For A Few Unidragons More
Clown Shoes

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Style:
Russian Imperial Stout
ABV:
14%
Score:
91
Avg:
4.18 | pDev: 5.74%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
23
From:
Clown Shoes
 
Massachusetts, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  2
Gots
  3
SCORE
91
Outstanding
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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 23 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by Matt141:
Photo of Matt141
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of Gagnonsux
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BirdsandHops
4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.74/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TBoneJones
4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appears rich-bodied as a nearly black pour. Low head and fair lacing.
Roasted chocolate and coffee, deep toasted notes, molasses.
Taste is delicious toasty bourbon-barrel stout, with with flavorful chocolate nib/ chocolate, and a bitter, lingering warming bite. Almost spicy like a pepper at the end, then rich cocoa malts are a distant reminder this is a full stout. Nothing complex, but big and tasty as far as what is there.
Feels thick and fairly creamy, somewhat sticky, spicy heat. More chile-like heat than barrel burn. Very good stuff though.

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Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jxc5
4.29/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of videofrog
4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Texasfan549
4.02/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ThickNStout
3.97/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22oz bottle acquired by a coworker on a recent trip to Texas. Bottled2/16/17. Served in a Clown Shoes snifter.

Pours oil black with about a two finger crown of dense khaki fluff. That head settles to a fine layer and modest collar, leaving only a few scattered dots of lace.

Aromas of bourbon, smoked malt, slight coffee and caramel. Pleasant enough.

Huge roasty and smokey malts hit my palate up front. Oaky bourbon, bitter coffee, dark cocoa, burnt caramel, roasty malts and a moderate kick of alcohol. Those smoked malts have a starring role.

Big, creamy body with understated carbonation. The semi-bitter, roasty finish is like burnt bourbon soaked dark chocolate coffee beans.

As a long time fan of both the nameless cowboy trilogy and Clown Shoes and a junkie for barrel aged imperial coffee stouts this beer is the intersection of many wonderful things for me. The huge, smokey base beer is still dominant, with barrel character and coffee both taking on much more of a supportive than trying to take over. It may not live up to the full potential of what I wanted it to be but For A Few Unidragons More is a mighty fine offering. Lucky Texans...

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Photo of ThaneMcC
4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours an inky black with a minimal head and scant effervescence. Smells strongly of roasted malts, hints of cocoa and that intriguing barnyard /wet leather smell common to the clown shoe unidragon variants.
Taste is sweet malts forward, bourbon notes of vanilla, wood, shart alcohol mid note and a rather astringent, clean finish. very little coffee (which is fine) - some molassess and caramel notes up front, strong alcohol notes.
Body is medium to full, minimal carbonation, good mouthfeel and clean finish

Barrel aged Blaecorn unidragon? an intriguing variant, and overall very good.

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Photo of Techichi
4.28/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GarbageMan10
4.29/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.02/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Found a Magnum bottle (650ml), bottled on 02/16.'17. Pours rich and dark like the other Unidragons. Not a strong smeller but a note of alcohol is present. The taste is very much like the Unidragon styles except a bit smoother. Chews well and goes down easy with only a slight alcohol burn. Overall this beer reminds me closely of one my faves, Prairie Artisan Ale's Bomb! without the ancho chile bite I love so much. I love it and I'd have another please. 14% ABV @$14.99 from Goody Goody. Nice job Clown Shoes!

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Photo of Grackos
3.47/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Not sure what is wrong with this one; if it's the coffee that is bad or there is some off-flavors here. Not a good beer at all.

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Photo of BdM
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Salinesnake
4.08/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bryantan
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheHopsman
4.13/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.71/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Real incredible dark mocha black look and a brown head with the frothy lacing.

Smell is of tap line, fresh brew coffee and chocolate. Nice roasty graham cracker s'more type of flavor. Medium feel with a little bit of a boozy feel that is encouraging - haha.

Taste is rich, creamy, multi-layered cocoa/licorice.hint of coconut and mint.

Great beer all around..a favorite. Clown Shoe's kills it on some shit,

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Photo of Rcaros
4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

For A Few Unidragons More from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 23 ratings