Clown King | BrewDog

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33 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mdagnew on 12-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
33
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
6.92%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 4
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy amber reddish color with almost no head. Aroma has mostly dried fruits like dates and raisins. Taste starts sweet, sugary, with caramel and dried fruits. Earthy bitterness on the finish. Medium body and carbonation. Slightly boozy for my taste but overall it's quite good.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.09/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap; 1/3rd of a pint in Brewdog Glasgow (£3):
Copper amber colour with a thin lacing on top for a head that was a beige colour & wasn't too bad & left some nice lacing too.

Really sweet beer with a lot of malts on the nose and some strong alcohol, although thankfully at least some of this was hidden. There was a good caramel aroma with strong, ripe fruits & lots of depth.

Sweet malts & some alcohol initially, with a little spice, some darker fruits & a touch of spice. I could also detect some caramel & prunes backed with some sugar & a little pepper. The taste was rounded off with some sweet fruits.

Smooth & very strong with a warming alcohol taste that came on top of a full, sweet body & fairly low carbonation.

Quite an enjoyable beer and definitely a strong one that had to be sipped at. There was a lot of depth in the beer with a good combination of big alcohol flavours, sweet fruits & caramel malts all blending well.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.9 out of 5 based on 33 ratings.
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