Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Pie Porter - 2012-2013

 
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RATINGS: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   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!

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3.3
JStax (6501) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Pours a dark brown with a beige head of foam. Aroma is sweet lactose and roasty malt. Reminds me of a sweet stout. Tastes mildly sweet with just a touch of pecan nuttiness coming through. It’s barely there. I was hoping for it to taste more like pecan pie.

4.2
obguthr (6354) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Hazelnut, not pecan, and coffee nose. Mahogany, medium tan head, good lacing. Creamy mouthfeel. Char and pecan flavor, but not overly bitter. A little bit of coffee in the finish. Very nicely done. The name and label are wonderfully campy. The label features a likeness of Genghis Khan heroically hurling pecan pies at attacking turkeys that wearing the obligatory clown shoes. This bottle will be added to my highly selective collection.

3.9
nuplastikk (6275) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 16, 2012
22oz bomber split with Anndiesel. Opaque black body, respectable beige head. Sweet, nutty porter, as you would expect I suppose, some salted pecan in the aftertaste. Sweet brown chocolate, a touch of cookie dough. Easy on the palate. Good beer, maybe a little too pricey for the final product though...love to see it in sixpacks as opposed to a bomber that costs the better part of ten dollars.

3.8
jgb9348 (6251) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Rich deep dark brown coloured body with a thinnish, single centimetre tall light brown head. Aroma of pecans, nuts, earth, malt, figs, raisins and a touch of smoke! Medium to Full-bodied; Strong earthy and nutty flavours at first with a very deep pungent toasty flavour and even more pit fruits noticeable, all with some light caramel and smoked peat notes as well. Aftertaste is rich and complex with the full flavours of nuts and earth really meshing well with the sweetness of the caramel and pit fruits. Overall, a nice porter with a huge nuttiness (expected) and a defined sweet flavour from the caramel and pit fruits (not expected) make this great to drink. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Alexandria (Old Town), Virginia on 30-March-2014 for US$7.99 sampled at home here in Washington on 15-June-2014.

3.5
TheBeerGod (6224) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown cola-colored pour. Medium, foamy brown head. Aroma is toasted malt, roasted nuts, light chocolate and caramel. Taste is toasted malt, roasted nuts, chocolate covered nuts, caramel notes, soft earthy notes and hints of brown sugar. Body is medium with a soft, bubbly carbonation. Finishes with more roasted nuts, chocolate covered nuts, slightly burnt caramel, hints of brown sugar, toasted grains and lightly roasted malt.

3.5
thirdeye11 (6160) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2013
(22oz bottle thanks to bu11zeye) clear deep brown-ruby, few tan edge bubbles. Nose of lightly smoky/roasty, brown sugar, nutty. Taste of cream, nuts, brown sugar, bit astringent from the nuts maybe, cream, nice roasty linger.

3.8
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Thanks to hudsonphotog for sharing this bottle. The beer pours a dark brown to black color with a tan head. The aroma has a lot of chocolate and pecan notes, as well as some roasted malt. The flavor is similar. The heavily roasted malt notes really come through, but there is also a good bit of sweetness from the brown sugar and some nice roasted pecan flavor. All of the notes go very well together, with the sweetness and nuttyness melding especially well. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Very nice.

3.7
Pyrmir (6094) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2014
650 ml bottle. Near black with mocca head. Aroma roasted, a bit burnt, light nuts and some earthy notes. Taste is rich, medium sweet, roasted, nutty, fruity and earthy. Complex and nice

3.6
Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Great pecan flavors, sweetness and good roastyness from porter, I like this one a lot

3.6
DutchDrebus (6002) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle @ ZZT8: BBT. Pitch black colour with a small beige head. Smells coal, slightly roasty, apple pie (thx to ’the nose’ countbeer). Tastes ash, coal, roasty, some coffee. Thin to medium body, soft carbo.


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