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Clown Shoes Clementine 1.5

Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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When you beat down a hot day with a Clown Shoe, but the heat boomerangs back, counter with beer karate: drink Clementine 1.5.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6403) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"Usually an imperial of a style known for subtlety is a big red flag for me. Think Sam Adams imperial white, or a couple imperial Berliners I’ve had. This one works though. In part because it’s not just overly sweet. The extra warmth and booziness make it interesting. The usual floral aroma is there along with big orange and spice. The beer is more reminiscent of some boozy Belgian ales, not wits. Even reminds me of White Oak a little. Good beer, way more enjoyable than Clementine."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1383) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2013
Boisson dorée orangée translucide, avec une bonne couche de mousse blanche. La bière semble mi-mince. Au nez, beaucoup de fruits et de sucré ; les clémentines dominent sans surprise, mais on détecte aussi des bananes. En bouche, l’histoire est assez différente : oui le petit fruit orange est là, mais les céréales, et surtout la levure prennent le dessus. Les houblons sont aussi assez actifs, ajoutant un tranchant déjà bien puissant. Elle demeure une bière aux fruits, une bière de soif, mais on lui reconnaît une certaine originalité et une belle prestance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2479) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Golden colored pour. Big white head. Plenty of lacing left behind. Spicy, fruity aroma with notes of pepper and roasted grain. Malty taste with a bit of citrus fruit mixed in. Not too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (6230) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2013
Bouteille de 22 oz partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal. Arôme: Odeur de coriandre avec une pointe d’agrume. Apparence: La couleur est orangée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’orange avec une pointe de citron et de coriandre. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’orange en arrière goût. (Rating #5090)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Big citrus nose and also kind of boozy. Lots of coriander along with orange peel, alcohol burn may hide some of its nuances though

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2066) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 7, 2013
Pours a gorgeous peach colour. Drinks more like a triple than a wit. Aromas of Belgian yeast and citrus very similar flavours. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Picked up at Hokus Pokus in Gonzales, LA. Orange pour with a white head. The aroma is full of tart clementine notes with some white pepper and wheat. The flavor has a lot of orange and coriander notes as well as some wheat and alcohol. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9204) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle from Premiere, not the freshest thing on the shelf. Decent wit, though I would liked real orange peel, not flavour added. Good drinkability.Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MartinT (8328) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 14, 2013
My Bottom Line:
Potent sweetness and boastful coriander spiciness don milky, whipped cream-like aspects in this over-the-top Imperial Witbier/Double White.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the cloudy beige.
-The carbonation is prickly, yet the body feels way too sugar heavy.
-I like coriander, but this is just too much.
-Dry this up a bit and it might become drinkable. As is, it drinks like a Barley Wine, and that just doesn’t work with such a spicy, fruity profile, imho...


   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3457) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 12, 2013
Big white head strong carbonation misty gold pour aromas banana clove nutmeg lemon orange grapes the flavours banana strong clove nutmeg yeast grain orange and lemon some coriander has a lovely sweetness rich yeast the finish good tasting wit strong tastes alround very enjoyable so good on palate

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