Sunday, April 27, 2014

Clown Shoes Undead Party Crasher is a hell of an imperial stout. It pours blacker than a trademark attorney's soul, with a brown/maroon head. Lots of lace throughout this one. The body is thick and oily, and the aroma is that of a classic imperial stout. Gigantic malt, bitter chocolate, espresso and alcohol (10% ABV). The flavor is complex and delicious, with all the notes you'd expect in a beer like this. More of that chocolate and espresso, and anise and dark bread and smokey tones. The easy availability of beer like this makes it hard to shed tears about how difficult it is to find Bourbon County and the like.