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Prairie Ale is our classic saison. We brew this beer with pilsner malt, wheat malt, flaked wheat, and cane sugar. A healthy dose of saaz hops are used to add a spicy element to the beer. Prairie Ale is fermented with a mix of ale yeast, wine yeast, and brettanomyces. Notes of black pepper and pineapple can be found in this beer.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (367) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. nice funky saison

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1144) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2014
At CBC. Golden colour with white head. Wheat, spiced, citric aroma. Wheat, citric, spiced taste, also yeast. Medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VIBhunter (25) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Spice, lemon, orange, pineaple, and nuts. Appearance- Pours a straw yellow. It has good carbonation with a two finger head that dissipate quickly. The beer has a murky yellow look in th glass. Taste- Heavy malt taste on the front which provides a slight sweetness then transitions into a peppery, sour finish. Palate- Medium to heavy mouth feel that is refreshing. It has a dry subtle sweetness with a bitter end taste. Overall- A very interesting beer for a saison.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2291) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2014
Bomber. Funky but creamy nose of cookies, chalk, and heavy floral notes. Cloudy medium straw color, great lace. Gentle, smooth peachiness. Bittering sneaks in nicely. Medium body -- smooth and slightly slick. Good. Hits very pleasant notes and doesn’t go too far. The least "out there" brew I’ve had from Prairie.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJvd (919) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2014
Small sample from bottle @ Zeebra II. Pours hazy yellow/golden with a small white head. Aroma has some citrus, brett, tartness and barnyard. Taste is slightly sweet with citrus, saison funk, som barnyard and a medium bitter, dry finish. Medium body and carbo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1255) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2014
Tap @ CBC. Pours hazy light yellow with a white head. Aroma has lots of saisonish notes. Very floral, a bit perfumed, wheat and sweet esters. Also some autumn fruits, straws and quite rural overall. Taste is like a dry saison with nice brett notes, autumn fruits, citrusy hops, straw, sweet yeast esters and quite rural. Nice summer beer!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, session 1 of 4. Hazy yellow beer with a small white head. Citrus aroma, grassy, sourish, grapefruit, herbal notes. Citrus flavor, grassy, wheat, bitter hops, floral, grapefruit notes. Hoppy citrus and floral finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10459) - Sřborg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Draught CBC 2014. Golden coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. ARoma. Sourness, yeast, spice, some fruits, ictus. Flavour. grape, sourness, yeast, fruits, sugar. Medium to full bodied. Ends citric and yeasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2389) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2014
Nice American farmhouse ale. Dry and grassy, with some nice bretty sourness. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1619) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
CBC 2014. Pours light hazy yello with a low white head. Aroma is citrus, funk, honey, gooseberry. Taste is citrus, funik, kiwi, honey. Mouth is tart with medium carbonation. Aftertaste is citrus, funk.


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