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Prairie Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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2,129 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,129
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 8.22%
Wants: 762
Gots: 619 | FT: 92
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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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Hopswagger

South Carolina

4.66/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

P: Pitch black abyss with a deep espresso cap that hugs the edge of the glass. Phantom lacing.

S: First sip, rich caramel coffee syrup, eucalyptus leaves, roast chipotles, play dough, and vanilla cola. Aromas of latex paint, black strap molasses and columbian roast coffee. Rich and decadent but graced with natural aromas that balance this ticking time bomb.

T/M: Upfront carbonated water taste, follows by loads of velvety rich cocoa nibs and a slow building heat brings up the rear and tingles the inner mouth. Lots of earthy flavors, vegetation, roast chilies and medium toast oak. Booze becomes more assertive once warm and delivers dry smoky leftovers.

O: An explosive grand tasting brew by anyone's standards. I really appreciate the delicate balance that was achieved with so many variables that were in play. The heat from the chilies help the bourbon create a heating blanket inside your chest. Makes me proud to be a native Okie. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 03:45:06 | More by Hopswagger
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Bottle purchased in Oklahoma City, also had this at The Beer Trappe in Lexington, Kentucky a couple days beforehand. Liked the Bible Belt variation of this alot, happy to be able to review this now as well. ABV listed as 13% on the label.

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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