Bomb! | Prairie Artisan Ales

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4.5/5
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Bomb!Bomb!
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial stout aged on coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and ancho chili peppers.

ABV varies by batch.

Added by MinorThreat on 05-29-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#99
Reviews:
972
Ratings:
6,129
pDev:
8.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,028
Gots:
2,706
Trade:
265
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Ratings: 6,129 |  Reviews: 972
Photo of Daileyg13
4.86/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter at The Beef & Brew in Geneva, NY. This was my first time having this beer on draft and I think it is a bit spicier on draft.
Smell- Vanilla, slight chocolate, coffee with a hint of peppers.
Taste- Tons of Vanilla up-front fading to coco and chilis. The pepper is subtle if you sip the beer but a larger swig results in a bit more burn.
Finish- Balanced and smooth, so smooth that you barely notice the heat that is often times associated with a 14%ABV beverage.

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Photo of jhartley
4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip. No visible dating.
Pours a deep dark black body with the thinnest amount, if any at all, of head on top.
Aromas of chocolate and coffee and vanilla...Duh, right?! Mouth watering immediately!!
Taste....ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?! WOW! So balanced with all the adjuncts. Chocolate and vanilla and coffee right away, a little amount of heat from the peppers on the end. Just great!
Full mouth feel not a hint of alcohol heat, 13% abv...seiously?! Where? D-A-N-G-E-R-O-U-S!
Overall, so worth the $8.99 price tag for a 12 oz. bottle, which I have always said I wouldn't spend, but...Had to do it when I saw this one available! So much going on with this one all the flavors just compliment each other and follow each other like a 1, 2, 3 punch! If you find this...PICK IT UP! Nothing disappointing about this one at all!

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Photo of jvivino
4.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just fantastic. The nose of this beer really makes it for me. It jumps off the glass with vanilla and cacao, even hits of dark fruits and cherries somewhere. Love the flavors that come out while sipping although I'd like a little more sweetness. Just a personal preference the bitterness of the cacao seems to take over a lot.

Drank from a bottle aged a year old.

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Photo of DMarlinJ
4.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BltByKrmn
4.79/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Grackos
4.37/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of phizzle
4.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerfishing
4.05/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mesch
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Apellonious
4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Indiscernable date on bottle. #400 review.

A - Jet black. Little to no head, with just a thin dark tan lace that is short lived.

S - Heavy coffee, cocoa, roasted malts.

T - Woah. Chocolate, coffee, sweetness, and a touch of peppery zing on the finish. Heat is well hidden. Hints of smoke. This is good.


M - Smooth. Carbonation is low, but there is enough to hold it together. Will it get sticky? It gets a touch sticky late.

O - Impressed with this one (which is good based on the price for a single). A slow sipper, will be seeking this out again.

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Photo of logobot
4.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pollocwr
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beauty is first class. Had a 5oz pour in NY and nothing about this beer is bad. Great aromas. Heavy flavors and wonderful complexity. Still very drinkable. I'm a big fan.

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Photo of MorganStout
4.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of OGShotzy
4.37/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wesley_Legg
4.79/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jofroi
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of InI
4.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours black like motor oil. Head dissipates almost immediately; no visible sign of carbonation after the pour. Leaves absolutely no lacing. Looks like 100% opaque black water in my pint glass; I'm okay with this. Smell is of very dark chocolate and hints of coffee. Taste is rich, roasty, and sweet chocolate. The chili profile comes through very subtly on the backend. Would have liked an even greater chili profile but I find elegance in its subtly. Mouth feel is deceptively light. Whoa dare I say this beer is.. Refreshing. Akin to a mocha iced coffee with a greater buzz. The booze is masked completely quite a feat at 13%. This beer is full of character and surprises. I can't believe something this good comes from Oklahoma

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Photo of aztraz
4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shopk
4.44/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodzm14
4.48/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oliekan
4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.19/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured on tap into tulip glass....to a dark black with definite cocoa notes and thick coffee smell. Flavors meld fairly well...lots going on

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

Photo of pianoman511
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JKV96
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 6,129 ratings
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