Clementine | Clown Shoes

very good
1,144 Ratings
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Brewed by:
Clown Shoes
Massachusetts, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Brew_42
3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I had this beer for the second time tonight and I totally changed my mind on it, The first time I had it I was not a fan but on tap I thought it was great.

Pours a hazy orange color with a short-lived white head.

Smells and tastes citrusy and spicy. Like your average witbeir but with just the right amount of citrusy sweetness. When they say clementine they mean it, it is sweeter than beers flavored with oranges.

Overall- Great summer beer. Refreshing citrus flavor. I'm glad I tried it a second time.

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Photo of allisonastra
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of garymuchow
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I think I'll try this in a mug.
Fresh, spicy with some fruit, wheat, grainy, tartness.
More towards gold, somewhat cloudy. White head that it is subdued for style.
Quite dry, but more in the beginning and less in the end. Hop flavor seems to lay on the tongue on the finish. But overall this is a more hoppy version of style, with a prominent hop flavoring too. The fruit, spice and tartness are all background with grains and hops foreground. Pleasing balance
Fully carbonated and somewhat soft.
Good solid version and nice for this heat we are in.

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Photo of GABrew
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Kerrie
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Ted
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of LuckyJohn
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of supa0525
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of SportsandJorts
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: a whitish, yellow color. very hazy. small off white head that leaves a lacing.

Smell: belgian wheat and yeast. spices and orange. the orange is slightly bitter, slightly sweet

Taste: wheat and yeast up front, lots of spices, and strong orange. the orange starts off bitter from the peels and ends up sweet from the clementine. surprising hop bitterness in the end

Mouthfeel: i grabbed this beer for a nice refreshing one, but the bitterness is too much to be extremely refreshing. the feel is nice and smooth wheat but ends slightly too bitter

Overall: a good first impression from clown shoes. definitely a well crafted beer but just not the right interpretation for me.

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I am sure that this is an older bottle. No matter though, it still works. The beer is fairly clear with a golden orange color. Nose is definitely wit but not very strong. Flavor is heavy on the orange with spice accents. Easy to drink and I feel like it is more of a Belgian ale instead of a wit, but it works.

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Photo of rjcoy06
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Zbeetleman
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of Spiderpig
4.25/5  rDev +13%

Photo of Massbmx
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of AJ01923
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of dertyd
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of larryarms847
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light golden orange with a half finger of airy carbonation.

Very citrusy with notes of orange zest and fresh squeezed orange juice.

Orange and lemon zest with a light toasted malt character.

Light-bodied, medium carbonation, soft, crisp.

Overall, an interesting wheat beer but definitely not one of the better examples.

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

Golden orange color. Off white head. Some lace.

Flavors of lemons and spices. Lots of fruits. Clementines and orange peel. Some wheat flavors. Grassy hops. Citrusy.

Mouthfeel: smooth and crisp. Light bodied. Ends a bit dry.

Overall, a really easy drinking wit. Lots of flavors, but still refreshing. I dig it.

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Photo of DioS
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Joey1566
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of NappyB
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of acslatersbtb
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of Nolen12
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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