Clockwork Tangerine
BrewDog

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From:
BrewDog
 
Scotland, United Kingdom
Style:
American IPA
Ranked #3,246
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
85
Ranked #23,179
Avg:
3.74 | pDev: 10.43%
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
78
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 28, 2022
Added:
Apr 09, 2018
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  14
SCORE
85
Very Good
Clockwork TangerineClockwork Tangerine
Notes: A fully automated sessionable IPA infused with tangerine. Perfectly-timed delivery of juicy citrus with notes of mellow tropical fruits, followed by subtle notes of caramel and toast malt. All wrapped up in a medium bodied ale. A director's cut for the 21st century. Clockwork Tangerine - IPA precision for the people.
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Rated: 3.64 by Catalinmunteanu from Romania

May 28, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by Spencer96 from Ohio

Feb 16, 2022
 
Rated: 3.58 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jan 17, 2022
 
Rated: 3.52 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 16, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by ScrewyLoops from England

Dec 09, 2021
 
Rated: 3.67 by edthehead from New York

Dec 03, 2021
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Reviewed by Peach63 from New York

4.23/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours amber with a 1" white head, which slowly fades. light lacing.

Aroma is strong tangerine, orange, pine.

Taste is tangerine, pine, a nice tartness.

Medium body, moderate carbonation. Dry, tart finish.

An interesting take on an IPA. Very good.
Oct 06, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Sep 20, 2021
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Reviewed by Brutaltruth from Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
From the 12 oz can in a snifter. This solid little brew pours a nice
chill hazed golden with a very nice head of white foam that settles
to a thick ring and layer with nice light lacing. Nose of grapefruit,
pineapple, and orange with some spicy hops and pine touched hops
amid the caramel. Flavors follow with grapefruit, mango, pineapple,
caramel / honey malts, and spicy / pine hops. Decent mouth feel; medium
light body, smooth, light soft carbonation, and a bitter citrus finish
that is subtly dry and a hair on the watery side.

Overall, a nice hybrid that made a great beermossa at the brewery,
but as a stand alone leaves some to be desired.
Sep 04, 2021
 
Rated: 3.58 by jbexphys from Maryland

Aug 09, 2021
 
Rated: 3.8 by socon67 from New York

Aug 08, 2021
 
Rated: 3.83 by Dave1999 from North Carolina

Jun 29, 2021
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
citrusy ipa great tangerine flavor great summer quencher
Jun 07, 2021
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Reviewed by Jaasoares from Virginia

3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Pours a mildly hazy pale amber color with a white head. A blast of grapefruit and orange on the nose...promises a lot! Taste disappointingly doesn’t live up...bitterness of grapefruit and orange zest to go with some hops but not much flavor to this one. good to try and then never again.
May 05, 2021
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Reviewed by schoolboy from Ohio

3.56/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
I've had this light offering from Brewdog (Ohio) a couple times, and frankly it is one of my least favorite of their great selection.

It pours a nice yellow with just a bit of fizz. The aroma is a pretty nifty tangerine ale - faint and clean. The rest of the experience is very far down the light brew spectrum - too far. The taste is fairly dry with some citrus derived tartness thrown on a bit of hops, with a dry finish. It does not work for me.

Not recommended except for having some light brews around for drinkers who don't want more serious tastes.
Apr 11, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by leinie13 from Ohio

Mar 01, 2021
 
Rated: 3.74 by Danzifer from Ohio

Feb 12, 2021
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Reviewed by Urk1127 from Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Pale orange. Somewhat clear. Off white fluffy foam. Smells of strong heavy candy tangerines and “orange drink”. The tastes is of saltines and candied tangerine. With is tangier and lighter than an orange flavor. Ripe. Zippy. Light. Zesty. There is a touch of a hop bite equaled out by the sweetened citrus. This is outstanding.
Jan 14, 2021
 
Rated: 3.12 by TheCube from Scotland

Jan 10, 2021
 
Rated: 4.17 by Corburk from Pennsylvania

Jan 07, 2021
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Reviewed by BEERchitect from Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
For an ale of such light body, it sure does pack a citrus punch. Copious amounts of tangerines crammed into a Session-strength IPA keeps BrewDog's ale from being anything other than mild.

Golden, slightly hazy and with a splash of orange, Clockwork Tangerine releases a frothy, slightly ivory-stained foam. As the citrus rolls off of the rim so does a bevy of complementing citrus, light tropical fruit and a dash of fine herb. Light caramelization makes a transition to taste in a pulpy, juicy and nectar-like way.

As the hops bounce off of the middle palate, the ample carbonation highlights the suggestions of grapefruit, orange peel and pineapple that's held within. As the tangerine additions build upon the hops, they eventually take over the taste with the radiant acidity and branch-ripened sweetness of the citrus fruit. A transition toward bitterness brings the taste of tea, spruce, peppery herb and impressions of hemp.

Medium light in body, the beer's strong carbonated value continues to keep the session crisp, dry and refreshing with a medium length bitterness and those verbena and orange blossom perfumes in its wake.
Jan 07, 2021
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Reviewed by afkIPAs from New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Brewdog delivers a Shining accomplishment with Clockwork Tangerine.

