Prairie Gold | Prairie Artisan Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales
Oklahoma, United States
prairieales.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Prairie Gold is a dry, highly effervescent saison fermented with a mix of ale yeast, wine yeast, lactobacillus and 2 strains of brettanomyces. This beer highlights the various yeasts and bacteria used to make it. Lemon, pear, white wine grapes, and a touch of funk dominate the flavor and aroma in this champagne like beer.

Added by AlexFields on 03-22-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
500
Reviews:
83
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
8.64%
 
 
Wants:
91
Gots:
107
For Trade:
11
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Ratings: 500 |  Reviews: 83
Photo of Fargrow
1.93/5  rDev -52.3%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 1.5

Smelled and tasted like buttery aspartame. Definitely not for me.

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Photo of Basoos1
2.25/5  rDev -44.4%

Photo of Lare453
2.65/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Way overcarbed... Shot right out of the top of the bottle. Eight to one foam to beer ratio. Cloudy and mercy. Barely sour. Very disappointing. This is the second one of this series to explode.

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Photo of tb4475
2.83/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of sorvats
3/5  rDev -25.9%

Photo of Preluderl
3.12/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Really disappointed with this one. Everything about it was sort of flat and underwhelming. Easily the weakest saison/wild offering I've had from Prairie.

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Photo of Sporting_KCBBQ
3.13/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Just breaking into the world of sour beers. So far i have enjoyed sours with extreme fruity or tartness. This one seemed to be in the middle ground of both but not necessarily heavy on either. The description listed for this beer is perfect and if it sounds good for you i'm sure you will love it. Just not my kind of sour. Still hats off to this brewing company as this is one of their few misses for my personal taste.

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Photo of vfgccp
3.14/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Note of caution, the beer exploded out of the bottle. We lost almost a half of it.

A - Not a great looking body. Hazy wheat body with tons of viscous sediment. Tall white head settles quickly with no lace.

S - Nice nose. Wheat, white grape, kiwi, and lemon.

T - Watery flavor profile with wheat, touch of lemon, and green olives.

M - Dead flat - any carbonation it had seems to have been lost in the initial bottle explosion.

O - Disappointing. Would give it another shot on tap, but I wouldn't buy another bottle.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wisrarebeer
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of n2185
3.26/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Solid, though there are some medicinal notes that I'm not a fan of.

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3.28/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A little to dry for my like in a sour. Cloudy not much of a good look. Got better after warming

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Photo of bluejacket74
3.33/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

16.9 ounce bottle, julian date of 13515 printed on the bottle (May 15, 2015). Well, this one was a gusher. Served in a Prairie Teku, the beer pours a hazy gold color with about a couple inch white head that fizzled away quickly. Aroma is nice but subtle. It smells like lemon, hay, and white grapes/wine. The taste also seems muted to me. There was also some pear and earthy flavors noticeable. It's a nice tasting brew, but I just wish the flavors (well, and the aroma) were stronger. Mouthfeel/body is light, and it has a good amount of carbonation. It has the makings of being a pretty good brew, but for whatever reason the flavor and aroma just seemed weak. I'll have to try another batch of this in the future. $9.99 a bottle.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.38/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Reedbrew
3.4/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dry, sour, very carbonated and rather one-note. Refreshing but somewhat boring. Bottle gushed when opened and looking at other reviews this seems common issue with this brew.

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Photo of gjoker321
3.4/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.41/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gilgar
3.42/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Schlafly33
3.46/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.47/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nrbirge
3.47/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of WritersBlock
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of suckaj
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Think the lemon in this turned me off, had a nasty aftertaste

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