Basic Becky
Prairie Artisan Ales

Basic BeckyBasic Becky
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From:
Prairie Artisan Ales
 
Oklahoma, United States
Style:
Pumpkin Beer
Ranked #7
ABV:
11%
Score:
94
Ranked #2,481
Avg:
4.24 | pDev: 6.6%
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
160
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 12, 2024
Added:
Sep 05, 2019
Wants:
  7
Gots:
  3
Imperial Stout with pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, coriander, clove and caraway.
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Rated: 4.08 by WOLFGANG from South Carolina

Feb 12, 2024
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Rated by dd53grif from Michigan

4.19/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a dark brown color with a minimal head that disappears quickly.
Jul 14, 2023
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Reviewed by Tilley4 from Tennessee

3.31/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Found this in the back of my fridge and don't even remember buying it?

Here we go..

Pumpkin spice dominates...metallic notes abound...thin and lacks body...

What am I drinking here? 94? Do I have an off bottle or something?

This is ok but weird...past its prime?

Not sure

Just ok
Mar 02, 2023
 
Rated: 4.25 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida

Jan 26, 2023
 
Rated: 3.75 by BabaBeer from California

Dec 04, 2022
 
Rated: 4.11 by BAsbill from California

Nov 25, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by BeardedWalrus from North Carolina

Nov 08, 2022
 
Rated: 4.3 by EdFed from Illinois

Nov 04, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by shelby415 from Oregon

Nov 01, 2022
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Reviewed by Scotchboy from Idaho

4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Oily opaque pour from a 12oz bottle - minimal head and retention, as expected. Strong fall/spice presence on the nose and palate, lots of nutmeg to me, clove as well, cinnamon, a good dose of what I would consider pumpkin or gourd, maybe some vanilla or orange-like sweetness but those notes are mild. Roasted malt is there, but the coffee is very mild, I really don't get it and I'm looking for it. Still a nice fall-style, spiced imperial stout.
Oct 31, 2022
 
Rated: 4.02 by AGoodStout from Kansas

Oct 29, 2022
 
Rated: 4.33 by o29 from Texas

Oct 29, 2022
 
Rated: 4.56 by festizio from California

Oct 23, 2022
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Reviewed by hman43 from North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Look: It pours black with a dark brown head. Head retention is low.

Smell: The aromas are loaded with spices which include cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg, and coriander. There are low roast aromas with clove.

Taste: Plenty of spices dominate the flavor with cinnamon, nutmeg, and all spice leading the way. There is a sweetness to the flavor with sugar and roast. There are some orange elements with clove and coriander. There are low pumpkin flavors with maybe a touch of ginger.

Feel: It has a medium full body with plenty of alcohol warming.

Overall, this is a pumpkin spice bomb that overpowers most of the stout flavors. I personally, would like more of the stout flavors, but this beer is a great beer for spice lovers.
Oct 15, 2022
 
Rated: 4.17 by petewheeler from Maryland

Oct 10, 2022
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
slightly strong pumpkin ale nice malt and pumpkin flavors
Oct 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by JamesLeung from Florida

Oct 07, 2022
 
Rated: 4.14 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Sep 28, 2022
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Reviewed by Seanjohnhunt from California

4.75/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
I have been wanting and waiting to try this one. It has a unique flavor profile and not one I have had before.
Look: black motor oil with tiny swirling bubbles at the top when poured and than dissipate.
Smell: Dry pumpkin baking spices and faint pumpkin. Malty.
Mouth feel: Simi-thick, oily and coats your mouth decent enough.
Taste: Fudge chocolate, malty, and dry pumpkin baking spices. The pumpkin flavor is not in your face. It's a rich sipper that gives you different hints of pumpkin baking spices bounce off and taping your tongue.
I would describe it as a 'dark chocolate fudge brownie with dry pumpkin baking spices mix in the batter and then dipped in bourbon a little than take a bite! If Saint Arnold Pumpkinator is 100 this one is 98.
Sep 28, 2022
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Reviewed by Dinglehacker from Wisconsin

4.66/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured bottle into seidel. Murky, almost sludgy cola, popping bupples with a faint khaki foam.

Nose is nutmeg heavy + cocoa, pie crust.

Taste follows with all the spice, the pumpkin a creamy muted note. Finishes almost like mulled wine with clove and cinnamon. Clove comes out as it warms.

Grainy finish.

Between this is Pumpkin Kerfuffle, nobody gourds it better than Prairie. Rich, complex sipper.
Sep 27, 2022
Basic Becky from Prairie Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 160 ratings