Blaecorn Unidragon | Clown Shoes

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Clown Shoes
Massachusetts, United States
clownshoesbeer.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by JamnesCameron on 09-25-2011

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Ratings:
1,616
Reviews:
378
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.85%
 
 
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5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A sleeper RIS that has won me over and become a go-to. Dark as pitch with a just thick enough mouthfeel and heavy lacing. Dark notes of earth, chocolate, espresso and hazelnut are well-balanced and come out more when the beer is warmer, when the smoky flavor also shines through. Just enough bitterness. Another hit by Clown Shoes. I see that some people have felt that this brewery has not impressed them, but I have had the exact opposite experience. I went initially with a negative bias from the first bottle for some reason and have had that completely disappear. Many of their beers are outstanding and a few have become all-time favorites... Cheers!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Excellent! The Good Hop, Nov 2016

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Dark and complex. Very nice creamy, persistent head.

S: Again, complex. The nose has malt, hops, alcohol, toased biscuit, caramel, chocolate.

T: Much like the smell. There is a LOT going on in the taste. It evolves as each drink and swallow progresses. Finishes with a great warmth and malt character.

M: Thick and creamy. Almost filling.

O: I love this Russian. I personally think it's a great example of what the style can be. This is not a timid or apologetic beer. DO NOT use this for calibration.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Maybe I love Russian Imperial Stout's too much, but this is just fantastic. Balanced flavor, all the stout regulars, but no one sticking out. Just a marvelous beer.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Yes I am a fan of clown shoes. I'm not going to dissect this stout. This is everything a traditional RIS should be complex tasty with a high abv. I'd recommend this for the beginner and the veteran. Clown shoes just gets big stouts and this is a shining example. Well done. Praying to Odin to see a barrel aged or chocolate version.

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This is the greatest beer on God's green Earth.

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