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Let My People Go - Clown Shoes

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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.24%
Wants: 1
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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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

PatGreer, Sep 16, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev +22.1%

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.

shand, Oct 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

jkd03c, Aug 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

jgunther71, Jan 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Zach136, Apr 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

OldTime, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

dmorgan310, Dec 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

ryanpj, Dec 19, 2012
Photo of beerthulhu
3.95/5  rDev +14.8%

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.

beerthulhu, Jan 04, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev +13.4%

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.

micromaniac129, Nov 10, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev +10.5%

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!)


BeerLover99, Jan 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

KaitLee, Nov 22, 2012
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whatname, Nov 05, 2012
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Hopmodium, Nov 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

BeerMeister8, Nov 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

TOP, Jul 14, 2013
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RomanMaronie, Apr 11, 2013
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kaelingirl, Sep 21, 2012
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RandyPuckett, Jun 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

BeerHunter76, Nov 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

kjkinsey, Oct 31, 2012
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Jmick28, Dec 06, 2012
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RoryOMoore, May 26, 2013
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mattparsons, Sep 20, 2012
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3.74/5  rDev +8.7%

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..

ChainGangGuy, Jul 28, 2013
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Let My People Go from Clown Shoes
79 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.