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RATINGS: 384   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10233) - Søborg, 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 (2188) - 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 (1393) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (1481) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
Pours a golden clear beer with a good white head. Smells lemon, spices and fresh. Tastes the same. Average carbo, thin body and a watery texture.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1256) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
Heldere gouden kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zurig, kruiden. Smaakt zoetzuur. Beetje dun.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
barn0216 (405) - California, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle shared with bytemesis. Very cloudy yellow. Fruity aroma, pineapple juice, grass, peppery. Flavor has a nice bitterness, clean saison flavors, similar to aroma without the pepper, dry. Solid. Drinks milder than the 8 ABV on the label.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (3169) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle, bit of a gusher. Pours cloudy golden orange with a large puffy white head that dissipates slowly leaving clumpy lacing on the glass. Aroma is grass, pepper, funky basement, a bit of lemon. Flavor follows, light sweet and just a bit of zesty bitterness. Some fruity characteristics as well. Not a lot of funk on the palate, but a bit of tartness is present. Spicy green peppercorn notes lingering on the finish. This is a pretty easy drinking saison with no hint of a whopping 8.2% ABV. Dangerous! Light body, high carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
borre_m (274) - NORWAY - MAY 2, 2014
Pours cloudy very pale golden. Taste is fruity and light. Taste is very dry, easy to drink, perfect for summer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1376) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
CBC 2014 Pours hazy yellow low white head Aromas of citrusy fruits, bready malts, Taste has nice sour notes of citrusy fruits, grapes, wheat

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (373) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2014
Pours light yellow. White head. Grainy rainy, fruity brett in the aroma. Slight fruit as well. Taste is rather spicy up front. Light sourness. Dry, slight hops, wine. Light carbonation. Nice stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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