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Vampire Slayer - Clown Shoes

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Ratings: 1,200
Reviews: 273
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 111
Gots: 276 | FT: 26
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

In a world full of uncertainty, hardship, and people trying to hold us back, do we need Vampires, too? Clown Shoes says, “No! Die, monsters, die!”

Our second anniversary ale incorporates signature dark malts, holy water, and malt smoked locally with hickory, ash, and vampire killing stakes.

(Beer added by: Gushue3 on 12-31-2011)
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Pours a frothy, dark brown head; decent retention leaves a burnt-marshmallow-looking topper on a deep black brew. Very nice lacing.

Fairly strong notes of roasted barley over overripe dark fruit and grapes. Cream, wheat, and a green earthiness.

Flavor follows, with a standard stout profile: roasted barley, dark cacao, cream, slight dark fruit, and lightly hot booze. There's actually a lot of flavor going on in this beer, and it's hard to pick it all out.

Fantastic mouthfeel: thick, almost chewy, silky. Definitely some alcohol heat, but this is a big, big stout. Tiniest amount of sting, and very lively. No foaming.

An excellent, straight-forward, no-frills imperial stout. This is a huge, huge beer, and it can't help but hide it...but it's very good. The emphasis is rightly on the roasted barley, and it comes through in big waves. Not the best or most creative stout, but a great beer.

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Ahh yessss! Meaty, beefy, big, and bouncy. A most excellent imperial stout. Deep and dark
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and chocolate malts. A light smoke mellows out the aftertaste. Excellent mouthfeel with
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Vampire Slayer from Clown Shoes
92 out of 100 based on 1,200 ratings.