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Crunkle Sam - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
88
very good

259 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 8.95%
Wants: 15
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-09-2013)
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PorterLambic

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4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clouded, hazy medium brown color with a well developed, light tan head. The retention is quite good as it slowly and evenly descends, leaving very scattered lacing behind.
Smell is a nice blend of malt, floral hops, wood, some light and dark fruits. In fact, so well blended, it was difficult to pry out the various individual notes. On to the drinking!
Taste is woody, with light fruits, dark fruits, alcohol, some floral and herbal notes. The balance is extremely good.
This nearly full-bodied, lightly effervesced brew is smooth, slightly drying and takes on a warming aspect fairly early, even before it warms much.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 23:56:09 | More by PorterLambic
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Crunkle Sam from Clown Shoes
88 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.