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Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Pie Porter (2012-2013)

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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (7473) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2013
bomber split wth Tomaz @ home. Brune foncée, col moyen, moka, fin doré au verre. Arôme donne ce bouquet agréable de noix de pécan quoique ce dernier reste discret. Le tout indique une petite rondeur de sucre caramélisé suivi d’une pointe d’amertume/citronné. Palais est malté, caramel grillé avec ce petit côté noisette-pécan. Le tout est assez discret, et je déplore ici ce profil sucré-sucre brun qui domine toute la bière la rendant trop douce. Le tout est sec et une effervescence moyenne-haute. Au final, bière agréable mais dont j’attendais plus. J’avoue avoir acheté cette dernière sur base de l’étiquette, très sympa. Clown Shoes reste solide comme brasserie.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (7375) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7373) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 11, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by b3shine- thanks again, Beau! Pours a deep brown color with a small beige head. The aroma has some definite nuttiness but I never would have pegged it as pecan; also chocolate, toast, earth, fudge, and brown sugar. Flavor of dark chocolate, toast, earth, and brown sugar. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a malty mouthfeel. Good porter but doesn’t quite hit the mark.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (7361) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 24, 2013
22oz bomber pours with a mahogany colored body that briefly supports a weak dark tan head. The aroma offers up muted aged cinnamon spice, ginger and a sweet orange hard candy note. At the edges of the aroma might be dusty dry nuttiness but it is so light it could be something else. The taste begins with sweet malts and some sweet nuttiness and then moves into a sort of cinnamon spice to roasted malt sort of mixture. It’s not really gelling for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7349) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 4, 2014
65 cl bottle @ wPBF’14.
Pours clear dark copper color with a small head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, some coffee notes and resinous hops. Flavor of roasted malts, some tar, caramel, mild cocoa, dry nutty notes and wood. Slightly too thin but almost perfect balance on the body. Very nice anyway.
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7327) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Bomber. Poured deep brown with a very short-lived beige head. The aroma was very sweet, with chocolate and vanilla accented by salted nutty notes.. quite a bit of roast to it.. something didn’t quite work for me. The flavor found burnt chocolate and other black malts at the core, with brown sugar, sweet pecans, and coffee around.. finished burnt and roasty, with chocolate and coffee coming back. Medium-bodied with a lot of bitter roast on the palate.. OK feel and flow.. this wasn’t bad, but I wasn’t a huge fan.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7311) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 3, 2013
On tap at Capitol Beer. Pours dark brown with a nice tan head and a nutty aroma. There is a full-bodied dark molasses flavor with a dry pecan finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (7135) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle. Brown colour with beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, dried fruit and alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (7058) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 23, 2014
Bottle - Molasses and some sweet boozy soapy notes. Jet black with a rich brown head. Dark chocolate and molasses with a light bit of the pecan in the finish. Nice, but not nearly as good as the 512 in regards to pecan flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (6828) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 4, 2014
65 cl bottle @ wPBF’14, no BBE info
Aroma has some roastiness and distant moldy tones. Flavour is nutty with roasted notes, some cocoa and bitter coffee. Good, but no big feelings here.


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