Clementine | Clown Shoes

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,144 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bceagles39 on 05-24-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,144
Reviews:
292
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
12.23%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
237
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,144 |  Reviews: 292
Photo of chuckgietzen
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 2ellas
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TommyTaps
2.82/5  rDev -25%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

As far as witbier's go I feel this one fell short. Faint orange flavor, not very yeasty, and coriander was completely absent. Despite all of that it was very easy drinking and satisfying on a hot summers day. Bottle was undated and poured into a pint glass

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Photo of mmmbeer89
3.03/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GrumpyGas
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (bottled on 05/16/2016) poured into a Sam Perfect Nitro Pint glass.
Body is a hazy yellow gold with some whitish head leaving limited lacing.
Aromas include malt and coriander, with orange pith.
Taste is the same eith a clean, dry finish.

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Photo of thart34
4.17/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of darktuna83
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OKbrew89
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Im4jojo
4.81/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A little too hoppy in aftertaste for me. Color a nice straw yellow with a few bubbles rising. Not much of av head, at least in this pour.

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Photo of HermitDan
3.42/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lance_Hathorn
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacMalt
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had this on draught in a bar. It pours a cloudy, golden-straw color with a one-finger, milk-white head and lacing. It smells of orange, malt, and floral hops. The taste is fairly sweet at the beginning, with the coriander and cloves taking over mid-taste, and finishing with a fairly bitter hoppiness. For a witbier, it is medium-bodied and easily drinkable at 6% ABV. Overall, it is a nice witbier but Clown Shoes is much better with Stouts, strong ales, and other "big" beers. This wit is fine but it's not Clown Shoes at its best.

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Photo of puck1225
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from tap into a snifter. Cloudy yellow with no head and minimal lacing. The smell was floral sweet. The taste was very fruity with the clementine taste dominating. A good beer.

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Photo of BdM
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of -chii-
2.5/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Rltietz
2.08/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of mikebu
3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tregan_20
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pathead
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigAl18
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaleAleSean
3.67/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brureview
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle date: 3/1/16.

Poured a golden-copper color in a Spiegelau glass with a 4F head which
took a while to resolve. Carbonation bubbles from the bottom.

Aroma: Fragrant orange, spice, floral.

MF_ very carbonated, tangy.

Taste: transitions well from the aroma. Orange, clove, spicy, tangerine
followed by a spicy, bitter finish.

Excellent approach to a Belgian Witbeer. I especially like the floral and spicy character of the beer.

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Photo of mtkeenan3
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AleMan66
4.19/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I poured this from a bottle into a clear teardrop beer glass. It pours a cloudy golden with a 3 finger quickly-dissipating white head. The smell is a wonderful citrus. The taste is very orangey and outstanding. It will make a great summer beer. Light on the hops.

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Clementine from Clown Shoes
3.76 out of 5 based on 1,144 ratings.
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