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Genghis Pecan (2013) - Clown Shoes

Genghis Pecan (2013)Genghis Pecan (2013)

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217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 9.78%


Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The brewery releases this special beer once a year, just in time for the holidays, and this “2013 vintage” has a slightly tweaked recipe that aims to accentuate the roasted pecan flavors even more. With many breweries releasing pumpkin beers and Oktoberfest styles this time of year, this brewery has taken a different approach, offering a refreshing alternative to an autumnal release.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-05-2013)
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look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is chocolate black with strong soft brown head and great stay in the glass.

The smell is a moderate sweet roasted brown sugar pecan

The taste is sweet pecan followed by a sweet nutty finish that accurately approximates a pecan pie. Given it's a pecan pie porter that's exactly as expect. Unfortunately the flavor is cloying over time making the beer loose a little bit of it's initial wonder further along the beer.

The mouth is smooth clean crisp and refreshing as expected of a craft beer.

Overall it's a good beer that falls just short of outstanding in the later stages of the glass.

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Genghis Pecan (2013) from Clown Shoes
83 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.