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RATINGS: 691   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bubblehouse (1343) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 1, 2016
A good imperial stout. Pours a really dark black. A very good beer. Drank to much already.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (6380) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2016
65cl Bottle, thanks Secret Sint! Black colour, beige - brown head. Aroma of sweet molasses, chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, sugar, hops. Flavour is sweet, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, molasses, caramel, hoppy and malty bitter finish with some grainy sugar. Medium to full bodied. Nice, but quite sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (2160) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle as xmas present. Poured brown black with decent tan head. Aroma salty lacto chocolate. Light carb med bod. Taste ashy dry bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (3121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle shared by Charule. Aromas of smoke, dark chocolate. Taste is malty, metallic. Light cocoa powder. Medium body.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tekstr1der (373) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Wow. They nail everything I enjoy about the style in this one. Pours thick and black with tiny, but clingy brown head. Aroma is much molasses pushing forward through the semi-sweet malt roast and some chocolate notes. The flavor gets even better - pretty much ideal for my tastes - balancing the aforementioned sweet roast and molasses with just enough bitter in the finish. Said finish is not too dry, but pretty clean. Great stuff!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
samsmith33 (772) - - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle to snifter. Pours oily black. Small beige head, large bubbles linger along side of glass. Aroma is Toasted malt, touch of chocolate, touch of smoke. Taste is BlackBerry, blueberry raspberry, pomegranate, with a healthy dark chocolate kick at the end. Warming, I get a slight whiskey like finish, but the bottle does not say this is barrell aged. Must be the hickory.....I like it. Below avg carbonation, but very smooth, almost velvety mouthfeel. A nice stout. Now I am more excited to try my "Flight of the Angry Beast", which contains this beer in the mixture.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
katrinaez (1356) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2015
Heavy cocoa nibs and lighter licorice. Deep black coloring. Taste had bitter licorice and malts roasted to bring out the light smoke. Smoke isnít heavy which is perfect. Some tobacco thatís already ashed. Tap

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFanDan17 (1080) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - NOV 27, 2015
A righteous imperial stout. Smooth and creamy. Tons of coffee, chocolate, but not too malty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 22, 2015
tap - This brew pours black and smells of chocolate, roast malt, licorice, and alcohol. It has a big, sweet, malty flavor with chocolate, mild smoke, and coffee. Full bodied, itís strong and quite good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (985) - New York, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle poured into a snifter..jet black with a fluffy light brown head..aroma of chocolate,licorice,coffee,smoke. .tastes of chocolate,coffee,smoke and some spice... Well done.


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