Pimp | Clown Shoes

PimpPimp
BA SCORE
84.6%
Liked This Beer
3.96 w/ 162 ratings
PimpPimp
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Got them fancy clothes. Got that big car, suicide doors, 8 track stereo, color TV's. Livin' the American dream, now you've got a brew as smooth as chorus from Al Green. Brash Brewing and Clown Shoes each made a brown ale at Mercury, then blended them. You don't have to have solid gold pants to enjoy... but it helps.

"When life's a bitch, be a pimp"
-unknown

Added by Dope on 05-31-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
162
Liked:
137
Avg:
3.96/5
pDev:
8.33%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
9
Trade:
1
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4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a Duvel glass. Purchased as Gasbarros for $1!

A- Pours a muddy brown opaque body with an off white fluffy head that reduces slowly and leaves thick lacing.

S- Subtle notes on the nose.. nutty, grainy, smokey, caramel.

T- Very nutty with lots of toffee, burnt sugar, caramel, and sweet malt. The finish is roasty. Not
bad, not bad at all.

M- Medium body, medium carbonation. About where it needs to be.

I liked this more than expected, and for the price it was a steal.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a brown body with two finger head on top of an aroma that is a mix of roasted and sweet caramel and chocolate notes, even some toffee. Medium bodied and sticky, even a little chewy, goes down easy and smooth. The booze makes itself known but not in an aggressive manner and the beer is mostly a good balance of sweet and roasted malts. A simple but very enjoyable brown ale.

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3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle. "Brewed 5/2012" stamped on label. I didn't even notice it was this old when I bought recently.

pours extremely dark brown, 1" thick super creamy khaki colored head. huge clumps of lacing cling to the glass. aroma is a bit boozy, rich malt. taste is burnt caramel, raisin, alcohol burn aftertaste. herbal, earthy. medium body, quite creamy smooth mouthfeel. lower carbonation.

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4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the few Clown shoes collab's I passed by on occasion. Purchased for 8 bucks marked down from $13.95. Into a pint glass.

A - Very deep brown almost stout like except for a small brown hue in the base. Head is a deep mocha with a solid inch that doesn't fade quickly.
S - Smells of a good brown ale mostly chocolate and brown malt but probably some cocoa too. A mild herbal hops as well.
T - Despite the high ABV this beer is tasty. Brown malts at this point are not very dry or herbal and the hops take a backseat as well. It does have some cocoa and chocolate flavors but not overall sweet. I am impressed.
M - Mouth is kind of dry like a porter so the yeast must play a good part on this. Medium in bodied and sort of slick.

Overall I never had a "brash" brewing company beer but this one is quite good. Very well crafted and with such a high octane ABV remember it's a sipper.

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-dark brown color with a nice tan head and good lacing

S-chocolate, dark malt, molasses, light coffee, earthy

T-dark roasted malt, cocoa, light coffee, molasses, earthy, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth and creamy

O- good brown ale, little boozy but enjoyable

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass

A: Totally pimped out in a chocolate brown suit with a tan one finger hat that dipped far low one eye. Nasty tan lacing that ran down the side oh, so elegantly.

S: bitchin' chocolate and vanilla mix with a malty backbone. A half pint of alcohol in the back pocket.

T: slaps you upside the head with that malty vanilla attitude with caramel and chocolate bringing up the rear. Sweet, robust, sassy.

M: medium with a frothy swish on the tongue and tons of kickass carbonation.

O: a helluva ride. Wish they kept making this cool dude. Now dat's one fine brown ale, mama.

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Pimp from Clown Shoes
Beer rating: 84.6% out of 100 with 162 ratings
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