Blaecorn Unidragon - Clown Shoes
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Reviews by NWer:
4.35/5 rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into my 21st Amendment/Magnolia Maximum Strength Ales 2012 Tulip.
Worthy glass for a worthy beer.
Looks brown Darkest brown with quickly fading minimalist head that leaves a ring of small foam around the edge - again very brown.
No lace to speak of but a lot of small bubbles that cling to the glass in no particular pattern.
Smells of bakers chocolate.
Taste. First impression - wow! Chocolate. Dark chocolate. 90% cocoa dark chocolate.
Aftertaste is burnt bitterness.
And that's my one minor complaint. A little too overpowering flavor wise. Cloying? Not quite but keeps it from being a totally memorable experience.
A great beer though. Very impressed. A fun beer,
Serving type: bottle
09-10-2012 21:54:38 | More by NWer
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3.76/5 rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Serving Type - 22oz bottle
Appearance - Blackish dark brown/tan with a foamy, thick 12 inch head, lots of sticky lacing.
Smell - Roasted malts, raisin, plum, fig, molasses, chocolate, cocoa, not really abundant aromas.
Taste - First sip starts out very roasted, smokey malts. Thick charcoal flavor with traces of raisin and plum with a minor cherry sweet flavor. Nice amount of bitter hops with bitter coffee comes in after the first wave of smoked malts. A little yeasty sweet note mixed with molasses adds a sweet note to a rather overly bitter beer. Alcohol adds a little warmth in the finish.
Mouthfeel - Roasted malts nail tongue. Coffee and chocolate coat the palate along with some hops and sugars. Aftertaste is malty, bitter, coffee and chocolate with a little alcohol.
Overall - A good solid and ris. Really surprised by the roasted smoked flavor, and also the amount of hops and bitter coffee flavor. The coffee/expresso bitter flavor left on the tongue is a odd flavor, and a turnoff to me honestly. Still, I can drink this and enjoy it but its not my favorite ris.
Serving type: bottle
03-07-2014 01:45:52 | More by wvsabbath
Blaecorn Unidragon from Clown Shoes
91 out of 100 based on 897 ratings.