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Eagle Claw Fist - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
86
very good

363 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 363
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 16
Gots: 34 | 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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woodchipper, Jun 02, 2013
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bigbeerfan, Jun 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JLapadura, May 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

megamass, May 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

blknikon, May 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

sparx1100, May 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jayhunter357, May 06, 2013
Photo of BigBarley
2.85/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Pours a muddy amber, with a cap of white foam floating atop

Aroma is sweet, fresh tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, and grapefruit. Nice aroma with some nice caramel hidden way way beneath for balance.

Unfortunately the hops and tropical fruit from the nose are covered up by a complete messy execution. The hops are there, and they're bitter, but they don't blend well, and the malt tastes like barrel-aged RIS minus ALL the flavor... just that after burn of odd oaky madness. This beer is weird and disappointing and that makes me sad. I don't think it held up very well but it's lacking a bottling date, so... this kinda sucks!

Mouthfeel is decent but not enough to save it.

Believe me, if you find it fresh, try it. But uh... yeah, I think the older bottles taste awful by this point.

BigBarley, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Kelp, Apr 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Keith_R, Apr 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Zach136, Apr 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

animal69, Apr 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

bluerabbit, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

lovindahops, Mar 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

RickDeLucio, Mar 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

barefoot71, Mar 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

ejimhof, Mar 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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match1112, Mar 17, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber red pour with a khaki foam that dissipates to a quarter inch of very persistent head, copious lacing. Malty and earthy nose, light caramel. Taste, similarly, is earthy, caramel, spicy, astringent, moderately bitter..grapefruit, grass, floral. Medium body creamy mouthfeel. This red ale brings on the rye and hop. Good stuff.

JackieTH, Mar 17, 2013
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Eagle Claw Fist from Clown Shoes
86 out of 100 based on 363 ratings.