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Lubrication - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
82
good

303 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 303
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 8
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: busterthecat on 07-02-2011)
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The aroma was deep roasted malts giving off dark chocolate and ground coffee notes.

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Lubrication from Clown Shoes
82 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.