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Blaecorn Unidragon - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,076 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,076
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 70
Gots: 276 | FT: 20
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Australia

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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-19-2014 04:06:24 | More by DrMindbender
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RobertH50

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-19-2014 03:00:00 | More by RobertH50
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-17-2014 17:49:27 | More by MattSharpless
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golf4collet

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-17-2014 00:52:24 | More by golf4collet
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.78/5  rDev -7.1%

Bottled on 2/22/13. Says its designed to improve with age.

Appearance: Black body with a thin cap of light brown suds. Not quite as dark as some other stouts but definitely looks the part.

Aroma: Rich dark malt and stone fruit. Dried figs. I've got a bit of a head cold so this thing is very quite aromatic for being about a year and a half since it was bottled.

Taste: Starts with nearly sweet dark malt flavor that transitions to a sweet cream flavor. The hops don't add much to the flavor, likely having faded from sitting on the shelf for so long. However, the bitter tones from the dark malt help balance the creamy sweetness. Finish is bitter coffee grinds. Really not tasting much of the 12.5% ABV apart from a burn on the palate in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth with moderate carbonation. Full in body.

Final Thoughts: This one basically met my expectations. Would have liked to taste a little vanilla or perhaps an oaken-aged version just to spruce it up a bit. The flavor is consistent with many other well known stouts of the style. Definitely a well done beer but nothing special. Would I drink it again? Maybe if it was on nitro-tap.

07-16-2014 22:35:18 | More by JamesMN
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-15-2014 01:11:14 | More by DrStiffington
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HopSavant

Michigan

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jmich24

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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ROBSTARR

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Michigan

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GClarkage

California

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Illinois

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Massachusetts

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Illinois

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Florida

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Florida

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Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

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slackattack

Spain

3.99/5  rDev -2%

Pours tar black, can't find any other color in it and I like that. Has a nice thick tan head. Smell is of dark chocolate, coffee, toffee, and a hint of dark ripe fruits reminiscent of fig. Initial sip reveals a pretty complex brew that doesn't have as much of the distinct chocolate or coffee flavors that the nose suggests. A plum/prune fruitiness is up front and the long lingering aftertaste is where the bitter dark chocolate, burnt caramel, and coffee comes into play. Thick rich mouthfeel that feels pretty good leaves me wanting more. High quality RIS, my first clown shoes experience has been a good one.

06-23-2014 05:48:04 | More by slackattack
Blaecorn Unidragon from Clown Shoes
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