RateBeer
Home >

Free State #1073 Prairie Stout

 (RETIRED)
Free State #1073 Prairie Stout
     click to upload


 No Score 

Requires
more ratings

Formerly brewed at Free State Brewing Company
Style: Stout
Lawrence, Kansas USA

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   ABV: -
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the years since it was given to the City in 1955, the 'Prairie' class Steam Locomotive #1073 has been a source of interest and entertainment to young and old alike. Our #1073 is meant for the adult crowd, and we hope it serves you well. This black stout was made using a generous portion of freshly toasted grains as well as a sizable dollop of dark molasses. Hop flavor and aroma is minimal in order to focus the flavor on the toasted malts. O.G. - 16.95°P/1068. Hops - 50 IBUs


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 15, 2003
A decent stout, not particularly surprising as it comes from Free State. A little "nutty" for my taste; in fact, it reminds me a bit of a chik-O-stick. The hops were surprisingly present, and this was a relief given the sticky opening.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - FEB 15, 2003
This is just a tasty stout. There is nothing really "adult" about it, the sweetness of the molasses is definitely balanced. Wonderfully smoothed and one to revisit every year.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 20, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2003 Thick reddish- black in color, nice thick and creamy tan head, nice lasting lace. Aroma of burnt sugar and chocolate, roasted, coffee, molasses and chocolate, nice burnt bitterness. Medium body with a thick and creamy mouthfeel, burnt bitter and sweet finish, a pretty good stout.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Indra (2656) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - MAR 4, 2002
Toasty malt aroma, with a hint of the molasses. Very dark, opaque brown/red color, almost black. Rather nice head, creamy consistency. Flavor profile is most certainly about the dark malts, although there are some hops noticable towards the end. Tastes like there is a nice variety of malts in this beer, not just a couple of kinds. Decent complexity. I like this beer, the molasses adds a nice character, and it’s full of roasted flavors. I wouldn’t call this a dry stout, though... Just not dry enough to fit that category, I suppose.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »





Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50