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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
There are 1011 Billionaires on planet Earth as of this writing. We guess that most of you, like all of us here at Clown Shoes, aren’t even close to being on that list and yet dream every now and then, billionaire dreams. Our fourth anniversary beer was crafted to make you feel wealthy: a sweet, rich and heavily malted Barley Wine Ale brewed with English yeast then aged in European Cognac barrels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13336) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured hazy reddish brown color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with very good lacing. Moderate to heavy dark malt, toasted malt, vanilla, sweet alcohol and wood aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy dark malt, vanilla and alcohol sweet flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a complex solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14717) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle - pours dark brown - nose/taste of dark fruit, cognac, candied dates and alcohol malt - medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (6553) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle. Amber pour with light head. Sweet malt, fruit, cognac aromas. Sweet, malty, fruity, cognac, booze Flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8901) - Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2016
22 oz bottle shared with Tmoney99 via a trade with TheEepiest from notes. Pours a hazy caramel brown color with a medium sized beige head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, toffee, cognac, wood, some earthy notes, the English yeast adds something different than most, almost a floral note, alcohol is fairly well hidden, pretty solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (5050) - Georgia, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Pours barely translucent chocolate brown with a decent light tan head. Fruity at a is sweet but not cloying. Fruit dominates the flavor but lets woody hop and malt notes share the stage. Mouthfeel features firm body and OK fizz. Feel like a billionaire!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (1078) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Pours brown with a foamy, white head that lasts a while. Nose is malty and boozy with dried fig notes. Taste is sweet. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Nice brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (1850) - The Colony, Texas, USA - SEP 4, 2015
More English style with strong aromas and flavors of caramelized malt with a tint of bitterness on the finish. The smell is sweet but that doesn’t translate strongly in the mouth. Well balanced and boozy. Full and smooth palate. Dark caramel color.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9866) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Clown Shoes has become a top 25-er of mine. I love their beers, their labels, and actively seek out every new one I can find. This one was hazy dark brown with tan head. Somewhat sweet, heavy on the tongue, with molasses, cognac, oak, earthy woody notes, and fine tobacco. Heavy yet smooth finish. Outstanding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lownote (513) - Austin, Alabama, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Pours a cloudy brown with a nice head. Syrupy cognac and malt aroma. Strong. Thick bodied. Super sweet. Kind of the richest thing imaginable. Gets a little cloying towards the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bkcaldwell (42) - - JUL 15, 2015
Well done. A very tasty beer. Subtle flavour of toffee but not too sweet. Worth a revisit. Nice colouring and head. Would recommend for a barley wine aficionado.

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