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Hoppy Feet - Clown Shoes

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1,169 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,169
Reviews: 384
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 60
Gots: 132 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Kelp, Apr 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +29.5%

troy138, Apr 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Wishdiak, Apr 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

whatname, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of chugalug06
3.46/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottled 2/21/13

Large chocolate milk head with beautiful lacing. Brew is black like night.

Smells like roasted caramel and chocolate. Not much hop character.

Tastes like burnt tortilla chips...*_* Not an overdose of hop, or for that matter, any hops. Aftertaste is very soapy and unrefined. Toasty, salty, strangely bitter and well carbonated.

EEEK. Not sure this can get a recommendation at $3/12oz... Glad I tried it, but wont be back.

chugalug06, Apr 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

rosschive, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of OBeerMeGreatOne
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours out black as night with a tan 1 1/2 inch head. This beer leaves some serious lace behind. SERIOUS LACE.

Chocolate, citrus, grass and minerals make up most of the smell. Hint of expresso as well.

Coffee and chocolate combine with a nice lemon twist right up front. A hint of grass is followed by more creamy mocha. Bitter herbal aftertaste. A little light going down.

Very nice black ipa/black ale. Glad I have a four pack, will certainly check out more from Clown Shoes.

OBeerMeGreatOne, Apr 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

coachob3, Apr 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Lurkerson, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of CommanderOfAwesome
4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Welcomed and surprising find in California. Bottled within 3 weeks to boot.

A: Pours a dark brown color with a darkish brown massive 3 finger head. Peppered with darker spots.

S: Sweet piney notes with a bit of citrus and chocolate mixed in there. Bit minty perhaps?

T: Sweet caramel, creamy slight chocolate to it. Bit of bread in this. Hop bit but not over powering.

M: Medium bodied, well carbonated. Sweet bitter finish that coats and stays long after the sip.

O: A pretty solid BIPA offering. Wouldn't want to drink this often but every once and a while it is a fantastic brew. Glad I didn't spring for the 4 pack.

CommanderOfAwesome, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

freewill35, Apr 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

ebenicr, Apr 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Mersh, Apr 13, 2013
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3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

One of two bottles of Clown Shoes beer I found in the singles cooler at Coaltrain Wine and Liquor in Colorado Springs...

Slightly spicy, stronger piney hop aroma with hints of dark, roasted grains. Dark mahogany body with a very chunky, light tan head. Charred grain and espresso flavors with a sharp bitterness in the taste; slight hint of chocolate flavors. Light yet creamy, smooth feel; clean and dry.

A fair dark IPA. Too much biting bitterness in the taste takes away from an otherwise decent though unremarkable brew.

beergoot, Apr 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Celtics76, Apr 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

fearfactory, Apr 11, 2013
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4.09/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In 12 oz bottle...just arrived in Denver recently.
Poured in medium Duvel tulip glass.
Pours black with significant light brown head.
Light aroma of chocolate roasted malts and milk chocolate.
Medium carbonation and mouthfeel.
Flavors of dark roasted malts, bitter chocolate, carob, bitter hops, cream of tartar, black pepper, espresso. This is flavorful and bold but also has an astringency...not as much as their Tramp Stamp Belgian style IPA, but there's still a rough bite. Relative to Tommyknocker's Hop Strike, this is good, but not something I'd want a growler of, but I've bought many Hop Strike growlers. It's missing the smooth drinkability, but nevertheless it's respectable for rough beer lovers.

DenverLogan, Apr 06, 2013
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rolltide8425, Mar 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

thegerm87, Mar 28, 2013
Hoppy Feet from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 1,169 ratings.