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Prairie Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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1,995 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,995
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 8%
Wants: 758
Gots: 573 | FT: 92
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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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Brutus627

Maine

4.5/5  rDev 0%

07-01-2014 13:12:54 | More by Brutus627
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TXnurseman

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-01-2014 03:41:57 | More by TXnurseman
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titty_mcbitty

Texas

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

A: Typical stout in color and appearance. There is a dark tan head that looks ever so creamy!

S: Oh man... chocolate, oats, rye bread, and some spice.

T: Yes! Chocolate, oatmeal which brings a nice creaminess, rye bread, grain, raisins and other dark fruits, the ancho chili is definitely noticeable but not overpowering at all. Nice balance of flavors.

M: The mouth plays around nicely with the taste, in that it's thick and creamy like butter, yet has a hard, concrete punch to it.

O: Awesome beer. Taste is very balanced and complex: I get a lot of flavors out of it. This is amazing for an already amazing style.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2014 03:25:45 | More by titty_mcbitty
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Jd2391

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev 0%

07-01-2014 03:15:36 | More by Jd2391
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Beervana

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev 0%

07-01-2014 02:58:14 | More by Beervana
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Huskyninja

California

5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-01-2014 01:43:05 | More by Huskyninja
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KevMo84

California

3.5/5  rDev -22.2%

07-01-2014 00:47:11 | More by KevMo84
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PPSchwa

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -11.1%

07-01-2014 00:38:28 | More by PPSchwa
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-01-2014 00:33:21 | More by SuperHop18
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Enochase04

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-30-2014 16:52:41 | More by Enochase04
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Liondiscs

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

06-30-2014 13:30:22 | More by Liondiscs
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Spiffaz

Arizona

4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Drink this beer!

A - Blacker than your morning joe. Deep, deep dark brown with a nice, medium head that leaves virtually no lace. Head fades fast.

S - The coffee and alcohol hit you right as you open the bottle. Chocolate is definitely there and easy to smell, but comparatively much harder to pick up. Something slightly funky is there, but I think it's just the combination of the chili and the vanilla. If you inhale deep you get the burn of the chili.

T - BOOM. The first sip is unexpected. It punches you. Smooth, lush, and that lingering note of iced mocha and alcohol. The balance on this beer is great, especially when you consider it's 13% ABV. It tastes just like you'd expect a dark, chocolatey beer to taste. The malt...it makes me so happy.

M - Another reviewer correctly pointed out that the chili comes out more strongly if you swish this around a bit before swallowing. This beer really has the mouth feel of a nice cup of dark roast, heavy but not cloying.

O - Prairie Artisan Ales has a very solid coffee stout here. The addition of the chocolate, vanilla, and chili somehow all works out very well.

Note - Don't drink this beer too cold; you'll miss all the fun.

YAY Beer!

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 07:07:30 | More by Spiffaz
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joshwith

Colorado

4/5  rDev -11.1%

06-30-2014 06:14:39 | More by joshwith
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OBeerMeGreatOne

California

4.65/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Pours out pitch black, half inch light brown head, no lace.

The smell is intense! Chocolate, fresh iced coffee, vanilla... yum.

The slightly warmed taste starts with spicy chocolate with chili peppers (which wasn't in the smell). Coffee and sweet malt follow. Vanilla, booze and chili finish it. Thick and delicious.

I would never turn this beer down... ever! So much going on, hope to find a few more.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 05:05:23 | More by OBeerMeGreatOne
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ggell100

New York

4.5/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 04:29:31 | More by ggell100
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WI-Beer-Man

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-30-2014 03:45:29 | More by WI-Beer-Man
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JayPeso

California

4.5/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 03:32:40 | More by JayPeso
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1BeerToRuleThemAll

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-30-2014 03:25:02 | More by 1BeerToRuleThemAll
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DogfishJoe

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

06-30-2014 01:37:03 | More by DogfishJoe
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Ty_Collins

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

06-30-2014 01:03:21 | More by Ty_Collins
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mrcraft

California

4.5/5  rDev 0%

06-29-2014 21:49:38 | More by mrcraft
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midnitesun11

California

5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-29-2014 20:46:23 | More by midnitesun11
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OMsweetOM

California

4.5/5  rDev 0%

06-29-2014 19:49:48 | More by OMsweetOM
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attometer00

Texas

4/5  rDev -11.1%

06-29-2014 18:15:53 | More by attometer00
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Halfbrother83

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle into a Pipeworks snifter.

A: Jet black with a finger of dark, milk-chocolate head that leaves nice legs around the tip of the glass.

S: Tons of coffee, some dark chocolate, and spicy pepper that tingles the nose.

T: A roasted espresso bomb, some dark bakers chocolate, roasty malts. The peppers are sort of hidden, but show up and linger in the finish if you hold it in your mouth for a bit before swallowing... definitely interesting.

M: Smooth and medium bodied. Not sticky or chewy in anyway.

O: Kinda hoped for more spice, but overall, this is a super solid example of a coffee stout, and I love the small bottling format. A bomber would be too much.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 02:40:27 | More by Halfbrother83
Prairie Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
100 out of 100 based on 1,995 ratings.