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Beer Review: Clown Shoes, Clementine

Ding Points: 70.00 Pour: 70.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: Beer looks like a glass of orange juice with a head (the picture below doesn't quite do it justice)! Head that lacks much retention or lace. Enormous orange whiff meets the nostrils when the cap is taken off but this fades quite quickly. The nose reverts back to a more traditional wit after the initial citrus orange burst. Tastes have quite a lot of soapy bitterness. A little coriander but...

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Beer Review: Clown Shoes, Lubrication (American Black Ale)

Ding Points: 58.00 Pour: 60.00, Nose: 60.00, Palate: 60.00, Mouth: 60.00, Global: 50.00 Tasting Notes: I suppose it's worth stating right off the top that I detest the name, 'Black IPA' and generally I like the tastes of these beers just about as much, so do with that what you will, full disclosure has occurred. In that light, the fact that the label says 'American Black Ale' actually pleases me - imagine THAT! This 22 oz bottle was purchased from Total Wine in Kennesaw, GA several months ago,...

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Beer Review: Clown Shoes, Tramp Stamp

Ding Points: 61.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 50.00, Mouth: 70.00, Global: 50.00 Tasting Notes: So, thanks to some more shenanigans related to distribution, Total Wine in GA gets in a bunch of Clown Shoes beer and some other Mercury Brewing Co. products too. Obviously Total Wine wouldn't do anything illegal, but there's also some wheeling and dealing going on here which has the effect of pissing off some of the local independents. Anyway, here it is and I'm grateful to have the chance...

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