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RATINGS: 680   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Like a stamp on a tramp, this beer is about not so subtle seduction. Soft but complex malts, Chambly yeast, sweet orange peel, Columbus, Amarillo, and Centennial hops have merged to create a bodacious Belgian IPA.

DrnkMcDermott's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrnkMcDermott (2997) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2013
From the 2011 MWBF. Goes down like an American IPA. A lot of citrus and pine in the smell. Pours a nice orangey color with a fizzy head. Very forward on the citrus and the pine on the tongue, with a backing of Crystal malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NosirIwont (2328) - Frederikssund, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2016
Bottle. 7.0%. Best before 02.06.17. As ’Clown Shoes Monastic’. Pours a clear/slightly hazy golden with an off-white/yellowish head. Good lacing. Fat, fruity aroma. Hops, light malt, hints of wood and yeast. Sweetish as it warms, and with a vinous note. Flavour is fat, hoppy and fruity with a light citrusy note. Medium bitter finish, fat, malty and fruity, with a spicy hint. Light yeast note as it warms. Lingering light grassy note. Overall good, solid. 26.08.16.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (3787) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Bottle. Light golden, average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish aroma, some floral fruitiness, some herbal hoppyness. Body is medium, malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish - sweetish flavor, light - some floral fruitiness and some herbal/citrus hoppyness, faint alcohol. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light floral fruitiness some herbal/citrus hoppyness, faint alcohol. OK bitterness but I am not a fan of these "Belgian twists" in well hoped brews.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1975) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle 12fl.oz. Poured into a shaker. Almost clear medium amber, tall frothy off-white head, half-way lasting, good lacing; citrus nose, pale malts, orange, tangerine, light pine, cereals; smooth taste, medium sweet and bitter, light malty, citrusy, piney, bit dusty; dry bitter aftertaste, fruity and piney, spicy notes; medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation; well-balanced, fruity and smooth ipa, quite pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13080) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate bitter flavor. Herbal mango notes. Lacks finesse. Long moderate bitter finish. Oily palate and too fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5496) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2016
[Jan 9 2016] Bottle from Bethesda Food and Beverage. Nice copper body with slight head. Nose is hoppy, sour notes Taste is floral, hoppy, with spices. Sour in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11318) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2016
Bottled. Hazy orange colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of hops, malt, citrus, grapefruit, peach and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1020) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Aroma -floral, herbal, and citrus malts over caramel malt. Appearance - body is a slightly hazed orange-amber, with some nucleation. The head is off-white and well over 2". The head fades slowly. Some lacing. Taste - has a mix of spice, floral, and citrus hops. Slight bit of orange peel. Over caramel malt. Palate - medium body, texture is not oily, carbonation is average, and a floral slightly orange.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Turtles (1888) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2016
355ml bottle from Systembolaget Hornstull sold in Sweden as "Clown Shoes Monastic 7%." Almost clear, dark golden, large white head that require multiple pours into the glass, leaving good lacing. Fruits and bubble gum aroma, orange, melon and grapes. Smooth mouthfeel, medium carbonated. Malty caramel taste, high presence of belgo yeast, bubble gum, black pepper, cloves, pear, peach, melon, tangerines. Mid-dry and mild pine bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MPA (942) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle. Aroma of orange fruit and a hint of malt. Sweet fruity flavour at first with an orangey bitter finish. Yeast is present, but only hinted. Decent at most.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15253) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2016
Bottle at KØ16. Yeasty bubble gum aroma. Good teaish hop flavour with a mild bubble gum note. Good hop burn in the finish. Tastes like a good Hopfenweisse.

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