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Zen Garden | Clown Shoes

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3.99/5
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20 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Clown Shoes
Massachusetts, United States
clownshoesbeer.com

Style: New England IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
20
pDev:
5.01%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 20 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Almighty1
3.87/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puboflyons
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the 16 oz. can packaged 02/04/19. Sampled on March 16, 2019.

The appearance is a murky but not milky looking light amber with a long lasting ivory white head and lacing.

The aroma, at first, bursts forward with pine and tropical fruit sensations but on second whiff, you get a bread and biscuit sweet malt undercurrent.

Medium to full body.

The taste is also as piney and tropically as the aroma suggests with a grapefruit bitterness going on. Still, there is a balance of sweet malts with a bitter finish that is more subtle than I expected.

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Photo of Johncnh
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rangerred
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dt_gbpackersfan
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jhlosito75
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zazzi82
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.22/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very cloudy deep golden color with a thick foamy head. Head retention is excellent as is lacing. Nice, somewhat juicy, citrus aroma with a little heavier piney resin. Mellow citrus taste. Has a little juiciness to it with a heavier piney bitterness. Light to medium bodied with heavy carbonation. Overall this is a tasty beer I would definitely drink more of.

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Photo of CoasterGuy
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ddoyle23
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Manthon
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BGCoon
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BKotch
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DBosco
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint canned 2/4/2019 so fresh. Very hazy brownish orange with several fingers of slowly settling head. Good hop aroma, with similar taste that is a little piney with a touch of tropical fruits. Feel is juicy with medium carbonation. Overall, this is pretty good for my taste, but I wonder if this mix of hops may be pretty good for most people but not too many people's favorite.

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Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Zen Garden from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 20 ratings