Clown Shoes, out of Ipswich, Massachusetts, has a reputation that precedes them. Some of this is because of the quality of the beer, some of it is due to the “conversations” that erupted on Beer Advocate due to their beer names. Either way, I was glad their beer was finally available on the West Coast so that I can judge it for myself.
CHOCOLATE SOMBRERO is an Imperial Stout with a 9% ABV.
My love for all things Lips of Faith is well documented around these parts. As is my (bad) habit for sitting on beers. This review gives you the best of both worlds!
COCOA MOLÉ is a chili beer in New Belgium’s Lips of Faith series. It clocks in at a hearty 9% ABV (prior to aging). Continue reading
Theobroma is part of Dogfish Head’s “Ancient Ales” series. This Chili Beer originals from a South American recipe that is thousands of years old. It clocks in at 9.0 ABV and has a practically non-existent 8 IBUs.