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Clown Shoes Swagger Hoppy Red Lager



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Clown Shoes Swagger is a liquid strut, a summertime quaff with attitude, a crisp red lager dry hopped with Simcoe and Citra. Perfect for a barbecue or a picnic at the beach, as well as to pacify your inner peacock.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured an amberish color with an averaged sized off white head. Caramel and fruity. Some citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (99) - Minneapolis, - DEC 20, 2014
Nice amber red color. Slightly hoppy amber lager which gives it a nice twist. Very session able. Nice dryness on the back end. Best Clown Shoes beer I have tried.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4262) - Georgia, USA - NOV 30, 2014
12oz bottle. Light brown color, tan ring. Sharp hoppy bite. Loads of toasted grains, citrus, pine resin. Aroma of toasted grains. (4252)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1396) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - OCT 19, 2014
A very nice amber beer, with a hoppy nature. A bit thin on the tongue is the only bad thing. But actually an excellent beer. Sweet and hoppy. Hoppy aroma, and all in all very balanced. A very excellent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
keanex (1503) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottled August 21, 2014.
Glass: Dogfish Head signature glass.
Appearance: Clear reddish amber body with a tall and frothy light tan head. It’s a beautiful looking beer.
Aroma: Hints of bready and caramel malts with a matching orange, grapefruit, mango and pine hop aroma. Really nicely balanced and very pleasant.
Taste: Wow! Sweet bready and caramel malts are slightly outmatched by a mild bitterness and big hop flavor of pine, mango, orange, and that dank Simcoe finish. This is quaffable as fuck, I’d drink it every day after work.
Palate: Medium bodied, moderate to highly carbonated.
Overall: Stellar fucking beer. This is infinitely quaffable. I love the mild hop skew here to an otherwise excellent Vienna lager. The price is right too. Well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
closey22 (980) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Red amber thick foamy lacy lasting offwhite head; aroma is of hops and mild grain; Flava is rich of hops but mellowly bitter some notes of tea; feels medium foamy slight fizz bite; finishes tangy and hoppy slight bitterness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CacheManyHose (235) - HONG KONG - JUN 8, 2014
From Bottle Shop. Pours a very cloudy amber-brown with wet bubbly off-white head and legs. Smells of sweet nutty malt, wet grass, juicy hop. Tastes crisp but not sharp - body is where this seems like a red lager and not a red ale. Sharp acidity/spice with piney hop. Less malt than in the aroma. Looks and smells terrific; taste is good and drinkable but less interesting. Would get again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HKdIPA (299) - HONG KONG - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from Bottle Shop at home. Opaque dark amber pour. Thin foamy head. Lager-y juicy hops aroma with a bit of nutty maltiness. Really interesting flavors - great juicy citrus hops (Simcoe?), citrus bitterness, mild nutty finish. Really enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
krumbum (523) - truckee, California, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Bittersweet slight roasted smell. Brown amber color light head. Hop bitter front over whelmed by a roasted malt finish. Left with a sticky coal, bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (4090) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle: Pours cloudy amber with a huge tan head. Caramel, tea-leaf aroma. Earthy, leafy hops and caramel taste. Slightly medicinal bitter alongside earthy hops. Ok....but not overly memorable.

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