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Crunkle Sam - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
88
very good

253 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 253
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 8.95%
Wants: 15
Gots: 31 | 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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07-14-2013 05:57:43 | More by Stew
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Not writing a full review, just reminding myself to pick up a few bottles of this to keep around.

Gorgeous red, overly bitter for style, reminds me more of a IIPA, and a bit sharp/young in alcohol. Completely drinkable and delicious as is.

I see this aging well.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Knuckleheads
Pours a reddish brown with a solid off white head. Comes off a little hot and has a strong American bitterness that is not that pleasant at the moment. I'm not sure why I can stop myself from ordering barley wines on tap, but more often than not I get disappointed compared with a bottle that has a little time on its side. Overall it will probably mellow out to be better than what I gave it but right now the alcohol heat and that sharp bitterness keep me negative on it for now.

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650ml bomber poured into tulip 12/7/14

A murky brownish amber, some slow moving bubbles floating up to a dense finger of tan foam that sits around for a couple sips leaving some random patches

S heaps of brown sugar, some Swedish berries, badly bruised sour apple, soft caramel, wet herbal tea bag, smells sweet and already aged

T a little citrus rind but for the most part its caramel apple and big brown sugar notes with a little dark bread

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Crunkle Sam from Clown Shoes
88 out of 100 based on 253 ratings.