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Third Party Candidate - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

96 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 96
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 3
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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kylehay2004

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +4.1%

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.

01-03-2013 01:38:22 | More by kylehay2004
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dsauter

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-07-2012 00:15:53 | More by dsauter
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-28-2013 23:57:58 | More by JamesStreet
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-08-2012 03:05:38 | More by whatname
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blguillen

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-28-2013 05:31:40 | More by blguillen
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chefduff2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-05-2013 21:52:06 | More by chefduff2
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-27-2012 03:56:34 | More by DrunkinYogi
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-17-2013 20:10:22 | More by gpblackgt
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Ted

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-25-2012 23:39:30 | More by Ted
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-08-2013 01:30:37 | More by Zach136
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-27-2012 09:16:16 | More by kjkinsey
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Gobzilla

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-19-2013 07:17:13 | More by Gobzilla
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bigorange

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

09-18-2012 22:49:48 | More by bigorange
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Jmick28

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-18-2012 19:45:22 | More by Jmick28
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TigerOwl

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-30-2013 18:39:30 | More by TigerOwl
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Seakyden

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-03-2013 01:26:03 | More by Seakyden
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-09-2012 01:05:01 | More by thinwhiteduke
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-24-2013 22:37:13 | More by RoryOMoore
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GumDropButtons

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

09-08-2013 20:52:52 | More by GumDropButtons
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-15-2014 00:59:35 | More by Kenai4
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-07-2012 13:59:43 | More by Ncpogs
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StrangeBrewer76

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-02-2012 21:05:54 | More by StrangeBrewer76
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wburch1967

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-22-2013 16:33:09 | More by wburch1967
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%

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.

11-09-2012 04:18:29 | More by PicoPapa
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watsonmd

Georgia

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%

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.

04-28-2013 03:32:54 | More by watsonmd
Third Party Candidate from Clown Shoes
87 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.