Bomb! | Prairie Artisan Ales

Bomb!Bomb!
BA SCORE
4.5/5
6,000 Ratings
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:
#100
Reviews:
941
Ratings:
6,000
pDev:
8.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,021
Gots:
2,667
Trade:
266
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,000 |  Reviews: 941
Photo of BALBryce
5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jay_P22
4.66/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Orange wax #5. Poured into a snifter.

Looks like a dark brown chocolatey glass of amazingness.

Smells like chocolate, cocoa, and a touch of chilies. Love the hint of pepper that comes across.

Tastes like an amazing stout with a touch of heat. Perfect amount of heat as other beers have gone overboard.

This beer will fill you up and leave your tongue feeling the touch of heat. Makes y in want more.

Overall worth the hype. Love that I got a wax version. One of my favorite Stouts, but definitely my favorite chili pepper fused stout.

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Photo of oldbassman
4.74/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mytu420
4.36/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jackd175
4.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RegV
4.27/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rabbott2
4.58/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BoilerUpNavy
4.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ac-dx
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of bschmidt_37
4.47/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CapCollector16
4.42/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mleahy180
4.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of MikeWard
4.58/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into a goblet. dating smudged, but appears to be bottled 8/15.

pours black with a small tan head that dissipates into a ring.

great aromas from this one. chocolate, coffee, slight vanilla. faint hint of booze.

all the aromas come through in the taste, except the alcohol. instead, the faint burn of the chili at the back of the throat and sides of the tongue. really rolls around the tongue beautifully. alcohol is hidden.

mouth is just between medium and full.

overall, this is a really fine beer, a nice sipper over an hour or so.

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

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

its the BOMB

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Photo of Guy_Costigan
4.42/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wedge
4.62/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours an inky black with only a wispy tan covering. Aroma is deep and dark...equal parts cocoa nibs and coffee beans with a soft vanilla sweetness and waft of dried chilies. Dark chocolate cake and a cup of sweetened coffee in the mouth. Booze is remarkably absent in the nose and flavor, just a little warmth in the throat that works with the subtle spice. Silky, moderately full body - again, easy enough to drink that you'd have no idea this was such a big beer. I generally have a hard time with massive, under-attenuated, sticky-sweet beers and this thankfully isn't one of them. Absolutely worth the cost of a bottle every once in a while as a treat. Fantastic!

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Photo of tazzman
4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of neenerzig
4.65/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Many thanks to my good friend Jon Passow who sent me this beer from california last summer. I've been aging it in my cellar until right now. A bottle of the 2015 vintage. Poured out of a 12 oz. bottle into one of my tulip glasses, this beer pours a very dark brown, almost black color with a very tan/light brown head that's about 2/3 of an inch thick when first poured. Settles to a fairly thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with a large patch of a film layer of surface foam on the beer's surface. Aromas of cocoa, coffee, vanilla and chili peppers are all quite strong indeed. I could smell these aroma very clearly when the glass was about 2 feet away from my nose. This may be the strongest aroma in some respects that I've ever experienced with a beer before. Flavors of roasted malts along with chocolate and vanilla notes that give way to some black coffee bitterness followed by a bit of a bite from the chili peppers that is all rounded out with a bit of an earthy hop bitterness. An absolutely fantastic flavor profile here indeed! Everything is perfectly balanced and all the flavors compliment each other so nicely. Delicious! Has a fairly crisp, yet smooth and somewhat creamy, just slightly tingly, medium to full bodied mouthfeel with light to moderate carbonation. The flavors really linger on the palate nicely for a few minutes after each sip. Has a clean, dry finish. Extremely easy to drink, especially with the 13% ABV this beer has. I had to check myself a few times to insure I properly savored this beer and didn't gulp it down, its that good. This is one beer that you truly with your glass of was never ending. I really hope I get the chance to have this one again because this is an absolutely amazing beer!

Eric

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Photo of nra818
4.57/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bb-magic
4.52/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Uncwest96
4.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Bomb! from Prairie Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 6,000 ratings
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