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Undead Party Crasher | Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
4.15/5
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2,144 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly: Vampire Slayer

Added by Gushue3 on 12-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,498
Reviews:
393
Ratings:
2,144
pDev:
8.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thick and oily, pouring a very dark brown while ending up near-black in the glass, this beer produces a dark brown head, one of the darkest I've seen, one finger tall. It shows good retention and the lacing coats the glass's walls well.
The aroma showcases, foremost, sweet and creamy milk chocolate. There's a hint of coffee grounds, light wafts of smokiness, vanilla, and a meaty nuttiness, but this big stout seems to show off the sweetness as its primary aspect, with less focus on the roast than many.
The roast is certainly there, though for the most part the flavor meets the aroma's expectations very closely. There's lots of cocoa before the roastiness, which remains for the duration, with a light accompanying nutty flavor that's meatier than almond but drier than walnut. Also pulling through is a vaguely detectable note of dark fruits, not prominent and not as strong as many in the style, which suits this beer just fine. It's more like overripe very dark red cherry, maybe, than anything. It ends with barley notes leading and following into the finish.
The body is thick, full and very smooth. This beer is a treat all around.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

bottle was purchased sometime last year

A: poured into a snifter to a deep black with a one finger tan head that is slow to fade and leaves good lacing
S: smells of bittersweet chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and a little smoke
T: taste is chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and just a hint of smoke. swallow is roasted malt, chocolate and more smoke with a little coffee
M: this beer is on the heavy side with a smooth and silky mouthfeel. carbonation is there but is very subdued while the finish is just slightly on the drying side
O: This is a fantastic beer with great flavors and a killer mouthfeel. This one nails it in the American Imperial Stout category.

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650ml bomber poured into tulip 11/7/14

A black liquid with a thumbnails width of cola edge, some wide legs and color left behind on the glass, two fingers of mocha foam its around for a few sips leaving a pair of partial rings

S lots of bakers chocolate, charred wood and smoke, not quite peat but smoke has some earth too it, a little meaty, some chocolate covered raisins and cherry, a little fudge

T dark roasted coffees added to the mix, still smokey with heaps of dark chocolate, some licorice, typical dark roast but the smoke plays a part and plays it well

M rich and thick, the bubbles soften it up a bit, oily on the palate, well concealed booze, sticky on the lips, chocolate syrup and smoke linger for ages

O no complaints from this guy, lots of rich dark chocolate, smokes there but not over the top, well concealed booze, I'm digging it

Not cheap at 13$ a bomber but I don't feel ripped off, yet another welcome addition to the shelves in Alberta, let the good times roll!!

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Bomber into pint glass

A- dark as the night that spawns the undead. Thin tan head.
S- Roasted coffee beans, dark chocolate
T - rich, roasted malt start...sweet coco finish
M - medium... Could be a bit thicker, but i like me thick
O- Nice stout for the price. Rich and malty... I could swear coco nibs were involved

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Undead Party Crasher from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 2,144 ratings
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