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Blaecorn Unidragon - Clown Shoes

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Blaecorn UnidragonBlaecorn Unidragon

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,236 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,236
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 77
Gots: 327 | FT: 25
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured this from a 22oz. bomber.

This beer pours a dark, dark brownish black color. The head is a gorgeous taupe, mocha-like color, with fine bubbles that linger for quite a while and finally dissipate to a fine lace.

The aroma(s) of this beer are rocking and powerful. I love the smell of coffee and chocolate so this was stunning. It showed heavily roasted malts with bitter baking chocolate and even a moderate hint of baking spices like cinnamon and clove on the nose. There was a slightly floral note too which I thought was pretty interesting.

The mouthfeel was powerful at first, but as I sipped more I was amazed at how balanced it was. The same flavor compounds as found on the nose (chocolate, coffee, spice) showed on the palate. The bitterness was moderate but really helped balance the malty sweetness and surprisingly high alcohol, which was not even really detectable because of the balance.

I loved this beer right away, from the very cool dragon-like being on the label to the coffee and chocolate aroma. Having said that, I only feel like this beer will get better with age as the hops drop a little bit and the aromas meld together a bit more. I'm excited about trying this one again with some time in bottle.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

huge foamy tan head with lots of bubbles that just stays around for days! deep dark opaque black body and a ton of lacing.

the scent is strong with espresso and anise as well as some piney hops. there is even a hint of wood and roastiness to it.

the flavor is the same but a bit more potent, lots of roastiness and pine. espresso and woodiness and sweet molasses set the backdrop.

the mouthfeel is very full bodied but not syrupy as most imperial stouts tend to be. very foamy from the enormous head and dry in the finish.

this beer has a surprising amount of drinkability given its full bodied and complex nature.

this beer reminds me alot of the espresso aged yeti from great divide but with a less strong emphasis on the espresso and a greater one on more complexity. fantastic beer, my best regards.

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Blaecorn Unidragon from Clown Shoes
92 out of 100 based on 1,236 ratings.