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Prairie Limo Tint | Prairie Artisan Ales

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3.59/5
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477 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales
Oklahoma, United States
prairieales.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.65%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 09-03-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
477
pDev:
10.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
106
Trade:
9
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Ratings: 477 |  Reviews: 78
Reviews by Buschyfor3:
Photo of Buschyfor3
3.34/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle, served in a snifter

A: Dark, not quite black pour; chocolate milk colored head, but little retention as it quickly dissolves to a collar of bubbles;

S: Mild roast and cold coffee; breakfast toast; toasted nuts; dry powdered cocoa opens up as the glass warms.

T: Really muted on the chocolate notes, especially considering the label on the bottle indicates that this is aged on cocoa nibs; mild roast and cold coffee flavors are the predominant flavors; nutty, earthy, even; what chocolate that is there is a very dry, powdered cocoa - not the expected milk chocolate sweetness commonly seen in milk stouts; some lactic sourness rounds out the finish.

M: Slightly thin and lacking a full, creamy body expected from a milk stout; would have liked more creaminess on the palate.

O: To be honest, I expected more after having great experiences with Prairie's Bomb! variants. The chocolate profile is hidden - it opens up some as the glass warms, but it's a dry chocolate, not a richer chocolate note from big brother Bomb! With the lactose adding some sourness on the palate, it would have been nice to offset this with more of a sweeter chocolate profile; instead the nutty/malty profile is left to hold firm in balancing the milk/lactose aspect of the stout. Not my favorite milk stout out there.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JamesStreet
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into snifter from 12 oz bottle.
A- poured a deep brown, almost black. Very small light brown head. No lace whatsoever.
S- milk chocolate, roasted malt, a slight coffee ground aroma.
T- follows the nose pretty much. More coffee ground bitterness plus a faint spiciness.
M- light-medium mouthfeel. This beer is really thin. Low carbonation.
O- meh? This was a rather uninspired offering from Prairie.

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Photo of dbrauneis
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear but opaque extremely dark brown bordering on jet black in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation rising along the edges of the glass and moderate amounts of cola brown highlights. The beer has a half finger tall foamy tan head that quickly reduces to a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of roasted malts and chocolate.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of roasted malts with a very light amount of sweetness and some very light notes of coffee/burnt malts. That is followed by moderate flavors of baker's chocolate and cocoa but again with little sweetness. Finally there is a light amount of lactose in the finish. Light to moderate amounts of lingering roasty bitterness through the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Thin and slightly watery, especially for the style. Dry in the finish.

O: Interesting in that it is a milk stout that does not have a lot of associated sweetness. The dryness in the mouthfeel is interesting and different. Glad to try it, not sure I would grab it again at the price point.

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Photo of WesMantooth
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz single. No date.

All black. Thin, somewhat fizzy tan head that vanishes within seconds. TONS of debris. You would swear this was a 5 year old Trappist that I hard poured. The bottom of the glass looks like congealed fat from a pork loin.

Smells very good. Lots of sweet chocolate. Like a Nesquick chocolate milk with a few extra scoops of powder. Faint roasted coffee hidden in the background.

Taste pretty much follows. A condensed milk sweetness that makes the chocolate taste like a Tootsie Roll or a Milk Dud. A little stronger roasted/ashy aftertaste than the aroma.

The carbonation seems to be on the higher end of the spectrum than lower. It is also very thin bodied. It does not shine in this area.

This milk stout is nowhere near Left Hand or Moloko, but it does smell and taste good. It is one of those beers that starts to slide after every sip, and towards the end you really don't like it anymore. I think it is just the intensity level of the flavors combined with the feel. Very watery. In all fairness, it really does taste good, and I have no idea how old it is. It just isn't one I would go back for in today's market.

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Photo of ddedhed
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Plain, boring, some weird taste on the back end, feels a little thin too. I am not going to buy again.

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Photo of HipCzech
4.05/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a stemmed Pilsener (beer tulip) glass. Deep dark brown with tan head and good lacing. Roasted malt and sweet cacao nose. Malt and cacao continue on the tongue with caramel, dark fruit and lactose sweetness. Medium body, smooth, creamy and moderately carbonated. Not too full or heavy for a sweeter beer; tasty and drinkable.

