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Deconstructed Bomb! Chili | Prairie Artisan Ales

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Prairie Artisan Ales
Oklahoma, United States
prairieales.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by billab914 on 12-14-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,490
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
31
pDev:
6.68%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by mothman:
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4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap. Tan head. Black in color.

Typical prairie stout. Roasted malts, lots of chocolate, molasses, and fudge. The chili shows in the finish, but I wanted more. Very faint.

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Photo of Zonian1
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrewh995
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark black with a dark brown head. Smells of peppers, chocolate, and roastiness. Tastes of peppers, light sweet chocolate, and roasted malt. Medium-heavy body and medium-light carbonation. Overall an awesome version of Bomb that really lets the peppers shine.

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Photo of Thankin_Hank
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like the dark beers. Prairie predudiced. They make fantastic brews. No head. Not really strong on aroma. The chili is good but not as fabulous without the other ingredients. It's the chili kick I love about Bomb. Has a nice smooth mouthfeel with a touch of heat. Some beers I think could use a touch of heat that works so well with the Bomb. I like this beer but it's incomplete.
On draft at Meddlesome Moth Dallas.

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Photo of JamesLeung
4.81/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Manfrombelmonty
4.27/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aufie
3.92/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dbrauneis
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.4/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Chocolate, coffee but not so much heat to speak of. Flavor is really good and would prefer this on a winter day. If you haven't tried do yourself s favor.

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4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BEERchitect
4.4/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The stronger, stouter, maltier, spicier and more savory ale that comprises the legendary Bomb undergoes a taste reduction. So, what happens when we start to subtract many of the complementary flavors and allow each individual spice addition to stand upon its own? Can we find addition by subtraction?

The Deconstructed Bomb! Chili rendition pours with the expected dark brown, nearly espresso black appearance. Its frothy ecru foam cap delivers a beautiful combination of dark coffee, chocolate, cream and caramel to the nose along with the curious tingle of chili pepper. Leading with a sweeter early palate, the stout meets the tongue with a semisweet melange of caramel, espresso, chocolate, toffee and cream.

Sweetness recedes slowly on the middle palate as the taste of espresso, bittersweet chocolate, caramel and cream lead to a stronger well melded roasty taste with black walnut and cookies and cream following closely behind. Boldly charred, lightly smoky and a highly robust taste of scorched earth and bitterness chases an element of chili flakes with a rummy spice and an overall s'mores-like quality looming.

Full bodied, semisweet and earthy with a kiss of chipotle, the dessert beer satisfies the chili heads while a piquant spicy finish that delights the culinary curious from from sip to finish. Its long and savory aftertaste is remiss of Mexican hot chocolate and rum.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zeff80
4.14/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured a jet-black color with a small, light brown head of foam. It smelled of spicy chili, roasted malt and toffee. Nice sharp chili heat with some toasty caramel and toffee.

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Photo of heysuz
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ristaccia
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.69/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 22Blue
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.77/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served alongside the other three Deconstructed beers at Churchkey in D.C.

Similar in appearance to the rest of the series. That's to say, near black with a small beige collar. Mild chili character in both the aroma and flavor. I expected a bolder showing. The weakest of the series. The magic of Bomb! is the beautiful integration of each separate component into something that is greater than the sum of its parts. Fun.

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3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
4.29/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 31 ratings
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