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4.16/5
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837 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): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Prairie Noir is our bourbon barrel aged imperial oatmeal stout. We brew this beer with a huge amount of oats to give it an ever so silky mouth feel. Notes of coffee, chocolate, and toasted marshmallow can be found in the flavor and aroma of this beer. Notes of whiskey and carmel are also packed into this beer.

Added by chocosushi on 12-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,537
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
837
pDev:
9.62%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 837 |  Reviews: 111
Photo of AyatollahGold
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: Quarter inch head that is caramel in color and dissipated fairly quickly. Beer is pitch black.
S: Sweet smells of caramel and maybe even some vanilla. Very strong bourbon.
T: Once again sweet with hints of caramel, vanilla, fudge, maybe a little marshmallow and strong bourbon.
F: Medium to full body and has enough carbonation. Has a warmness to it and leaves behind a texture almost like you just got done eating a marshmallow.
O: This is a very solid stout that doesn't disappoint and is not one dimensional at all.

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Photo of herman77
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thoglund
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beersmith90
4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEER88
4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mbalint1
4.27/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the truly ancient bottle, it pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a small head that quickly diminishes to a ring. Caramel and roasted malts predominate in the nose. The mouth follows - yum!

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4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Harrison8
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with a thin fizz of caramel-colored foam on top. No head retention, with no lacing left behind. Aroma is butter, caramel, toffee, roasted, and toasted malts. Pleasant sweetness, with a robust, aroma. Flavor profile is similar, with notes of butter, caramel, and toffee. There is a little molasses, maple syrupy sweetness at the very end of the flavor profile. Roasted and toasted malt notes are also huge. Mouth feel is thick, with a huge, filling, velvety texture. Overall, a robust, sweet stout. It delivers well, with huge, robust notes throughout. It is a bit sweet, which may be off putting for some.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 12oz bottle.

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Photo of tommy5
4.84/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jopezu
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

pours the typical heavy stout slick with almost zero head, only some tan bubbles. nose; bourbon, chocolate/fudge, light oak, vanilla, & very light coffee. taste; roasted dark malt, sweet bourbon, baker's chocolate, strong vanilla, oak, ethanol, mocha, & light molasses. medium carbonation & mouthfeel. just a touch sweet & hot, otherwise another fanstastic prairie stout.

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Photo of Czequershuus
4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer pours a deep black with a thin head. The aroma is rich with caramel, vanilla, coffee, candy corn, toffee, vanilla wafers, and cookie dough. The flavor features lots of caramel, milk chocolate, toffee, fudge, vanilla, cinnamon, and chocolate chip cookies. The mouthfeel is very full and rich, with a sparkling touch of carbonation. Overall this is a wonderful stout - the whole noir series is absolutely brilliant - great mouthfeel all the way through.

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Photo of tbryan5
4.71/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Samdaddy
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Prarie + whiskey barrels = bomb ass stouts

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4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cjgator3
4.45/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hendry
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Virby44
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheHopsman
4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Winston3737
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TylerJ
4.67/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Prairie Noir from Prairie Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 837 ratings
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