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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Eagle Claw Fist utilizes the same Chico yeast that shaped Hoppy Feet and Brown Angel. Canadian Two Row, English Crystal, and a little English Black Patent malt provide a sweet, balanced backbone. Simcoe, Centennial, and Citra work together to create a unique hop assault, with an intense bitterness that manages to leave your palate in one piece and is harmonized by the flavors of tropical fruits and flowers. The finish is dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (5967) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle.Pours amber with a creamy off-white head.Aroma of malt, nuts, caramel, fruitiness, flour and citrus hops. Flavor is sweet and bitter with some orange peel, caramel, grains and chocolate. Medium body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13948) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. 22oz. A dense, off-white head forms over an unclear, amber colored body. The aroma has a lovely maltyness blending with the citrusy, piney hops. Caramel hints. Itís quite bitter in the flavor, with caramel maltyness and resins and pine cones. Full body and a pleasant carbonation level. Lasting finish with a lot of bitterness. Overall, a really nice one, although a bit one dimensional bitter. Yeah I know itís malty too, but still. 131231

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (8038) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle 650ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear dark amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits and citrus and grape. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel and citrus fruity bitter and slightly dry finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2013
From Voldby, DK. Bottled, 201113. Amber with white head. Aroma of hop spices and malt. Flavor with caramel, light fruit and hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogreface (1345) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 22, 2013
Sotet bibor szine van, habja kozepes, kitarto. Illata gyumis, malatas, komlosan fenyos. Ize is ilyen, edeskesen kezd, gyumis, kesernyes, kicsit faradt. Utoize keseredes, kicsit faradt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Digzis (91) - Nancy, FRANCE - DEC 14, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2014 Petite biŤre fort sympathique. Couleur ambrťe, notes de fruits exotiques et de fruit rouges. Quelques touches de caramel et de sucre candi.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5620) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2013
Sample at the Molen monthly tasting. thin creamy white head. Clear amber pour. Nice bitterness. Very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8800) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ monthly De Molen tasting. Nice reddish color, medium sized beige head that leaves fair to good lacing. Aroma has malts, lightly hops, lightly sweetness. Taste malts, hops, tea, bitter. Dislike the tea flavors in there. Decent body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3533) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle at 2nd tuesday tasting @ De Molen, hosted by dEnk. Clear amber pour, thin white head. Aroma is spicy, well hopped with grass, tea, and grapefruit. Flavor is quite bitter, with a decent spicy malty backbone. A bit off balance but with a decent body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alcaponejunior (438) - Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Pretty nice looking, poured the bomber into a tall 20oz imperial pint glass, topped off with the last couple ounces. Rusty copper colored, some haze, many small, fine rising bubbles, a tannish head that had pretty good staying power and left good lacing. Iíve seen this beer listed or spoken of as different styles, imperial amber, amber ale, American strong ale, but Iím really getting an almost barleywine vibe from this one. Aroma has that heavy, pungent maltiness of a barleywine, but a little more of the smooth caramel malts, toffee, and bread. Flavor is reminiscent of a barleywine too, but a little smoother, with lots of maltiness, a touch of chocolate malt maybe, some toffee and caramel, some crackers and breadiness, topped off with a heaping helping of bitterness. Body is thick and chewy with a bitter finish, leaving lingering pungent malts and lingering bitterness. Alcohol is not very noticeable. Itís quite a tasty barleywine for an American amber/imperial red/strong ale/whatever it is. I did rather enjoy it tho, will have to try something else from Clown Shoes.

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