Hoppy Feet | Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
1,459 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jlindros on 12-26-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
428
Ratings:
1,459
pDev:
11.37%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
88
Gots:
267
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,459 |  Reviews: 428
Photo of Euroglot
3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjp217
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hop_junkie
4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lmj729
4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilaMila
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NelCet
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraftBeerRunner
4.19/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The Good Hop, Feb 2016, Oakland CA

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Photo of Mtn
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of the_awesometeer
4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

The beer is very dark thin tan head with visible carbonation around the edges. Smells of roasty malts and dark fruits with a little mild alcohol scent. The beer was a little drying and had a short finish. A quick medium malt sweetness followed quickly with biscuit-like mild malt and a mild alcohol with moderate hoppy bitterness.

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Photo of fosters9
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ctufano
4.36/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Great mouth feel and taste. Very dark. Didn't get much head, but great lace. I love ipa but am gravitating more toward stouts and porters simply for mouth feel. First black ipa for me. Really liked it.

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Photo of delta490
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with no light getting through. There is a creamier light tan head that mostly disappears but still leaves some good small sticky lacing. The aroma is very faint with just a whisp of pine hops. The taste is a little more robust but not by much. It is pretty heavily carbonated, as well. What there is is pretty good but there needs to be more.

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Photo of Lucienbel
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.16/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Another black ipa, must be reviewing some 2012/2013 beers. Solid full inch of head on a black beer that had some brown running through it. Aroma was more roasty than hoppy, nope that's not how you're supposed to do it.

Lots of bitter roastiness. Body is hefty. This is a porter. This is not an ipa. Decent, but terrible style guideline stuff on this one.

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Photo of Proclarush
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GStone899
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crow
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ceanderson
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dwinslow15
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.47/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ngaron
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rdoggg
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bpmorrissey
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of q33jeff
3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle to goblet. Rated this b4 on the old app, but doing it fresh here without consulting. Aroma is Light hops and pine. Faint, but plesant. Appearance is Dark black. Medium off white head, large bubbles. Taste is wood, pine, resin. Mouthfeel has a sticky finish. Thin throughout though. Good beer, but I've had many better black IPA's. (Uinta, Firestone Walker, 211st Amendment to name a few).

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Hoppy Feet from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 1,459 ratings