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RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Pirate bomb is our beer Prairie Bomb! aged in rum casks. The flavor from the casks helps impart more vanilla and coconut flavors to the beer while helping to add more body and smoothness to the already explosive and expressive flavors of Bomb!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (3866) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2016
10.04.2015, 0,35l bottle @ home:
Small light brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry boozy, minerals, oak, dark rum, grass, espresso, dark malts, chili, chocolate, vanilla, dark sugar. Taste is mild and slightly dry, minerals, oak, dark rum, chili, espresso, grass, dark malts, chocolate, caramel, licorice, dark sugar. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice one, but the regular one is way better. But it’s just as mild / balanced and easy drinking as the regular one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (2360) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget, Copenhagen 20160320. Roasted malty and sweet with chocolate and vanilla. The finish is dry with alcoholic and light chili notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gaultier (1290) - SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2016 Bottle @ Himmeriget, Copenhagen 20/3-16. A lot of dark chocolate, also vanilla. Body is medium to full, dark chocolate and vanilla in the finish, also notes of chili.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fillepolo (343) - SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2016 Bottle @ himmeriget copenhagen. Pours a dark colour beer with a creamy brown head. Chocolate and vanilla with some roasted notes. Long dry chocolate finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (8999) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 13, 2016
I’m not a huge rum guy, but it definitely has it’s place. Fruity and boozy, mild run spice. A little more of the base Bomb is covered up than is ideal, but still - this is nothing but delicious. Smooth and warming. If they toned down the barrel influence a little it’d be otherworldly. Had with a Pirate Noir from a recent trade - and while I like both, this was significantly better.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hughhaug (13) - West Bromwich, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Pours dark brown with a very thin tan head. Aroma is medicinal, with vanilla, choc and coffee. Medium to full body with light carbonation. Sherry, vanilla, choc, cream soda, lots of dark fruit, raisins, rum, coke... Lovely balance, very smooth.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
klm1 (772) - - MAR 6, 2016
From SF: Pours oily black color, clear, with tiny light brown foamy, unstable head. Visually low carbonation. Aroma: intense dark and roasted malts aroma, with notes of espresso coffee, cocoa nibs/powder, vanilla, cacao, coconut, milk and dark chocolate, vanilla, chilli peppers, oak, tobacco, rhum, inverted sugar/molasses, dark fruits... The same are flavors: very well, practically perfectly balanced: dominate malt flavors, eith notes of milk and dark chocolate, espresso coffee with sugar, cocoa powder/nibs, cacao, supported with vanilla, oak, rum, dried fruits, and chilli, which gentle steps forward in the end. Finish is sticky and slightly spicy. Body is full, texture is very soft, carbonation is low. What a Beer!!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14938) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2016
Bottle at Himmeriget. Pitch black - small brown head. Lots of spices. Nice malty. Ok chili bite. Light metallic. Rum notes. Ok spicy. Licorice. Light boozy. Ok wooden. Ok.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
linusb (544) - SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2016
A: Pitch black, thin nougat colour lacing N: Cocoa nibs, coffee, tar, ash, hint of vanilla, rhum T: Cocoa, coffee, blackberry, ash O: Loads of flavours, nice warming alcohol and nice chili heat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1289) - Rome, ITALY - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle purchased at the Hoppy imp. in Greece, aged over a year and consumed in Kosovo. Pours burnt coffee bean (practically black with a dark brown highlight), no foam. Nose: totally coffee brandy, caffè borghetti, eggnog, a bit syrupy. Quite harmonious. Mouth: very soft carbo, some cherries, under spirit fruit, mocha, roasted (burnt) grains. The finish is a bit peppery and surprisingly dry (chili pepper rather than pepper). A very nice brew and I think aging made the difference.


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