RATINGS: 252   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.

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3.7
jinroh (1578) - ESTONIA - JAN 31, 2016
Beer throttles out from the bottle, into the glass. Hazy, pale and bit of white foam. Cloudy. Nose has sone berries, funky. Barnyard. Some acidity. Taste is sour but there is also strong barley grain taste over there. Sour wild berries, cloudberries. Aftertaste is dry, bit of berries. Very refreshing brew, subtle in its funky and sour character. Close to saison.

3.9
phaleslu (10247) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2016
750 ml bottle that I think I purchased at The Party Source when Prairie was just starting to show up here. It pours a lightly clouded yellow-gold with a small white head that disappears quickly and leaves nothing behind. This is so clean and white wine-like, with white grapes, lemon, lime, grass, straw, oak, and a very light, effervescent funk. Light-bodied, with low carbonation and a tart, bright, vinous mouthfeel. Definitely a wine-inspired offering from Prairie.

4.2
MetalNHopHead (1976) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 13, 2016
Only got to enjoy a bit of this super effervescent golden brew on account of my dumb ass. I didn’t take time to consider how fizzy this would be and created beer geyser when opening it. Ah well, it added to the champagne-like drinking experience the bottle describes. And hell, they aren’t lying. This is a fruity, lively, vinous, bright, tart, and dry brew. It’s yeasty and sour but in a way that’s refined and complex. Gold would be brilliant with cheese. It would be great with most food, honestly. Just enough alcohol for some warmth but its sweetness is nicely hidden under all the yeast strains. Lovely stuff.

2.6
HuskerTan (2201) - Ravenna, Nebraska, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle. A- Funky. A- Yellow color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Funky, citrus. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, funky finish. O- This thing is a gusher! I know the deScription says it’s a champagne like beer. Didn’t think it would gush everywhere like it too. Plenty of balanced funk to it and not a lot else.

3.7
punkska101 (2030) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle from craft beer cellar shared with Seb, jf and Alex A: citrusy, barnyard, white wine, light pineapple app: hazy pale small white head t/p: thin body with moderate long acidic finish. Soft carbonation. O: a nice sour with pleasant fruitiness. Easy to drink like any prairie beer. Watch the pour it gushed quite a bit.

3.8
Stoned99 (1549) - St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
500ml bottle shared with Jo, Seb and JF. Well, not really 500ml because of a huge gushing, lost probably 1/3 of the bottle. Aroma: lemon, abricot, wheat, funky white grapes, spices. App: hazy straw, no head, minimal white head but could due to the huge gushing. Taste and palate: light to medium body, soft carbonation but a tad fizzy, light acidity finish. Overall: good stuff. Well balanced.

3.3
Meilby (11495) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2015
Draught @ Whats Brewing - Saturday Session 1, Stavanger
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, grape and tartness. Taste is light to medium sweet and light sour with a long slightly dry, citrus, grape and tart finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
tightslice (1309) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Christmas Eve Crispy Wings and Family Beer Tasting. Aroma is slight cheese, hay, light hooves. Taste is slight moldy straw, citrus. A sub-par Prairie as far as Prairie goes.

3.4
haukur (1957) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - DEC 24, 2015
Yellow hazy golden with a small head. Bottle was a gusher. Aroma is milky yogurt, slight hint of lemon.Palate is lacto dominant. Let down and one sided

4
chrisv10 (17422) - DENMARK - DEC 23, 2015
Bottle, 6.5%. Hazy golden with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, funk, brett, little lemon, hop and white wine. Flavour is malt, fruit, brett, white wine, lemon, little sweet, little sour, little dry, wood, grapefruit and medium bitter.


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