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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 25   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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikeq215 (69) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Hazy yellow with white head. Aroma of fruit, wine, yeast. Flavors of brett, fruit, some pepper. Dry finish.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1252) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle, 00741. Pours slightly hazy yellow, with a big creamy head receding to finger thickness. Aroma is sweet tart yeast, with notes of funky earthy brett, roasted malts with bread, as well as phenolic notes of red wine and kelp. Rather odd actually, in a nice way. Jolly good. Medium body, with average to fizzy carbonation. Flavour is tart, wooden yeast and roasted malts with grain and cereals, as well as over-ripe fruits, pepper and notes of bretty farmhouse. Dry earthy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Torrefacto (894) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 4, 2015
Dorado turbio y espuma blanca abundante y jabonosa. Aromas de manzana verde, uva, piña, toque cítrico y moho del brett. Cuerpo medio y bien carbonatado, inicio dulce de fruta verde, sabor de manzana y uva con final de toque cítrico y seco de levadura.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomashall (299) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle shared by Bvery. Aroma is great, taste is not. Lot’s of funk in the aroma. Taste is dank with lots of pepper notes. It’s a miss for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (7891) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow pour with a white head. Wheat, dry, and funky. This is really good. Bretty. Drinking this with Tony, Tim, and Tom - fucken American cunts.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (694) - århus, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2015
duft kraftig duft af brett citrus koriander, smag kraftig brett, koriander. blomster. sød lidt æble.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11436) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy brett aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Very brettish. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Lacks balance.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lilja (2092) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2015
Flaska från Craftbeer. Smak och doft av äpple, jäst, hö, gräs, citrus, örter och kryddor. Syrlig, frisk, bra balans mellan smakerna. Mycket fin!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vignale (2495) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2015
Flaska från Craftbeer. En rustik, vieille saison med mycket brettkaraktär. Frisk, syrlig, funkig, örtig, kryddig och lätt fruktig i riktigt bra balans. Massor av ladugårdsdoft med citrusvibbar i doften plus lite ananas. Så mycket karaktär från jäststammarna och så gott.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
procraste (153) - FRANCE - JUN 15, 2015
ça pue l’étable, ça a le goût de l’étable ( les fameuses Brettanomyces ... ) ... et en même temps, c’est vraiment bon et surprenant ! Un peu comme un bon fromage ou comme un beurre fermier bio de printemps lorsque le lait des vache est très riche. Je n’étais pas super fan des Saison; mais je crois que les temps changent. Du moins pour cet été .... !

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (881) - CROATIA - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle; pours a cloudy straw color with a white head; nice aroma of yeast, citrus, some spice, with hints of wheat and funk; taste is bittersweet with citrus, yeast, and some spice; finish is dry bitter with some pepper notes; very nice, smooth saison


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