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Blaecorn Unidragon - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
91
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1,136 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,136
Reviews: 286
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 69
Gots: 291 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JamnesCameron on 09-25-2011)
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MarkJBurch, Jan 31, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

CraftFan5, Jan 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

benjamincarter, Jan 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Lynn, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle purchased from Wines and More in Mansfield, MA.

Pours a pretty dark black, with a one inch head mocha head, and really good sticky lacing on the glass.

Smells include heavy roasted malt, smoke, coffee, and chocolate.

Very roasty beer, for sure- this has a strong underlying bitterness throughout the whole bomber. The chocolate flavor is at times sweet, like cocoa powder, and at times pretty bitter, like dark chocolate. Some dark fruit flavors as well, plum mainly.

Creamy mouthfeel and fairly thick body, low carbonation. The alcohol is not all that present, but this is still a slow sipper due to how bitter the roast is here.

Another great Clown Shoes stout, I want more people to know how great they are.

GreesyFizeek, Jan 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

tylergoov, Jan 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

firstlighthiker, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

threedaggers, Jan 21, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I've been sitting on this for two years. It's time. I needed a breakfast beer before the football games.

A. Very dark brown, not quite black. A minimal amber head retreated to a fine bubble rim. Fairly thin for a stout.

S. Mostly dark roasted malts and booze. Some domestic yeast. Smells sterile.

T. Many more layers of flavor compared to the nose. Moderately bitter. Hops are very apparent. Major notes of dark roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate. Minor notes of dust, oatmeal, biscuits, and sunflower seeds. Booze is not as evident as the nose.

M. Not smooth. Moderate carbonation. Full body. Thin.

O. A very nice coffee/dark chocolate forward stout. This certainly has its place. Nicely crafted. I'm glad I was able to drink one with a little age. The upside is the carbonation level and coffee bitterness. The downside is the nose and standard appearance.

macher0, Jan 19, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours very dark. Pretty much black. Looks medium-bodied in the way that it poured. Crowns with a frosty tan head measured at a finger, or maybe more.

Blackened malts with a whiff of char and a heavy dose of unsweetened cocoa. Notes of espresso and earthy hops. Dried herbal-ness, spice, cream, and a quiet alcohol presence. Smells good.

Char notes and a lot of hops. They were serious when they noted that on the label. It's no Storm King, but it has a rough green hoppy tone. Mocha with a faintly smoky note. Rich dark malts, pushes past strong black ale into imperial stout. Milky body with some milky malt flavors. Perhaps thinner than I thought. Carbonation is medium. Alcohol is beautifully disguised with that great general sipping strength.

I liked Vampire Slayer better, but Blaecorn is a solid R.I.S. Recommended.

thecheapies, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

krome, Jan 18, 2014
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jgunther71, Jan 18, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Very dark with a creamy tan head.

S- Rich dark chocolate malt. Hop bitterness somewhere behind.

T- Wow. A powerful smokey dark malt flavor with loads of chocolate and coffee. Well balanced with a huge hop addition in the back. Just the right amount of heat lingers with a balanced powerful aftertaste. Not recommended for the faint of heart.

M- Creamy and smooth. Little too carbonated, but it doesn't take much away from this finely crafted brew.

O- Nicely done! Wonderful rendition of an imperial stout. This beer is bursting at the seams with an abundance of flavor. I will definitely seek this beer out.

Emnmarko, Jan 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

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Blaecorn Unidragon from Clown Shoes
91 out of 100 based on 1,136 ratings.