Prairie Path Ale | Two Brothers Brewing Company

Prairie Path AlePrairie Path Ale
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Prairie Path AlePrairie Path Ale

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UncleJimbo on 05-16-2002

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.01/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

How does this pour such a huge head? I poured about 2/3 of it in a pint glass, and there is about 2 inches of head. It's a hazy orange-gold color, with lots of visible carbonation. Smell is not very strong, light malt and hops. Not a very interesting taste. The malt is very weak, the hops do go well with the carbonation level, though. Not terribly impressive, not bad, though.

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Photo of RedHaze
3.03/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From notes:

Pours a pale blonde with a one finger head that fads quickly to a soapy cap, leaving behind a tattered bit of lacing.

Smell; very subdued aroma, with a little sweetness, and maybe a little bit of apricots. There's really not a lot going on here, probably one of the most bring beers I've smelled ina long tim. At least it doesn't smell bad.

Taste; as with the aroma, there's really not that much going on here. There's a mild fruitiness, but it's a bit hard to nail it down, with a little sweetness to go along. I do get a little bit of some spices as this warms, but as with the fruit their hard to pick out, and the finish is a bit on the metallic side. I hate to call a beer boring, as I do like a nice subtle beer, but this one fits the bill if ever one did.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, and pretty smooth, and the drinkability is pretty decent, as there's nothing to really make this one hard to put down flavor wise, other than the lack there of.

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3.05/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.05/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.05/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured with a malty golden color and nice head. Aroma was of light to medium hop, but the conditions for smelling were not decent. Hops were adequate in the taste, but not overpowering. Hops were balanced but mild. There was minimal malt feel. Had a very waterdowned overall characteristic. Overall, nice bier for a session drink. Just would benifit from more malt or grains.

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3.08/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: snifter. pours a slightly opaque bright orange color, with a pure white head on top. low retention rate and decent ring-like lacing.

S: not an outstanding aroma at all for a Belgian Pale. Some sweet breakfast corn malts, no hop balance in the nose. hint of honey.

T: flavor is much better. some nice sweet malts, still getting some corn notes. some noble hops balancing them out. good flavor but nothing outstanding. slight metallic tones.

M: smooth and crisp. good carbonation level, with a medium-body.

D: its a very drinkable brew, but a little weak on the flavor for me.

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3.1/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle best by 4/2/09.

Crystal clear and light gold in color. Small head fades to an adequate blanket of foam coverage.

Muted smell of crackers, pale malt, and spice.

The taste is dry, very clean, an interplay between a sizable presence of peppery, euro hops and a biscuity / nutty malts. Some astringency. Average.

Mouthfeel matches the dry taste, lightweight but with peppery carbonation.

A drier take on the style, I would like this a little more it if it were a little sweeter. I'm going to keep trying Two Brothers, so far no knockouts though...

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Prairie Path Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 28.5% out of 100 with 432 ratings
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