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Let My People Go - Clown Shoes

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79
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70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

We kept this one simple, used water, malt, hops, yeast, and made it the kind of beer that will help you, when your (real or imaginary) people are tired, thirsty, hungry, enslaved, to step forward and state with authority: Let my people go!

(Beer added by: silentjay on 09-15-2012)
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

09-16-2012 06:46:33 | More by PatGreer
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shand

Florida

4.2/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Let My People Go pours out a hazy orange-red color with a tiny head. The aroma has a strong toasty and caramel aroma along with some citrusy malts. The taste is excellent, this is fully an English pale with the toasty malt being the centerpiece, but Clown Shoes don't disappoint on the hop front, providing a full herbal bitterness along with some citrus notes. Very balanced and flavorful. The mouthfeel is medium-bodied with a sharp carbonation and a dry finish. The drinkability is very good. This is a great English pale ale with a bit of an American twist. I enjoy that the American twist isn't really on the variety of hops, it's just the amount instead. Very nice, and different from the rest of Clown Shoes' ultra-American hoppy stable.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 02:37:37 | More by shand
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jkd03c

Florida

4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-11-2013 03:38:14 | More by jkd03c
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jgunther71

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.9%

01-20-2014 01:18:07 | More by jgunther71
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +15.9%

04-08-2013 01:32:25 | More by Zach136
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OldTime

Georgia

4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-31-2013 04:19:07 | More by OldTime
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +15.9%

12-08-2012 02:33:19 | More by dmorgan310
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ryanpj

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.9%

12-19-2012 04:46:27 | More by ryanpj
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottled 8/12. Consumed 12/12.

A: Washed out orange pour sits a dense apple-orange in the vessel accompanied by a healthy 2 finger tall light tan head that was foamy, rocky, and incredibly well lasting. A good strong sign of visible effervese is noticed within. A thick, foamy band of lace smoothers the glass.

S: Strong pineapple and mango fruitiness upon uncapping and pour. Some passion fruit, pear juice with a hint of herbal wet grassiness.

T: The flavor was fruity with some tropical notes. Sweet citrusy flower, marmalade, fresh pear juice, mango is most evident. Passion fruit and caramel mix together nicely with some red grapes. Tropical greenery, fresh and wet, with a light mention of herbal appeal, pineapple and apricots follow with a nice complexity. Upon warming a touch of apple-pine hops come through. Bright and spicy hop usage, the british pale malts are crisp and lightly bready. Closing of spicy floral notes.

M: Mouthful provides a good tingle, medium body, gentle warmth of alcohol and hops shine though.

O: Overall a nice change up for a pale from the traditional american citrus hop bombs. Light, fruity, kent and fruggle hops? shine through more then other examples of british style pales. Crisp, bright hops, nice repeatability, let my glass be refilled many times over.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 00:28:11 | More by beerthulhu
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A pretty good beer here made in the English style.
Amber in color with some ruby high lites. Carbanation features big bubbles and gentle. A smallish head, white sits on top but doesn't last long.
Aroma is hoppy and malty. Hops have a floral bouquet and malts hit at toffee.

Taste is balanced with toasted malts and a light hop bite, and in this case I can taste pine.
Medium on the palette and a dry finish. A well made EAPA even if they did use used water.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 14:33:17 | More by micromaniac129
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: mild cloudy, dirty orange/copper, trace off-white head,
delightful lacing display

S: earthy grainy malt, hint of grassy and floral

T: dab of lemon, earthy malt, mild grassy bitter finish

M: med body, mild bubbly/blended smooth mouth

O: Clown Shoes = great beer for your money.
Nice to see another US craft brewery making a
flavorful lighter brew. (Killer combo with my lamb vindaloo!)

VERY GOOD; GRAB A FEW BOTTLES!

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 17:05:36 | More by BeerLover99
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KaitLee

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

11-22-2012 00:05:39 | More by KaitLee
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

11-05-2012 01:14:27 | More by whatname
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

11-17-2012 14:51:49 | More by Hopmodium
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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

11-24-2013 22:21:30 | More by BeerMeister8
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TOP

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-14-2013 00:43:01 | More by TOP
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RomanMaronie

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

04-11-2013 19:55:10 | More by RomanMaronie
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

09-21-2012 23:39:49 | More by kaelingirl
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RandyPuckett

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

06-07-2013 23:26:00 | More by RandyPuckett
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BeerHunter76

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

11-12-2012 02:20:59 | More by BeerHunter76
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

10-31-2012 21:09:16 | More by kjkinsey
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

12-06-2012 03:46:07 | More by Jmick28
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-26-2013 01:09:29 | More by RoryOMoore
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

09-20-2012 23:51:25 | More by mattparsons
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.74/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle - $4.99 at Bullock's Wine & Spirits in Marietta, Georgia.

The little white box on the label where I would expect a bottle date is left blank.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazed, amber-gold body with a tallish, lightly yellow head. Adequate lacework.

Smell: Spicy, sweetish, fruity, lightly earthy nose. Toasted onion rolls, cooked orchard fruits dosed with spices and sugars. A bit different.

Taste: Toasty pale malts, with touches of biscuit and bread crust. Moderate light brown sugar sweetness. Apricot and apple fruitiness. Spicy hops, lightly earthy, with some herbal tones with an edge of mint leaf. The toastiness, the brown sugar qualities never quite drop out, leaving a bittersweet, soft finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-level, gentle carbonation.

Overall: It's good, albeit not your run-of-the-mill pale ale, so, I can see many people not quite digging it..

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 20:18:59 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Let My People Go from Clown Shoes
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