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Eagle Claw Fist - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
86
very good

367 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 17
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mduncan on 08-18-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

BillRoth, Dec 11, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pretty nice looking, poured the bomber into a tall 20oz imperial pint glass, topped off with the last couple ounces. Rusty copper colored, some haze, many small, fine rising bubbles, a tannish head that had pretty good staying power and left good lacing.

I've seen this beer listed or spoken of as different styles, imperial amber, amber ale, American strong ale, but I'm really getting an almost barleywine vibe from this one. Aroma has that heavy, pungent maltiness of a barleywine, but a little more of the smooth caramel malts, toffee, and bread. Flavor is reminiscent of a barleywine too, but a little smoother, with lots of maltiness, a touch of chocolate malt maybe, some toffee and caramel, some crackers and breadiness, topped off with a heaping helping of bitterness.

Body is thick and chewy with a bitter finish, leaving lingering pungent malts and lingering bitterness. Alcohol is not very noticeable.

It's quite a tasty barleywine for an American amber/imperial red/strong ale/whatever it is. I did rather enjoy it tho, will have to try something else from Clown Shoes.

AlCaponeJunior, Dec 10, 2013
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Eagle Claw Fist from Clown Shoes
86 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.