Dismiss Notice
Subscribe to BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99! (Limited time offer, US delivery only)

Prairie 'Merica | Prairie Artisan Ales

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Prairie 'MericaPrairie 'Merica
816 Ratings
Prairie 'MericaPrairie 'Merica

Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales
Oklahoma, United States

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
‘Merica is a single malt, single hop farmhouse ale. It’s brewed with floor malted pilsner and 3lbs per bbl Nelson Sauvin hops. The beer is conditioned with 2 brett strains and wine yeast. The Nelson hops provide white wine flavors while Brettanomyces add a juicy quality to the beer.

Added by bump8628 on 03-17-2013

Bros Score:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 816 |  Reviews: 123
Photo of THECPJ
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of sorvats
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Piddmeista
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of BARFLYB
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of lonewolfcry
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Brew33
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of TurdFurgison
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of ant880
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of JasonSiedman
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of jbaker67
4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy yellow with a medium white head and good lacing. Aroma of white chardonnay with a good Farmhouse character, cat pee, funk and notes of pilsner malt. Taste is slightly sweet with white wine, Farmhouse yeast, light malty notes and citrus. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium body. Good carbonation. Slightly dry finish. Very good hoppy Saison.

 341 characters

Photo of Drucifer
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of douginromeo
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of jamesb7
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of JakeWright
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Andonato
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of notchucknorris
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a hazed grapefruit juice color with a nice, soapy off white head. Leaves awesome lace spattered down the glass.

S: Smell is fantastic. Grapefruit pith, lemon, limestone, a slight bit of passionfruit and a ton of barnyard. Grass, pepper and a touch of bread crust.

T: A slightly spicy hop presence upfront. A lingering grapefruit juice bitterness on the back with some grass, hay, barnyard and a touch of lemon. Finishes with a lingering grassy bitterness and some lemon meringue. Mouthfeel is lively and crisp without being overcarbonated. This is probably the best I've had from these guys to date.

 612 characters

Photo of oline73
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Sarge3130
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of surfotog
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of AdamP
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of rolltide8425
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of guityler83
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a tulip glass it produced a bright white, two finger head with mixed sized bubbles, mostly fine, that quickly receeded. No lacing to speak of but a small amount of alcohol legs when swirled in the glass. A moderately hazy, straw yellow to lemon peel yellow color.

S: Strong tart lemon zest with spicey, clove like aromas. The 'barn yard' descripter seams apropriate here. very earthy, but not like dirt more like foresty. light fresh bread malts. very complex.

T: A punch of firm bitterness that surprised me and the aroma didn't elude to (i liked it). barnyard, horsehair vibe throughout but not over powering or clowing. balance is on the sweet side despite the initial bitterness punch. bready, doughy malts are subdued by the huge yeast/fermentation character.

M: Extremely dry finish with moderate carbonation. There is a lingering bitterness in the beer that almost tasted different than when its being consumed. A bit of a sharp carbonic bite that works with the spicey notes.

O: A bitter, zesty, spicey farmhouse that has some unique flavors. I like the beer and might try it again, but probably not something i'd keep on regular rotaion.

 1,167 characters

Photo of Corey17
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of cosmonick
4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of pisano
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Prairie 'Merica from Prairie Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 816 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.