Favorite Prairie offering?

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  1. GreesyFizeek

    GreesyFizeek Poo-Bah (10,430) Mar 6, 2013 New York
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    Coffee Okie for sure
     
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  2. oldn00b

    oldn00b Savant (904) Feb 23, 2015 Virginia

    I'm so incredibly bummed we don't get Prairie in VA. As far as breweries with solid reach, they're my #1 I wish we had in the state. My opinion is based on one trip to NC where I grabbed everything I could.

    Bomb! was #1 with Funky Gold Mosaic as #2. All their Bomb! variations and other barrel beers have me salivating every time I see them referenced.
     
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  3. Monkeyknife

    Monkeyknife Poo-Bah (3,510) Jan 8, 2007 Missouri
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    BOMB! for me.
     
  4. KevinJohnson2

    KevinJohnson2 Zealot (506) Jul 8, 2013 Michigan
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    Apple Brandy Noir and Pirate Bomb, hands down... Followed by Pirate Noir. So damn good.
     
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  5. riotontheroad

    riotontheroad Devotee (459) Apr 7, 2010 California
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    Apple Brandy Noir really knocked it out of the park for me!
     
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  6. Wanda

    Wanda Initiate (131) Nov 23, 2006 Tennessee

    Haven't tried any of their stuff...the $10 per 12 oz kinda keeps me at bay.

    Price check please!!??
     
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  7. abridgedatx

    abridgedatx Disciple (371) Feb 22, 2015 Texas
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    Pirate Bomb! for me. I also remember loving Coffee Noir, but it was a few years ago and one of the first Prairie offerings I had had at the time, so I hope to revisit that one. Okie was great, and I'm looking forward to trying the coffee version.
     
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  8. dcotom

    dcotom Poo-Bah (2,954) Aug 4, 2014 Iowa
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    So far, I've had only Pirate BOMB!, Apple Brandy Noir, and Limo Tint. The prices on a lot of Prairie's offerings are a little steep, to say the least, so I won't be pulling the trigger on these on a regular basis. That said, I'm glad I popped for the Pirate BOMB! It's my second-highest rated beer (behind only Rochefort 10).
     
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  9. WillemHC

    WillemHC Initiate (153) Jun 21, 2013 Utah

    Didn't love bomb! But AB Noire was unreal. I was so impressed with that beer I had no idea what had hit me. I haven't had too many of their funky soury beers, but I was really pleased with funky gold amarillo too. Would love to drink that all the time!
     
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  10. Skellbop

    Skellbop Defender (688) Feb 26, 2015 New York
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    I have some BA Bomb at home that I haven't opened yet, but the Apple Brandy Noir will be very hard to top.
     
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  11. The_Snow_Bird

    The_Snow_Bird Poo-Bah (1,826) May 7, 2015 Florida
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  12. will_eye_e

    will_eye_e Aspirant (240) Jul 29, 2013 Florida

    That's the price for regular bomb in the FL panhandle. We recently received BA Bomb and it's at 11 bucks a pop.
     
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  13. Gaddabble

    Gaddabble Devotee (476) Mar 8, 2014 Ohio
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  14. IGaveYouPower

    IGaveYouPower Aspirant (254) Dec 2, 2010 New York
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    Apple Brandy Noir or Barrel-Aged Bomb. Pirate Bomb was terrific, and I'm not a much of a rum guy so that speaks to how well they did on that one. I have a Coffee Okie and Pirate Noir sitting around I'll probably try soon.

    As far as their non-BA/stouts, Brett C and Prairie Hop are both outstanding, 'Merica and Funky Gold Amarillo were very solid too.
     
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  15. GreatStoutman

    GreatStoutman Crusader (779) Jan 5, 2016 Texas
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    Similar in Texas. BOMB! maybe $8-8.5, most others $10-12. Haven't seen BA BOMB yet so can't say, but I expect 12
     
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  16. Blinkyoureyes

    Blinkyoureyes Aspirant (208) Aug 28, 2015 Tennessee

    If i am ever in Tulsa i pick up all that i can at $6 per Bomb!
     
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  17. Badfish

    Badfish Initiate (73) Sep 6, 2013 Tennessee

    Bomb! still kills it for me.
     
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  18. jssf

    jssf Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2015 California

    Yeah, stuff's expensive. But I'm sure not going to stop buying it.
     
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  19. ryanhooks81

    ryanhooks81 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2014 Georgia

    ba bomb. or apple brandy bomb. both were ridiculously good
     
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  20. Premo88

    Premo88 Poo-Bah (2,140) Jun 6, 2010 Texas
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    1. Wine Barrel Noir
    2. BOMB!
    3. Eliza5beth

    And I'd never turn down a Hop or a Prairie Ale ...
     
