stantheman (1074) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2017
Small bottle from Liberty on The Drive in Vancouver. A black beer with moderate tan head and prominent coffee and chocolate nose. Undetermined aromatic spice notes found on tasting in addition to coffee, chocolate, and roasted malts. It’s only an impression, but the finish reminds me a bit of orange and chocolate. Doubtless there is more to it than that, but I cannot suss it out at the moment. May require further tasting...
coachd (859) - Missouri, USA - AUG 2, 2017
Anyway, I give this a 4 on the basis of pleasant complexity.
The roast in the aroma is light for the heft of this beer. I am also getting some Xmas spices, lactose, and slight booze. Similar to a Christmas cookie. Shiny black color with a small light brown head that sticks around for a while. Tastes chocolatey with some milk sweetness and roast. Incredibly drinkable for 13%, no booze burn. Slight palate but it is smooth. Very good, perhaps a bit overhyped but I would drink this again.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone koleminer20 (3704) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2017
Shared at the Prairie Everything Dark/Kill Your Liver Extravaganza at Jeff’s House on July 1. 12 oz bottle, 2015 vintage. Had 2014 and 2015, preferred the latter. The pour is a nice lighter black color with a thinner tan head and a couple spots of lace as it falls. The aroma is pretty good. The chocolate, coffee, and a light pepper exist, but this one has a pretty strong influx of Christmas spiced. Definitely getting ginger, maybe some cardamom. It’s decent. The flavor is much of the same. The coffee and chocolate are prevalent, but the ginger and the Christmas spices definitely kick it up. It’s decent. Not my favorite, but I like it. The mouth feel is a medium to heavy body with a soft carbonation and a lingeringly chocolate and coffee spiciness. Not too shabby. 8 4 8 4 16 solidfunk (9009) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 5, 2017
Well done but not an improvement on the regular bomb like Nagasaki. Roast and coffee with nut, dark chocolate. Black pour. Bittersweet finish. Some christmas spice but it’s light. Bottle. oobawa (1493) - Tennessee, USA - APR 21, 2017
Pretty much the same beer as Prairie Bomb!, only with cinnamon. So if you like Prairie Bomb! and like cinnamon, then drink Prairie Christmas Bomb! If you don’t like cinnamon, just drink regular Prairie Bomb! and go on living your live as you always do. This one’s pretty easy, folks. Glad I could help.
northropfrye (3643) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 4, 2017
Dark black body, brown head. Strong hit of really dry cocoa, like dirt almost, with hints of Christmas spice. Taste is on the very sweet side, with notes of cinnamon, anise, and cloves, as well as the regular roasty malty notes. I prefer regular Prairie Bomb and especially Pirate Bomb but this is decent too. Stoned99 (1577) - St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - APR 2, 2017
12 ounces bottle from Craft Beer Cabin. Aroma: coffee, lots of cinnamon, chocolate, a tad of vanilla. App: black with burgundy tint, minimal brown head, little lacing. Taste and palate: full body, smooth, alcohol, lots of cinnamon, some fruits that I can’t enumerate. Medium sweetness. Finish is mainly bitter with spices (cinnamon and cardamom?). Overall: much better than anticipated. I’m usually not a fan of spices stouts but this one is really well done. It’s really not overwhelming and well balanced (if such thing can exist when brewed with spices) with the alcohol and the sweetness. In reality I think I could safely say that the alcohol is moderate, the spices is moderate and so is the sweetness. Prefect palate. I’m glad I bought 2. Will share it with my brother and I’m sure he will appreciate it as much as I did. Another great beer from this Bomb! series. dnstone (3430) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Deep brown-black color with an off white head. Spiced (chocolate cinnamon and chili) aroma. Sweet chocolate with gingerbread and chili pepper flavor.
Notes: Bottle for Bomb! Flight Mar ’17. Eructoblaster (4265) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 14, 2017
Bottle - 12oz. Pours an opaque, black body with low carbonation and a thin, beige foamy head. Strong malty aroma with peppery, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger hints. Alcohol is very subtle. Its well balanced, complex malty/hoppy taste carries spicy, woody, plummy, and some smokey notes. Ends with a long, warming roasty/spicy finish. Very interesting. Ronritter (776) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2017
12oz bottle black pour minimal tan head aroma is cocoa and cinnamon taste is the same with a little licorice slightly boozy finish