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Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FunkyF (906) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2015
Flaska från whole foods nyc. Dimmigt ljusgul med vitt skum. Fruktig stickig doft med citrus och funk. Fadd i smaken med citrus och mycket grape på slutet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christian (12865) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle from Kihoskh. Cloudy golden with a small white head. Funky and fruity aroma with pineapple and orange peel. Dry, fruity flavour with funk, pineapple and a hint of leather.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (3706) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - NOV 11, 2015
This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a hazy pale grapefruit color with a quickly dissipating slim foamy head. There was barely any lacing. The smell starts with a sour and bitter grapefruit rind, bold lemon pulp and rind - a light sweetness from the lemon rolls in to blend in with some light grape-like vinous-ness. Luckily, that part maintains a nice background. The taste was a moderately sweet to sour balance in the grapefruit and lemon rind. A quick dry grapefruit pith aftertaste runs into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a moderate ability of balancing between a sipping and sessionable sour drying feel on my tongue. Overall, this was a pretty nice sour ale that I’m pretty sure I’d have again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (1226) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2015
(500ml bottle from kihoskh.dk) Pours a hazy medium gold with a big bubbly active white head fading to a ring with lace. Aroma bright and a bit tart/sour with under-ripe pear, apple skin, white wine, touch of stone fruit, with light lemon lacto and background notes of hay and a bit of yeasty earthy funk. Palate is lightly sour/tart with a softly sweet crackery malt core. Reasonably fruity, white wine with under-ripe stone fruits, lemon zest, a little gooseberry, hay, light dried herbs. Finish lightly tart, dry and mineral. Lingering citrus zest and white grape, a bit of grain and hay. Very soft touch of funk. Light-medium body with fairly high effervescent carb. Not too sour, a little fruity, and not very funky - it’s a whole blend of fermenting agents but not too punchy with any of them. Makes a better base for the "Funky Gold" beers than solo, but it’s not bad by any means.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (7216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2015
[Bottle (500ml) shared with GregClow, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o j&m] Pours a cloudy yellow-gold with an average size diminishing frothy white head. Aroma is sour along with grain, light hops and fruit. Slightly sour flavour follows. Dry finish. Average bodied. Just good, not great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gachupines (1248) - USA - NOV 6, 2015
Hazy golden with a fairly thick white head. Aroma is coriander a bit of yeast and just slightly sour. Flavor is a bit sour with a finish of a lightly peppery saison. Pretty solid overall. Wife: 3.9

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 29, 2015
Cloudy orange, nice white head. Smells of lemon and cold steel. Very lemony flavor, with notes of vinegar and dust. dry finish. Very tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (4516) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2015
24.10.2015, tap @ What’s Brewing:
Nice creamy shortlasting head, quite hazy. Aroma is mild sour-ish fruity, sour berries, minerals, sorrel, berry skin, grass, hay, raw rhubarb. Taste is slightly sour-ish dry, sorrel, sour berries, minerals, berry skin, grass, weeds, oak, hay, raw rhubarb. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
procraste (472) - FRANCE - OCT 28, 2015
Robe trouble et laiteuse. C’est un peu n’importe quoi ce truc et en même temps, c’est rigolo tout plein. Une sorte de "fouzitou" joyeusement foutraque et funky ...Wild aussi. Du citron donc avec un fond de raisin. étonnant et troublant !

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 26, 2015
Pale gold pour with a tall, fluffy white head that fades somewhat quickly to around half a finger and is sustained there by some high effervescence. Aroma is bright tart and funky yeast notes, lemon, under ripe berries, a touch of cereal just a hint of smokiness. Flavor is sour, funky and tart bery up front, then some musty funk, toast, hay and some green woodiness. Light body, dry and crisp throughout, highly carbonated. Really god stuff.


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