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Billionaire - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

407 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 407
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 95
Gots: 131 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
English Barleywine aged in European Cognac barrels.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 11-12-2013)
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This one poured like a dark full stout minus the head. The first thing I noticed was that there was nothing in terms of nose or bouquet. I tried as hard as I could, getting my nose deep down into the glass, but , I came away with nothing... No malt, no hops, no alochol, nothing.

The first sip was as if someone just slammed dunked my head and it hurt! Seriously, this beer was BIG, BIG, no BIGGG. It was full round and BIG.

Again, no distinct aromas, but I did have a feeling of a big stout without the chocolate and coffee. If I didn't know this was a barley wine, I would have figured it to be a stout.

It detected wood on the flavor, not signaling out cognac, not as pronounced as some of the bourbon beers, but still it was woody. For the amount of alcohol, this really didn't have a typical alcohol burn

Everything was going ok until the finish. There was some taste, some odor, something that did not fit in with the beer, in fact it detracted from the overall quality of this beer.

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Billionaire from Clown Shoes
92 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.