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Luchador En Fuego - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

518 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 518
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 51
Gots: 120 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Clown Shoes' Third Anniversary beer. Aged in Heaven Hill and Wild Turkey barrels.

(Beer added by: Dope on 01-16-2013)
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BigBarley

Texas

4.51/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

First ever, reviewing live.

Looks like a high-ABV imperial stout, with less than a half finger of khaki foam sitting on top of a dark, deep, black as black beer, that shines with a strange red tinge when held to light.

Smell is unbelievable. Sweet chocolate, smokey vanilla, oak and booze! A very mild touch of spices touches the aroma and adds a little something, but it honestly smells like some ridiculous dessert. Very very nice.

Wow. This is very, very good stuff. Up front you get a very sweet, very smooth chocolate flavor, which morphs over a few moments into a spicy vanilla note. There's alcohol in the flavor and the feel, but it adds to the zing of this beer. Delicious and obviously benefits heavily from the barrel. As it warms, the chili presence begins to slowly take over the flavor of this beer. It's kind of like the beer starts out normal and the more and more you drink, the more awake the peppers become. Unique experience to say the least.

Mouthfeel is thick and hearty, with a tingling carbonation that seems to be a staple of Clown Shoes beers. Works especially well with the way this beer is built.

Very impressed, much more so than I expected to be. Any fan of imperial stout should give this a taste or ten, because it is superb and satisfying

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 16:31:26 | More by BigBarley
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4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
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22 oz. bottle poured into a Founders snifter.

Appearance: Pours black with a thin beige head. Not much head retention.

Smell: There is a lot going on here. Bourbon, chiles, vanilla, milk chocolate. An interesting dark fruit presence (primarily back cherry) comes into the picture and takes over a bit before being covered up by more chocolate and vanilla.

Taste: Vanilla and milk chocolate up front with some more of that dark fruit. Cinnamon and a bit of chile pepper (not really any heat, but a nice smoky chipotle flavor). Bourbon is very subtle in the flavor profile. I could go for more bourbon and less dark fruit, but overall this is a great flavor profile - complex and delicious.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, medium carbonation.Would prefer a little less carbonation in this one.

Overall: Great showing from Clown Shoes. There is a lot going on in this beer and it comes together quite well.

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Luchador En Fuego from Clown Shoes
92 out of 100 based on 518 ratings.