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Flight Of The Pimp - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
88
very good

69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 14
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Some pimps walk. Some pimps strut. Some pimps run from the law. This pimp, a blend of Pimp and Knob Creek bourbon barrel aged Blaecorn Unidragon, rides between giant wings as they flap through a fiery night sky.

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 06-05-2012)
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Reviews by Florida9:
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Florida9

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Very dark brown in color and even a bit translucent in the glass. Forms a smallish deep tan colored head that settles fairly quickly to a thin surface coating and a moderate sized ring around the edge. Light lacing.

S: Alcohol and boozy bourbon are the dominant aromas, with light notes of vanilla, chocolate, and brownie in the mix.

T: Taste starts off with a smooth chocolate-bourbon quality. The bourbon is quite restrained, but still noticeable - a characteristic that I actually like. Then a moderate sweetness of brown sugar and molasses with a bit of fig to round things out. Mild alcohol on the finish.

M: Starts off smooth, almost velvety, with an easy carbonation and a mild char-like bitterness. However, the finish is thin.

O: This turned out to be a better beer than I was expecting. I like the fact it has some bourbon characteristics, but its not a bourbon bomb. Rather the bourbon is subtle, adding depth to the beer and making for a more drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2012 01:32:47 | More by Florida9
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Moo5152

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-14-2013 17:15:36 | More by Moo5152
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Kreko7

California

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

11-24-2013 02:42:48 | More by Kreko7
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sweemzander

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz. bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks for sharing Matt!

(A)- Pours a pitch black color. Produced a decent tan head with some retention.

(S)- A raisin forward nuttiness meets a subtle roasted body.

(T)- Very similar to the smell. Plenty of raisin with a nutty character amidst an underlying subtle roastedness. Slightest twinge of a hoppy citrus note.

(M)- A good carbonation level. Its an interesting mouthfeel with classic brown ale and stout characteristics. Bitter and hoppy with a leveled sweetness.

(O)- It is definitely interesting. It really reminds me of a hoppy stout and a brown ale mixed together.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 16:28:10 | More by sweemzander
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moonknight31

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

09-11-2013 05:45:42 | More by moonknight31
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-16-2013 16:48:17 | More by jaxon53
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Pipeworks snifter.

A- pours near black with a 1" beige head. Some clumps and long trails of lacing.

S- chocolate, maple, light smoke/peat aroma, whiskey

T- toffee, dark chocolate, maple syrup, whiskey, light roasted coffee

M- medium body and carbonation. A little thin with some effervescence.

O- pretty tasty beer, nothing that wows you but has some chocolate, sweetness and whiskey notes.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 03:02:57 | More by kawilliams81
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Mike

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

06-02-2013 00:54:03 | More by Mike
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huddyball

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-01-2013 16:14:39 | More by huddyball
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

04-23-2013 23:02:50 | More by Massbmx
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alamode

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

04-13-2013 06:07:57 | More by alamode
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.5%

03-24-2013 03:16:39 | More by Sparky44
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CoolGuy42

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

02-18-2013 14:18:57 | More by CoolGuy42
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Thren

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

02-01-2013 21:35:28 | More by Thren
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Thorpe429

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

01-17-2013 22:58:54 | More by Thorpe429
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

01-12-2013 05:57:00 | More by spycow
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

01-12-2013 00:53:41 | More by WhitmansNiece
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MasterSki

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from Binny's a while back. Served in a Hair of the Dog tulip.

A - Finger of dark tan foam settles to a thin cap, thicker collar, and a few specks of lace. Very dark brown body that is verging on black.

S - Surprisingly stout-forward in flavor. I was expecting more brown ale, as I figured the blend ratio was similar to Angry Beast, but this has a heft dose of char, vanilla, roast, and light oak. Overt bourbon flavor is somewhat muted, and there are brown ale flavors present in the periphery: nuts, milk chocolate, berries, and mildly fruit yeast.

T - The taste has a bit more balance between the blend components, with a mix of nuts, roasted malts, oak, light bourbon, and char in the finish. There's some of the overly burnt character of Blaecorn Unidragon for which I don't really care. Again, verging towards stout more than brown ale. Alcohol is quite well-hidden, which is a plus.

M - Moderate carbonation, medium-full body, sticky and chewy texture, and minimal alcohol warmth. Not a ton of oak or dryness here.

D - Solid, but not as good as Clown Shoes' other barrel-aged offerings. Chris and I had no problem putting down the 22oz bottle, but I'd buy Angry Beast or Porcine Unidragon over this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 04:23:56 | More by MasterSki
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raffy313

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

12-27-2012 20:45:32 | More by raffy313
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

12-23-2012 01:03:06 | More by djrn2
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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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New Hampshire

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Flight Of The Pimp from Clown Shoes
88 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.