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Third Party Candidate - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
87
very good

94 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 94
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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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-02-2013 02:19:37 | More by Jame515
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

09-13-2013 01:15:44 | More by Arsenal0328
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GumDropButtons

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

09-05-2013 15:39:49 | More by sendbeer
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ghscott

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

09-03-2013 13:17:46 | More by ghscott
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into becker.

A: Dark amber hue. Pours a large, cascading, frothy, brown white head. Craters very slowly leaving plenty of dry sticky residue in its wake. Something like a root beer float. Lots of spider web lacing too.

S: Roasted malt, pecan, molasses.

T: Charred grains, coffee, pecan, molasses peat, and hickory chips.

M: Hearty and robust. Peaty finish.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Dark hue, giant head, and tons o' lacing. Roasted malt, nuts, and sweet molasses. Char roasted grains, with pecan, sweet molasses, a peaty character, and some woody tones. Well-balanced. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 01:05:27 | More by bmwats
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

age may have done this blended beauty some good, almost a year old now it must have mellowed some. it pours a luxurious orange brick red, cloudy and thick, with a frothy lacey oatmeal colored head. nose of warming alcohol, both sweet and dry red malts, a splash of pink grapefruit, and rich caramel, and flaked oats. less sweetness in the taste than the nose, and the complex red malt bill dances in front of a pine tree hop palate. resinous bitterness finishes it out, with the smooth texture oats always seem to add. lots of body, soft in feel though. my main complaint here is just a little too much alcohol. it doesn't add much, it detracts from some of the more subtle flavors, and it definitely gets me too drunk for more than one of these. a uniquely crafted collaboration brew here. big thanks to my brother for hooking this up for me through his wedding. hell of a gift man.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 15:50:36 | More by StonedTrippin
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-12-2013 20:27:35 | More by ElShaddaiEdwards
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speak72

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-04-2013 20:36:13 | More by speak72
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-03-2013 02:39:27 | More by buzzy
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blguillen

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-28-2013 05:31:40 | More by blguillen
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-16-2013 16:49:08 | More by jaxon53
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dmorgan310

Panama

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-11-2013 04:14:16 | More by dmorgan310
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

3.55/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: red and hazy. Decent size off white head. Not bad looking, nothing too delectable.
Smell: very pleasant malty with some hoppy razor. A bit of fruitiness.
Taste: hoppy edge up front. Balanced with malty offset. Still, a bit of bitter finish.
Overall: tasty enough. Not a standout but a nice amber.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 23:20:36 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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oberon

North Carolina

4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 8/12 so it has some age,Iam still dissapointed from the election I would have voted for this guy over...well nevermind.Poured into an impy nonic a deep amber color with a large light tan colored head that left one full ring of lace as it settled into a frothy mass,love the rich color.A blast of citric/resiny hops is the first thing I notice in the nose,then comes the brown sugar,caramel,and alcohol blast,it's a shock to the nose in a good way.A big mix of resiny hops and brown sugar cakey notes on the palate,I love big hopped up red and this delivers just a heavy does of alcohol and brown sugar.It's a really good beer,kinda old school left coast with big alcohol,I liked it.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 22:03:10 | More by oberon
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watsonmd

Georgia

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 03:32:54 | More by watsonmd
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-27-2013 04:27:42 | More by oriolesfan4
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-26-2013 02:35:34 | More by Texasfan549
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coachob3

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-21-2013 18:18:53 | More by coachob3
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-08-2013 01:39:11 | More by Keith_R
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-24-2013 14:45:47 | More by jenray
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match1112

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-17-2013 16:04:52 | More by match1112
Third Party Candidate from Clown Shoes
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