Galactica | Clown Shoes

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1,613 Ratings
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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 Neorebel on 04-17-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,613
Reviews:
246
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
351
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,613 |  Reviews: 246
Photo of Bacon_Ninja
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of offandennui
3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of knicks19947
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaemeno3
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Derek_Besly
3.76/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevotex
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tpitty23
2.16/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Too fruity. Strong pineapple taste

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Photo of jbeervt
3/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sadly, the one I tried was past date.

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Photo of MattR2014
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had in bottle. 8% low abv double and tasty. Not too sweet but some sweetness to it. Buy again, share, look for on draft

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Photo of lattydaddy07
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scottspencer
3.78/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thedoubler55
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A : Pours a nice Amber color, with nice two finger off white head at the top, with some nice lacing around the glass as you drink this one.

S: Lots of tropical fruit coming through, with some brown sugar, nice resin note as well.

T: Lots of tropical fruit up front, with hints of resin and some biscuit notes as well, pine notes throughout.

M: Medium bodied, with a good amount of carbonation, some stickyness at the tail end as well.

O: Overall a good DIPA, nothing over the top, good flavors and well balanced as well, enjoyed this brew From CS.

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Photo of matthewp
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlO
4.52/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of heygeebee
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid example, lots of stone fruit, lychee, aromas and taste are the same but aromas dominate the balance.
Creamy mouthfeel. No alcohol. Nice to have fresh.

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Photo of Dduquette
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CaptDavyJones
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ian_B
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Resinous overall, in an less-piney more earthy way. Not the strongest nose, but really nice Galaxy hop flavour, carrying a good balance of tropical juice and pine. Malt bill is a little roasty, which isn't my preference, but enough sweetness as well to highlight the juicy, tropical flavours you get with Galaxy. Overall tasty and drinkable, but personally I wouldn't buy a 4-pack at this price or even a pour on draft if there were something else familiar or new.

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Photo of Dicers
3.66/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Flooz
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ultimate
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Glenney67
3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaleAleSean
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Galactica from Clown Shoes
3.94 out of 5 based on 1,613 ratings.
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