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Chocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate Stout | Clown Shoes

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Chocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate StoutChocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate Stout
BA SCORE
3.9/5
Very Good
1,873 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#7,029
Reviews:
353
Ratings:
1,873
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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A - I expected a bit thicker for an imperial stout but it is quite dark very pitch in black. Very good 1/2 inch of head that settles to a good lace ring. Mocha in color.
S - Mild pepper spice, good level of roast, some bittering hops, and some dark chocolate.
T - Well it's no "Chocolate Yeti" but it does have its perks. Mild pepper heat is masked pretty well never really getting overbearing. Chocolate bitter, hops equally, and the roast is overbearing at first but balances out pretty good. Slight skunked twang in the finish reminds me of a Mexican lager.
M - Medium bodied not chewy but ABV isn't too outrageous. Bitter and abrasive.

Overall I don't think I will get this again I like my stouts sweet and this one is peppery, skunky, and bitter with overbearing roasts. Curious to see what age would do to this but frankly I really don't care. Pass

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by far my favorite chocolate stout.

that i can get it in 4x 12oz bottles makes me like it even more.

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Chocolate Sombrero Mexican-style Chocolate Stout from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 1,873 ratings
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