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Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Pie Porter (2012-2013)



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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Our new Pecan Pie Porter no longer uses extract, but rather brown sugar and pecans roasted by friends at The Gallows in Boston. Buddy Hadry, a rep at Bella Vista in PA, gave me the name for this beer, the second Pecan beer now that he has named. Thank you, Buddy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (3055) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle. Thx Erwin for sharing. APPEARANCE: dark black/brown beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: vanilla, wood,chocolate, some mint, wood, some alcohol. TASTE: chocolate, bitter aftertaste, coffee, some alcohol, little dry, pecan noticeable if you think about it, little flat, watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9189) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Tap. Nice dense dark pour with a clingy brown head. Lots of carmelized pecans and sugar sweetness in this. Some dry roasty coffee as well. A bit bitter late but finishes fairly clean.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jas321990 (7) - - JAN 19, 2014 does not count
Very little on the nose. No roasted notes, very little nuttiness. Slight astringency. Jet black pour, mocha head that stays for a minute before forming into a ring. Solid sweetness mixes with a nuanced nuttiness. Almost no roasted porter flavor. Nothing noticeable from the palate, but nothing that detracts. Overall, not a bad beer. Worth drinking again for $3.99/bomber, but nothing Iíd seek out. Vintage dated so Iíll try it again in a year or so.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackflag321 (616) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Shared bomber, snifter. Aroma: brown sugar. Brown sugar and pecan accents that donít mess an average porter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
22oz bottle served in a DFH IPA glass A - Jet black body with dark brown edges on the bottom of the glass. 2 fingers of firm mocha tan head. Sheets of thick spiderweb lacing left inside the glass. S - Honey grain, menthol, notes of tart coffee, mint chocolate, charred barley, smells like dry and muted whoppers, hints of prunes when warmed up. T - Sweet roasted malts, chocolate and cardboard, the oxidization is mild, notes of cold pressed coffee, more sweet than savory, more robust black malts, finishes with mild coffee, chocolate, and a bit of char. M - Lighter side of full body, medium carbonation, slightly scrubby, great for the style. A good drinking porter but not what I was expecting from the label. I detected zero nuts and zero maple. But other than that this is a solid little porter. Full bodied with coffee and chocolate malts providing plenty of flavor. Excellent looking beer as well. Drink this beer as a porter and not whats on the label and youíll love it. Serving type: bottle 11-17-2013

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (2158) - RÝros, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2014
Black with a brown head - Roaste malt and nuts in the aroma - Good sweet malt body with hints of roasted malt and nuts - Good sweet finish with hints of roast in the back - This was quite good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (7663) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 15, 2014
4/I/14 - 1Pt. 6.Fl. Oz. bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ home - BB: n/a (2014-12) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark brown beer, aery irregular beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. aroma: lots of chocolate, mocha, dried fruits, sweet, floral, and yes, the smell of caramelised pecans, but maybe thatís only because I know? MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: dark chocolate, mocha, hoppy bitterness, dried fruits like dates and figs, some alcohol, raisins. Aftertaste: pretty hoppy, mocha and coffee, caramel, bit sweet, bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (9388) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, rich dark chocolate, nuts. Flavor is rather sweet with malts, coffee, dark chocolate, nuts, little brown sugar, light licorice. Medium body, average carbonation, light dry finish with some alcohol. 120114

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GnarlyGnome (852) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle: super dark brown with a big tan head... Aroma is nutty and sweet. Taste is sweet... Definitely pie like... Roasty. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3968) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2014
31-DEC-2013, bottle @Morten. Hazy Brown with low tan head. Full thottle aroma of roast, brown sugar, nuts and Vanilla. Almost Bourbon-like. Taste the same. Medium body and soft carbonation.

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