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Chocolate Sombrero - Clown Shoes

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very good

1,164 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,164
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 51
Gots: 201 | 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Chocolate Sombrero pours black into the glass with a small tan head on top. As the foam disappears a few spots of lace cling to the glass.

The aroma has nice notes of chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, dark fruit and medicinal alcohol.

Each sip of this medium to full bodied beer is smooth, slightly chewy with a moderate carbonated fizz. The flavor begins malty with chocolate and roast malt. Quickly some smoke and jalapeno heat appears. A touch of cinnamon is also present. It finishes with an earthy nuttiness and moderately bitter. Once gone the cinnamon, chocolate and roast malt linger on the palate.

This is a big beer with expanding flavors as it warms. Definitely sip to fully enjoy.

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Bottle opened on 7.9.13
Bottled 02/2012

A - Pours a dark brown with ruby highlights, with a brown mixed-bubbled head with good retention.

S - Chocolate and cinnamon, some heat is detected as well.

T - Chocolate, cinnamon, then vanilla with a warming finish.

D - Lower carbonation with a heavier body.

O - Nice, chocolate, cinnamon, vanilla and a touch of heat from the chilies.

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Chocolate Sombrero from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 1,164 ratings.