Prairie Paradise

Brewery: Prairie Artisan Ales
Country: USA
ABV: 13%
Style: American Imperial Stout
Other Notes: Brewed and bottled by Krebs Brewing Co., Krebs, Oklahoma

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Imperial Stout brewed with coconut and vanilla.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.11
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 12 fl. oz. bottle with a Julian botted on date of (not clear, but I believe) 22917, meaning it was bottled on 17th August 2017. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with about half a finger brown head that dissipates quickly and left only sparse spotty lacing.
Aroma: Chocolate, toasted coconut, vanilla with a touch of molasses and light roasted malts.
Taste: Chocolate and roasted malts followed by a boozy sweet bourbon kick before calming down with vanilla, coconut and licorice.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to full bodied with low carbonation and some boozy kick.
Overall: I had a bottle a few weeks ago that was aged about a year that seemed to have much more coconut than I’m getting in this bottle, that has been bottled for about 6 months. This was not a bad bottle by any means, but for some reason, there is just less coconut than I remember, and that was something that I liked about it before.

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