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Porcine Unidragon | Clown Shoes

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Porcine UnidragonPorcine Unidragon

Brewed by:
Clown Shoes
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is Blaecorn Unidragon made with Beechwood Smoked malt, which adds a natural meaty note (there is no actual meat in the brew). Aged 100% bourbon barrels. Little piggies run, squeal to the heavens: Clown Shoes wishes you luck.

Added by MasterSki on 10-05-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pours black with a 1 finger off white head that recedes fairly quick and leaves moderate lacing.

Smell-I pick up some dark chocolate and leather with a background of dark fruit and herbal scents.

Taste- Moderate bitterness, I get dark chocolate malt balls, espresso and some booze from the bourbon. I also get a slight hint of dark fruits on the front end. Dark chocolate plays the main role.

Mouthfeel- Full bodied, nice carbonation. Very thick, bitter without being very dry. Nice.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into a snifter
Bottled on: 4/17/13

A: Opaque black with browning on the edges. Less than 1/2 a fingers width of tan head quickly dissipates down to only a bubbly outer ring, but that ring leaves a decent amount of patchy lacing down the sides of the glass.

S: Huge leather and tobacco notes, lots of smoked malt/char, more subtle bakers chocolate and oak, cinnamon, a hint of booze. I dont get many barrel notes at all, but still very nice aroma.

T: Roasted malt and bakers chocolate, sweeter than the aroma implies. I also get coffee, smokey/char notes, leather, tobacco and some barrel notes including oak and bourbon-y booze. Smoked malt builds as I continue through the drink giving it a unique characteristic that I really like.

M/D: Very smooth, moderate carbonation, full bodied but mouthfeel on the thinner side, ABV is very well controlled and drinkability is good.

O: Overall, a really nice IS. Not my favorite of the Clown Shoes IS line, but very good nonetheless. I do wish the bourbon barrel characters were stronger, and it had a thicker mouthfeel. That being said I still definitely recommend.

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Porcine Unidragon from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 460 ratings
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