, 2022
Sep 01, 2021
Imperial sour beer with pumpkin pie spice blend and toasted marshmallow flavor.
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Rated: 3.69 by Ristaccia from Nebraska

Dec 12, 2022
Rated: 3.96 by BeerForMuscle from New Jersey

Oct 24, 2022
Rated: 4 by Peaches13 from Pennsylvania

Dec 22, 2021
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

3.82/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
"Oh you want to try a pumpkin beer?" Sure why not, it was a cool fall evening after all. Wait, it's a pumpkin candy sour? Oh dear. The murky dark yellow body with a white head was already making me regret this decision. But yet the smell is delightful the spices go so well with the sour pumpkin with a hint of citrus, vanilla, marshmallow, and malt. Seriously stunned. The taste however has a weird interaction after the usual pumpkin pie start with the sour tang smashing into the spices, resulting in bittering notes that are not pleasant, marshmallow attempts to round out but it is very sweet. Feel is indeed sour and spiced with residual sweetness, in this regard it works decently well. This one is all over the place, more interesting than good
Dec 15, 2021
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
12oz can poured into a goblet

A- pours a slightly hazy amber/orange with a one-finger foamy white head that reduces to a ring

S- tart lemon, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, creamy marshmallow. The combination is reminiscent of a sweet potato casserole, minus the tart lemon

T- slightly tart up front with notes of lemon, quickly followed by a sweet creamy marshmallow and vanilla note mid-palate. The finish brings out some spice notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and maybe some ginger. lingers of marshmallow, cinnamon and some lactic tartness

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that turns slightly creamy into a tart finish

O- other than the sour lemon note, this one is pretty tasty.
Nov 24, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by archero from Texas

Nov 08, 2021
Rated: 3.84 by bottmfeedr from Texas

Nov 07, 2021
Rated: 3.9 by smithj4 from New York

Nov 02, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia

Oct 31, 2021
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Reviewed by ThrewRedButter from Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Look – Burnt orange color with a murky body and less than a finger of white head

Aroma – Woah now. I know saying “liquid pumpkin pie” is cliché as all hell, but it does accurately sum up the aroma. Big pie crust, graham crackers, cinnamon, and a heaping help of vanilla/marshmallow. Quite decadent.

Taste – The taste though comes up as a perfectly good sour beer with pumpkin flavor, but sadly, all of those intoxicating aromas are just not here on the taste. Aside from a hint of cinnamon, the marshmallow and other pumpkin pie accoutrement are long gone. Again, still, it is a pretty damn good pumpkin sour beer.

Mouthfeel – Feels like a lighter sour ale and not an imperial 8.2% beer. At times it is almost refreshing.

Overall – A pumpkin sour ale is a first for me and it succeeds in that regard, but man I wish the pumpkin pie flavors were there on the taste.
Oct 31, 2021
Rated: 4.01 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Oct 25, 2021
Rated: 4 by Hellpop65 from Kansas

Oct 24, 2021
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Reviewed by MattDecker from Texas

4.41/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Look: look like spiced apple cider
Smell: cinnamon, sweet,
Taste: starts like spiced apple cider, then some pumkin sneaks, a hint of spur and love the nutty and nutmeg flavor that shine on the finish!
Feel: medium body
Overall: wow! Very interesting! A really like this and I'm not a sour guy.
Oct 23, 2021
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Reviewed by schoolboy from Ohio

3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
I am not usually a huge fan of this brewer's work, and this one hits somewhere in between. It gets to a place pumpkin brews don't usually go. A unique dry spice brew effect from a "sour" ale with so much sweetness the tart is completely gone.

It has a nice spice aroma and the aftertaste is great but overall, the brew is too much of a good thing. I wonder if they could have balanced something bitter (more hops or chocolate) with less spicy sweetness to let more of the sour shine through. What you get of it is nice, it's just too far below a pile of other tastes.

Recommended. Lots of pumpkins spice flavor. Not a bargain at $5/can.
Sep 30, 2021
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Reviewed by jjamadorphd from Florida

4.17/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
This brewer simply does not disappoint...

..a lightly sweet and lightly sour beer, it quite possibly is the best sour I have had to date - and quite possibly ever even. This is one that I will keep in mind the next time I drink a sour and think, "Nah, no more for me." There are some sours out there I can stomach, and this is one of them.
Sep 29, 2021
Rated: 4.12 by Gkruszewski from New York

Sep 28, 2021
Rated: 3.68 by Furlinator from California

Sep 28, 2021
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Reviewed by Dinglehacker from Wisconsin

4.61/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
A homestate offering found by this expat in Milwaukee. Poured can into shake pint. Pale cloudy yellow, persistent white head and snowy lace.

Nose is sour, creamy puree, all the right spice notes. Creamier as it warms.

Medium, light body.

This is a great beer. Sour pumpkin is a much better idea than I anticipated.
Sep 28, 2021
Rated: 2.96 by npendres from Wisconsin

Sep 27, 2021
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Reviewed by russpowell from Arkansas

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours an effervescent & slightly hazed amber with a pinky of sand colored head. Some lacing & head retention

S: Pumpkin pies spices & a little bit of tartness once warm

T: Pumpkin pie spice, a little squashyness & just a little tartness up front, plus some dryness. Tartness/sourness builds as this warms, a little marshmallow comes through as well, plush more dryness, cinnamon & nutmeg. Finishes tart, sour with some lemon & less pumpkin spice

MF: Medium body, light carbonation

Decent drinkability for what is, just not a style variant I am Jonesing for. I would take this over a majority of the Pumpkin ales I have tried, has more than one dimension
Sep 25, 2021
Pumpkin Kerfuffle from Prairie Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 30 ratings