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Very Angry Beast - Clown Shoes

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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.69%


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

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Neorebel on 08-05-2013)
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a snifter glass. The beer pours black with a thin, tan head. The nose has a lot of bourbon along with some vanilla and dark chocolate. I also get some of that barrel character from the bourbon barrels. The flavor isn't as heavy on the bourbon or booze as the aroma would indicate, but it is there. It blends very well with the dark roasted malts. I get the vanilla and dark chocolate. I get some of that oakiness from the barrel and some mild sweetness. The body is full and smooth with moderate carbonation. The alcohol warms the back of the throat in the finish. This is an excellent beer that would get much better with age.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 01:16:02 | More by acevenom
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Buannaich

Colorado

4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

22 oz bomber.
Pours axle grease dark.
Bourbon, chocolate whatever this is like a thermonuclear explosion of taste.
Silky smooth for an imperial.
Mouth-feel is rich I dare you not to smile.
I’ve seen reviews asking for more bourbon, and that would be interesting. As it stands I think the complex flavors work just fine. Beer of this nature can be hit or miss with Clown Shoes hitting a grand slam on this beast.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 22:33:45 | More by Buannaich
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dar482

New York

4.7/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a motor oil black with thin tan head.

The aroma explodes of sweet chocolate, dark fruit, vanilla, and bourbon.

The flavor follows with dark chocolate, a figgy fruit note, lots of roasty malt, coffee, and a fudgey brownie note along with vanilla, oaky bourbon notes.

There's a creamy silky body along with this beer.

A truly amazing beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2013 03:48:11 | More by dar482
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appetiteforparis

Colorado

4.69/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured directly from the bottle into a "Dora the Explorer" sippy cup. This beer is readily available right now, but I would advise everyone to not take this for granted. It pours jet black...smells strongly of oaky-bourbon and chocolate. It tastes much the same. It is a phenomenal brew! It is in its own right, up there with Parabola and BCBS. Just go out and get you some!!

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 00:55:16 | More by appetiteforparis
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.55/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle from Hop City (Atlanta, GA). 10.99. Bottled 7/18/13. Served in a Founders snifter.

Pours jet black with a finger and a half tan head that fades to a thick halo and leaves beautiful lacing.

Sweet aromas of bourbon, vanilla, oak, chocolate, coffee and caramel. Very inviting.

Taste delivers on the nose. Toasted oak, vanilla tinged bourbon, lightly smokey malt, bittersweet dark chocolate, creamed medium roast coffee, burnt caramel, licorice, brown sugar and a nice little kick of alcohol. So many great things going on in this. The booze isn't entirely lost but blends in well with the myriad of charred, roasty malts and barrel goodness.

Creamy and fairly heavy bidy with moderate carbonation, this lingers on the palate. Bourbon, cocoa and a little smoke in the finish.

I've gotta hand it to Clown Shoes for making fantastic stouts. I enjoy Vampire Slayer, I really like Blaecorn Unidragon and was a big fan of Angry Beast but this blows them all away. The melange of roasty, smokey, sweet malty goodness blended with bourbon and barrel character is excellent. This is right up there with Luchador En Fuego and I'm not sure which is my favorite that Clown Shoes has produced. I highly recommend giving this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2013 04:17:25 | More by ThickNStout
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.55/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I don't see a date but this was just released.

A: Pours a pitch black with a big dense medium brown head. Head fades out slowly, leaving pretty substantial and heavy lacework behind. Nice retention too with a mini island floating around.

S: Big bourbon notes. Burnt sugars and caramel abound. Marshmallow and just a hint of toasted coconut. Mild roasted malt pokes through with some sweet chocolate, but the barrel dominates here. Not too boozy or anything, just heavy and sweet bourbon notes. It reminds me a lot of a FiftyFifty Eclipse variant in fact.

T: Again with the bourbon but not as strong as the aroma. Heavy toasted marshmallow, caramel and decadent chocolate. Rich and heavy flavors. Smooth chocolate with just a hint of coffee in the finish. A little charred oak and lots of bittersweet chocolate lingers between sips. Wonderful, like a bourbon brownie masterpiece.

