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Clementine - Clown Shoes

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979 Ratings

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Ratings: 979
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 32
Gots: 135 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bceagles39 on 05-24-2010

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Ratings: 979 | Reviews: 265
Photo of rfgetz
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden orange color, plume of bubbly white head, decent retention. Smell is of ripe juicy oranges, light tang of wheat and bready yeast round out the nose with a faint bit of black pepper. While scent screamed citrus juice, taste was more akin to biting into a not fully ripened orange and getting a bit of the white rind as well, backed by bready and lightly spicy yeast, bitter to an extent. Medium bodied, bubbly and some lingering sweetness. Overall, there was a lot of fruit, but I've had juicer beers that used only hops.

Photo of Chad_Kerr
1/5  rDev -72.8%

Photo of gleeky99
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Photo of JeleReviews
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Ruger44
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

Photo of PorterBoy14
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of PaulMc
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of FrankShirley
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of AleGal79
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of HarmonMW
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of cyclonece09
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a nice orange straw color with a nice white head that dissipates to a small white head that leaves nice lacing on the glass. Smells of wheat and citrus, with the wheat dominating. Has a very sweet taste, mainly citrus, but the wheat is dominating and compliments the citrusy taste, which is probably from the hops. Carbonation is right for this light bodied beer that goes down very smooth. Overall, a good beer.

Photo of TheRuss9585
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of jkane
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Chisfinest84
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Chaney
4.3/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a FFF shaped glass.

A: As Witbiers go, this one was mildly cloudy, with a bright orange glow. On top, sat a finger or so white head with bubbles that popped at a very fast rate.

S: Lots of aroma and I could actually smell the citrus and coriander from several feet away. Very fresh!

T: The citrus wasn't uber sweet, which I liked.... more yeasty (but not devoid of taste) than anything. After a few sips, a distinct lemon component started to poke through that was divine!

M: I like the fact that the spices were kept in check. Too much coriander ofter ruins the experience for me and I'm glad this one didn't fall into that trap. Silky, fruity, and somewhat honey-like. Additionally, the carbonation was perfect.

O: Clown Shoes really hit a home run with this one to my mind. It managed to stay light while still packing in the flavor. Very nice!

Photo of The_Hucklebuck
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Photo of mayorwalda
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of GrindFatherBob
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of LiquidBread219
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy yellow in color nice foamy head left behind some lacing.

S: Light citrus, as in the smell and the taste clementine is present. Pretty nice nose on this beer.

T: Nice citrus taste pretty well balanced.

M: Nice carbonation, Light bodied.

O: Overall nice beer good to have around when the warm weather comes around.

Photo of jk3
2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of yesyouam
4.05/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Clown Shoes Clementine White Ale is a clear, pale golden ale with a fuzzy, white head that leaves nice lacing. It has a perfume aroma of orange and wheat. It's bordering on dish soap. Deeper in the aroma is some nice juiciness. It's light and clean and very crisp. It's tart and citrusy all the way through. There's a little orange peel bitterness at the finish. It lingers faintly after the finish. This would be an outstanding warm weather brew. It actually quenches my thirst. It's ridiculously easy to drink.

Photo of mozim
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of EagleTalon
3.62/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

@ The Gaff, Waltham. Pours to a hazy orange and thin head with little retention and lace. Aroma is orangey, spicy. Flavor is interesting. Some unusual sour lambic type flavors surrounded by orange peel, bottled lemon juice and coriander.mouthfeel is on the astringent side due to special ingredients. Overall it was off and weird but interesting and not bad.

Photo of tfsimpkins
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of xnicknj
3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

on tap at devils den in philly

Pours a completely clouded orange color with a soft golden glow. Tuft of fluffy white head slowly dissolves, leaving some spotty lacing on the glass.

A little spicy in the nose with some cracked pepper and soft funkiness. Orange is prevalent with juicy sweetness. Hints of biscuit malt.

Juicy and slightly sweet up front with tons of orange flavor. A few hints of tangerine and clementine along with citric peel and pith. Spice and pepper followed by some yeasty funk. Biscuit and bready malt with some residual sweetness towards the dry finish.

Lighter medium body, slightly higher carbonation, bubbly and refreshing on the tongue. This was good, but I felt like I was still searching for something more after finishing my glass.

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Clementine from Clown Shoes
83 out of 100 based on 979 ratings.