This session IPA pours a wonderful golden orange that I absolutely Dr. Strangelove. Bright and colorful much like the smell and taste to follow.

If... I had to pick the best part of this beer it would be the smell. Keep your Eyes Wide Shut and enjoy the tangerine (duh), orange, lemon zest and hints of pine.

Each can is a Full Metal Jacket of tastes. The tremendous amounts of fruit come through from the smell. Bright and sweet and everything you'd expect.

Clockwork Tangerine has a great bite of carbonation and a true Killer's Kiss for an aftertaste. Refreshing and has you wanting for another sip.

I really enjoy this beer. I tend to lean towards heavier pours but this super fruity mix from Brewdog is a Killing combination. Most definitely a new favorite of mine!
Dec 27, 2020
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Reviewed by jjamadorphd from Florida

4.12/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
With a name "Clockwork Tangerine" I was expecting something a bit more alcoholic and thus less sessionable...

Now, this was not alcoholic in any event but even so, it was very refreshing and very tasty. The most appealing aspect was the smell - full of sweet tangerines - and I love tangerines. Great little beer.
Dec 26, 2020
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Reviewed by DarkLordScott from Wisconsin

2.68/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
The Pour: the red to orange gradiant on the can seems to promise a bright future. The pour is light orange in color, immediately smells of tangerines and a quickly fading head leaves nice foam on the sides of the glass. The beer is clear with good carbonation.

The Aroma: Clockwork Tangerine deeply smells of citrus, sunshine and palm trees swaying in a light tropical breeze.

The Taste: Tangerine and citrus overtones continue up front on taste and fade quickly. Lightly moderate in body, hops are deeply buried, as are other notes such as the briefest suggestion of malt. A mild toasty flavor subsides quickly into a bitter aftertaste. ABV is also sublimated. The can reads Session IPA and there are double-takes between the can and the beer glass to make sure the label was read correctly. The brows furrow in confusion as if a promised romantic walk along the beach is broken.

Overall: while a quick summer fling with Clockwork Tangerine seemed like a good idea at the time, all one is left with is the walk of shame, which soon causes memory to fade and a palpable regret to flood the mind.
Dec 26, 2020
 
Rated: 4.24 by saeh from France

Dec 26, 2020
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Reviewed by hbeimers from Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Super citrus flavors in this ipa. Fairly low bitterness and alcohol, but the combo of the tangerine and hop character is very tasty. Perfect for a hot day or to introduce someone to ipas who might not otherwise be a fan.
Dec 26, 2020
 
Rated: 3.59 by j0hnc2468 from New York

Dec 22, 2020
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Reviewed by gunguy45 from Pennsylvania

3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
Look: Poured orange/straw color, nice white head, that left good lace.

Smell: Lots of Tangerine.

Taste: Again Tangerine up front. A little snap of hops in the finish, with a slight lingering bitterness.

Feel: medium / thin body. About right for a session IPA.

Overall: not a bad beer, with tons of citrus.
I most likely won't buy more.
Dec 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Shanex from France

3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Poured into the Guinness pint, the 330ml standard Euro format leaves a two inches white head fading fast. Beer is golden orange, good lacing. 4,5% ABV.

Aroma is heavy on tangerine and citrus.

On the palate this is expectedly a very refreshing, full of citrus, tangerine, hoppy and bitter “sessionable IPA”. The finish is dry and little to no warmth of the low ABV.

This is a medium bodied ale with moderate carbonation.

Overall a pleasant offering from Brewdog but something more fitting for spring/summer season. I found it, bought it and drank it without any regrets. I actually had never seen it before here so I was tempted. It’ll suit you if you dig American (session) IPA with a strong tangerine and citrus kick.
Dec 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.65 by DvdP from Netherlands

Nov 17, 2020
 
Rated: 3.69 by ScottyB515 from Ohio

Nov 13, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by mpenske from California

Nov 12, 2020
 
Rated: 3.85 by 22Blue from Kansas

Oct 25, 2020
 
Rated: 4.05 by Waveoff from Pennsylvania

Oct 23, 2020
 
Rated: 3.85 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Oct 02, 2020
 
Rated: 3.77 by bpkrippner from Missouri

Sep 26, 2020
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Reviewed by James94 from England

3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: Golden orange in colour, lasting lacing
S: Sweet biscuity malts, slight hint of chocolate, pithy orange and tangerine
T: Zesty orange, brown sugar, biscuit malts
F: Quite refreshing and nice, very slightly too carbonated

O: 4
Sep 18, 2020
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12oz can. Poured out a clear, golden orange color with a small, off-white head of foam. It smelled of tangerine, sweet caramel and light piney notes. Sweet tangerine taste with a hint of tartness. Toasted caramel backbone with a mild bitterness.
Sep 05, 2020
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Reviewed by secondtooth from Indiana

4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
APPEARANCE: Hazy amber-golden. Nice off-white head and light lace.

NOSE: Brisk citrus/tangerine and tropical hops. Very great!

TASTE: Crisp tangerine citrus all the way through, with an almost blood orange/grapefruit sourness adding to the refreshing character of this superb session IPA. Loved this one!
Sep 04, 2020
 
Rated: 4.57 by sherrymj from Ohio

Jul 14, 2020
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Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 126 ratings