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Pimp - Clown Shoes

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very good

146 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 146
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 13
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Got them fancy clothes. Got that big car, suicide doors, 8 track stereo, color TV's. Livin' the American dream, now you've got a brew as smooth as chorus from Al Green. Brash Brewing and Clown Shoes each made a brown ale at Mercury, then blended them. You don't have to have solid gold pants to enjoy... but it helps.

"When life's a bitch, be a pimp"

(Beer added by: Dope on 05-31-2012)
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Photo of CoolEthan
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

CoolEthan, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of Piddmeista
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Piddmeista, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev +0.8%

SocalKicks, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of funkel81
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

funkel81, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of ElShaddaiEdwards
4/5  rDev +0.8%

ElShaddaiEdwards, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of rojapa
4/5  rDev +0.8%

rojapa, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of kawilliams81
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

kawilliams81, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of seeswo
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

seeswo, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Apathetiq
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Apathetiq, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of weezarc
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

weezarc, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of oberon
3.88/5  rDev -2.3%

Pours into a becker a deep dark chocolate brown with a creamy one finger lighter beige that never really settles.Aromas of chocolate and more chocolate,there is more brown sugar and a big shot of sweet alcohol,smells like a sweet boozy bomb.The feel is nice and creamy with lighter carbonation,it slides down easy.As expected it's pretty boozy with chocolate malt flavors really hitting home,some caramel and just a smattering of earthiness in the finish.It's not bad but it's a sipper,maybe not suited for 4:30 in the afternoon drinking like Iam doing.

oberon, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of cindyjeffsmith
3.54/5  rDev -10.8%

appearance: Quite dark brown with some cola highlights. big messy mocha head.
smell: A bit of cocoa but mostly, not much happening.
taste: A lot richer than the nose. Nice combo of nutty chocolate and a little hoppy bitterness.
mouthfeel: noticeable carbonation.
overall: not bad, not great.

cindyjeffsmith, May 18, 2013
Photo of InspectorBob
3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

InspectorBob, May 16, 2013
Photo of scruffwhor
4.03/5  rDev +1.5%

Very dark brown, cola ruby highlights, somewhat black in color brown ale. Beige head, that leaves a strong ring for all 22 ounces.

Mild chocolate aroma, maybe a little coffee. Some yeasty, caramelized fruit lingers around with the high abv. % to make a nice smelling sipper of a beer.

Fruity, yeasty chocolate, with a warm boozy finish. The finish has plenty of abv%, but its not overwhelming by any means. Pretty good sipper, tailor made for a pimp I guess.

Well carbonated mouthfeel, but has some smooth roasted notes as well.

Pretty good, flavorful sipper in my opinion. I like it.

scruffwhor, May 11, 2013
Photo of Kelp
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Kelp, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

oriolesfan4, Apr 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

duceswild, Apr 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Burkbom23, Mar 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Texasfan549, Mar 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Sparky44, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of PrimScrewhead
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

PrimScrewhead, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of JackieTH
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Deep brown pour, khaki head, good lace. Chocolate and roast malt nose. Caramel, lightly roast malt, chocolate and biscuits on the palate. Fairly straightforward brown. Light sweetness yet a citric hop appears late to balance the malty goodness. Decent brown.

JackieTH, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of match1112
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

match1112, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of smcolw
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%

Small, off-white head. It settles to rim bubbles. It has some streaky and spotty lace. The liquid is ruby brown where light barely passes through the center of the glass.

Plenty of chocolate and powdered cocoa aroma.

Lots of darker cocoa up front. Not quite bitter, but it isn't sweet either. The swallow features a bit of a taste explosion. There's significant creaminess, a hop presence and a richness to the beer that wasn't apparent initially. The alcohol is completely hidden with the rich taste. Complex and deceptive.

smcolw, Mar 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Gobzilla, Mar 06, 2013
Pimp from Clown Shoes
89 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.