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Tramp Stamp - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,036 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 1,036
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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jbphoto88

Texas

3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I love the name of this beer and find its influence already making me want to rate it higher. I guess there is truth in marketing. The color is a red orange with a fine, fluffy off white cap. The beer is hazed but you can still see through it.

Nose is a brilliant mix of Belgian yeasts and hops. Notes of bread, coriander and some light spices are punctuated with citrus and juicy fruit gum. An interesting combo these Belgian IPA's have and one that I'm growing to like.

The taste slips a little from the nose as the Belgian ale flavors take over and mute the hops. Pronounced are the yeasty flavors distinct to the style along with a light but sweet malt. This would make an excellent Belgian ale but could use more balance and a better marriage between the styles.

Mouthfeel is a little more in the IPA zone then the taste. The hops present themselves here in the form of bitterness and pucker. Smooth with a mild body and carbonation making it a vey drinkable beer. The finish does have an excessive dry almost powdery feeling that doesn't compliment well but all in all it's a fine brew. The tramp stamp is solid and one I'd buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2011 23:20:58 | More by jbphoto88
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Tramp Stamp from Clown Shoes
86 out of 100 based on 1,036 ratings.