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Hoppy Feet - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,062 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,062
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 56
Gots: 102 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jlindros on 12-26-2009)
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PickwickHopz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-16-2014 19:37:31 | More by PickwickHopz
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Wanderew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-15-2014 01:26:59 | More by Wanderew
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.35/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, with Jan. 2014 bottling date, served in a snifter.

Pours opaque and essentially black with a small, semi-durable head.

As per the looks, this is loaded with dark roasted grains. No shortage of hops either, but these two flavor components clash a bit, as is common with black IPAs. More burnt grain flavor and burnt toast than I'd prefer. Black coffee appears mid-taste and lingers on well after the swallow.

O: strongly flavored black IPA with hoppy, if not happy, feet.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 01:26:47 | More by chinchill
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DerrickW

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-14-2014 23:58:02 | More by DerrickW
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TimHitchings

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-13-2014 21:20:22 | More by TimHitchings
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Lightman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-12-2014 23:07:37 | More by Lightman
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Noelito76

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-11-2014 18:37:16 | More by Noelito76
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earljones199

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-11-2014 16:00:02 | More by earljones199
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SmashPants

Australia

3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: a standard 355mL brown bottle with a decent craft label.

Appearance: a very dark black colour without much in the way of highlights. No carbonation visible through either. A small off-white head pops up and hangs about for a good time before settling to a thick ring with great lacing.

Aroma: a pretty demure aroma, but what is evident is roasted malts, some nuts, and coffee.

Taste: roasted malts and some citrus hops, with rich tropical fruits. A combination I don't think I have come across too often - and it works.

Aftertaste: lingers well, with some hop bitterness biting at the end. A great beer.

Mouth feel: well-rounded in the mouth - a good structure. Smooth also - a nice easy sipper.

Overall: a great black ale - very different to most of the black ales I have had. More nuances to this one, and richer. Well worth the slightly over AU$100 a case price.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2014 11:58:31 | More by SmashPants
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rwshelton2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-09-2014 02:33:36 | More by rwshelton2
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-08-2014 23:28:33 | More by Mikus
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Mikexw

New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-08-2014 12:49:49 | More by Mikexw
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javablaine

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-07-2014 22:31:30 | More by javablaine
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sudzguzzler

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

04-07-2014 17:40:52 | More by sudzguzzler
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delgotit99

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-06-2014 20:30:13 | More by delgotit99
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2ellas

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-03-2014 11:43:22 | More by 2ellas
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

04-02-2014 17:32:38 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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smccann

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-02-2014 16:00:10 | More by smccann
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Eastside151

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

03-30-2014 23:47:06 | More by Eastside151
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Ieatlambfries

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-30-2014 21:02:36 | More by Ieatlambfries
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77apm

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

03-29-2014 05:04:59 | More by 77apm
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-27-2014 23:37:45 | More by doremite
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-26-2014 14:41:59 | More by DaveMiller
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clfrost

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-24-2014 11:59:06 | More by clfrost
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blivingston1985

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-23-2014 22:43:42 | More by blivingston1985
Hoppy Feet from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 1,062 ratings.