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Swagger - Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
85
very good

164 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Clown Shoes visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Phillyz on 07-31-2013)
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

GarthT, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Gdirt, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

TEdubbaD, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Shawnspl, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

HoistinBrews, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of chefhatt
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

When poured it has a dark reddish color body with a small foamy head. The smell has a grapefruit, fruity hop aroma to it. The taste has a citrus hop up front, then the a little bitterness comes into play. The mouthfeel is smooth and has a great hop flavor.

chefhatt, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

MattXT, Jul 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

TigerOwl, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Jmbbabson, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

plumcrazyfx, Jun 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

tbone64, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Durge
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Durge, May 24, 2014
Photo of Fatehunter
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a finger and half of head on a clear dark red colored body.
The aroma is a dank lemon and grapefruit and wet hay, all the in the best way.
The taste has a strong lemon bitterness upfront, loaded of malt in the background, but it's a hoppy beer.
It has a medium body with moderate carbonation.
Enjoyable.

Fatehunter, May 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

jkroese, May 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

jbhollis1180, May 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

CaptainPancakes, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Tricerahops, May 01, 2014
Photo of JackieTH
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Old Chicago Plymouth Clown Shoes tap invasion. Nice dark amber with a thinnish cap of foam. Heavy lace. Smells orange, flowerys, hay, grassy. Taste is crisp, lightly citric and floral. Moderately bitter. Medium body. Easy to drink and great flavors.

JackieTH, Apr 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Kenai4, Apr 19, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: a standard 355mL brown bottle with a typically Clown Shoes-esque craft label.

Appearance: a cloudy dark amber in colour with orange highlights. Big carbonation visible. A one-finger off-white head with good retention and fantastic lacing.

Aroma: a sweet aroma of bread malts and yeast, citrus hops and tea leaves.

Taste: big citrus hops with some earth bitterness. The sweet bread malts linger in the back too. A fantastic tasting lager.

Aftertaste: again plenty of hop bitterness coming through, but it is very sweet and well-rounded, unlike some AIPAs for instance. Very nice.

Mouth feel: a moderate feel with a big carbonation to carry the flavour. Sweetness up front, smooth with a dryness on the finish.

Overall: well-rounded flavours, a sweet and bitter hop with good malt backing. Add a reasonable price and that this is different to your normal grain lager; definitely one of the better lagers I have had to date.

SmashPants, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Mikexw, Apr 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

jagada, Mar 30, 2014
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Swagger from Clown Shoes
85 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.