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Prairie Pirate Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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Ratings: 547
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 591
Gots: 95 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Prairie's Bomb stout aged in Rum barrels.

(Beer added by: Nuggetz on 10-19-2013)
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Reviews by elNopalero:
Photo of elNopalero
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This pours a solid dark coffee-chocolate color.

There’s an aroma of chocolate and toffee, which doesn’t do it justice. It smells great—like the finest of chocolates and toffees for your olfactory edification. The same thing with the taste, as each sip brings a taste of dark roast coffee from the finest of brews, along with the chocolate and toffee, smoothly blended together and belying hints of vanilla, toasted coconut, and a hint of caramelized sugar.

This gives no indication of it’s strength—until you’ve sipped it a few times and feel the effects. That’s how smooth and well-blended it is.

Worth seeking out. One to share but if you kept it to yourself I wouldn’t fault you one bit.

(Technical) Review 1100!

elNopalero, Apr 02, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Jeffo
4.48/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this one from Doodler in a recent box. Cheers man! Drunk right after regular BOMB.

From a bottle into a snifter.
Green wax
BOMB aged in Rum barrels

APPEARANCE: Muddy black pour yields a one finger, foamy, medium tan head with very good retention. Jet black body with almost no carbonation. Slowly fades to a full foam cap, then a wisp and ring. A simple ring remains but leaves no lacing down the glass. Less head and less carbonation than the base beer.

SMELL: Everything from the regular BOMB is there plus a touch of rum. The adjuncts are slightly milder to make room for the rum though. A touch milder then, with coffee, cocoa, vanilla and chilies, with a bit of rum and oak as well. A touch milder than the base beer, but really, really wonderful. Love this.

TASTE: Rum and vanilla notes up front. A touch of milk chocolate into the swallow with some chili heat as well. Bold and lingering finish of rum, oak, vanilla, some coconut, bitter coffee and cocoa nibs, as well as some well measured heat again. The rum barrels add a touch of spirit and coconut to the already complex base beer. This works really well. Delicious.

PALATE: Similar to the base beer, but a bit lighter and less creamy. Medium body and slightly higher levels of carbonation. Semi-creamy on the palate, goes down fine with a bit of a scratch at the swallow and finishes slightly mouth-coating. Less chili heat and booze, though still a touch too light and carbonated for the style.

OVERALL: Excellent again. The rum barrel has kind of found room at the expense of some of the base beer, but it's excellently balanced and complex. This and the base beer make an absolutely wonderful pair; top class stuff in my books. Cheers Doodler. Highly recommended.

Jeffo, Jun 27, 2014
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Photo of jeonseh
4.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark black with a milk chocolate head.

S - Loads of vanilla, dark chocolate, and chili peppers in the nose

T - Milk chocolate, dark rum presence, dark chocolate, loads of coffee, vanilla, and light pepper presence in the back

M - Thick and creamy body with a light astringency from the rum presence and the barrel

O - Really good beer with a good balance of flavor with the vanilla, rum, chocolate and coffee

jeonseh, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

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Prairie Pirate Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
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