krumbum (1109) - truckee, California, USA - OCT 14, 2013
A nearly solid black with a red tint to it. Active lasting violet red head. Aromas of hop and black cherry funk . A coal black taste with a fruity funky flavor warped around it. Yeast and roast. hopwine (670) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Pours pitch black with a thin light head. Aroma is pungent tropical fruit and light roastiness. Flavor is similar, with elements of roastiness, tropical fruit, and light funk. Somehow all of these really disparate flavors work together really harmoniously. Unique and definitely awesome. Hopped_Silly (418) - California, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown pour, with thin, lingering, light tan head. Basically, a hoppy Brett beer, with roasted undertones of coffee and chocolate. Honestly... Great combination! Nose first hits you with earthy, herbaceous hops... Quickly followed by brett funk, and whiffs of coffee deep in the glass. On the palate, flavors of roasted coffee, are equally matched by layers of dank hops and funky Brett flavors... Which seem to always change proportion with each sip.. Some sips have more roasted coffee flavors, some sips are more dank hop filled, and some sips are just funky full of brett. Good complexity. Intriguing combination. Good weight and mouthfeel. Flavors of chocolate, coffee grounds, bitter hops and brett all cling to the palate for minutes. Very well made. Another home run from Prairie.
--- tasted while on a long journey to understand the world around me... starcross (73) - Indiana, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Very dark pour with a dark tan head with heavy lacing. Has the same funky aroma of the other Prairie beer I've tasted (Merica), but has a definite dark roasted malt backbone that comes out in the end. Like this one a lot!
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone levcool (18) - - FEB 15, 2014
My fiancé Kate rated this beer. I sipped it. It's was very good. Great tasting saison. The black color doesn't seem to add to the flavor, but it makes it mysterious.
MetalNHopHead (2014) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 28, 2014
As a so-called "Galaxy hopped black farmhouse ale," Funky Galaxy is probably the most unusual beer I’ve had in a long-ass time. Pouring midnight black, this Farmhouse Ale looks more like an Imperial Stout. The head is just ridiculous - velvety, frothy, retentive, and brown. The smell proves that this beer is aptly named. There’s a whole lot of dank yeast funk that makes you think of basement or barnyard smells. It finds its way onto the tongue, too. Funky Galaxy has a strong yeast taste but it’s also countered by the fresh hops and rich malts. The hop bitterness is concealed but you can still pick up their subtle fruit flavors. The chocolatey notes from the malt help to mellow out the funk. For all of the lively carbonation and huge flavors, this Farmhouse Ale has a silky, refreshing mouthfeel. This one’s an oddball, no doubt about that. Still, Funky Galaxy offers a whole lot of yeasty goodness and a fun range of flavors to explore. BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Wow. Very nice. Pours a rich dark brown. Good carbonation. Aromas of grass hay barnyard sorts of things. Somewhat sour and funky. Very nice beer. DruncanVeasey (8239) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2013
Live rate. Bottle from Cask n’Flask, San Jose. Glossy pitch topped with Belgian-thick tan. Ridiculously funky (Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins) nose like Orval used to be before it became crap; Bazooka chews, leather, farmyard and flowers (lily pollen), fresh sweaty horse. Then the Galaxy rears up with blackcurrant skins and subtle Rubicon lychee back notes. Bostin’ flavour of funky blackcurrant, Belgian edge, Flanders pig pen, lilies, apple strudel spice and lingering bitter chocolate; burnt pistachio and black pepper. Mousse-like condition. World class; everything that’s imaginative and beautiful about US craft brewing condensed into one handy pintsize bottle. wlajwl (6872) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Aroma is Belgian yeast, candy/sugar and a hint of dark malts. The flavor is candy/sugar, tropical fruit, malts, spices and a tangy/mildly sweet finish. Looked a lot like an imperial stout but definitely not in flavor, definitely a great Belgian ale all around. TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pours a deep pretty much black with a large creamy/fluffy tan head that left sticky lacing. Aroma of brett funkiness, hints of chocolate, some fruity notes, citrus and floral notes. Flavor of funky brett, barnyard kinda funk. Citrusy notes, very dry. Any signs of roast/chocolate are pretty well hidden. This is an extremely dark beer and they nailed keeping the roast restrained.