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Hammer Of The Holy - Clown Shoes

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Hammer Of The HolyHammer Of The Holy

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

174 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 174
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 37
Gots: 38 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hammer of the Holy, an American Imperial Stout aged in 40-year old Jamaican rum barrels, incorporates holy water, signature dark malts, and malt smoked with vampire killing stakes. Dear Undead, "Die, monsters, die!"

(Beer added by: jim_carignan on 11-23-2013)
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Doug6322

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08-26-2014 14:21:28 | More by Doug6322
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srgj88

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-19-2014 21:30:26 | More by srgj88
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-18-2014 17:03:23 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -2.4%

A-dark brown black color with a nice tan head and good lacing

S-coffee, smoke, alcohol, dark malt, toffee, molasses

T-dark roasted malt, coffee, oak, smoky, light molasses, vanilla, rum

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth and a little boozy

O-nice imperial stout, but a little boozy now, would like to try this again in the future

08-17-2014 19:29:03 | More by MDDMD
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Zonian1

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-17-2014 00:45:32 | More by Zonian1
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bschinelli

Illinois

4.52/5  rDev +7.6%

08-16-2014 22:49:11 | More by bschinelli
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Buttstallion

Texas

5/5  rDev +19%

08-16-2014 05:20:17 | More by Buttstallion
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08-08-2014 20:45:20 | More by csfcmitchell
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AleHunter805

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-25-2014 00:44:30 | More by AleHunter805
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CaptainPancakes

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

07-21-2014 14:38:53 | More by CaptainPancakes
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.8%

07-20-2014 03:03:37 | More by KAF
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

07-19-2014 23:09:29 | More by RMoeNay
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-17-2014 06:02:10 | More by Stum-pub
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kenzilka007

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-14-2014 17:24:50 | More by kenzilka007
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

07-12-2014 02:43:34 | More by ROBSTARR
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TGanyone

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

07-09-2014 13:47:50 | More by TGanyone
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M1A2

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

07-06-2014 13:46:14 | More by M1A2
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scott2269

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

07-06-2014 02:41:55 | More by scott2269
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-27-2014 17:34:30 | More by Chris_Panos
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Brutus627

Maine

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-27-2014 15:17:59 | More by Brutus627
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Dave11899

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-19-2014 19:32:53 | More by Dave11899
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mctizzz

California

4.85/5  rDev +15.5%

06-18-2014 00:53:22 | More by mctizzz
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.21/5  rDev +0.2%

Appearance: Very black. Beautiful

Nose: Very light in general. Heavy on the chocolate, roasted malt and coffee notes. Medium on rum, general booze and vanilla. Light, light soy sauce.

Taste: Follows the nose almost to a tee. The barrel treatment is delicate and compliments the base beer rather that covering it up or detracting from it.

Mouthfeel: Medium+ to Heavy, quite thick. Carbonation is spot on.

Overall: Very, very nice beer. Beautiful barrel treatment of the right base beer. Not a common occurrence in the beer world today. Recommended and a certain re-buy.

06-16-2014 23:59:10 | More by Rekrule
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iheartmyTHO

Georgia

3.33/5  rDev -20.7%

I guess I prefer my stouts to taste more dessert like aka chocolate, nut, and coffee notes. But the Hammer of the Holy does have a nice complexity to it. I definitely get the smoke flavor, the rum barrel, not so much. Maybe it's because of the rums I'm familiar with, lend themselves with more dessert-y flavors. There is a nice a fruitiness to this stout though - think of chocolate covered raisins.

06-13-2014 22:08:57 | More by iheartmyTHO
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smccann

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-08-2014 19:06:37 | More by smccann
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Hammer Of The Holy from Clown Shoes
93 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.