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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our boy, Miracle Mike, represents the good we hope to do with the Clown Shoes Minor Miracle Fund. A percentage of the profits from this juicy, sessionable IPA will be used to help real people (and maybe a puppy or two).


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ccex (961) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2013 12 oz bottle 9ours a clear amber color with decent white head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma is as expected: caramel malts, citrus and floral hops. Taste is initially sweet with the earthy citrus hops coming out a bit in the finish. Medim body with average carbonation and a slighly stick mouthfeel. There’s nothing to dislike about this, yet is is not one of the great IPAs.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (2459) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Pours a crystal clear medium golden color with a decent white head that persists for a bit before leaving a fair amount of lace on the way down. Smells of earthy citrus hops with a solid bready caramel malt to back it up. Solid sweet sugary malt background never dissipates balancing the earthy citrus a bit too much. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Not a bad IPA, certainly nothing flawed here, but just a bit boring in today’s market.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djroehler (290) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Bottle. Pour is dark golden, bright white head that leaves lacing. Aroma is citrus, lemon, cereal and wheat like malt, and light honey sweet. Taste is sweet cereal with lemony kiss if bitter, some vanilla, maybe caramel, light alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brenhophead (595) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18, 2013
330mL bottle. Pours clear golden with a small white head and a light sweet white nectarine like aroma. Alot of citrus or specifically grapefruit in the flavour with an assertive bitterness. Very nice beer.. worth a shot for sure.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (2549) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle. Amber with an inch of white head that lasts well. Aroma of tropical fruit, soap, caramel, vague citrus. The citrus flavours are brighter in the mouth. Sweet with mango, biscuit, caramel. No particular finish, although some pepper emerges. Modest bitterness. A bit of a muddle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9470) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Tap @ Black Bottle. Pours a clear orange appearance with a white head. Chewy, goopy sweet malty, a bit spicy, grapefruity hoppy aroma that kind of smells a bit sweet. Citrusy, chewy, toasty, goopy malty, herbal hoppy flavor. Not a big fan of this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnielsen13 (250) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Pours orange with a white head. Aroma is lemon, grass, honey. Flavor is lemon, bread, grass. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - APR 17, 2013
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark orange red pour with white head, aroma brought notes of nice grapefruit juice, biscuit, bread hints of grass, pine, nice lemon peel, dry honey. Taste is a mix of nice lemon, biscuit, bread, hints of nice grapefruit, hints of grass, finishing bitter, dry. Nice brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DalzAle (2000) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - APR 8, 2013
Bottle. Clear dark orange pour, soapy carbonation and an aroma of stale grapefruit. Flavor is white grapes, light malt, hay and mild bite of hops. If it was priced closer to $8/6 pack, I’d pick it up all the time. Will not be buying another one at their 4-pack price though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
portableparty (1956) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - APR 8, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours hazy dark amber with a large foamy sudsy off white head that slowly settles to a film and sticky lacing. Aroma has mild bitter hops presence with strong caramel malt all around, somewhat sweet. Taste is light bitterness and bready with mild spice and caramel malt. I get a strange meaty bread like flavor in the finish. Palate is thin to medium with a mild spice and dry finish.


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