M: Heavy, smooth and viscous.

O: Wow, seriously good. Clown Shoes' best beer to date...by far. It really does remind me a lot of the FiftyFifty Eclipse series. Very similar. Probably the Bernheim one comes the closest. Very rich, decadent, sweet and smooth. Drinks wonderfully. No booze at all for 11.5%. Barrel character adds tons of complexity but does not overpower, just melds perfectly. It's like a half priced Eclipse basically. I don't know who would buy anything from FiftyFifty if this were readily available from them, that's for sure. Great job, Clown Shoes.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 03:49:47 | More by Dope
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Neorebel

New Jersey

4.54/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I'm super excited to be tasting Clown Shoes Very Angry Beast today, which is a mix of Vampire Slayer, and Blaecorn Unidragon, aged in Bourbon barrels. Two phenomenal beers in their own right, should be stellar as an aged blend. Let's go into the appearance: It's a deep, dark midnight hue, and although brown, it's indistinguishable from black. A power pour produces a ample tan head, between 1/2 and 1 inch tall. The froth eventually subsides a bit, but holds steady somewhere between 1/4" and 1/2". Great retention. The beer produces notable amounts of lacing on the glass as it's drank. A great look! One whiff indicates a very robust roasted malt profile, bittersweet chocolate, a hint of dark fruits, walnut, and vanilla and bourbon from the barrel. After a taste, I will say the flavor actually outmatches the aroma, as it's so pleasantly powerful, it's almost staggering! The bourbon aspect is dominant, which washes over the taste buds with a certain sharpness to it. Roasty and chocolatey are the malts, and there's a nice crispness of unknown origins happening here. Also a slight woodiness, similar to that which would be detected in a good neat glass of Scotch. What I like the best about this beer is the full, velvety mouth feel that is on par with something like Oskar Blues Ten Fidy. There aren't many beers that can produce this type of coating effect. That baker's chocolate taste is uniquely delicious as well- Its as if this beer is chocolate lava cake dipped in bourbon! This would seriously be great to stock up on and cellar too, if you have that kind of willpower... Anyway, big beer fans need to take notice! Indulge in this sublime libation and celebrate the good life!

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 21:01:11 | More by Neorebel
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ThrewRedButter

Massachusetts

4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Bottled 7/18/13

A - Pitch black

S - Bourbon, oak, coffee, chocolate

T - Sweet bourbon and oak. Pretty damn smooth for 11.5%. Maybe a slight, tiny, microscopic alcohol burn, but by no means overpowering. A warming sensation in your chest.

M - Not as thick as I would like and some decent carbonation.

O - I feared this was going to be a boozy mess, but it is really good. Great bourbon and oak smell/taste and it goes down smooth. Really solid stuff. Would buy again if I could.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 23:14:45 | More by ThrewRedButter
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incogpraecox

Texas

4.51/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: pours a deep brown/black with only a half finger head. there's a dark ruby color around the top edges when held to light. excellent lacing throughout.

S: big bourbon hits the nose, followed immediately by hints of chocolate, vanilla and a nice malty character.

T: starts off with a nice dark chocolate, followed by vanilla. The finish is bourbon; has a really nice bite to it. smoooottthhhh. when cold the chocolate is a bit more pronounced, and when warm the bourbon packs a really nice punch on the finish.

M: creamy with medium carbonation. A really nice heat going down as it warms.

