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Prairie Wine Barrel Noir - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

564 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 564
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 59
Gots: 153 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tronester on 06-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Prairie Wine Barrel Noir from Prairie Artisan Ales
89 out of 100 based on 564 ratings.