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Vampire Slayer - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
92
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1,178 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,178
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 109
Gots: 275 | 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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Ratings: 1,178 | Reviews: 272 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

brycevolk, Dec 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

beerman34, Dec 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

MallyOMight, Dec 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Dolfan907, Dec 27, 2013
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3.59/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 11.8.13

A - Pours a dark brown with a large foamy dark tan head that fades slowly.

S - Coffee, roasted, slight chocolate.

T - Bitter chocolate, burnt malt, bitter.

D - Heavy body with good carbonation.

O - Bitter and thin. Ok, at best.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Nutwood, Dec 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

ChipMurray, Dec 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

josephwa, Dec 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

ohiobeer29, Dec 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

TubaDan, Dec 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

camartin27, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

PaulD, Dec 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

baconman91, Dec 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

pathman, Dec 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

mikeburd1128, Dec 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

ChrisMon02, Dec 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

scott2269, Dec 19, 2013
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3.76/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Woo. Somebody burned some pork rinds and threw them in the stout. This is a big nasty stout with a crazy amount of some flavor. This is smoked as much as a full rauch beer and the stout is fully suppressed by the smoke.

It pours nicely to a black foamy loveliness. The aroma only barely gives away the smoked taste that's going to follow. The taste is so smokey everything else is lost. The aftertaste is a burnt bitterness.

O would put this in a line up of rauch beers, where it would fare well. As an imperial Stout, not so much.

schoolboy, Dec 19, 2013
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3.08/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a dark black, chocolate, body with a small toffee off white head

S - Mild vanilla, molasses, sweet dark chocolate, and as weird as this sounds, a hickory scent reminiscent of BACON!

T - Very dark up front, nice roasted notes, mild fruit and ends on this hickory bacon flavor.

M - Very syrupy, but it's to be expected with this type of beer.

O - I'm going to pass on this one.

santomark, Dec 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

1FatJ, Dec 17, 2013
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Vampire Slayer from Clown Shoes
92 out of 100 based on 1,178 ratings.