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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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cernjoh (136) - Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2014
When I first poured this into my glass it produced a full glass of a foamy head. In about 5 minutes I had some liquid. The appearance is a hazy light golden yellow with a ton of head. Aroma is kind of sour nothing you’d want to sniff a lot of. Sort of like dirty socks. Taste is well much better than the foam and smell. It is bitter yet slightly sweet. I pick up some pepper and citrus a little pineapple. Not really sour but acidic like. Palate is kind of thin and with all the head not overly carbonated. Overall it is worth trying if you never had it but not one I’d got out of my way to buy.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fitwitchik (351) - USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bought bottle from Crown Liquors in Indy and poured into a snifter a cloudy lemon with a massive white head that almost overflowed the glass then settled into a nice pillow top. Aroma is citrusy funk burlap bready. Flavor is crazy! Got sweetness right off the top which amazingly worked with this Saison. A bit spicy some barnyard definitely got the pineapple. Carbonated highly and well balanced with the flavors on the palate. More sweet than I am used to with this style. This was my first Prairie Brew of which I have been hearing great things and was not disappointed. The hype is right on. This saison is outstanding! LOVE this brew & will easily seek out another bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (3138) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear straw yellow pour with a massive fluffy white head wild aggressive carbonation forced the cork as soon as the cage came off, taste has citrus and spice and some tangerine, elements of funk, some malt action.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (2082) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Pours hazy yellow with tall, frothy white head. Aroma of citrus, wheat, honey, light bretta and touches of fruit. Taste is slightly funky sour with balancing sweetness and citrus notes. Finish is smooth and peppery. Fresh, light and crisp body with average carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sethdude (701) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Pours hazy gold with a pillowy head. Aroma is amazing- dirt, hay, burlap, band-aid, hemp rope, cellar/basement funk, and a hint of alcohol. Flavor is similarly impressive- big fruity apricot, band-aid, funk, soil, some woodiness, black pepper, grass, wood sorrel, and lemon zest. Tongue-drying finish. Staggeringly good; I’m sohappy and proud that it was made here in the Midwest. World-class.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (799) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Pours a golden yellow color. Very tart, sweet, funky, light fruity aroma. Funky, barnyardy, sweet, tart, malty flavor with slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beechner224 (686) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden with white head. Aroma is spicey , yeasty, Belgium. Taste is light, spicey, pepper, Belgium yeast, drinkable. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (283) - - MAY 8, 2014
Backnote, had this beer at the zeebra extreem beer festival 2014. nice funky saison

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1069) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2014
At CBC. Golden colour with white head. Wheat, spiced, citric aroma. Wheat, citric, spiced taste, also yeast. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VIBhunter (24) - 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.

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