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Prairie Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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2,133 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,133
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 8.22%
Wants: 762
Gots: 620 | FT: 92
Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial stout aged on coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and ancho chili peppers.

(Beer added by: MinorThreat on 05-29-2013)
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CaptCleveland

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz, orange waxed bottle poured into Cycle Brewing snifter.

Pitch black liquid, one-inch, thick mocha head dissipates after a few sips to a rim. Nice lacing coats the glass during the tasting.

Chocolate malt, char, light coffee and peppers. Not much vanilla, but the choc malt is heavenly.

The chocolate takes on a more fudge-like flavor and the coffee comes out. Nice, mellow pepper burn accentuates the flavors.

Medium-heavy body, well carbonated, alcohol well hidden by the peppers.

Another in a line of stouts brewed with cacao and chili peppers. Well done but not in the class of Huna.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2014 23:32:20 | More by CaptCleveland
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Appearance - Oily black pour into a snifter. A finger or so of brown head forms, a swirly cap and thick ring are left by the end along with some good lace. Impressive for the ABV for sure.

Smell - Nice nose with prominent cocoa and chili spice, quite a bit of roasted malt as well, which rounds it all out very well. Coffee is on the lighter end of the spectrum but becomes more noticeable with warmth. Vanilla if you look for it. Noticeable alcohol but not bad. Pretttty nice.

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Prairie Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
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