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Chocolate Sombrero (Clown Shoes)

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.

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CHOCOLATE SOMBRERO is an Imperial Stout with a 9% ABV.

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KBS – Kentucky Breakfast Stout (Founders Brewing Company)

With the men’s NCAA Championship on the TV I figured it would be a perfect time to bring out a bottle that I’ve been sitting on a while. A beer that was brewed in Michigan that had the name Kentucky in the title felt very fitting for a night where the University of Michigan battled the University of Louisville. It also didn’t hurt that said beer was considered one of the best in the word.

KBS-Label smallFOUNDERS KBS – KENTUCKY BREAKFAST STOUT is an American Imperial Stout with a hearty 11.2% ABV and a surprising 70 IBUs. Continue reading

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