Prairie Birthday Bomb

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  1. ohiobeer29

    ohiobeer29 Defender (649) Feb 2, 2013 Ohio

    Good to hear grabbed a bottle to try
  2. HartsyThaiFood

    HartsyThaiFood Initiate (0) Dec 11, 2013 Illinois

    this never hit Chicago, did it?
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  3. Wyldhog

    Wyldhog Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2014 Illinois

    I haven't seen it yet - been looking
  4. Thrifty101091

    Thrifty101091 Initiate (0) Mar 21, 2015 Florida

    Did it hit South Florida yet?
  5. VinHalen54

    VinHalen54 Initiate (186) Jun 4, 2014 Illinois

    Birthday BOMB! on a Pirate Bomb birthday cake with Sosus frosting on the side (thanks to a trip to Omaha 2 weeks ago).
    Cases of Birthday BOMB! in Omaha, but not a sniff of it yet in the Chicago area.
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  6. FBarber

    FBarber Poo-Bah (6,247) Mar 5, 2016 Illinois
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    You have no idea how jealous I am looking at that picture ...
  7. amsguitarist

    amsguitarist Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2014 California

    Definitely a log a caramel flavor. I find it kind of weird to call it Birthday Bomb when I personally don't associate birthday cake with caramel. Maybe a caramel sundae, a candy bar or a caramel apple, but not a birthday cake. Should have been called Candy Bar Bomb or Sundae Bomb or something similar. Oh well. Still good though.
  8. kempshark

    kempshark Initiate (0) Jul 22, 2009 Florida

    Yes....I agree that Birthday Bomb is a totally different beer than regular Bomb.....thought Birthday Bomb was awesome......very sweet, but an awesome beer....almost wish we had picked up more than the four that we grabbed.....could have grabbed at least 12, but the price stopped me from doing so. Still have the Pirate Bomb waiting to try....could only get a couple of those and waiting for friends to come over to crack open.
  9. flat_lander

    flat_lander Savant (969) May 11, 2016 Illinois
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    We still don't have it downstate. I was at my store on Fri and he said he still hasn't seen Pirate or Birthday Bomb. Checked a Binny's in the south burbs last weekend and they hadn't seen it yet either. We wait, and hope...
  10. bbtkd

    bbtkd Poo-Bah (14,322) Sep 20, 2015 South Dakota
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    Surprised to find this here in South Dakota two weeks ago, and even more surprised that it is still on the shelves. Haven't cracked mine yet...
  11. thuey

    thuey Defender (623) Nov 13, 2015 California

    Had it on tap last night. Was way too sweet for my tastes, but did have the Bomb! notes that I liked too. Not my favorite.
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  12. Warren2621

    Warren2621 Defender (602) Sep 26, 2014 Indiana

    Still loaded with them in southern Indiana. My local store even replenished the shelf with them last week
  13. Jroll1975

    Jroll1975 Initiate (0) Feb 20, 2016 West Virginia

    Just found a bottle in Asheville NC and later that night found on draft at the Pour, it was very good. Actually had the bomb first and the birthday after and could tell a little difference between the two, drank a snifter of the Birthday. Leaving Asheville tomorrow and stopped in the Tasty Beverage co. today and found a Christmas bomb, pretty sure it was last on shelf! Lucky me
  14. archiebunkerjr

    archiebunkerjr Aspirant (224) Oct 25, 2010 Michigan

    For the Michigan BAs, I found $10 Bomb! and $12 Birthday Bomb! in Grand Rapids today. About a case of each. PM me if you want to know the location. I don't want to give the lurkers a heads up.
  15. theonegman

    theonegman Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2016 Michigan

    I am still trying to find them in the brighton howell area in Michigan. Ann Arbor got theirs and it came and went
  16. HorizonsOfChaos

    HorizonsOfChaos Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2016 Illinois

    Local shop just said he's getting a case of this in. Can't wait to try it! Love bomb.
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  17. Deedzie7

    Deedzie7 Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2016 Iowa

    Just arrived in Iowa
  18. BierMeJohn

    BierMeJohn Initiate (127) Feb 9, 2013 Maryland

    Saw like 4 cases on the NE side of Indy last Friday(the 27th)
  19. KBlodorn

    KBlodorn Aspirant (285) Oct 3, 2014 Ohio

    Just purchased Pirate Bomb from a guy online through *. Have been looking forward to trying it for some time.... or selling it.. o_0
  20. Bonedizzle

    Bonedizzle Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2016 Nebraska

    to anyone in Chicago who wants some I am willing to set up a trade. I really want some smore money smore problems from pipeworks and maybe some 3f beers. I would be willing to meet half way for an in person trade. (I am out of Omaha, 7-8 hours to chicago, so somewhere in IA to meet). Never done a trade before but PM if you want to.
  21. KBlodorn

