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Porcine Unidragon - Clown Shoes

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Porcine UnidragonPorcine Unidragon

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

390 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 390
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 65
Gots: 92 | FT: 10
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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Nevada

3.74/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber bottle, bottled on 4/17/13, and poured into my Stone goblet...

A - Pours almost black, with a finger of brown head. Spotty lacing as I sip this one down.

S - The smell is slightly smokey with notes of dark chocolate.

T/M - The taste is very bittersweet chocolate forward, with hints of bourbon in the background. Big dark/burnt malt profile with moderate lingering heat from the alcohol. An aftertatse of wood, slight smoke, and alcohol.Medium/full mouthfeel, good carbonation.

O - Clown Shoes makes some damn good stouts. This is just a slight variation on the Blaecorn Unidragon, and I do mean slight. If I didn't know about the "bourbon barrel" from the label, I wouldn't have been able to pick it out. It's a good stout, but not one I would pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 02:08:44 | More by Rizalini
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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North Carolina

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4/5  rDev -2%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2%

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California

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival snifter. Pours out a nice, solid black with at least 1 1/2 inches of mocha head. Very impressive for the ABV. Nice little islands of lace stick around for most of the beer.

Bourbon, chocolate, smoked malts and a bit of vanilla and anise make up the smell.

Sticky smoked chocolate bourbon punch me in the taste buds. The heat smooths out to show a bit of burnt cocoa and anise. Dry wood and a lingering bourbon finish this off. It is smooth, but certainly a bit hot.

I'd love to age both this and the Blaecorn Unidragon and see what happens. At this point (fresh), I enjoy Blaecorn more, but we'll see.

Serving type: bottle

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Could probably benefit from a year in the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

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Porcine Unidragon from Clown Shoes
91 out of 100 based on 390 ratings.