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Chocolate Sombrero - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

886 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 886
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 40
Gots: 124 | FT: 7
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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Reviews by twiggamortis420:
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle pours a mostly black color with a pretty nice cap of tan head. Nice retention and has some draping lace that is nice.

Nose is some dulce de leche candy rolled in some crushed hop cones. Light caramel and sugar with a decent amount of milky richness.

Taste is nice and toasty with lots of caramel. For those that dont get traditional Mexican candies, this beer doesn’t stray too far from the intended flavour. Man...You might be able to simmer some shredded chicken in this and pass it off as mole! Good beer, great concept and the Clowns have executed this one damn near perfectly! Props on this one!

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2012 01:49:07 | More by twiggamortis420
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fitrock2112

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured Chocolate Sombrero into a snifter.

A - Pours black as midnight with a finger of mocha head.

S - Dark roasted malts fill the nose. Chocolate on second sniff.

T - Different for sure. A spicy roasted malt hits the palate initially. Mid palate getting more spiciness from the peppers with heavy chocolate. Finally, on the finish getting some coffee and more spicy malt. Wow!

M - Medium to heavy on the mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

O - Pleasantly surprised! Love the different flavors that shine on this brew. Highly recommended! Cheers!!

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 00:12:37 | More by fitrock2112
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Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Australia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-26-2014 19:55:57 | More by Wayne17
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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BobbyDigitali

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Richardbeerlover

Texas

3.41/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a nice dark brown black with a decent head that dissipates quickly. Smells ok and tastes like a typical dark stout. Can't detect much chocolate, ancho chiles or cinammon at all. Slightly sweet at the end. Goes down well but I am not that impressed for a beer that touts all these different ingredients, it has a very generic taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 05:18:40 | More by Richardbeerlover
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California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Georgia

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Chocolate Sombrero from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 886 ratings.