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Third Party Candidate - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: silentjay on 09-14-2012)
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Photo of kylehay2004
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: half finger off white head on a slightly hazy deep amber body. Nice lacing

S: fairly malty and sweet once you really take this one in but at first the grapefruit and musty, earthy hops an be noted.

T: toasted and mildly smoked malts. Sweet caramel and toffee, hops are earthy and first moving to mild pine bitterness in the finish. The hops are actually fairly complex and dynamic and though this one initially feels malt forward the finishing hops balance this one out.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: not as good as g'knight or other imperial reds but one if the better beers I have had from this brewer.

kylehay2004, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of dsauter
4/5  rDev +3.4%

dsauter, Nov 07, 2012
Photo of JamesStreet
4/5  rDev +3.4%

JamesStreet, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

whatname, Nov 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

blguillen, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

chefduff2, Jan 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

DrunkinYogi, Nov 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

gpblackgt, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of Ted
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Ted, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Zach136, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +3.4%

kjkinsey, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Gobzilla, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of bigorange
4/5  rDev +3.4%

bigorange, Sep 18, 2012
Photo of Jmick28
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Jmick28, Nov 18, 2012
Photo of TigerOwl
4/5  rDev +3.4%

TigerOwl, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of Seakyden
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Seakyden, Apr 03, 2013
Photo of thinwhiteduke
4/5  rDev +3.4%

thinwhiteduke, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of RoryOMoore
4/5  rDev +3.4%

RoryOMoore, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of GumDropButtons
4/5  rDev +3.4%

GumDropButtons, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of Kenai4
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Kenai4, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of Ncpogs
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Ncpogs, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of StrangeBrewer76
4/5  rDev +3.4%

StrangeBrewer76, Oct 02, 2012
Photo of wburch1967
4/5  rDev +3.4%

wburch1967, Jan 22, 2013
Photo of PicoPapa
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle with Bottled 9/2012 on the side. Pours a murky brownish amber color with very little head. Lots of lacing. The aroma is mostly of piney hops with some bread and caramel malts. The taste is a mix of the piney hops and caramel malts. Some vanilla towards the end. Not picking up on much of the oatmeal. Bitter, piney finish. Can definitely taste the ABV. Creamy mouthfeel. I dig this one a little more than Eagle Claw Fist. Overall, solid Imperial Red worth grabbing again.

PicoPapa, Nov 09, 2012
Photo of watsonmd
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, served at 52 degrees, snifter.... bottled 08/2012

Nice beer, but served as last one of the evening, so unfair advantage noted...

A: Darker than expected. Brown, but not black. Nice foamy head initially, lacing throughout out, but sparse.

S: Toffee, malty, slightly boozy. balanced.

T: Nice, caramel, toffee, toasty with a slight hoppy edge.

M: creamy feel, nice carbonation. Heavy feel to the overall beer, but again, followed a HopSlam and a twin-sister DIPA.

O: Would buy more. nice beer.

watsonmd, Apr 28, 2013
Third Party Candidate from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.