Chocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate Stout | Clown Shoes

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Chocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate StoutChocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Roasted dark malts plus extra chocolate malts plus ancho chile plus cinnamon plus organic vanilla extract plus a chocolate eating, beer drinking, Clown Shoes wearing, multi limbed, gorgeous and glorious Mexican wrestler on the label. That’s the recipe for a Chocolate Sombrero!

Added by rab53 on 02-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,846
Reviews:
348
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
10.77%
 
 
Wants:
86
Gots:
436
For Trade:
9
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Ratings: 1,846 |  Reviews: 348
Photo of RichWolfe
3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of braican
3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Peter1977
3.74/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of antman27
4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nat1975
3.62/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of falco4434
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jakecattleco
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 09/17/2015 into a tulip glass. More brown than black color with thin layer of head. Nose is chocolaty and boozy. Taste is sweeter than desired, with a boozy finish. Mouthfeel is a ltitle thin. Prefer Xocoveza.

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Photo of mwvman
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bisonfort
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrob21
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.37/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pmorey
2.86/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bgold86
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThomasAWilson2
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Brownc923
4.78/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I have never been a fan of a Chocolate Beer. This beer rocked my world. The look is warm and inviting. A deep color that says, "I am chocolate." The taste is a deep chocolate that has the finish of a very sophisticated brew. I am eternally grateful to Roszi's in Lakewood OH for tasting this beer one fall evening when my son and I just stopped in for a quick 6pack before a Brown's game. I share it with select friends by telling them that they will have the best desert ever

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Photo of Beer_lover89
4.32/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRFounder
4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kjlcm
4.39/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Second time trying, I like so much I felt I should review. Very dark pour with a minimal chocolate head. A great blend of chocolate and a hint of spicy heat on the nose. Love the nose. The taste follows the nose. Just love it. A bit thin for a 9% beer but I am not complaining. This will definitely be part of my normal rotation, especially now that the colder months are rolling around.

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Photo of Maznoc
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DMarlinJ
4.07/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Strike00
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

pours black with a coffee color head, dissipates pretty quickly

the smell is dark chocolate with a roast scent too it

The taste is a deep with a big bite of dark chocolate. There is a sweet underlying taste to this stout but not overpowering. A nice bitterness that lasts a bit.

a nice medium bodied stout

Overall it is a pretty good stout. The Chocolate is very prominent and I could have used a little less of it. I am glad I picked this up though.

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Photo of jduprey007
4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JNPIII127
4.58/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Chocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate Stout from Clown Shoes
3.9 out of 5 based on 1,846 ratings.
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