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RATINGS: 530   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Hoppy Feet has been lovingly crafted by combining premium malt with lots of Amarillo and Columbus hops.
Grapefruit and Pine are balanced on the nose and on the palate by a nutty, dark chocolate, roasted backbone.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WLG423 (201) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Roasty aromas of coffee and nuts complemented by citrus and pine. Full body with lots of toasty, earthy notes and citrus and pine bitterness that finished out the beer quite nicely. Overall very enjoyable. I’ll definitely be looking for more beers from Clown Shoes.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (889) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Very dark brown/ black pour, nice foamy brown head. Big hoppy roasty aroma -chocolate mousse, mocha, orange and grass. Creamy chocolate mousse flavor, roasty,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 8, 2014
355ml bottle pours almost black in color with a generous light beige head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is light roasted grains and chocolate with some tropical fruits and hints of grapefruit and pine. Taste is a roasted grain and grapefruit and pine hop bitterness with a tropical fruit and malty sweetness. Medium bodied with some nice carbonation which leaves a little tickle on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (1879) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
"Slightly older bottle... solid brew. Main players are orange peel and tootsie roll like chocolate with some roasted dark malts and a decent hop bitterness. Pretty good, probably a little better fresher."

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (909) - The Colony, Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Good for the style. Nice bitter aroma with a dark malt essence. Pours a dark shade with a good sized head. Medium to light palate with high carbonation. Bitterness with roasted malt up front. Good just not that unique anymore.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (888) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Black with rimming tan head; aroma mild hoppy with subtle herbal notes; Flava is rich yet dry roasted malt and notes of hops; feels medium with slight fizz; finishes dry and subtly bitter

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
islay (1124) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2014
12 oz. bottle, consumed on 8-16-14. Scents of brown sugar, dark chocolate brownie, molasses, and a touch of paint, but not in a particularly bad way. Yeasty (clean, chlorine-like), musty aroma. Pours an opaque, dark brown with a very large amount of thick, uneven, long-lasting, taupe head. Produces good, thick lacing. Dry, piney flavor. English yeast character to the taste, like an English brown ale or a porter. Roasted malt flavors and a touch of smoke. The flavor reminds me of an overcooked savory pastry. Medium body. Lively enough and soft in the palate. Not bad but not outstanding palate effects. Solid and enjoyable beer overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4369) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
pours unclear very dark brown with a large creamy and almost creamy light beige head, good retention and lacing - just a bit dirty but lots of qualities, appearance-wise. piney, citrusy, tropical chocolate beans, candied mangoes and pineapple in a sweet chocolate bar, so yah some sweetness - molasses, some ashes, woodsy astringency, booze and tingling pepper. average carbonation, light to medium body - oily and a tad heavy for style and abv; bold peppery-earthy-piney finish. dense and slightly sugary bipa - very tropicaly aromatic with a nice roasted profile though. much enjoyed!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (1283) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle thanks to czar, thanks a lot bro! Pours a really dark brown and almost black with a medium lightly beige head that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of roasted malt and resin, pretty much what you’d expect from a black IPA. The hops are there but pretty pedestrian, not that distinctive. Taste is bitter to a medium-high level and features more roasted malt flavors, along with some citrus and pine. Alcohol warms you quite a bit for such a "light" brew. Body is medium, carbonation pretty high and mouthfeel is slightly stout-ish. Overall this was a good Black IPA, I wish I could appreciate this style more.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (596) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12 oz bottle. The pour is a nice light black with a decently fluffy medium khaki head that leaves some great lacing. The aroma is very roasty. There is a strong resin presence on the very front and it remains throughout. The roasted malt is just lovely, but I'm missing a hoppy bitterness that a lot of black IPAs offer. The flavor is much more bitter than I was expecting based on the aroma. There is a great roastiness on the front with a lovely hoppy fruity presence. I'm also getting a solid amount of piney resin. The mouth feel is a little light and thin, but there is a decent carbonation to help out. The aftertaste is a bit roasty, but transforms into a bitter hoppiness that lasts ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (1795) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle 355ml. Pours black with medium beige head. Some lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, citrus, pine, resin. Taste is of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, ashes, bitterness, resin, pine, grapefruits. Palate: Somewhat sticky. Full bodied. Soft-medium carbonation. Overall: Pretty good. Maybe just slightly too heavy body-wise. Not really refreshing.


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