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Prairie Bomb! - Prairie Artisan Ales

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

2,590 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,590
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 8.69%
Wants: 838
Gots: 752 | FT: 112
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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4.6/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a pitch black color with a dark brown coffee ring of a head.

The aroma has sweet chocolate in the front, almost like Southern Tier Choklat. Then onto fresh roasted coffee, sweet vanilla, and ripe fresh green pepper and capsaicin spice.

The flavor follows with roasted coffee in the front. Then onto big Choklat notes against of chocolate brownie and sweet chocolate. The middle hits of roasted coffee. Vanilla is generally a complimentary flavor in beer and this is true here. It pairs with the coffee and chocolate notes.

The spice is really interesting as it hits on different fronts, although in a medium to light manner as this is not a very spicy beer. It hits in the front brightly and then attacks again in the back of fresh pepper. It changes on each sip.

The beer finishes as the spice flows away with roasted coffee lingering. There is no sense of alcohol as this beer drinks like a 9-10% ABV imperial stout. The base beer definitely adds chocolate flavors, but hides as the adjuncts shine through.

The body is medium full and not very viscous.

I preferred Mexican Cake, though it is definitely better than Abraxas. I do wish the beer was more aggressively spicy and maybe had a bigger mouthfeel.

dar482, Feb 28, 2014
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Prairie Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
99 out of 100 based on 2,590 ratings.