Galactica | Clown Shoes

very good
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Brewed by:
Clown Shoes
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Neorebel on 04-17-2013

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3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Typically I don't review IPAs that I know are more than 2-3 months old... but this is a from a shipment that Clown Shoes just sent to it's GA distributor, or knowingly allowed said distro to buy from another. So I guess they're OK with me drinking it like this.

Bottled 6/2/14, reviewed 12/1/14

Appearance: Orange with a thin white head, good lacing.

Aroma: Medium intensity, bordering on malt forward. Sweet fruit hop and caramel malt sweetness.

Flavor: Again, hops have faded and made this a pretty malty beer, the hop character I do get it orange juice.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, sticky.

Overall: I bet this beer is pretty good fresh. Possibly still a bit too big bodied for my tastes... but I'll find out when I get a fresh bottle. Very disappointed in the supply chain break down with this beer.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark copper color. The nose is nicely hoppy. This offering is well-balanced between malt and hops. The maltiness comes through upfront and the hops come rushing in on the finish.

An enjoyable but not exceptional DIPA.

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i got it 4 pack bottles and i pour it into wine glass. gives great aroma then foam head settles at two fingers. tasted great and would love to drink it again.

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Galactica from Clown Shoes
3.94 out of 5 based on 1,624 ratings.
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