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Prairie Artisan Ales

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Prairie Artisan Ales
Oklahoma, United States
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #1,081
Ranked #3,148
4.2 | pDev: 6.43%
Nov 26, 2022
Oct 09, 2018
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Notes: An imperial stout conditioned on Oreo cookies.
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Rated: 4.43 by smbslt from Illinois

Nov 26, 2022
Rated: 4 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 04, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.64/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
355 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Imperial Stout with Oreo. ABV is 11.9%. Brewed for Prairie Artisan Ales by Krebs Brewing Co. Pitch black colour, small tan head. Aroma of roast malts, molasses, alcohol, chocolate, vanilla, coffee and Oreo cookies. Warming mouthfeel. Very sweet flavour with the same elements as the aroma, noticeable bittering hops in the finish. Recommended for sharing.
Jun 26, 2021
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Reviewed by stortore from Illinois

3.84/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12 ounce bottle into a snifter. Fall 2018 release, had 12/29/20.

Pours near black and opaque, with a little flash of darker foam and no lacing. Aromas of roasted malt, chocolate, cocoa, some vanilla. Mostly similar flavors- chocolate, vanilla, malt, raisins, some caramel, light molasses. Smooth, a very good full body, appropriately carbonated on the low side.

This did not age well, as evidenced by the one- third bottle of Oreo sludge that settled. My fault for not having it sooner. But, have had many stouts aged at least two years that held up far better. Looks like it would be pretty good, fresh….
May 21, 2021
Rated: 4 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Nov 12, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by YvesB from Belgium

Jul 16, 2020
Rated: 4.43 by Prost76 from New Hampshire

Jan 10, 2020
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Reviewed by spectru from Florida

3.53/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Very dark, the brown head and recedes right away; The aroma is rich but not strong; mouthfeel is smooth, not much carbonation; Taste is full-bodied, strong, alcohol; I would like this ale a lot better if it weren't almost flat.
Dec 29, 2019
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Reviewed by jjamadorphd from Florida

4.44/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
This was quite possibly the best Prairie Artisan I have had to date...

...Simply outstanding. From the dark, practically black look of the beer to the almost perfectly blended smell of malts, booze, and oreo, to the creamy mouthfeel - the damn this was delicious without being a dessert beer at all. The taste was not sweet, not overly boozy, and was just a joy to drink from beginning to end.
Dec 25, 2019
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Reviewed by BeerCartographer from Oregon

4.94/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
One of my all-time favorite beers, Prairie nails "Oreo Stout" right on the head. Dark as hell, with a heavy vanilla-forward taste. Any bitterness comes from the chocolatey notes. The body is not unlike an Oreo, resembling that of a crunchy, crumbly cookie. Very little head, which I definitely prefer in a stout.
Dec 21, 2019
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Reviewed by jngrizzaffi from Texas

4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a pitch-black color with a thin brown foamy head. Head retention is good. Lacing is very good. Nice roasted aroma with chocolate, vanilla, and very mild licorice. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla and some licorice at the end. It is a little lighter than I expected, but still medium to heavy bodied with moderate carbonation. It is definitely a tasty beer.
Dec 03, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 02, 2019
Rated: 4.29 by Georgiabeer from Georgia

Nov 21, 2019
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Rated by emincems from Turkey

3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
overly boozy, not easy to drink and not complex as I expected.
Nov 21, 2019
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Rated by margesimpson

4.87/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
The best of the prairie dessert suite. 100% succulent.
Nov 11, 2019
Rated: 4.17 by jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

Oct 27, 2019
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Reviewed by TreyIsWilson from Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A - Pours pitch black with a thin tan head. Heavy amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malts.

T - The taste is dark chocolate, vanilla, black licorice and roasted malts.

M - Medium body with low carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a soft dry finish.

O - This is a tasty stout. Not really getting much Oreo flavor, but still tasty nonetheless.
Aug 27, 2019
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Reviewed by DoctorZombies from Florida

3.85/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours dark brown almost black at 56 degrees with fast fizzy tan cap that disappeared immediately; oily residue on top; no ring or lace; no legs. Chocolate cookie nose. Taste is vanilla and semi sweet chocolate; booze on finish. Smooth feel, full minus body, moderate minus carbonation; some alcohol bite (11.9%) on the tip of tongue. Overall, not a good looking beer; it kinda does taste like an Oreo cookie dunked in booze, but disappointing given the high price tag.
Aug 24, 2019
Rated: 4.04 by captainkrad from New Jersey

Aug 24, 2019
Rated: 4.28 by HopBelT from Belgium

Aug 16, 2019
Rated: 3.95 by tjg584 from Tennessee

Aug 10, 2019
Rated: 3.33 by M_chav from New Mexico

Aug 03, 2019
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Reviewed by Arjen from Netherlands

