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Prairie Noir - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

488 Ratings
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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 173
Gots: 147 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Prairie Noir is our bourbon barrel aged imperial oatmeal stout. We brew this beer with a huge amount of oats to give it an ever so silky mouth feel. Notes of coffee, chocolate, and toasted marshmallow can be found in the flavor and aroma of this beer. Notes of whiskey and carmel are also packed into this beer.

(Beer added by: chocosushi on 12-24-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, red wax, poured into a Prairie Teku. Reviewed from tasting journal.

The beer pours a jet color, oily texture, thick with a taut, caramel colored head that has nice retention but yields little lace. The aroma is of big malted grain, bitter dark chocolate, mild whiskey, oak barrel, a bit of roast and char. It's a simple nose, but effective. The flavors follow well, big, big barley, dark chocolate, bitter, lightly roasted, the whiskey is more pronounced, lighter oak barrel, minimal char, almost a bit chalky with a noticeable alcohol burn. The body is livelier than expected, but still feels a bit rich, coats the mouth very well, the finish feels a bit creamy, but ends surpassingly dry.

Verdict: A solid barrel aged stout from Prairie, straighforward but effective. Perhaps time with tone down the alcohol heat and maybe a bit of the chalky flavors, but this is very quaffable and enjoyable at present.

Serving type: bottle

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Prairie Noir from Prairie Artisan Ales
92 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.