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Photo of BEERchitect
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Backing off of their Bomb! stouts, a more somber and approachable tone is taken with Prairie's latest cold-weather option. Its smooth and sultry char is just what the psyche ordered.

Seeming burnt black in its ominous aesthetics, the stout casts a creamy mocha-stained froth that seduces the nose with creamy roast, burnt toast, baker's chocolate, roasted nuts and deep french-press coffee. But its milky, silky and vanilla-like weave latches onto the tongue seduces the tastebuds with ease.

But its creamy roast quivers over the middle to reward the palate with a surprisingly relaxed sense of drinkability. Trending towards dry burnt toast, earthen debittered coffee, wonderfully burnt cream and caramel and cocoa rest upon a honeycomb of malt that carries considerably less weight than does its lavishly creamy upstart.

Seemingly full but reasonably so to the initial taste, its waning memories are dry, toasty and roasty with just enough malt support to resist ash, roast-derived astringency or harsh bitterness. Echoes of baker's chocolate and coffee extend into aftertaste and heighten my cravings for blackened, jerk-seasoned chicken wings.

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Photo of Rootscipio
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Do not even waste time with this cold. Drink only warm, flavors only start to appear when warm.

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Photo of REGreenBTRB
3.45/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look: 3.75 - It looks a lot like Dr. Pepper. It's very dark; you can't see the light through it, but there's this brown, amber hue to it. There are a lot of little bubbles.

Smell: 3.75 - Sweet chocolate, brown sugar. Nice smell to it.

Taste: 3.25 - Hmm. The first impression I got was this medicinal kind of taste. Like, a weird bug spray/cough syrup taste; certainly not what I was expecting. Upon second try I get just a little bit of that sweet chocolate I picked up on with the nose. That's pretty much it. The weird medicinal taste went away, thankfully. Now it's just a little bit of chocolate.

Feel: 3.25 - Pretty carbonated with a tiny bit of burn. A little too thin for my liking.

Overall: 3.5 - A C beer. This really isn't anything special. Bomb! was awesome, Bible Belt was awesome, Birra was awesome, Standard was awesome...this wasn't. It just tasted like some typical, meh beer. I'm a little disappointed, Prairie. Not gonna lie.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.41/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tbryan5
3.87/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ben7773
3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DahWag
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sabitu
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerswag
3.17/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of tigg924
3.39/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Really chocolaty sipper. The taste is mostly dark chocolate with slight milk chocolate and some vanilla. Body is way light for the style. A good beer, and one that I will revisit, however I do have others in the style that I prefer.

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Photo of Rahulpatel
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Freehouse
2.98/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of gibgink
4.16/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Personally, I felt that this beer is underrated. As a sucker for stouts, I picked up a bottle despite the sub-par ratings. Poured black with small head that disappeared quickly. I picked up a little malt on the nose, but more of the lactose came through. Taste is smooth and creamy, with a touch of sweetness. Just a hint of chocolate. Very easy drinking.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.66/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Black as a dark night (or Dark Knight,if you will) and no light seeps through. A fingernail of khaki covers the rim and about a quarter of the top. Odd blend of bitter roasted barley and sweet milk chocolate. The flavor is a complicated blend of bitter roasted/smoked barley and chocolate. The body is thick and somewhat sticky. I think there might be a trace of peppers or chilies as there's a touch of heat. This beer is confusing. Sweet or bitter. Pick one.

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Photo of Mantooth
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Two40addict
3.08/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of williamjbauer
3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.29/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter. Some sediment in the bottom of the bottle even after a full pour.

A – Essentially black and opaque in the glass, although clear and very dark brown in the pour. A thin, light brown head, dissipated quickly.

Aroma – Coffee and chocolate notes with some dark roasted grains that carry some somokiness.

Taste – Partly follows the aroma, with less smoke and burnt grain, less chocolate, a bit less coffee, and the addition of some spicy hops. Sweet up front, this is mildly bitter by the finish.

Feel – Despite its appearance, this is on the thin side of medium-bodied. Carbonation is medium-low. Smooth

O – A dark, relatively dry and smoky version of the style.

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Photo of 4lo
3.06/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 477 ratings
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