3.74/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Small glass from draught @ Zeezicht, Breda. Pours a black colour and a beige/light brown head with little retention. Aroma's are sweetish, roasty and boozy. Retronasal it's sweet, chocolate, a bit boozy, roasty and some cork or moss? Flavour is heavy sweet, chocolate, roasty. Full bodied. Moderate to strong alcohol feel. Long finish. A little too normal for a Prairie Stout. Then again, I'm not a fan of Oreo.
Aug 01, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by csmrx7 from Canada (AB)

Aug 01, 2019
Rated: 4 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Jul 19, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Jul 14, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by GRG1313 from California

Jun 30, 2019
Rated: 4.16 by CraftFan5 from New Jersey

Jun 20, 2019
Rated: 4.18 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida

Jun 17, 2019
Rated: 4.13 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Jun 16, 2019
Rated: 4 by t2grogan from Arizona

Jun 14, 2019
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Reviewed by mschrei from Illinois

3.71/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Not too into this beer. First off, after a few hours in the glass, there’s still some light foam on top and a couple of small white clumps that if I didn’t know better, would think they are actually bits of Oreo cream filling so I can get the authentic experience. Second, it’s just too sweet for me. I’m not a fan of Southern Tier’s dessert stout series and this one strikes me as the same type of beer. Will probably finish about three quarters of it for review purposes and toss the rest. First time I haven’t enjoyed a Prairie stout. Oh well. They all can’t be winners.
May 11, 2019
Rated: 3.49 by StoutSnob40 from California

May 10, 2019
Rated: 4.1 by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

May 09, 2019
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Reviewed by IvoryFoxhole from Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12 oz. bottle purchased in OK. Poured into Aslin anniversary glass and allowed to warm.

L: Small brown head, poor retention, nothing left after a moment. Beer is dark black.

S: Some Oreo cookie nose, some roasted malts. Not impressive, really.

T: Burned malts, bitter, some Oreo cookie (not the filling)

F: Full-bodied, not much carbonation. Construction and balance are "eh"

O: Man is this a disappointment coming from Prairie Artisan. They usually kill these.
May 09, 2019
Rated: 4.48 by Boccu from New York

May 08, 2019
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Reviewed by BigGold from Mississippi

4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Had poured from 12-oz. bottle, stamped illegibly, gift from friend, into snifter.

Roasted malts are mild, but the sweet chocolate cookie is balanced by the big alcohol.
May 07, 2019
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Reviewed by Ozzylizard from Pennsylvania

3.26/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Received from @jdell15 in NBS BIF #9. Reviewed 5/5/19. Thanks Jacob!
Marked on the base of the neck in microscopic green printing “25481?D3?A3 (above) 17351 (above) 296?10”. Stored at 42 degrees and served at 60 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Appearance – 3.5.
First pour – Dark brown, translucent.
Body – Dark brown/black, opaque.
Head – Tiny (Maximum one cm, aggressive center pour), brown, high density, fizzy, gone in five seconds leaving neither crown nor cap.
Lacing – None.
Aroma – 3 – I’ve been sniffing this intermittently for several minutes and, other than a bit of dampness, cannot detect any aroma.
Flavor – 3.5 - Begins mostly sweet with no identifiable flavor. In the middle, a burst of alcohol comes through. Ends slightly acrid with tons of alcohol, some licorice, and yes, Oreo tops and bottoms. No hops, no dimethylsulfide, no diacetyl.
Palate – 3.25 - Full, almost creamy, fizzy. By the end the fizziness has degraded to merely lively carbonation.
Impression and interpretation – 3 - Loses 0.25 point for needing a microfiche reader and a secret decoder ring to translate the neck cipher. It does end tasting like Oreos – the bread part of the sandwich, not the crème filling. Some diacetyl would have enhanced the flavor. Overall, a very mediocre booze bomb from Prairie Artisan.
May 05, 2019
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Reviewed by sfielder001 from California

3.99/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours black with a dark mocha head. Aroma is vanilla, espresso, chocolate with a hint of that Oreo cream filling. Flavor is a wonderful bitter roast character with vanilla, cookie and espresso. A thick mouthfeel and a warm finish make this beer quite enjoyable.
Apr 29, 2019
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Reviewed by Gadzook from Georgia

3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured from a bottle into a snifter.

L: Pours thick and black with a minimal 1/8" dark tan head that dissipate very quickly. Leaves a decent crown around the rim that creates very little lacing.

S: Not very strong. Just a bit of milk chocolate, some cream, slight vanilla and booze.

T: Fairly sweet up front. I pick up chocolate, caramel, cream and vanilla on the backend. Finish is very close to the aftertaste of Oreos, so that's where you really pick it up. Booze comes through stronger in the finish with a pleasant stout bitterness.

F: Very chewy. Very close to syrup. Carbonation is light with a very heavy body.

O: Honestly, Bomb! is better. I was very excited about this because it sounded like a sweet stout right up my alley. Not as complex as I'd hoped. It's not bad, but I'd say it's on the weaker side of Prairie's stouts.
Apr 27, 2019
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