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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


UDBeernut's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2509) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2014
bottle from craftshack, pours like a deep mahogany, minimal head. over flowing with cherries, raisin, light caramel, and toffee. light carbonation, almost flat but its works out keeping this full body beer flow off the palate. cherries linger.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8230) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (4736) - 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!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (1057) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (1817) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9348) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lownote (462) - 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.

4
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
closey22 (1489) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Brown deep Amber hilites with rimming tan head; aroma is sweet malty with notes of molasses; flava is richly sweetly malt and fresh grain; feels medium to thick nice subtle fizz; finishes malty sweet maple syrupy

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Couch0508 (119) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 2, 2015
I totally pass on this one going forward. So far I have not been a fan of clown shoes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanfolty (2334) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUN 26, 2015
June 26, 2015 - bottle from AV3. Muddy brown pour with some head. Aroma was caramel, booze and spice. Taste had the caramel sweetness with some dark fruit, wood and spice. Finished with a rich alcohol / cognac that had the right amount of heat.


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