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Space Cake - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
88
very good

794 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 794
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 38
Gots: 120 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Why are Miracle Mike and his dog, Bionic, being chased by many evil laser beam shooting cupcakes and two giant layer cake mother ships? Because we're straight lunatic fools? Well, maybe, but with a few brains cells remaining we managed to craft Space Cake double IPA, utilizing citrusy Mosaic hops and an immaculate West Coast style malt backbone. Dude... Chill out. Enjoy some Space Cake.

(Beer added by: braican on 02-22-2014)
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Reviews by SawDog505:
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4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass, bottled on 2/18/14. Pours a very hazy dark orange, with a two inch off white that sticks to sides of the glass.

Smell is passion fruit, tangerine, hint of garlic, some marijuana, and grapefruit.

Taste is all of that, we every part of the nose hitting you in the face, wow tons of hoppy goodness here. It lingers on the tongue long after it is swallowed.

Body is on the larger side and very sticky, plenty if carbonation, a little dry, and for me it goes down pretty darn easy.

I like this, very happy they made it over the border finally.

SawDog505, Mar 13, 2014
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Space Cake from Clown Shoes
88 out of 100 based on 794 ratings.