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Prairie Vanilla Noir - Prairie Artisan Ales

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89
very good

469 Ratings
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Ratings: 469
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 4
pDev: 16.5%
Wants: 140
Gots: 129 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout Aged in Oak Whiskey Barrels with Vanilla Beans

(Beer added by: HopsMatt on 12-11-2013)
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WTKeene

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-01-2014 19:31:35 | More by WTKeene
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DanGeo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

04-07-2014 23:27:43 | More by DanGeo
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tectactoe

Michigan

4/5  rDev 0%

03-31-2014 12:41:30 | More by tectactoe
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Tiernan

Texas

5/5  rDev +25%

02-25-2014 06:42:10 | More by Tiernan
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Spaten454

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

06-14-2014 21:21:35 | More by Spaten454
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TheWildWes

Oklahoma

4.98/5  rDev +24.5%

This beer pours dark with a carmel head that dissipates eventually. It's beautiful and almost has a dark, dark, mahogany color when held to the light.

The smell is unbelievable with vanilla, chocolate, and a roasted note coming through.

The beer coats your mouth and is very smooth. You get a hit of chocolate and vanilla up front and the whiskey starts to set in as the beer finishes.

I have enjoyed a few of these and find myself enjoying them more each time I have one. The perfect stout.

01-08-2014 01:36:38 | More by TheWildWes
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Krafty34

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-13-2014 02:55:35 | More by Krafty34
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

05-13-2014 08:25:50 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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Ben7773

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

02-20-2014 04:57:25 | More by Ben7773
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RoninBirdman

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-06-2014 02:20:59 | More by RoninBirdman
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

03-04-2014 04:08:35 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-21-2014 00:18:39 | More by Cynic-ale
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

12-25-2013 13:45:25 | More by jtladner
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

03-29-2014 00:19:35 | More by acurtis
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RobertH50

Texas

4.04/5  rDev +1%

08-16-2014 20:51:35 | More by RobertH50
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AdamF625

Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev +4.8%

A- dark brown/mahogany with a thin brown head that fades quickly.
S- vanilla, Irish whiskey, rye, pepper, oak, tobacco, with a bit of smokiness
T- vanilla, smoked grains, rye, harsh spices, bourbon, fire wood, bakers chocolate
M- thinner body for an imperial stout, medium carbonation.
O- pretty complex flavor and aroma. If you are expecting a sweet vanilla ice cream stout this is not the one. The only downfall is the thin body and weak head retention.

01-25-2014 00:47:45 | More by AdamF625
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mdaschaf

Washington

4/5  rDev 0%

05-22-2014 23:59:28 | More by mdaschaf
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MorganSaunders

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

03-18-2014 19:52:50 | More by MorganSaunders
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Schooner12

Indiana

4/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2014 14:36:38 | More by Schooner12
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jheezee

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-27-2014 02:38:40 | More by jheezee
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

03-19-2014 02:21:59 | More by Gonzoillini
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-05-2014 14:01:07 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.18/5  rDev -20.5%

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black with some transparency. Small khaki head.

Smell - Tons of vanilla. Milk chocolate. A little bit of barrel, but not a ton.

Taste - Vanilla right up front. Dark chocolate. Oaky. There's a sharp, almost green pepper flavor. Off-putting.

Mouthfeel - Well carbonated. Medium body.

Overall - The aftertaste isn't pleasant, but it does smell incredible.

01-28-2014 03:25:58 | More by Alieniloquium
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.44/5  rDev +11%

Pours an effervescent ebony with 2+ fingers of mocha colored head. Sheets of lacing & very nice head retention

S: Vanilla & Bourbon

T: Follows the nose, caramel, dryness & faint roastyness up front, plus dark chocolate. More vanilla, a bit of caramel with dryness, a touch of smoke & booze as this warms, plus more oaky dryness. Finishes with vanilla & caramel sweetness & oakyness

MF: Chewy, low carbonation, so smooth

Drinks extremely easy, the ABV is extremely well masked, another great stout from Prairie,. I will pick some up to age if I get the chance

01-13-2014 06:01:00 | More by russpowell
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Chuck_25

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

03-23-2014 03:38:40 | More by Chuck_25
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Prairie Vanilla Noir from Prairie Artisan Ales
89 out of 100 based on 469 ratings.