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Chocolate Sombrero - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,150 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,150
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 51
Gots: 200 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Roasted dark malts plus extra chocolate malts plus ancho chile plus cinnamon plus organic vanilla extract plus a chocolate eating, beer drinking, Clown Shoes wearing, multi limbed, gorgeous and glorious Mexican wrestler on the label. That’s the recipe for a Chocolate Sombrero!

(Beer added by: rab53 on 02-26-2012)
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A - I expected a bit thicker for an imperial stout but it is quite dark very pitch in black. Very good 1/2 inch of head that settles to a good lace ring. Mocha in color.
S - Mild pepper spice, good level of roast, some bittering hops, and some dark chocolate.
T - Well it's no "Chocolate Yeti" but it does have its perks. Mild pepper heat is masked pretty well never really getting overbearing. Chocolate bitter, hops equally, and the roast is overbearing at first but balances out pretty good. Slight skunked twang in the finish reminds me of a Mexican lager.
M - Medium bodied not chewy but ABV isn't too outrageous. Bitter and abrasive.

Overall I don't think I will get this again I like my stouts sweet and this one is peppery, skunky, and bitter with overbearing roasts. Curious to see what age would do to this but frankly I really don't care. Pass

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Chocolate Sombrero from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 1,150 ratings.