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Clementine - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
83
good

872 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 872
Reviews: 254
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 30
Gots: 101 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bceagles39 on 05-24-2010)
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Based on style descriptions, this is a decent white. But not my favorite (preferring Allagash's and Bells'). A bit tinnier than I had hoped. Fruity citrus aroma is nice, light filmy head, lemony and "belgiany" taste that I guess is the result of the wheat. Heavy on the yeast sediment and as such, very cloudy.

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Pours fizzy with a white, bubbly head. The aroma is full of malted wheat and heavy on the yeast, with a light sour orange smell. Rind and orange pith come through cleanly.

In the taste, more yeast esters, very Belgian tasting, with a note of citrus. Slight spice and unripe orange citrus notes make for a clementine like flavor, though it wouldn't have been quite as apparent without the name, given that most American made witbier contains orange peel and coriander. Still, this clocks in at 6% and is a pretty decent brew.

Medium bodied, slightly over carbonated brew. Finishes with dry coriander and citrus. This is a pretty drinkable beer that has a lot of yeast character that stands up to the citrus. Worth trying, and a must for wheat beer fans. I wonder what the Vitamin C content is in this brew.

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Clementine from Clown Shoes
83 out of 100 based on 872 ratings.