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Muffin Top | Clown Shoes

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BA SCORE
3.82/5
Very Good
708 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Muffin Top combines the attributes of a Belgian Tripel with a huge burst of American hops. Intense flavors from the Belgian yeast, reminiscent of candied fruits, mix with the hop bitterness and sweet orange peel to create a unique take on a Belgian-Style ale.

Added by Reagan1984 on 09-02-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
156
Ratings:
708
pDev:
12.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
121
Trade:
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Muffin Top from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 708 ratings
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