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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Prairie Gold is a dry, highly effervescent saison fermented with a mix of ale yeast, wine yeast, lactobacillus and 2 strains of brettanomyces. This beer highlights the various yeasts and bacteria used to make it. Lemon, pear, white wine grapes, and a touch of funk dominate the flavor and aroma in this champagne like beer.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (34765) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Dry bretty and light peachy. Citric fruity and mild peachy. Citric and dry bretty. Smooth fruity finish. Wineous and citric finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2485) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2013
Smakprov från flaska på brekeriet bar. Ljusgul, rejält grumlig. En saison med fina funkiga brettsmaker. Drar lätt åt geuze, fatkaraktär, snäll syra, grape, citron, torr. riktigt god.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (6754) - Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Sampled during CBC 2013. Golden pour with a nice off-white head. Funk in the aroma, tart, lemon peel, fruity, bits of champagne. Nice flavor, tart, a little funky, lots of fruitiness, a bit of a white wine aspect. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4642) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 27, 2013
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a quickly dissipating white head. Aroma of citrus and fruits, some tart notes, a little maltiness, and light bitterness. Flavor the same with a nice tart and citrus note but not a lot of complexity outside of that. Average texture. A nice sour beer but it lacks depth that a lot of sours have.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12741) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Thanks to Phil for sharing. Golden pour with a white head. Big time strawberry and lemon aromas. Floral, tart, and mild funk. Grass, maybe some apple skin, and a hint of wine vinegar. Flavor is sour, unripe strawberry. Lemon, light funk, grass, and straw. A bit of sweet tarts and a dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Defreni (2784) - Husum, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
Flaske: Lysegul fuldstændig uklar øl med et fint hvidt skumhoved. Duften er let citrus, med en del brett. Tydelig hvede som i saison som grundøl. Smagen er let sur men igen en del hvede og citrus. Frisk og ekstrem drikbar øl. Fornemt.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlackerMads (2052) - DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle. Pale cloudy yellow with a thick creamy white head. White grapes and lemon in the nose, soapy, light barnyard. Light sweetness overpowered by lactic sourness, crisp, apple, white pepper, dusty, hay. Fresh, light, sour. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (14304) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Cloudy yellow - white head. Nice acid. Bretty. Light malty. Apple. Spicy. Peppery - white pepper. Nice sourish. Grapish notes. Light notes of wooden tannins, Lacto sourish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6320) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Hazy golden color with fizzy white head. Nice lemony, funky brett, dry wood, dandelion aromas---smells like a quality gueze. light body, average carbonation. Quenching lemony tart flavors with dusty pale malt, cob webs, old books---very tasty sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (8497) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle from Blue Dog Lansdale. Pours hazy gold with off-white head and a lot of effervescence. Nose is yeasty tart apricotty and grapey fruit, tart lactic, lemongrassy hops. Tastes tart, lemony funky, with lively carbonation, hops, and pear and grapey finishing notes. Stays tart throughout, and very complex.


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