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Tramp Stamp - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,040 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 1,040
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 47
Gots: 109 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewandbbq on 01-15-2011)
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Reviews by LovingCup:
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LovingCup

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Artwork: A+

Appearance: Looks like an effin' sunset. Or an orange. Lots of microscopic bubbles. Nice.

Smell: Juicy fruit. Sweet like candy. Blends the floral, wet, juicy, fruity, hoppy bit with the belgian yeast sugar candied sweetness business.

Taste: Kinda takes a nosedive here, imho. Both the appearance and aroma of this beer heightened the anticipation up to this point, but something about the taste was not agreeable with me. It wasn't awful, it just wasn't particularly enjoyable for me at the moment. It's tart. Bitter. I detect nuances of aspirin like qualities. It kind of leaves a nasty, lingering aftertaste. These qualities>any redeeming qualities.

Overall: I'll have to try more Belgian IPA's. Maybe I don't like the style? But North Coast "Pranqster" is a go to beer for me, and that's a Belgian strong ale. According to my review score and memory I gave Ale Asylum Bedlam! a better rating. I'm glad I tried this one out, but I'm glad it was a single. Not awful, but not my thing. Don't see myself seeking this one out. This was my first from Clown Shoes. This was a miss for me but I'll give them a couple more shots. That pecan pie bomber sure sounds enticing.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 00:45:28 | More by LovingCup
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Tramp Stamp from Clown Shoes
86 out of 100 based on 1,040 ratings.