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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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In a world full of uncertainty, hardship, and people trying to hold us back, do we need the undead and trademark attorneys too? Clown Shoes says, "No, die, monsters, die!" Forces of darkness brought about a change in the name of this beer, which was released to celebrate our second anniversary, but it still sports signature dark malts, holy water, and malt smoked locally with hickory and ash.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EyeAmBaldman (375) - Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Pours black with a thick foamy caramel head. Aroma is sweet with notes of pecan, malt and a twinge of alcohol. Taste is full of chocolate with some nice bitterness on the tongue with a good bite on the backend. There’s a good bit of roasted malt and chocolate in the mouth. This is a really good stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8346) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 15, 2015
[2/13/15] Draught at Rogue Ales Public House in San Francisco. Black with a brown head. Aroma of roast and salty licorice. Flavor is quite sweet with a bit of coffee, a bit of chocolate, a bit of licorice and a bitterish finish. Quite full-bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimhilt (2465) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pours a two finger tan head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Black color, no highlights. Medium carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Roasted malt nose and flavor is slightly sweet smoky chocolate. Decent imp stout. High ABV is hidden. $10.35 for a 22oz bottle from Bert’s Better Beers Hooksett, NH

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsmanigold (79) - Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Strong coffee flavor with a little boozy after taste. Dark coffee appearance. This is a pretty great stout and is not over powerful like an imperial stout usually is.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkeh (307) - Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pitch black pour. Moderate head, dark tan in color, wich dissipates and leaves alcohol lags on my glass. Aroma... Dark chocolate, dark fruits, licorice, vanilla, cherry. Taste is chocolate, licorice, vanilla, oak. Full body. Good stout!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2230) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle cotteridge piss up. Black good tan head. Aroma is coffee choc taste same some fruits good roasted malts. Noce body. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melker (239) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2015
Shared a bottle with my mates. Roasty aroma, coffee, chocolate, some dark fruits and smoke. Generic but well made imperial stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleigator (436) - GERMANY - FEB 22, 2015
Pours a viscous, black color with a big, stable brown head. Has aromas of toffee, fudge, smooth coffee and nougat, leading to a well balanced, slightly sweeter nose. Tastes of molasses, glazed toffee, earthy malts with hints of bitter coffee, coated up by a decent creaminess. Roasted coffee beans provide an enjoyable balance to the sweet, warming toffee. Turns even sweeter during the finish, with sugary coca-cola, molasses and a gently, dry, bitter chocolate note.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4762) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2015
Very iodine nose amongst molasses and burnt toast. Flavor of soya sauce, roasted and bready malts. Nicely mellow. Sampled at Left4Beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2248) - SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2015
22oz bottle. Pours a pitch black with a brown head. Roasted, spicy aroma, malt, chocolate, coffee, licorice, faint smoke, caramel, hops, iodine, earth. Off-dry, fullbodied, mid to high bitterness, creamy CO2. Roasted, smooth, spicy taste, chocolate, licorice, coffee, leather, light smoke, caramel, hops, earth, toffee. Well balanced, very velvety and smooth. Really nice! (2015-02-13)


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