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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Derek881 (1026) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Poured this beer from a large bottle into a trumpet glass to drink. It had a thick black color with an above-average sized creamy and slightly foamy tan head that had modest retention, but excellent cling and great lacing. Its aroma had a rich malt presence with strong notes of chocolate along with tones of coffee, molasses, and caramel, along with a grainy hop undertone and notes of wood and dark fruit. The beer had a somewhat sweet taste initially with flavors of chocolate, coffee, light caramel, and a good blend of dark fruit and raisin, that gave way to a bitter grainy effect with a touch of alcohol. It was a fairly wet beer, a touch creamy, with good carbonation and fizz, It was somewhat dry with an alcohol presence at the finish and a dry, but full, mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsmanigold (51) - - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkeh (278) - 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2003) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melker (228) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleigator (340) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4660) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2156) - 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)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
47574xeCD (395) - Godís Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle Share at Cotteridge Convention 24/1/15 Poured a Black beer with a deep tan head, looked very good and the aroma and taste didnít dissapoint. with a hint of smoke, flavourful hints of chocolate, cocoa, light coffee and a roast all over. Marvelous this!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pressboxjoe (263) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Very roasty, perhaps a little smoky, good body but not great. A little boring, but maybe thatís because Iím having too many imperial stouts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3832) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle, 2012 I think - old enough to still be Vampire Slayer. Pours opaque black, small dark brown head, creamy and slow to dissipate leaving nice lacing behind. Aroma is roasty, tobacco, chocolate. Flavor is light plus sweet and light bitter, roasty, a bit burned, notes of cocoa. Medium plus body, lingering bitterness and a creamy mouthfeel. This is a solid straight imply.

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