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Brown Angel - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

551 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 551
Reviews: 207
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 35
Gots: 58 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mduncan on 03-04-2010)
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Bomber poured into a mason jar mug. A dark reddish cloudy root beer brown with a light ring of beige bubbles rimming the glass. I don't mind the label either. Aroma of dark lightly roasted malts with some bitter baker's chocolate, sarsaparilla-like herbs and spices, cherry, brittle toffee, instant coffee crystals with whitener, and faint floral hops. I've seen better looking beers but the aroma is solid. I dig the notion of a "double brown" and this does deliver some rich nutty malts roughly congruent with the nose ... Plus some light molasses, raisin, malted milk candy and a wee bit of drupe fruit perhaps. Rather sweet up front but gets bitter during the tail end, albeit not harshly so. Floral hops combine with dark malts to yield a tobacco-like vibe, sweet pipe tobacco as opposed to cigar. Sturdy medium-heavy body with more carbonation than expected but this does not detract. Finish is bitter chocolate plus lightly resinous hops, which oddly enough works quite well. I am an inveterate Clown Shoes imbiber and this is an essential part of the canon. Hits most or all of the different dark malt notes without going overboard on the roasted elements like a stout might, and has a more hefty body and flavor than do lesser brown ales.

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Brown Angel from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 551 ratings.