Coffee Okie

Oklahoma
United States
Prairie Coffee Okie Beer
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
95
Aroma:
24 / 24
Flavor:
38 / 40
Appearance:
5 / 6
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20
Description 

We took an old favorite and put a twist on it, so get ready for Coffee Okie!

Okie is an imperial brown ale that we aged in bourbon barrels, and we’ve taken that barrel aged base and added our favorite blend of roasted coffee.  The intense coffee flavors are complemented by notes of caramel, toffee, and vanilla resulting in a boozy, sweet and aromatic experience.

Profile

ABV: 
12.0%
IBUs: 
50
Judges Review 
Joseph Formanek's picture
Judges Rating:
95
Aroma:
24 / 24
Appearance:
5 / 6
Flavor:
38 / 40
Mouthfeel:
9 / 10
Overall Impression:
19 / 20

Prairie's Coffee Okie is a complex, barrel-aged spiced Imperial Brown Ale. This deep brown-colored brew with a rather quickly dissipating white head has a huge roasted coffee aroma with moderate levels of raisin, whiskey, chocolate and oak character. Very appetizing!

The first sip delivers an up-front coffee and raisin character that lingers throughout the drink. The flavor shifts to more chocolate and roasted notes in the middle and finish, with the coffee and caramelly raisin flavors playing a supporting role at that point. A sweet whiskey and alcohol warmth is also quite evident in this medium full-bodied brew. The rather dry finish delivers a delicious balance of whiskey, oak and coffee flavors that lingers on the palate for an enjoyably long time.

This is quite a massive brew that delivers a very satisfying overall character. Highly recommended!