O: this is a great beer. not boring and not obnoxiously complex. would love to see what this beer is like aged for a couple years.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 00:32:23 | More by incogpraecox
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottled On 07/18/13

A: Pours a pitch black color with almost no head

S: Dark roasted malts, quite a bit of dark chocolate and bourbon, and some anise in the background. Get hints of vanilla and oak as well along with some booziness

T: Nice and complex. Starts off with the roasted malts, a hint of smoke, and dark chocolate. This is shortly followed up by bourbon, vanilla, oak, and light booze. Finishes with an unexpected bitterness and lightly roasted coffee

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth and creamy

O: A very nice example of a BBA imperial stout. The blend of the blaecorn and vampire slayer is great, combining a light hint of smoke from the vampire slayer with the boldness of the unidragon. A must-try if you can find it

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2013 06:00:31 | More by BEERMILER12
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SportsandJorts

Michigan

4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: not quite motor oil black but more of a dark brown. a finger plus of a tan head that leaves a lacing on the edges. opaque

Smell: kinda weak for a big beer. chocolate, roasted malts, some bourbon some alcohol, hint of cocoa

Taste: starts of with strong roasted malts, mixed with chocolate. gives way to the backend with mixed amounts of cocoa, bourbon, wood and alcohol. quite complex

Mouthfeel: fairly bitter, very full bodied. good warmth

Overall: a great beer to crack and sip on for hours. strong complex and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 21:50:02 | More by SportsandJorts
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a tulip pint.

Appearance
Jet black with 1 finger of brown head that dissipates quickly.

Nose
Fudge, dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and raisin.

Taste
Chocolate fudge, dark chocolate and molasses. Nicely blended bourbon character with hints of vanilla and charred oak. Notes of espresso and raisin.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth and warming.

Overall
Clown Shoes does some nice work with Barrel Aging. Highly recommended for fans of Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stouts.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2013 14:46:02 | More by justintcoons
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t420o

California

4.45/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Clown Shoes Very Angry Beast

A- pour yields a 1-1/2 finger mocha head. Retention is below average. Beer is pitch black. Decent lacing. 3.5

S- big woody bourbon barrel notes, chocolate, cocoa, espresso, light vanilla. 4.25

T- this pretty much matches the nose with woody bourbon barrel up front and very nicely done. Dark chocolate, espresso, very nice roasted malts and some vanilla. Very well done. Hides the abv well. 4.5

M- nice and hefty body like a big beer like this should have. Medium carbonation. 4.5

O- a phenomenal barrel aged stout. Best at room temp, as are most beers. Love it. 4.75

A+

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 05:16:10 | More by t420o
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Jasonrm72

Colorado

4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Less bourbon than I was expecting considering Angry Beast.But this is solid.
I found much more chocolate in the flavor than bourbon. But the bourbon provided a nice softness that is rarely attributed to bourbon aged beers.
I wouldn't truly put this on the level of BCBS or KBS, but it is MUCH easier to get a hold of and tastes fantastic.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2013 00:23:17 | More by Jasonrm72
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark black with a 1/2 finger creamy tan head, which quickly fades to a small disc of foam, and leaves spotty lacing. Nice aroma with chocolate, cocoa, bourbon, and dark roasted malt.

Tastes sweet with chocolate, cocoa, bourbon, dark roasted malt, smoke, and vanilla. The dark roasted malt provides some bitterness for balance. The alcohol is well disguised for 11.50 % abv. This is a nice sipper.

Full bodied with modest carbonation. Has a chocolate syrup aftertaste with a hint of Bourbon. Nothing wrong with this beer at all. Very nicely made.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 04:07:33 | More by hardy008
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks go out to the gang at Craftshack for this bottle!

It looks the part, a pitch black brew that brings a +1 finger head of tan foam. The lacing is good.

The smell hit me as soon as I popped the cap. Huge aroma of bourbon. Getting past that, which is difficult, roasted malt, toffee, chocolate, cocoa, yeah, I get 'em but again, that bourbon is almost overpowering. Did I mention alcohol? My bad if I didn't.

The taste seems to be another matter. The bourbon is there but it's nicely complimented by sweet chocolate and toffee an that cocoa, once it settles in is amazing. Holy crap, the alcohol is NOT hidden at all in this brew. 11.5% and I can feel every bit of it with each sip and swallow. This would make for an excellent nightcap, dontchyaknow.

Thick body with plenty of carbonation, the word chewy comes to mind.

