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Bombay Berserker - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
85
very good

228 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 228
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 10
Gots: 29 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MistahBeah on 09-11-2013)
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

11-14-2013 14:08:40 | More by mmulebarn
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Pintofbrown

Iowa

3.84/5  rDev +1.6%

Had this in a shaker pint. Reviewed from notes.

Dark brown, almost black body, Bombay manages a thin cap of maple colored foam.

Spiced is right! The bouquet on this beer is all over the place! There is definitely more "generic" stout flares, like dark chocolate, some roast, a bit of boozy heat, a bit leathery. Then you also have the spices, which I suppose you could interpret as chai: cinnamon, lots of cinnamon, some ginger, and a little vanilla. That is fun!

The dark chocolate and roasty qualities hit the palate up front. Letting the beer languish at mid-palate though, that is where the fun stuff starts to happen. Again, this is still pretty strong with the booze character and the dark chocolate, but there is a nice spicing, not quite as strong as the nose was. Again there is cinnamon, some ginger, and even a bit of sugary dark fruits hitting. It finishes a little too boozy for me, but at least that spicing is still hanging on.

Pretty good feel on this beer, it is slightly sticky and has some good heft to it. It is big enough to handle the spicing going on.

This dark chocolatey, roasty stout base swirls in well with the spiced flavors of cinnamon and ginger. I wish the spicing was bigger on the palate, but the fig-like sweetness helps make up for it. And man, maybe it is just me, but this ran a little hotter than I prefer. Still, this was a fun beer!

11-13-2013 11:30:24 | More by Pintofbrown
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-11-2013 06:25:35 | More by MarkyMOD
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bleeps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-11-2013 05:53:02 | More by bleeps
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coz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-09-2013 05:52:35 | More by coz
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cvm4

Mississippi

3.6/5  rDev -4.8%

A - Pours black, doesn't seem thick, but a nice pour. Has a one finger khaki head.

S - Cinnamon, chai tea, light roasted malts and semi-sweet chocolate.

T - Starts off with roasted malts and chocolate. Then the flavor turns into the chai tea, cinnamon and spices.

M - Medium bodied and carbonation with a smooth body.

O - A nice change of pace from Chocolate Sombrero. Not something I'd grab often due to the tea spices.

11-09-2013 01:57:51 | More by cvm4
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-06-2013 15:11:54 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-06-2013 05:12:53 | More by Stum-pub
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cnbrown313

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-04-2013 14:06:38 | More by cnbrown313
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-03-2013 18:10:33 | More by JamesStreet
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-02-2013 22:51:45 | More by EgadBananas
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rderedin

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-02-2013 19:20:32 | More by rderedin
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

11-02-2013 14:52:37 | More by Kenai4
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-02-2013 01:51:43 | More by JakerLou
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-01-2013 01:35:36 | More by Massbmx
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Cyclone8

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-31-2013 03:41:24 | More by Cyclone8
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-30-2013 00:54:53 | More by ShanePB
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Jasonrm72

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

10-29-2013 22:34:03 | More by Jasonrm72
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cfaulman

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-29-2013 15:34:32 | More by cfaulman
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

10-28-2013 02:21:12 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-26-2013 16:35:34 | More by Yeti1979
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-26-2013 15:26:14 | More by ldhughes3
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.6%

10-24-2013 18:11:35 | More by Jslay013
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ititani

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14%

10-23-2013 00:00:10 | More by ititani
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-22-2013 21:47:20 | More by GetTheYayo
Bombay Berserker from Clown Shoes
85 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.