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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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We brewed Crunkle Sam, an American Barleywine Ale dry hopped with Citra hops, to celebrate America. America, we love you: thank you for allowing Clown Shoes to set off a few fireworks in the craft beer world.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Draft at Lemon Hill. Pours a clean amber with thin off-white head that quickly dissipates. Nose of caramel, honey, roasted malt, citrus, pine and dark fruits. Full body, a little hot. Lot of good hop flavor for a barley wine

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11821) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle. Poured hazy light brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy dark fruit, citrus and small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Moderate to heavy complex sweet flavor with a medium to heavy complex sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is was a solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2924) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2015
22 oz shared bottle. Hazy dark brown body with an excellent head. Sweet aroma with well hidden alcohol. The alcohol is more obvious in tasting but blends nicely with the sweet malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6881) - Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2015
22 oz bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours a clear amber/copper color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, very fruity, ripe fruits, citrus, orange, raisins, some bitterness to the finish, nice beer, shows the abv somewhat.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (881) - CROATIA - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle; pours a cloudy caramel color with a khaki head; aroma is sweet with caramel, yeast, and hints of fruits; taste is sweet with dark fruits, malt, and a little caramel; finish is dry and fruity bitter; good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1850) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts caramel fruits dried fruits liqueur spicy and some hops flavor malts spicy fruits citrus some caramel some yeast spicy some alcohol and hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (2758) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2015
17.05.2015, 0,65l bottle @ home:
Nice creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly concentrated sweet grassy, leafs, caramel malts, wet grass, citrus peel, hops, bark, minerals, moss, dried fruits, "knekk". Taste is slightly sweet concentrated grassy, sugar, wet grass, leafs, caramel malts, minerals, bark, dried fruits, citrus peel, weeds, hops, moss. Medium bitterness, slightly sweet syrupy mouthfeel. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (760) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2015
Poured from 1 pint 6 fl oz bottle. Hazy orangey brown with beige head. Aroma of hops and caramel malt. Subdued flavour of mild hops, caramel malt, and dried fruit. Slightly oily texture. Okay balance, but a little too subdued.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dslam (88) - surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Dark orange color with 1 finger of off white head. Significant amount of sediment that dances around in the carbonate bubbles. Nice citrus aroma with under tones of caramel malts. Good taste on the first sip. The citrus flavor with carbonation makes it feel light and refreshing while the sweetness and weight slowly settle onto the pallet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (924) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - APR 26, 2015
Pours a lovely dark red with a huge, pillowy, off-white head. Tons of sticky lacing. Nose is malty with notes of raisins. Taste is somewhat sweet, but there’s a nice bitter aftertaste. Slightly dry finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (4539) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 23, 2015
Aroma is caramel, brown bread and a hint of sweetness. The flavor is toffee, caramel, fruit, malts and a mix of citrus hops and warming alcohol in the finish.

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