Prairie Pe-Kan | Prairie Artisan Ales

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173 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by gatornation on 03-04-2017

BEER STATS
Ratings:
173
Reviews:
47
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
8.73%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
40
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 173 |  Reviews: 47
Photo of Rootscipio
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marklaker
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of t2grogan
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dukeandduke
3.82/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

5/12/17 Las Vegas, NV (8 oz Draft pour into tulip glass at Atomic Liquors). Dark brown pour with thin tan ring. Chocolate, coffee, vanilla, pecan sweet aroma. Taste is very sweet, too sweet for me. Chocolate, pecans, vanilla, coffee. Drinks smoothly and pleasantly. Overall it was nice trying this, and it's a good desert beer, but a little too sweet for my typical stout selection.

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Photo of Best_Enjoyed_In_Texas
3.71/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Another overly expensive option from Prairie.

I cant help but vent this hear - Im so tired of them producing these single 12oz. bottle beers for the same price as some six packs. Done with Prairie.

Mouthfeel on this one is a let down. Pecan taste minimal. Best part is the smell. Not worth $8.99 for one bottle.

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Photo of tobelerone
4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gruss004
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gtwreck45
3.76/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brolo75
4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours black with a light mocha colored head, no retention, no lacing.

A: Dark roasted notes, espresso, sweet brown sugar, pecans, it smells very sweet with slight roasted malt aromas.

T: Touch of roasted notes then hit of sweetness, toasted brown sugar, pecans, dark fruits like dates, plums, raisins, finish has a lot of heat from the alcohol and a lingering aftertaste of pecans and toasted brown sugar and burnt caramel notes.

M: Full bodied mouthfeel, low carbonation, smooth and creamy mouthfeel.

O: A sweeter imperial stout than most I've tasted, good amount of complexity and depth, the alcohol does come through pretty strong especially as the beer warms.

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Photo of bnes09
2.92/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Dark chocolate color with no head. Pecan, cinnamon and nutmeg aroma. Most prominent flavor is wheat and corn grains. Subtle pecan, booze and pie spices. Vanilla is undetectable. Full body, yet very flat, grainy, gritty and slightly sticky. Not enjoyable on the mouthfeel. Unimpressed.

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Photo of vfgccp
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FBarber
4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours pitch black and shiny. Thin brown head dissipates steadily leaving no lacing and only a residual ring of foam around the outside of the beer.

Smell has aromas of roasted pecans, cinnamon, roasted malts, cocoa, and brown sugar. Very nice aroma. In my opinion this doesn't smell artificial at all.

Taste follows the nose with notes of roasted pecans, cinnamon, brown sugar, roasted malts, honey, chocolate and a strong boozy finish. No bitterness, but its a tad on the "hot" side.

Feel is medium bodied and smooth. Medium carbonation. Definitely "hot" on the back end - warms the insides as you drink it.

Seems like this is a rather divisive beer - you either really like it, or you hate it. For me, it tasted like a sticky bun in stout format - really tasty. I wasn't expecting much, but this was really very good.

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Photo of Furlinator
4.28/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmcquirk
4.49/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jkermitj
3.6/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of braican
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesLeung
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of admonster00
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.77/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This one pours a pretty dark and murky brown, with no head, and no lacing.

This smells like artificial and overly sweet pecans, chocolate syrup, and astringent booze.

This is surprisingly poor. The pecans taste incredibly artificial, sugary, and too sweet. It's all thin tasting, with an astringent plastic booziness on the finish. There's very sweet chocolate too, but it doesn't have the substantial feeling I associate with a stout.

This is thin with an astringent finish, and barely any drinkability.

Prairie usually kills it, so this is quite disappointing.

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Photo of dms1767
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of isaacweisman
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nataku00
4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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