Supa Hero | Clown Shoes

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Gushue3 on 12-10-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
301
Reviews:
104
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
12.36%
 
 
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19
Gots:
22
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3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

not retired, I had this on tap just yesterday. it pours a really light golden color for the style, soapy white head. tropical fruit aromatics, low on bitterness high on fruit punch vibes. not even real oily, sort of a funny east coast version. taste is light and bright and really clean. again, very low bitterness but a lot of delicate hop flavor. a touch of sweetness from the malt, and a well hidden alcohol content. the hops here are the best part, as they should be in an ipa. really clean and summery. melon and pineapple come to mind, peaches maybe too. only a little bitter as it swallows. I love the lightness in feel for a big ipa, its soft and thin, which usually isn't what I look for, but this is a summertime drinker for the hophead. it really works in that context. one of the better clown shoes beers ive had so far.

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3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Reviewing from notes. Poured this 22 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams glass. The body was bright copper/apricot with a chill haze. The eggshell white head was quick to fade to a film leaving a sticky lace in the glass.

The smell was sour hard candy. Citrus and sourdough bread?

The taste was of dank hops. Earthy and less than sharp. Intense but not brash. Lots of hops oils and grapefruit pith. One of the best Clown Shoes beers I have had.

The body was medium to full and there was modest carbonation. I would pick this one up again if it were a regular offering. Flavorful and fresh.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Kind of an orange color, somewhat hazy, nice slightly orange head settled into a quarter inch cap and left nice lace.

Definitely pungent in both aroma and flavor, piney, hop resin, some grassy and floral notes, with a solid malty backbone.

Body is medium with medium carbonation, with a lingering pine resin and malt note.

Overall it's interesting, quite a malt-bomb of an IPA, but I did enjoy it. I'd be interested in trying more from this brewery.

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Supa Hero from Clown Shoes
3.64 out of 5 based on 301 ratings.
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