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Vampire Slayer - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
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1,143 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,143
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 103
Gots: 266 | FT: 24
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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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

06-29-2014 16:59:59 | More by Jmbbabson
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

06-27-2014 21:13:26 | More by sammyg832
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Minski405


4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-27-2014 19:03:08 | More by Minski405
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-27-2014 17:33:25 | More by Chris_Panos
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Mjmulka


4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-27-2014 16:08:00 | More by Mjmulka
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Jerry_Norris14

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-26-2014 04:13:48 | More by Jerry_Norris14
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Vinyl_on_Tap

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-22-2014 11:45:47 | More by Vinyl_on_Tap
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Jamco_76

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-21-2014 03:16:57 | More by Jamco_76
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victoriarugby

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

06-16-2014 19:54:49 | More by victoriarugby
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Lanstrum

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

06-13-2014 19:32:11 | More by Lanstrum
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Jlang2012

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-12-2014 14:36:51 | More by Jlang2012
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Btip1969

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-12-2014 01:50:44 | More by Btip1969
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

Served from an ice cold bottle into a glass, such class I know.

Appearance: dark as night, cant see through it. A half inch tan head with an aggressive pour.

Smell: Smell of chocolate and a Smokey smell, might be the vampire stakes.

Taste: Bitter, chocolate and Smokey, like sucking on a chocolate dipped piece of wood.

Mouth feel: Very thick and right on track for a imperial stout.

Overall: I am a fan of clown shoes, but this is just a little strong even for me, I'm going to say its the Smokey aspect. It's worth a bottle to try and clown shoes makes many fine beers.

06-09-2014 18:05:30 | More by bleedsblu
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-07-2014 02:31:48 | More by sludgegnome
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Auslander

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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tbone64

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-03-2014 22:16:04 | More by tbone64
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Std73

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

06-03-2014 18:27:28 | More by Std73
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dental

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-02-2014 00:50:17 | More by dental
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-31-2014 07:57:47 | More by zestar
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The_Drunken_Sniper

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

05-28-2014 22:07:55 | More by The_Drunken_Sniper
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-28-2014 17:28:30 | More by goblue3509
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-28-2014 07:07:11 | More by PappyVans
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zachary80

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev +1%

Bomber side-by-side comparison of Vampire Slayer (VS) @10% ABV and Blaecorn Unidragon (BU) @ 12.5% ABV. No visible dates but purchased on the same day. Poured into New Belgium Globes.

L: Both the VS and BU pour dark brown to black, VS maybe a little darker, but they are the same in the glass. Beige head on both is the same, okay retention on both.
S: Here is where the biggest difference shows through. BU has strong roast in the aroma, chocolate and light sweetness. VS has much more sweetness and a more full aroma without the strong and slightly rough bitterness of BU, also get some vanilla and similar flavors, maybe from the smoked malt.
T: BU is actual pretty moderate despite the stronger aroma, the roast and hops play a prominent role. VS is a lot sweeter than than BU
M: BU is a little thinner with less carb. Neither is overly full feeling.
O: Both very good and somewhat different imperial stouts.

05-27-2014 21:44:16 | More by zachary80
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wckneeshaw

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-23-2014 13:40:57 | More by wckneeshaw
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-22-2014 22:06:45 | More by neckbracesub
Vampire Slayer from Clown Shoes
92 out of 100 based on 1,143 ratings.