A little less heat from the alcohol and I would do flips for Very Angry Beast but then again, they named it such for a very good reason, eh? Overall, a marvelous brew that despite its heat, won't get me out of the kitchen. Cheers to Clown Shoes.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 21:54:37 | More by Bitterbill
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tmm313

Georgia

4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Mostly black. Mahogany around the edges. Poured very little head with aggressive pour, but that's what its supposed to do. Good lacing, trailing, and legs.

S- Sweet. Raisins, prunes, dark chocolate, bourbon, cherry, orange, earthy hop, and oats.

T- Roasted malts, dark fruits, earthy hops, coffee, bourbon, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, oak and oats. Spicy finish. Pine and Espresso aftertaste. Got better as it warmed.

M- Medium thick body. Viscous, smooth, and drying.

O- I enjoyed this beer. The more it warmed, the better it got. Flavors everywhere, the way a good Imperial is supposed to be. Paired the second half of my bomber with some smoked brisket. Heaven.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 23:05:38 | More by tmm313
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gatornation

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

from 22 oz bottle

A-pours a semi-thick brown/ black color with a tan 1 finger head that recedes to a nice fresh collar
S- cocoa,coffee,bourbon,roasted malts some dark fruit
T- superb with cocoa/coffee and nice mellow bourbon rich with semi sweet chocolate a touch of fruit with light vanilla and oak many layers of flavor
M-superb creamy rich complex as this stout is very tasty
O-a great BB IS rich and robust a nice blend of CS brews that are BA good stuff

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2013 20:54:03 | More by gatornation
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boogercrack

Texas

4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle, into tulip

a: pours a super dark nearly black color, with a thin tan/khaki head that recedes quickly, to a ring with a few islands. standard pour vigor, not as much head as expected. ok lacing.

s: semi-sweet chocolate, barrel, faint vanilla, whiskey.

t: huge bitter/dark chocolate, the bourbon note is quite distinct, but only slightly hot. roasted malts on the finish, touch of coffee maybe? could be the roastyness playing tricks. as it warms, it definitely gets a lot hotter than at colder temps.

m: velvety consistency, plays with the chocolate well. while not chewy, is definitely not thin. carb is appropriate. coats the mouth with a subtle alcohol burn on the gums.

o: very solid offering by clown shoes, which i'm honestly usually somewhat let down by. definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 02:42:32 | More by boogercrack
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Thads324

Connecticut

4.26/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Pours a jet black brew with thin dark tan head. The head doesn't hold long but there is decent lacing.
Aroma is intense. You can smell it across the room. It's mostly all wood, vanilla, oak and straight bourbon aromas.
Flavor starts heavy. Big bold sweetness, oaky bark. Slightly tannic, hints of roasted and caramel flavor behind a finish of bourbon. Really tasty finish like a fine whiskey on the rocks. Lingering flavor on the edges of the tongue of mildly tart smokey wood. Bits of tobacco and very little chocolate. Deep, bold, delicious brew. The only hop bitterness seems to dance between the middle and end. Earthy and subdued.
Mouthfeel is heavy and there's a bit of dryness that breaks up a bit of sweetness. Finish is sharp, dry, and not oily like many.

While the aroma is heavy on the barrel, the beer and barrel meld well in the flavor. A very very nice beer. As it warms the alcohol becomes more apparent and the barrel tartness stronger. Damn fine!

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 03:43:19 | More by Thads324
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Binny's - Lakeview. Served in a Fantôme snifter at Kan's place.

A - A thick collar and near-complete cap of tan foam tops a near-black body, with specks of lace dotting the sides of the glass.

S - Dark grains, dark chocolate, earthy bourbon, light oak, caramel, roasted malts, and perhaps a hint of tobacco to round things out. Not the most spirit-forward barrel-aged stout, but that's not necessarily a bad thing as I like the base beers.

T - The taste is quite similar to the aroma, with perhaps a bit more sugar cookie and caramel sweetness amid the darker and roastier flavors. Some nice elements of milk chocolate and vanilla, with less present barrel and bourbon notes. I'm guessing this brew didn't spend a ton of time in the barrels, but that's actually kind of refreshing with all the over-oaked and booze-heavy barrel-aged stouts out there.

