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Galactica - Clown Shoes

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very good

988 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 988
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 41
Gots: 94 | FT: 2
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Neorebel on 04-17-2013)
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Pours a nice collar of beige head. Color is a dark autumn orange hued gold. Sticky lace left.

Flavors are very fruity and tropical. A lot of orange flavors. Some pineapple and a bit of citrus. A bready malt backbone is present. A huge hop profile. Very floral and a bit grassy.

Mouthfeel: Sticky and bitter. Medium bodied with a nice amount of carbonation. Ends dry.

Overall, this was something I really enjoyed. A great dipa at a good price. I am glad to have this around.

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Pours a clear deep golden color with a huge off white head that rises quickly and makes pouring in one step tricky. Dank resinous pine and resin dominate the aroma. If there is malt in here I can't find it. The flavor is more of what the aroma promised. A faint and sweet bready malt sits way in the back as pine tar and dank assault the palette. This finish is quite abrupt and dry and leaves some sweet malt and earthy citrus lingering long after every sip. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a sweet resinous mouthfeel. This smells a lot better than it tastes. Its a pretty good beer, but I probably wouldn't seek it out again.

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Bottled On 05/07/2013

A: Pours a amber/copper color with a fingers worth of sticky head that settles down decently quickly but leaves some good lacing

S: Plenty of citrusy hops along with a solid maltiness. Hops are quite pungent

T: Starts off nice and citrusy and is held up nicely by the malts. Hops still manage to shine throughout, while still being well-balanced. Quite bitter into the finish

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Oily

O: The first IPA from Clown Shoes that I've actually felt held its own in the hops department. The malts usually overpower the hops in their other IPA's (I'm looking more so at you, Miracle) and are more like APA's in terms of their hoppiness and bitterness. Not so with this one. Good choice of hops with the Galaxy as well. Under $9 for a 4-pack as well, so this is worthy of a purchase

BEERMILER12, May 23, 2013
Galactica from Clown Shoes
89 out of 100 based on 988 ratings.