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Clementine | Clown Shoes

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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:
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Added by bceagles39 on 05-24-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,197
Reviews:
295
Ratings:
1,159
pDev:
12.23%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
245
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,159 |  Reviews: 295
Photo of Lance_Hathorn
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.61/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacMalt
3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
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 +0.8%
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 +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of -chii-
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Rltietz
2.08/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of mikebu
3.51/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tregan_20
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pathead
4/5  rDev +8.7%
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 -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brureview
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
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 -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AleMan66
4.19/5  rDev +13.9%
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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Photo of bmeehan
3.98/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clementine pours an expected light orange-gold and has the citrus notes you'd expect to smell and taste. The flavor is light and fruity, and the aftertaste is tart. Overall, a good beer.

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Photo of TerryAcker
3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mpsmooth31
1.94/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of q33jeff
3.43/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

**
04/13/2014
On tap at Blend.
Look is cloudy yellow. Creamy looking head.
Aroma Is orange, lemon, pineapple.
Taste is light wheat, citrus.
Feel is a little flat, light and refreshing though. Well balanced, a good beer.
**

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Photo of ordybill
4.27/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint The appearance is a cloudy golden yellow with a large white head. The aroma is all citrus. The taste is citrus with a hint of hops. A good beer.

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Photo of CNoj012
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This beer pours a hazy deep golden color with a loose one finger bright white head. Retention is decent, but not much lacing. Smell is corriander, cloves, bread, wheat, but no clementine. Taste is similar with some banana notes and the slightest hint of citrus. Feel is very light and tickles the tongue. Overall a solid beer but nothing special.

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Photo of tekstr1der
3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nothing particularly wrong with this, just unexciting. Pours a nice looking clear golden with lasting half-finger of tiny white bubbles. Aroma is pleasantly less sour than expected, mostly bready with slight citrus. Flavor is slightly sweet with orange (clementine) and lemon notes. Finishes fairly dry.

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Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.42/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L: Not much head after a light pour. Hazy brownish yellow with lacing.
S: Smells like bread, not detecting much citrus.
T: Nice, bright with a heavy dose of coriander.
F: Pretty carbonated, nothing noteworthy.

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Photo of hop_junkie
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Clementine from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 1,159 ratings
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