M - Smooth medium-full body, pleasant lower carbonation, perhaps a bit thin for 11.5% but not offensively so. Booze is reasonably well-concealed. Quite nice on the whole.

D - I have to say that when Clown Shoes opened I was put off by the labels and the 'contract-brewing' stigma, but I'm becoming increasingly convinced that they have a successful model going here. Not quite as good as Porcine Unidragon, but nearly so. Love being able to buy a great beer without waiting in a line or chasing a truck.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 18:28:41 | More by MasterSki
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Samuel906

California

4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My second beer from Clown Shoes and both have been killer! This is a heavy duty brew and there is a lot going on. Smell I got chocolate, peanut butter, fudge, salt, tobacco, and hay. Taste is similar, with tons of coffee but is not overly sweet. I really love the faint tobacco notes, like the molasses and rasins of Red Man. Really good beer!

Serving type: on-tap

11-15-2013 05:56:40 | More by Samuel906
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davey101

Connecticut

4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bomber into a tulip glass. Pours a pitch black body with a fingers worth of light mocha foam. Faint lacing with light retention. Seems a bit thin with some noticeable alcohol legs. I found that this one really needs a bit of time to open up to get the full effect.

S - Fudge brownie against a backdrop of rich bourbon notes of oak, char and vanilla. Lightly roasted but predominantly on the sweeter side of things. Large booze presence. Just excellent with a massive and inviting bourbon presence.

T - Dry cocoa powder, sweet vanilla, oak, sweet and decadent fudge brownie, and a lingering bourbon burn. Not as great as the nose but highly effective in capturing the stereotypical BA stout notes. The mouth feel is a bit too thin leaving all of the flavors to just sort of fall flat towards the end.

O - The first Clown Shoes beer to really impress me, which makes me happy considering this beer has zero hype and is somewhat reasonable at $12 for a bomber. The taste and mouth feel aren't perfect here, but damn is that aroma sexy.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 01:01:14 | More by davey101
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cbutova

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- Poured to four pint glasses from the 22oz bottle with an oily thick, pitch black body. Dark tan head forms atop the brew with a frothy, foamy consistency. Decent head retention leads to a thick, foamy ring. Lacing at the top has some nice webs and spotty below that.

S- Fudgey cocoa really jumps out to me here atop a beastly roast malt base and some good barrel feel. Authentic oaky, bourbon whiskey feel with some vanilla hints. Caramel sweets, burnt grains, smoke and slight alcohol.

T- Similar to the nose but the barrel feel really seems to jump out as well as some Scotchy, smoky seaweed whiskey feel. Bourbon barrels are probably second to only the roast base but it is close as they lay down a large portion of vanilla, oak and whiskey notes. Roast grains provide a base of dark fudge chocolate truffles, burnt grains, caramel sweetness and the sugar to make a slight alcohol flavor appear. Dark fruits appear from the yeast.

MF- Thick body with a creamy, somewhat oily overall texture. Carbonation is moderate and maybe even closer to lower end but this allows those decadent stout and whiskey flavors to sit on the palate. Alcohol warming lingers for quite a while but not hot.

Definitely a fan of the nice Bourbon feel combined with some Peat Scotch malt feel and smoke. It brings some huge flavors but not over the top at all for me. Fudgey, cocoa truffle sweetness works very well with the other things present.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2014 00:03:18 | More by cbutova
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle. Pours a pitch black color with a 1/4 inch of brown head. Minimal lacing. The aroma is booze dark chocolate, brownie batter, and hints of roasted malts. The taste is bourbon upfront followed nicely by chocolate syrup and fugdey brownies. Earthy notes. Finishes nicely with more bourbon and more sweet chocolate syrup and brownies. Tastes rich, but not cloyingly sweet. Pretty big alcohol presence as expected. Heavy mouthfeel. Clown Shoes is great at making big beers and this is no exception. Overall, a bit pricey but worth grabbing.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2014 01:14:44 | More by PicoPapa
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Very Angry Beast from Clown Shoes
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