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Muffin Top - Clown Shoes

Muffin TopMuffin Top

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BA SCORE
86
very good

448 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 448
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.61%


Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Muffin Top combines the attributes of a Belgian Tripel with a huge burst of American hops. Intense flavors from the Belgian yeast, reminiscent of candied fruits, mix with the hop bitterness and sweet orange peel to create a unique take on a Belgian-Style ale.

(Beer added by: Reagan1984 on 09-02-2011)
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Bighuge

Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazy golden body with a fluffy off white head. Lace is minimal. Aroma brings bright citrus and bready belgian yeastiness. Some alcohol on the nose as well. Flavor is pretty good, but the heat is noticeable in this one. Also get the bready,cakiness and birght hop tones. This is definitely a Belgian IPA kicked up a notch. I actually prefer a straight Belgian IPA....like their Tramp Stamp for instance, to a higher alcohol version like this. Good beer, but definitely a sipper.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 05:29:40 | More by Bighuge
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Mosstrooper

California

3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 22oz bottle into 250ml Delirium Tremens tulip

Appearance: Hazy golden-amber color with a large orange-tinted white head that dissipates slowly and leaves behind a nice ring of lace.

Smell: Melons, grape, and candy aromas dominate with some floral hints.

Taste: Begins with melon and grape flavors, rounding out to sweet Belgian-style candy flavors. Finish is yeasty with a slight herbal bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium to heavy slick body with an even slicker finish.

Overall: Not necessarily the most memorable beer, but very good overall. Could do with a touch more bitterness, but maybe I say that because I have never been the biggest fan of candy flavor in beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 22:29:18 | More by Mosstrooper
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Muffin Top from Clown Shoes
86 out of 100 based on 448 ratings.