Rodeo Clown | Karbach Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.8/5
573 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co.
Texas, United States
karbachbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by champ103 on 10-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,959
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
573
pDev:
13.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
193
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 573 |  Reviews: 78
Photo of Patty-trish
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BuddyZ
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kelz87
3.62/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz can into tulip

A- very deep read/orange copper color with some lacing as the beer is drank (didn't get a look at the head)

S- some sweet malt with tropical notes, some booziness (possibly rubbing alcohol)

T- sweet for a IIPA, howeverr once the beer warms up the tropical notes in the hops really start to become noticeable

M- not much carbonation, mostly thin mouthfeel.

O- it's an ok beer, I didn't care for it at first, but as it warmed it started to get better. I can agree with another reviewer that Texas is behind in craft beers, but this one isn't bad. Worth a try if you can get a single. Just drink it slow.

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Photo of Raziel313
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrcharlie
2.66/5  rDev -30%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm being a bit generous with the 3 overall rating. This is only the 2nd. beer that I poured out after tasting, the other being a Carling Black Label that rode in the trunk of a car for an entire summer. This tastes like a cheap malt liquor to me, yuck.

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Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ASirahSyrah
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gilgar
4.84/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep orange with small off white head in a draft pour.

Sweet, orange, floral, pine, caramel, alcohol.
Fairly full bodied and packed full of bittering hops to counteract it's large sweet malt load.

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Photo of tiitomireles
4.4/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bbqnbeer
2.15/5  rDev -43.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Sickening sweet. What are they thinking? I wouldn't sell this stuff.

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Photo of sgt1833
2.09/5  rDev -45%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Casey3236
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of csfcmitchell
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stevotex
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TxBrewser
2.73/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Really sweet and malty for a DIPA...enough to really overpower the hops. Drinkable and different, but not something I'd add to my list of preferred beers.

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Photo of Archdale74
2.78/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Way too malty, zero hop presence

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Photo of jtaylord
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ElJacobian
4.28/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Love the smell - very malty and toasted for an IPA. This continues in the taste but with some hops and tropical fruit. Really heavy, strong beer. Most double IPAs taste pretty similar to me, but I like how this one is maltier. And it's from Texas so that's always a plus.

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Photo of beerfurious
2.8/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Too sweet and too malty for my tastes in a DIPA.

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Photo of Magery
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zelig
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RockRuler
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Didn't care for the flavor or feel. Wasn't very hoppy for a double IPA.

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Photo of acbe
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Rodeo Clown from Karbach Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 573 ratings
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