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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (1182) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Draft pour at the Sybarite Pig in Boca Raton, Fl. Snifter. Pours a hazy yellow with a one finger white head. Head gone in about 120 seconds but solid lacing. Aroma of brett, farm funk, citrus, white pepper and bread. The taste is similar with the brett and wine yeasts playing well with the pilsner malts. Well balanced, slightly dry finish. Not sour, but that good farmhouse saison. Light body, solid carbonation. Crisp and refreshing. I could drink this all day.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2737) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma of peppery yeast, brett, pineapple. Taste of brett, pineapple, sharp. Dry and a little tart.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (4809) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle at Ashton McCobb’s. Pours pale gold with a thin white head. Aromas of Brett funk, sherbet, sour. Taste is really bretty, sour, sharp. Very dry finish. Too much.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (3279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle thanks to McNeillR. Appearance - hazy golden with a nice thin head. Nose - very funky, dry yeast, lemon. Taste - dry and yeasty as well as the lemon thing as well. Palate - light bodied with a tight texture that as also very deep. Very dry indeed. Overall - palate-strippingly dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2015) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle. Beermoth, Manchester. Slow gusher. Fight it into a glass and it’s hazy, pale gold. Thin, messy, white head. Sweet, creamy, bready, lightly funky nose. Soft mineral. Soft spice. Some grassy hop. Taste is dry, first off, then turns sugary sweet. Palate is a tad flabby. A bit greasy, too. Finishes a bit mushy sweet. Dry close.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2017) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
Another exceptional ale by these guys. Pours a hazy light yellow. Mountains of merengue head. Aromas of white wine, funk, tropical fruit. Nice classic Belgian saison flavors, Belgian yeast, with notes of white wine and some funk and fruitiness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (2105) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 22, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with moderate head. Aromas of brett/funk, lemon meringue, light wheat, and spice. Flavors of are same with additional noted pineapple. Very smooth and quite full. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4750) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottled. Foam started to gush as soon as i opened the beer, and an ordinary pour resulted in a huge head. Cloudy orange color, and tons of carbonation. Lots of brett, which dominates the flavor and aroma making this very dry. Some grassy flavor, dry hops, but I didn’t pick up saaz specifically. Some barnyard quality; and the yeast is prominent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2373) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Spicy herbal some hops and pepper and funk. Not bad. On tap at bb stadium winnipeg.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4614) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle at Ash’s. Pours hazy pale yellow, nose is funky, spiced, esters, taste is dry, tart, estery, light spices.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9816) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 25, 2015
(Rating #9,800) Bottle... Pours hazy and golden with a huge, frothy, white head. Good retention. The nose is a mélange of citric acid, bread and a very light, farmhouse yeast-driven, spicy phenol. Medium to full-bodied with spritzy carbonation. The flavor is bready and a hint acidic with a rumor of clove. Crisp, refreshing, dry finish. Bottle courtesy of Rosebud butternuts!


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