    KBlodorn Aspirant (285) Oct 3, 2014 Ohio

    I haven't seen it in Chicago either, but haven't exactly been seeking it out. I will start looking though.
  22. Bonedizzle

    Bonedizzle Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2016 Nebraska

    Dont know how to edit my first post... dont have to meet, seems like a waste of time. I am willing to trade via shipment through fedex/ups
  23. Sparty1224

    Sparty1224 Zealot (552) Jun 18, 2014 Michigan

    Seems to have hit parts of Chicago today. A case or so at Warehouse Liquors downtown. Would keep an eye out for other stores today or tomorrow, maybe early next week as well.
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  24. HeartofMiami

    HeartofMiami Champion (814) Sep 20, 2014 Florida

    pretty sure it came and went in South Florida about 2 weeks ago
  25. Nbrock24

    Nbrock24 Devotee (456) Mar 11, 2016 Illinois

    Got one in Elgin today for 11.99. Apparently yeah they came in just hours ago
  26. KBlodorn

    KBlodorn Aspirant (285) Oct 3, 2014 Ohio

    Great to know! Thanks, man. I just traded for a couple, but I'll keep my eye out for more for sure. I wish I still worked downtown.. :/
  27. kclifford

    kclifford Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2014 Illinois

    Was able to get a bottle at Warehouse, was told it was their last bottle and they only got 2 cases. should be in other areas of Chicago as well now
  28. KBlodorn

    KBlodorn Aspirant (285) Oct 3, 2014 Ohio

    Very nice, Asheville is a great beer town
  29. JimmyNguyen

    JimmyNguyen Initiate (0) Oct 3, 2015 California

    Just saw this at my local wholefoods in OC, California. Price: $11.99. There was also the Bomb!! version for $10.99
  30. Curmunchkin

    Curmunchkin Initiate (0) Apr 15, 2016 Florida

    I've seen it at a few locations in Central Florida. Bought a few myself, really good variation of Bomb!
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  31. BradenMK

    BradenMK Aspirant (279) Sep 24, 2012 Alaska

    Good lord. I find regular BOMB! to be right at the borderline of just too sweet. Like, regular is a sugar bomb with lots of milk chocolate and a little bit of pepper heat. I can't understand why anyone would want it to be sweeter.
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  32. KBlodorn

    KBlodorn Aspirant (285) Oct 3, 2014 Ohio

    I just traded for a couple Birthday Bomb's and now they're popping up around the city. I'm going to grab 1 or two after work; if anyone wants to trade or buy, let me know.
  33. Harrison8

    Harrison8 Poo-Bah (5,369) Dec 6, 2015 Missouri
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    I picked one up in KC today. It was $8.99.
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  34. xxbassplayerxx

    xxbassplayerxx Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2016 Kentucky

    I picked three up at Whole Foods in Elmhurst on Friday. They had three cases, I believe. $11.99/ea.

    Drank one last night... I think I need to stop buying these variants. It tasted identical to regular Bomb to me and I don't really like coffee beers in the first place.

    I can't get off the hype train :slight_frown:
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  35. KBlodorn

    KBlodorn Aspirant (285) Oct 3, 2014 Ohio

    That's disappointing to hear.. I have three b-day bombs at home and looking forward to trying them; hopefully they don't taste just like original bomb. I also have a Pirate Bomb i paid quite a bit for and would be super disappointed if that doesn't live up.
  36. DoctorZombies

    DoctorZombies Poo-Bah (4,310) Feb 1, 2015 Florida
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    Drank my first Birthday Bomb! Yesterday. Less pepper and more sweet. Still good, but not the same as Bomb!
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  37. xxbassplayerxx

    xxbassplayerxx Initiate (0) Mar 16, 2016 Kentucky

    I'm probably a bad judge for this since I really don't like coffee; I just try to tolerate it since it's in so many beers.

    Bomb is a massive coffee bomb, for the lack of a better term. When I'm drinking it, it's hard to focus on the other flavors.

    BA Bomb was very good though. The bourbon sweetness made the coffee much more tolerable!
  38. Wyldhog

    Wyldhog Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2014 Illinois

    I found the Birthday and Regular to be very similiar, with the exception of the long, sweet finish on the Bday (but not really caramel imho)
    It was interesting to note that the bottles didn't mention the caramel sauce addition, just the write-ups on the beer had it mentioned
  39. michman

    michman Aspirant (205) Oct 14, 2005 Illinois

    i know where a stash is...saw them putting it on the shelf on saturday. altho probably gone already knowing chicago...haha
  40. KBlodorn

    KBlodorn Aspirant (285) Oct 3, 2014 Ohio

    Ah, good to know; I haven't had BA Bomb yet, but it's on the to-get list. I have the opportunity to trade for either 4 Pseudosue or 2 Pseudosue and 1 Ok-si.. A Prairie stout aged in tequila just sounds super intriguing to me, so I might end up doing that one.
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