Blaecorn Unidragon | Clown Shoes

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Blaecorn UnidragonBlaecorn Unidragon
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JamnesCameron on 09-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,610
Reviews:
375
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.85%
 
 
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118
Gots:
476
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Photo of h0wdy
4.79/5  rDev +18%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Look: Very deep black with a very slight hint of brown as it's poured.
Smell: Coffee beans with a bit roasted flavor and to some lesser extent there is some chocolate finish to it. As it warms I do smell more chocolate.
Taste: A biter taste with more coffee as compared to the smell.
Feeling: A nice soft kick to it as I swished it around in my mouth only to gulp it down.
Overall: Excellent beer with a wide range of high points to it.

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Photo of ambluhm
4.77/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured this from a 22oz. bomber.

This beer pours a dark, dark brownish black color. The head is a gorgeous taupe, mocha-like color, with fine bubbles that linger for quite a while and finally dissipate to a fine lace.

The aroma(s) of this beer are rocking and powerful. I love the smell of coffee and chocolate so this was stunning. It showed heavily roasted malts with bitter baking chocolate and even a moderate hint of baking spices like cinnamon and clove on the nose. There was a slightly floral note too which I thought was pretty interesting.

The mouthfeel was powerful at first, but as I sipped more I was amazed at how balanced it was. The same flavor compounds as found on the nose (chocolate, coffee, spice) showed on the palate. The bitterness was moderate but really helped balance the malty sweetness and surprisingly high alcohol, which was not even really detectable because of the balance.

I loved this beer right away, from the very cool dragon-like being on the label to the coffee and chocolate aroma. Having said that, I only feel like this beer will get better with age as the hops drop a little bit and the aromas meld together a bit more. I'm excited about trying this one again with some time in bottle.

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4.77/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gunnark1ng
4.76/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poors black, extremely dark with a minimal darker brown head. Flavor profile is smooth, coffee with minimal bitter notes. Had a bottle ~3 months old in 2015.

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Blaecorn Unidragon from Clown Shoes
4.06 out of 5 based on 1,610 ratings.
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