Serve in Snifter


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

gururyan's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gururyan (665) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - APR 20, 2013
My rating is a bit biased because I am not a fan of stouts. This one felt a bit chalky and dark. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
furthur (494) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle, black beer, dark walnut colored head fades to a ring. Aroma is raisin and plum, vanilla, whiskey, oak, cookies, chocolate. Taste is creme brûlée , cookies, caramel, coffee. Palate is rich and thick, carbonation subdued. Finish is coffee and hops and oak, almost dry, but not really. This is pretty sweet, and lots of whiskey barrel there, but as a desert, it’s really got a nice balance and flavor progression.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (3975) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2015
12 ounce bottle thanks to Errl. The beer is a dark brown to black color with a khaki head of foam. The aroma has a nice, toasted marshmallow note to it that just takes this beer to the next level for me. There is a lot of char character and coffee and caramel as well. Hints at coconut, too. This beer blew me away. Thick, viscous mouthfeel with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomashall (357) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2015
12 Oz bottle shared. Dark black pour, almost no head. Strong whiskey aroma. Taste is not as hot as smell, really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (8186) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 19, 2015
Bottle shared by Tom - thanks. Smells hotter than it is. Dark totally opaque pour. Sweet rich malt, some coffee, whiskey. Super good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje (8022) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle @ Drink Rich’s American beer, thanks to Omgrich. Brune foncée, col fin blanc-cassé, doré au verre. Arôme est malté, chocolaté, légère effluve de vanille en rétro mais restant assez minimaliste. Palais est malté, chocolat avec un côté oxydé qui dénature le caractère original de la bière. Vanille reste très discrète avec un renforcement du whisky. Le tout est chaud et l’alcool perce bien.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerRenter76 (341) - Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Espresso brown, almost black, body with a creamy tan head. Soft and rounded flavors for an Imperial stout. Milk chocolate, espresso, charred sugar, vanilla, mild herbal bitterness. The whiskey barrel treatment is fairly subtle, background woodiness, creme brulee, molasses, and a whiskey finish. Satisfying mouthfeel without an overly sweet finish. This is a well put together beer. Rich flavors, good balance, the barrel is integrated well. Not quite as aggressive as other big barrel aged stouts.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Couch0508 (119) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2015
I am not a huge whiskey fan so I shouldn’t have been surprised that I was not a fan of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11853) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2015
Draught as CBC stout. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter fniish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crispy34 (486) - Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is dark malt and sweetness. Appearance is black with tan head. Taste is Carmel and dark malt sweetness. Palate is dark and dry. Overall, a good stout. Pretty boozy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4195) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle. Black beer with an beige head. Roasted chocolate leather, coffee licorice oaky vanilla caramell aroma with some tar notes. Roasted coffee, dak chocolate, licorice, leather, floral and fruity flavour.

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 »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 19

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50