Prairie Okie | Prairie Artisan Ales

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Brown Ale Aged In Oak Whiskey Barrels.

Added by impending on 05-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
537
Reviews:
90
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.29%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
180
For Trade:
23
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Ratings: 537 |  Reviews: 90
Photo of GreatStoutman
4.55/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pathman
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kmat10
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iamjeff6
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kborning
4.21/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.79/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zach136
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bmeGT
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deadonhisfeet
3.84/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Imperial brown ale aged in whiskey barrels. Poured from a bottle into a Brooklyn Brewery Belgian tulip. The pour is dark, dark red rather than brown and sports a very thin layer of foam that quickly dissolves. On the nose I get bourbon, dark fruit, and roasted malt.

Full body with a slick feel and a sweet flavor. Intense treacle and toffee flavors up front, a hint of vanilla, a good dose of bourbon, and substantial dark fruit near the finish, which is warm but not too boozy. Not much at all in the way of hops. A little on the sweet side without enough roasted malt character.

Reminds me more of a Scotch ale than a brown ale. Very reminiscent of Founders Backwoods Bastard (at double the price). Unfortunately, I think the barrel character is a little too prominent. It's not boozy, but I'd like to get more roasty notes to balance out some of the sweetness.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Murky brown color with beige head. Atoms is full-on bourbon with caramel and fudge notes. Taste starts sweet with caramel, dark sugar and bourbon. Finishes smooth and fudgy. Body is medium to heavy with medium carbonation. You get some alcohol burn on the aftertaste but it doesn't bother. Really nice overall, like a barrel aged imperial stout but easier to drink and without the roastiness.

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Photo of brittanylicious
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heysuz
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tyecko
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brayton
4.63/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic beer great look,smell and taste

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Photo of thumperskibum
3.56/5  rDev -13%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of enrique_m
4.62/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look dark amber color
Smell dark fruits like raisins and dates
Taste dark fruits, whisky, and maple syrup
Feel full bodied, tasty, and smooth
Overall tasty and lots of flavor

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Photo of MartzMimic
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mothman
4.24/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beige tan head. Color is a dark brown.

Huge whiskey and vanilla notes up front. Chocolate, caramel, and molasses. Dark dried fruits. Oaky. Coconut. Brown sugar.

Medium bodied with a bit of heat.

Solid offering. Very fun to try.

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Photo of 30helens
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of delgotit99
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Narthax
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Prager62
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I picked this up in late November. The date code is a bit hard to read, but looks like 14915. Poured in my 13oz. snifter for science!

Look- Pours a very thin reddish brown color with a thin ring of light tan foam.

Smell- Whiskey forward with some raisin, dark cherry, vanilla, and brown sugar.

Taste- A bit of sweet whiskey to begin, followed by dark cherry, figs, and a hint of vanilla. There is a considerable amount of oak that comes out in the finish.

Feel- Thin, a tad flat, with a little alcohol burn.

Overall- A pretty tasty beer for the pretty hefty price of $10 for twelve ounces. I don't regret my decision to try it as it was really good, but I prefer stouts to brown ales and will spend my money there in the future.

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Prairie Okie from Prairie Artisan Ales
4.09 out of 5 based on 537 ratings.
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