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Chocolate Sombrero - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,090 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,090
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 49
Gots: 187 | 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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4.2/5  rDev +8.8%

Jesse13713, Today at 02:14 AM
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

jiggidy, Today at 01:44 AM
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4.56/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a Libby stout glass.

Appearance: Pours a jet black with a short tan head. A little bit of brown/garnet visible when held to the light.

Aroma: This beer has a huge array of aromas - a bouquet, as it were. Dark chocolate, cocoa, chiles, dark fruits, even a bit of cinnamon. Also lots of dark malts.

Taste: Happy to say the taste follows the nose. This is a big, chocolatey stout with a burn of alcohol and chilis on the finish. There's also notes of spices and coffee. Really tasty.

Mouthfeel: This is a sipper, but it's surprisingly approachable for a big stout. It's a good dessert-type beer; a good beer to enjoy after having a thick stew or some other thick, hearty meal.

Overall: This rules. The goofy cartoon on the label made me balk a bit, but this is a top-notch chocolate stout. Get into it.

illpass78, Yesterday at 11:46 AM
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3.31/5  rDev -14.2%

dknight75, Yesterday at 06:10 AM
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3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip pint.

Appearance
Black with 1+ finger of fluffy, khaki head.

Nose
Chile pepper, cinnamon, roasted barley, and fruity alcohol.

Taste
Roasted barley, raisin, chile pepper, and fruity alcohol. Chocolate syrup, bitter cocoa nib, and earthy roast. Hints of cinnamon.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, oily, and smooth with plenty of alcohol warmth.

Overall
Lacking the depth of an Imperial Stout in exchange for the chile and cinnamon spiciness.

justintcoons, Monday at 03:27 PM
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4.4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Chocolate Sombrero from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 1,090 ratings.