  21. floridadrift

    floridadrift Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2014 Florida

    Im sayin'
     
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  22. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Initiate (0) Aug 29, 2012 Nebraska

    Favorite? Gotta be a toss up between Vanilla Noir and AB Noir. Although that may change once I crack open one of my bottles of BA Bomb based on what I've been hearing.

    That said, I really do love their flagship (Prairie Ale) and grab a bottle anytime I see it on the shelf. Plus there are a ton of other really solid ones they make:

    Prairie Standard
    Xmas Bomb
    Prairie Flare
    Americana
    Pirate Bomb
    Funky Gold Mosaic
    Eliza5beth
    Bomb
    Prairie Hop
    Okie
    'Merica
     
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  23. spacecake9

    spacecake9 Meyvn (1,080) Apr 26, 2014 Illinois

    Coffee Okie
     
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  24. Robdiesel21

    Robdiesel21 Initiate (0) Aug 6, 2014 Michigan

    Apple Brandy is one of the best beers i have had. i could drink that everyday! the others have been good but not that good.
     
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  25. Pldevo

    Pldevo Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2015 New Hampshire

    Cherry Funk. Need to see this one bottled again.
     
  26. Crunk_certified

    Crunk_certified Initiate (162) Jul 7, 2014 California

    One of my top 3 favorite breweries. I really enjoy almost everything I have had from them, besides this last anniversary ale, with Apple brandy standing out at the top. Just drank ape snake and loved it. Wine Barrel noir also stood out to me and I love Christmas bomb. Hell even standard is an amazing brew.
     
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  27. 4DAloveofSTOUT

    4DAloveofSTOUT Poo-Bah (3,295) Nov 28, 2008 Illinois
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    Prairie Standard! Yes, for all saison lovers because those lime hops is just amazeballs!
    Pirate Bomb is the bomb!
     
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  28. nerdboy19

    nerdboy19 Aspirant (253) Sep 20, 2015 Korea (South)
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    Apple brandy noir was so amazing. Wish I could try it again.
     
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  29. GaToWyo

    GaToWyo Aspirant (266) Feb 1, 2013 Colorado

    Vanilla Noir
    Bomb!
    Coffee Okie

    These are the 3 that I've tried that stand out. I don't think I've had anything lower than 'good' by Prairie. Have a BA Bomb! sitting here and probably going to do a side by side with the base for the Superbowl!
     
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  30. socalnate

    socalnate Initiate (0) May 21, 2014 California

    Regular bomb and apple brandy... worst I've had was Christmas.
     
  31. JISurfer

    JISurfer Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2002 South Carolina

    Just had Noir tonight, I liked it a lot. Have a Bible Belt waiting. The OK-Si was pretty good too.
     
  32. Adrena1ine

    Adrena1ine Aspirant (225) Nov 22, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    AB Noir. I cant stop trading for it. Absolute fire.
     
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  33. Ext

    Ext Initiate (0) Aug 17, 2012 District of Columbia

    AB Noir. Seriously. No, really, I mean it, seriously, just end the thread... :slight_smile:
     
  34. MartzMimic

    MartzMimic Devotee (438) Aug 17, 2013 Oklahoma

    Pirate Bomb - green wax
    Branson Stout #1
    Apple Brandy Barrel
    Gin Barrel JFJO Jazz Millions
    BA Bomb
    Bible Belt
    Christmas Bomb 2015
    OK-Si
    Bomb
    Prairie Hop
    American Style
    Americana
    Funky Gold Mosaic
     
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  35. BergBeer

    BergBeer Champion (873) Aug 21, 2013 Hawaii

    Haven't had too much from them but my two cents...

    1)Birra
    2)Bomb
     
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  36. Betolito

    Betolito Initiate (0) May 20, 2012 Nevada

    Bomb! - one of my favorites period.
    Apple Brandy Noir
    Pirate Noir
    Xmas Bomb!
     
  37. PhillyBoy23

    PhillyBoy23 Initiate (116) Feb 3, 2015 New Jersey

    Vanilla Noir is the Bomb! No pun intended.
    Christmas Bomb is awesome too.
     
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  38. RushMe

    RushMe Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2016 Illinois

    I have had all of the Noir's and think they are simply awful. However, Bomb is one of my all time favs overall.
     
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  39. Sludgeman

    Sludgeman Poo-Bah (2,616) Aug 17, 2012 District of Columbia
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    1. Funky Galaxy - A super unique brew in my book. One of a kind! Just the aroma is almost enough for me. Almost a black IPA but with the funk.
    1a. Bomb!
    2. Prairie Ale
     
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  40. kell50

    kell50 Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2007 North Carolina

    Bomb! is an amazing beer. Had it numerous times, and it's always been world class.

    I do have a bottle of '15 Vanilla Noir in my "cellar." Haven't popped it yet.
     
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