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Prairie Pirate Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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663 Ratings
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Ratings: 663
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 8.65%
Wants: 612
Gots: 172 | FT: 19
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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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

mrkdwrds, May 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

mctizzz, May 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

TonyJ815, May 18, 2014
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4.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Opened in celebration of completing my 1st year of PT school

A- Pitch black as it slides into the glass. Creamy, faint, caramel colored head that settles in around the edge. Intense to say the least.

S- Consistent with the Bomb! aroma of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, oak, and chilies, but with the rum barrel spices added in. Lots of caramelized sugars.

T- So. Freaking. Intense! Bomb forward with a rum twist on the backend. Waves of cocoa, tempering vanilla, charred sugar cane, and a touch of coconut. The chili peppers work only to compliment the bounty of flavors that flow together to near perfection.

M- Silky, full, creamy, low carbonation. Alcohol is so hidden for the abv. Damn near perfect.

O- Everyone wants to compare to the non-variant. And while I'm not 100% sure which is better, I know that this is so damn good. Rum barrel only intensifies it.

$8 for a 12 oz

Bosoxfan20, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

cmdmzmjm, May 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

black13, May 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

weaksauce, May 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -22.4%

mtrog313, May 12, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Green wax top.

Ap - Black with a thin mocha head that settles to a ring. Little to no lacing. When I hold a light up to it, there is a bunch of sediment/floaties. Not very appealing, but when you're adding this many adjuncts, it's bound to happen.

Ar - Sweet milk chocolate, subtle chili, rum, and vanilla.

T - Similar to the nose, with a touch of coffee thrown in. I really want more heat with these beers.

M - Chewy, thick, mouth-coating. There's almost no pepper, or alcohol burn really.

O - This beer is REALLY tasty. However, this beer, I feel, would be one of the best ever if there was more heat and less coffee bitterness. I'm really glad I got to try this!

KVNBGRY, May 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

injuredreserve, May 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

facesnorth, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.63/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Green wax capped 12oz bottle from BeerMeDuffMan (thanks man!). No bottling date but I believe this was a late 2013 release. Served in a Burnt Hickory snifter.

Pours oil black with a thin eighth finger of deep tan head that remains only as a halo, leaving almost no lace.

Pleasing aromas of vanilla, rum, milk chocolate, creamed coffee and a very subtle waft of chilli. Delightful and inviting.

The taste doesn't follow the nose as much as blow it away. Bold and rich with coffee, sugary rum, cocoa, slight char, roasty malt, smooth vanilla, molasses, brown sugar and a nip of alcohol with more of a mild chilli flavor than any real heat. The smoothness and ease of consumption belie it's 14% abv. Excellent layers of flavor that really showcase the barrel and adjuncts alike in wave after wave of stout satisfaction.

Fairly thick body; creamy and moderately heavy with tingly carbonation. The finish has the sweetness and a little booze heat from the rum with chocolate covered coffee beans and a very subtle chilli heat.

I've had a couple back to back sub par experiences with Prairie's barreled stouts but this is truly outstanding. The rum barrel gives the base Bomb! a sugary candy coating that brings everything together fantastically. Highly recommended.

ThickNStout, May 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

rollncalguy78, May 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

XmnwildX12, May 08, 2014
Prairie Pirate Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
100 out of 100 based on 663 ratings.