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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (3795) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Tap at WoB. Pours very dark black color with a tan colored head. Aroma is dark malts, wood, chocolate, grainy notes. Slight bourbon. Flavor is dark malts, alcohol burn, wood, bourbon, slight vanilla and coffee. Heavy mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4348) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2014
This one poured a dark brown with a tan head. Aroma was of milk chocolate, light bourbon and wood, and molasses. Flavor was fairlty sweet, and soft, but more caramel and milk chocolate, lacking in the complex deep roasted character.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2622) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Um, 750ML poured um cloudy orange, 1 finger head. this is a stout? nice yeasty brett nose with citra and lemon meringue. Quite fruity with mango, lots of brett....yeasty, mango, banana. really fruit, juicy tangerine bitterness. This is quite good but not an imperial stout.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tdoyledesign (174) - Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Pours a deep black but not too thick. Aroma is lots of coffee, chocolate and a hint of marshmallow and sugar. Taste is sweet but well balanced. Palate is delicious. Marshmallow, sugar, coffee and a sugary cream finish. Mouthfeel is super smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daniel719 (142) - Safety Harbor, Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2014 Bottle thanks to beechner224. Poured into a snifter. Pours a nice black color. No head at all. Not much smell. Just some oak. At first taste it is all oak. Not much whiskey. Only a little. But it is good. Full bodied and sticks to the mouth. Stays with you. Iím waiting until it warms up. I hope more whiskey comes out. Even if it doesnít I still like it a lot.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (4933) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Sampled at ESBLS. Thanks Levi. Very dark, almost black. A beige ring. An aggressive flavor of roasted notes with coffee. I donít taste wood but do taste whiskey. Some vanilla. A really good beer. Gobs of malts.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8141) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Brownish-black pour with a medium light brown head that diminishes gradually. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Roasted malt, coffee and oak in the nose. Medium to full body with flavors of roast coffee, oaky vanilla and chocolate. The finish is roasted malt and subtle bourbon, Good beer all around.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
amice21 (2) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 10, 2014 does not count
Overall a solid beer. Roasty, chocolaty, stout. Light vanilla and espresso notes. Very little barrel. More of a imperial stout than a ba stout. 85/100

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewballs (190) - USA - MAR 8, 2014
In my opinion Prairie is the most overated beer in history. Their Bomb is less than that. However, their Noir is making me reconsider this notion. Cofffee hue. Espresso aroma. Lacy head. Vanilla bits and a lingering taste of nutmeg. Definitely feels like a seasonal, meant for Winter. Sweet wash down, There is booze but the balance between sweet and bitter is perfect. Try. Drink. Repeat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aarond (150) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is chocolate, whiskey, and coffee. Appearance is black with a thin light brown head. Good lacing. Taste is milk chocolate, caramel, vanilla, bourbon, coffee, and toast. Full bodied with a creamy texture and low carbonation. Overall very nice. Not too heavy on the bourbon.


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