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Galactica - Clown Shoes

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88
very good

1,174 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,174
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 44
Gots: 155 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Neorebel on 04-17-2013

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look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark amber with a fading head.
Big resinous hoppy aromas with some peach and piny hops too. Lots of sweet caramel malt underneath.
A similarly hefty malt presence as a flavour too, almost syrupy. Lots of hops as well, mainly resinous pine. Some booze in the sharp, bitter finish. A bit too sweet.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at Wines and More in Mansfield, MA.

Pours a hazy golden orange color, with a 1 inch head, and lots of sticky lacing down the glass.

Smells quite citrusy and juicy, with some peach as well.

The taste is similar. I love Galaxy hops, and Clown Shoes used them well here. Very fruity hop taste, with a mild lingering bitterness. There is some malt underpinning everything, some mild caramel flavors, but it doesn't detract, only supports.

Medium bodied, crisp, very dry mouthfeel. Medium carbonation, very refreshing and drinkable.

I feel like Clown Shoes is a very underrated brewery, they make great stouts, but this is a very excellent IPA as well.

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Galactica from Clown Shoes
88 out of 100 based on 1,174 ratings.