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RATINGS: 443   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   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!


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cuso (7768) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle at Black night, kindly donated by Rouhlas. Almost black color with small beige head. Milk chocolate, nuts, roasted malt, caramel in aroma. Taste, chocolate, vanilla, coconut, chilli, rum, coffee, roasted malt. Warming alcohol. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (3199) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle shared by Cuso, many thanks. Pours black color, beige head. Aroma of coffee, milk chocolate, bourbon, nuts. Taste is sweet, medium bitter, coffee, chocolate, chilli, roasted malt, nuts, coconut, raspberries, warming alcohol.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Pour is black with a tan bubbly head. Nose is heavy rum and ashy malt, hints of cake malt when swirled, but faint and overshadowed by ash. Flavor is worse than it smells, overly sweet and ashy, metallic note, faint malt but very little. Soft feel, full bodied, light carb.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
furthur (903) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle, black black beer, black walnut colored head quickly fades to small islands and a ring. Aroma is molasses and smoke, molasses, vanilla, chocolate, chilies. Taste is vanilla, burnt sugar, chilies, oak, rum, stale coffee, Palate is fairly rich, but not syrupy, carbonation subdued. Finish is a touch of hops, chilies, and toasted barley. This combo somehow doesn’t work for me. It’s more like stale coffee and sriracha than delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (2042) - Lille, FRANCE - SEP 21, 2015
On tap @ La Capsule, Lille - FR. Color: deep dark black beer with no carbonation and small brown head. Smell: domination of coffee and roasted malt. Sweet nose. Caramel presence. Really amazing. Taste: full of body with roasted malt and coffee taste. Some oily sensation on mouth. really amazing beer. Caramel and licorice coffee finish. Cold coffee. Aftertaste: caramel and roasted malt. Small alcohol finish but great !

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1981) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2015
355ml bottle from Systembolaget, bought in March 2015, ABV 14%. Black with a small compact, creamy beige head. Roasted and aged aroma, dark chocolate, vanilla and booze. Full-bodied, smooth, silky mouthfeel. The taste of oak barrels and rum takes over the big picture, hints of vanilla, espresso beans and the heat of the chili is in the background. Finish dry with wood and hay.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (2242) - Odense C, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle at toilet making. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma of coffe, roast, vanilla. Chocolate. Taste is BA, coffe, vanilla, roast, green pepper, very sweet, tho balanced.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bedni (393) - POLAND - AUG 15, 2015
aroma + taste: rum, darrrk chocolate, cherries in chocolate, sweetness full, thick body, most expensive beer I drunk so far but forth every penny ;) after half of bottle you can feel scratches on your throat thats from chilli ! alcohol is very warming, but not bothering, it is silent killer for your head :) classy way to get drunk ;) if you see it in shop - empty your pockets !

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (4119) - Linz, AUSTRIA - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle shared by Werckmeister at RB Tasting Linz, many thanks. Black color, dark brown, low head. Aroma is complex with dark chocolate, ash, chilli, herbs, stinging nettle, alcohol. Flavor with dark chocolate, chilli, herbs, sharpness. Interesting but the chilli and alchol notes are too intensive.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mateuszk (2005) - Poznań, POLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Draufht. Pitch black, thick beige head. Aroma and taste is mix of dark chocolate, pralines, cherries/plums in liquor, rum, oak, roastiness, coffee. All served in a big, full bodied, thick and oily beer. Softly carbonated, silky smooth on the palate. Alcohol very well hidden, shows only as a warm burning. Only flaw is very low acet aldehyde, but that was just a nuanse in all this fantastic mix of flavours. Outstanding beer.


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