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Pecan Pie Porter - Clown Shoes

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Pecan Pie PorterPecan Pie Porter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

134 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 15.83%
Wants: 41
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jamie2dope on 11-12-2010)
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dtivp

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-15-2013 14:58:08 | More by dtivp
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moonknight31

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

09-11-2013 05:45:57 | More by moonknight31
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-14-2013 02:33:32 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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canders0927

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-17-2013 13:57:10 | More by canders0927
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Pahn

New York

1.5/5  rDev -60.4%

05-24-2013 14:59:14 | More by Pahn
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megamass

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-18-2013 04:32:45 | More by megamass
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-29-2013 05:49:24 | More by Kelp
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-04-2013 22:32:22 | More by kjkinsey
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EGolfer4

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-31-2013 18:43:27 | More by EGolfer4
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wckneeshaw

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

03-26-2013 21:57:28 | More by wckneeshaw
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Lord_of_the_Rinks

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

03-03-2013 00:15:01 | More by Lord_of_the_Rinks
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

02-23-2013 02:16:09 | More by jp312
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nwatson

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-15-2013 11:41:51 | More by nwatson
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ScottStache

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.8%

02-10-2013 22:38:07 | More by ScottStache
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-09-2013 03:36:28 | More by bigred89
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bostonbottles

Massachusetts

3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass, it appears to be a standard porter (motor oil, dark roast coffee) with a nice, sudsy head. It looks great.

Smell of roasted dark malts. Not too much of a nose, but I never get much aromatics off porters.

Flavors of roasted malts edging on coffee and something very slightly pecan-esque. Even then you might be imagining something. Some hops to balance things out.

The mouthfeel is one area where the beer excels. Fine carbonation and very full from the elevated ABV.

Overall, the beer is a good representation of a porter. The pecan pie flavor is subtle, barely there.

-Boston Bottles

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 02:36:40 | More by bostonbottles
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mactrail

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

01-15-2013 15:55:41 | More by mactrail
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ScottP

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-12-2013 00:49:41 | More by ScottP
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

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atoulouk

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

01-03-2013 14:49:28 | More by atoulouk
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SalMineo

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

12-31-2012 20:37:04 | More by SalMineo
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MikeDATL

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

12-09-2012 00:17:24 | More by MikeDATL
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kristiekatk

Massachusetts

3.05/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pecan Pie Porter has a giant, sudsy head, like a foaming pitcher of root beer. It seems almost artificial, something you would see in a cartoon image of an overflowing mug of beer. I’ve never seen one like it. Golden brown foam rests atop a dark brown/black body.

It smells like a deconstructed pecan pie; toffee, cream, butter, sweet malts and vanilla. I wish I enjoyed the taste as much as I did the aroma. What I thought was going to be a sweet, dessert beer was really similar to an American brown ale, composed of toasted and bready malts, roasted nuts, and a slight mineralness. The body was medium and sticky, with a lingering sweetness.

To me, this was a very one-dimensional beer. It wasn’t much like pecan pie, and mixing that with a bitter brown ale made it not too drinkable. I wanted something more like oatmeal-type beer, but was left disappointed as it thinned out in the end

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2012 01:05:10 | More by kristiekatk
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kurt5316

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-01-2012 17:05:52 | More by kurt5316
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-24-2012 20:51:49 | More by Mikecap
Pecan Pie Porter from Clown Shoes
85 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.