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Luchador En Fuego - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

520 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 520
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 52
Gots: 121 | 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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Reviews by acevenom:
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a large snifter glass. Pours dark brown to black with a thick tan head that recedes slowly, leaving some lacing on the side of the glass. Bourbon and vanilla hit the nose up front with chocolate, roasted malt, and chile peppers. The flavors follow the nose. There is some sweetness there and the alcohol can be tasted here. The flavor notes blend pretty well together. The chile peppers don't get hot in this beer because they blend so well with the malt backbone of this beer along with the chocolate and vanilla notes. It's actually quite tasty. The body is medium to full with moderate carbonation. The aftertaste is is very pleasant. This beer is pretty easy drinking despite the 11% ABV. This is an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2013 01:49:21 | More by acevenom
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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Illinois

4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2014 03:08:20 | More by emyers
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Luchador En Fuego from Clown Shoes
92 out of 100 based on 520 ratings.