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Porcine Unidragon - Clown Shoes

Porcine UnidragonPorcine Unidragon

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

359 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%


Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is Blaecorn Unidragon made with Beechwood Smoked malt, which adds a natural meaty note (there is no actual meat in the brew). Aged 100% bourbon barrels. Little piggies run, squeal to the heavens: Clown Shoes wishes you luck.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-05-2012)
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Phelps

Arizona

4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clown shoes porcine unidragon

This is Blaecorn Unidragon, but made with beechwood-smoked malt and aged in bourbon barrels. Poured into a snifter.

Thick and black as ink. A very thin cap of fizz pops away after a few seconds.

Maple syrup, vanilla, crumbled cocoa, toasted oak, campfire smoke, raisin, alcohol. A quality blend of aromas.

The smoke is more pronounced in the flavor. Huge beechwood notes and burnt oak in the front give way to chocolate and a touch of dark fruits in the middle. Smoke rises again at the swallow, along with a fairly pronounced alcohol flavor.

Alcohol fumes in the nose, and numbness on the tongue. Thick and viscous medium-full body with mild, prickly carbonation. Breaks into a bit of fizz as it moves.

Good stuff. Could use just a bit more sweetness, more barrel, a little less smoke. Better enjoyed in quick sips.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 07:04:16 | More by Phelps
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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.58/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a large tulip glass. Apears dark blak with tan head. Smells of chocolate with some oak tannins and vanilla. Tastes full bodied chocolate & vanilla upfront with some light bourbon & oak in the background. A little astringency seems noticeable, maybe from too much bittering hops. Mouthfeel seems heavy, especially as it warms. Bourbon character cones through more and body seems more full. Overall, a good beer. Wish it had some more initial oomph.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 00:55:10 | More by jwhancher
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Poured at cellar temperature into a snifter.
A - Pours a dark brown color with minimal medium brown head. The head is gone almost instantly, leaving a long lasting lacing.
S - Bourbon, chocolate and a sour hop finish.
T - Bourbon, charred wood, chocolate and a hoppy finish.
M - Medium viscosity with a small amount of carbonation.
O - The smoke is a little on the heavy side, the bourbon is light and the alcohol is well integrated. All and all not bad if you like smoked beers. OK for a bourbon barrel aged imperial stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 22:10:11 | More by kdahnke123
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Porcine Unidragon from Clown Shoes
91 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.