Galactica - Clown Shoes
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Reviews by adamette:
3.88/5 rDev -1.8%
Poured from the growler that my wife bought me for Christmas (yup, I said Christmas!) from Ray's in Kent. Of course I want to thank my wife for the first beer that she has purchased me! Poured into my Voodoo Brewery pint glass.
A Light copper translucent body under a medium light brown head that sticks around for about 90 seconds. There was a "ppsst" upon opening the growler so I am pretty sure that it stayed well over the past few weeks in my fridge. 3.5
S Hop centric smell with some sweet malt. Pretty good smell. 4.0
T As suggested by smell, hops are up front but there is a pleasant sweet malt presence as well. The sweetness of of a citrus variety and balances nicely with the moderately high hop profile. This is a very good DIPA. 4.0
M Moderate to high feel, raised up by the hops and the malt. Appropriate to the style. Not too surprising here. 3.0
D/O Drinkability is improved by this balanced DIPA with some bitter hops but also sweet, citrusy malt. I found myself reaching for repeated sips. Overall quite good I think. 4.0
01-15-2014 04:16:29 | More by adamette
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4.38/5 rDev +10.9%
Had 20 oz. of this bad boy on tap at The BBC in Norwood, MA. It's my first Clown Shoes experience and I liked it a lot.
First, it looked great. It was a nice amber color with a bit of a haze and very alive. The smell made me dive right in. Like all best from my favorites in one glass.
But when it comes down to it I'm a taste and mouth feel guy. I need my taste buds to do a dance when they are introduced to a new brew and I wasn't let down. The other thing that will drive me away from a brew is a watery mouth feel but this offering has nothing to fear.
I really enjoyed it and will be on the hunt for their other selections.
06-25-2013 21:44:17 | More by ExtraStout
3.58/5 rDev -9.4%
12 oz bottle. Pours hazy orange amber with a smallish off white head that goes to a thin film that leaves some lacing.
The aroma is sweet nutty caramel malt (kind of imperial reddish), with some tropical fruit and resiny hops. It's a little subdued.
The flavor is sweet nutty malts with some ripe fruit and fresh resiny hops. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with slightly sharp carbonation.
Overall, seems more like an OK "imperial red" type. Sweet nutty caramel malts with resiny hops and some fruit.
01-30-2014 05:58:40 | More by Beaver13
3.93/5 rDev -0.5%
On tap at Imbibe. Pours an orange amber color with a short head that quickly dissipates into light lacing. The nose on this is nice, with lots of citrus influences. The taste has more malt influences leaning towards toffee and caramel with some bitterness at the end. A nice medium bodied beer that drinks easily and covers the alcohol content well.
11-23-2013 01:17:52 | More by aquazr1
Galactica from Clown Shoes
89 out of 100 based on 928 ratings.