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Clementine - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
83
good

883 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 883
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 30
Gots: 102 | 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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2.76/5  rDev -25%

Briguy89, Wednesday at 04:05 AM
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3.6/5  rDev -2.2%

kpowledge, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of FLima
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Golden color with a thick head with medium retention. Got a bit yellow whitey after the residual yeast was poured. Better looking than usual.
Predominant aroma of orange peel and tangerines with hints of coriander and bread.
Refreshing flavor with notes of oranges, tangerines, coriander, white pepper, citrus hops, C vitamin and finishing with some yeast chalkiness.
Light towards medium body with appropriate carbonation.
Very good Witbier with lots of spices and citrus flavors. Flavorful and with interesting choice of citrus hops (Summit) that matched perfectly. Recommended for style and better than references such as Hoegaarden.

FLima, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

LADYBEAST, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

t2grogan, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

justintcoons, Oct 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

bkwhoppa66, Oct 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Jenstrom, Oct 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

fossage78, Oct 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

bufante, Sep 30, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +17.4%

Patlee3324, Sep 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

StephRai, Sep 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

REY_CORTEZ, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

KeyWestGator, Sep 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

osant37, Sep 21, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -13%

booga73, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of everythingiszen
3/5  rDev -18.5%

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.

Meh.

everythingiszen, Sep 21, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -3.3%

JasonL02, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Patches826, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Oskee, Sep 16, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +6.5%

StrayteEDGE, Sep 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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.

Stinkypuss, Sep 15, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +1.1%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
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Clementine from Clown Shoes
83 out of 100 based on 883 ratings.