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Prairie Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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2,488 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,488
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 8.44%
Wants: 818
Gots: 718 | FT: 104
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.

ABV varies by batch.

(Beer added by: MinorThreat on 05-29-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

Honus1, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

AMAZING! The ancho chili peppers, caco nibs, and vanilla beans are the perfect award winning combo. Left me tasting the vanilla beans and cocao nibs for hours after.

bouldercellar, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.1%

Camel242000, Sep 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

joemochas, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -22.2%

deadliest, Sep 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

TomO23, Sep 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

Got a few these in a trade recently and plan to cellar the others.

a: Poured straight down the glass, black with a thin brown head. Looks really thick.

s: CHOCOLATE! I get much more chocolate on the nose that the chills or coffee.

t: Again i get heavy chocolate on the front. The coffee adds a nice flavor. The chills are very mild. This isn't a spicy beer and the chills give a nice flavor as the beer goes down the throat. You definitely cannot taste that 14%abv

M: Thick and full mouth feel. Not very carbed which adds to the chocolate flavor

O: Amazing. Honestly one of the best imperial stouts Ive had. Unlike other chili stouts this one is all about balance and delivery an amazing beer not just a different experience. I could drink this everyday. Looking forward to crushing this in the depths of winter.

MWilcox20, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -11.1%

GraduatedCashew, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

BigSpeen3436, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Tuck_leepulin
5/5  rDev +11.1%

12oz Brown bottle with no wax so was probably bottled spring of 2014. Poured into a snifter.

Appearance: Pours dark as motor oil with a tan head that recedes into a thin ring

Smell: Chocolate, coffee, vanilla and a whole lot of roasted aroma

Taste: An incredible blend of all the flavors mentioned in the aroma with a well balanced spice throughout

Mouthfeel: Creamy and just thick enough; the carbonation really tickles the tongue

Overall: I've had this a few times on draft and now I'm excited to crack a bottle to review. This is perhaps still the only chili beer I have had that I will enjoy to have again. Upon opening the bottle you are quickly greeted by all the ingredients with aromas of chocolate, coffee, and vanilla beans with all these working in perfect unison. This is even more demonstrated in the flavor with a blend of all these with a persistent chili spice that is persistent throughout and stays right in the back of your mouth. Most impressive is how hidden the alcohol is with little to no booziness in the finish.

Tuck_leepulin, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

BrownAleMale, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

BryanK, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

wellsnb, Sep 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

Carb-Overlord, Sep 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

m_dub, Sep 08, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -8.9%

Non waxed edition. Smell is of vanilla, coffee. Really nice
Taste is very coffee forward, creamy. As it warms up, the chilli begins to come out. Not my thing . Becomes very bitter as well. The chilli is a little too much. Dominating.It kills the vanilla, coffee. The smell is the best thing about this stout. Good, but not for me.

BogBoyJD, Sep 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

Renegawam, Sep 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

While I'm not normally a fan of stouts, this one is really amazing. It pours coffee dark and the smells of all of espresso, chocolate, and vanilla instantly make themselves known. The tastes of all of these are there along with a nice warm taste of chili peppers.

The mouth feel is good, with a heavier carbonation, and a thick, creamy body.

Great stout!

Kegbeerd, Sep 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

ArkansasTraveller, Sep 06, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -7.6%

OKgreg14, Sep 06, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +1.3%

sirhc3034, Sep 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.1%

Ramjam1989, Sep 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

ghscott, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

lovethebelgians, Sep 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev 0%

Shaunbkgb, Sep 04, 2014
Prairie Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
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