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Muffin Top - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
86
very good

550 Ratings
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Ratings: 550
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.12%
Wants: 38
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
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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Tried this at the weekend. I was at the Brewdog bar in Shoreditch and brought a bottle of this to take home. Another fine example of those crazy American IPA's. Full bodied with incredible malty sweetness, then a tsunami of hop explosion across the palatte. The sweetness reminded me of the Belgian Tripel Karmeliet. Great beer, would definately drink it again.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on August 13, 2014.

The pour is a somewhat cloudy medium amber color leading up to a large, long-lasting off-white head.

All kinds of bright hoppy aromas on the nose mainly of pine, grapefruit, floral, and resin. These mingle delicately with the toasted Belgian biscuits one expects from a Tripel. For 10% the booze is not to be found.

Full body.

The taste is about what the aroma predicts it will be with a definite grapefruit citrus character, floral and pine, and a lesser malt sensation that almost tends to outlast the hops on the finish.

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Muffin Top from Clown Shoes
86 out of 100 based on 550 ratings.