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Genghis Pecan (2012) - Clown Shoes

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Genghis Pecan (2012)Genghis Pecan (2012)

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BA SCORE
82
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202 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 202
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.02%
Wants: 9
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rab53 on 10-27-2012)
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Ratings: 202 | Reviews: 49 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by rdilauro:
Photo of rdilauro
1.91/5  rDev -47.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I never like to bad mouth anything and I wont start here. But, this was a beer that I did not like at all. Right from the onset, the pour was less to than favorable, there wasnt much of any aroma in the glass and the first sip didnt offer me anything that I was looking for.

Each follow on sip did nothing more to impress me with this one

Sorry, guess we cant like every beer

rdilauro, Dec 21, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an imperial nonic a deep dark brown with a thinner tan colored head that was gone pretty quickly.Aromas of bitter chocolate,coffee, and a nice amount of roasted pecans.The feel is is a little fizzy and on the lighter side.Dryer on the palate with decnet roast and quite earthy in the finis,there is some dark corn syrup and caramel notes underneath but the dry earthy tones win out.not bad but really not anything to seek out,the feel of the beer is a bit of a turn off.

oberon, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of b2hogan
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

b2hogan, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of chinchill
4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter. Poured dark brown, nearly black, with a light brown head. The head soon reduces to a durable partial coat and ring. Moderate lacing.

Smells sweet and delicious. Some pecan pie filling with cinnamon. Moderately strong. Only faint grains.

Less sweet than it smells, there's a solid layer of medium and dark roasted grains with a bit of caramel and dark chocolate. A hint of roasted pecans, but wuite faint, as is the coffee in the finish. Near equal sweet/bitter by the finish. Nice nutty/malty aftertaste.

Medium body; very good carbonation level; very smooth; dry finish.

O: Lightly boozy nose and feel, but still drinks like 4-5% ABV brew. A distinct, remarkably smooth Amer. Porter. Recommended.

chinchill, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of JamesStreet
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

JamesStreet, May 10, 2013
Photo of hsus0225
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

hsus0225, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of Sammy
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Underrated porter. The pecan adds a nice slightly sweet and certainly nutty beer. Above average mouthfeel. Dark brown coloured body. Pleasant and slightly sweet aroma. Very good drinkability. Fun unique stuff worth trying for those not hung up on being purists. One of the best bottle labels of recent years.

Sammy, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of whatname
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

whatname, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of MADPolo
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

MADPolo, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Damian74Shensky, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of avisong
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

avisong, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of jheezee
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

jheezee, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of Denzo
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Denzo, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of blindpiggie
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

blindpiggie, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of JamLand
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

JamLand, May 19, 2013
Photo of Kmlund
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Kmlund, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of mscudder
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

mscudder, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of bccocx
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

bccocx, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of Bung
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz. Murky dark brown pour, thin but nice looking light brown to light tan as the head sticks down below sea level. Retention is very good.

Aroma, roast malt, some toasted nut.

Taste, heavy roast malt and some coffee. Pecan peanutty accent, some dark chocolate. The roast and coffee is just a tic overpowering.
Not as bad as the big hoppy feet, which was like drinking burnt toast.
A little herbal and piney bite in the finish.

Medium body and fairly creamy. The pecan seems to add more to the body than flavor. Drinks pretty well. A nice enough example, just not quite up there.

Bung, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of trevorpost
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

trevorpost, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of emerge077
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Black in the glass with dark brownish edges, creamy tan foam on the top. Spotty lacing in the glass, creamy surface texture.

Dry chocolatey aroma with a hint of nutty pecan.

Roasty bitter black malts, a touch of lactose, slight nutty pecan bitterness. Pretty dry, bitter, and astringent... Not at all sweet or reminiscent of pecan pie. Still it has a creamy feel and is a nice enough porter on its own. Probably wouldn't pick it up again, but it wasn't bad. If you're looking for a good novelty beer though, look elsewhere.

emerge077, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of KevinGordon
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

KevinGordon, Jan 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Plissken, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

WhitmansNiece, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of crownrl28
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

crownrl28, Dec 08, 2012
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Genghis Pecan (2012) from Clown Shoes
82 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.