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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Itís a job. And a hazardous one at that. Benefits, you ask? I hardly think so. But the show must go on. So, itís with bravado that the Rodeo Clown takes his place in the arena lights. Whether or not heís insane is not important right now. Itís with grit and intensity that the Clown steps in the path of almost certain destruction. Our Double IPA is much the same. At 9.5% ABV, Rodeo Clown Double IPA coats the tongue in bitterness and packs a punch that will knock a bull on its ass . Intense and maybe a little insane drink carefully, but drink often. Ladies and Gentlemen, let the show begin.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman (1192) - Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Pours clear mahogany with a large, fluffy white head. Smells very malty and sweet with a solid earthy hop note underneath. Taste is very bitter, floral, with some caramel and bready notes underneath; the flip side of the nose. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and mild mouth-carbonation, Karbach Rodeo Clown Double IPA finishes with a lasting bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mnm (1) - Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2015 does not count
I never seem to tire of this beer. Weíve tried a variety of hoppy beers in our keg and this remains my favorite so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ozarkspops (368) - - MAR 7, 2013
Pretty clean amber pour with medium cream head. Some lacing. Aroma of caramel malt sweetness and earthy citrusy hops. Thick mouthfeel. Caramel malt. Spicy hop character. Hint of pine. Bitter sweet finish. As good as 120 minute. ---Rated via iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ctplt777 (475) - - DEC 18, 2014
Right after popping this one open there was just a massive amount of peach and pineapple. Theres a big pine aroma here too. The taste is huge tropical fruit, citrus, pine and a slap of bitterness but immediately balanced by a perfectly sweet malt backbone. Really awesome double IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2012
One of the first cans to make it out of Texas. Slight aroma of earth, maybe a slight bit of sour apples. A bit of earthiness, grapefruit... a bit weaker than I would expect out of a Double but this is very good, very smooth and extra drinkable. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rmorris007 (50) - - SEP 30, 2014
Poured nice and dark. bought a four pack and wow.. proceed with caution on this one. Very strong but very god too. I didnít pair it with any food

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Tap at Flying Saucer, Sugar Land.
Pours a glassy and sappy amber with a nose of upfront-grapefruit and pine. Flavor is bitter and abrasive (in a good way) strawberry grapefruit. Slick on the tongue. Giddy up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (4254) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 23, 2012
This is a solid double IPA. Very strong, rich malt backbone. Very powerful aroma and taste. Resinous, woody pine, and citrus. If youíre a fan of subtlety, this isnít for you.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (7492) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Slightly hazy orange with a thin rocky white head. Blissful aroma of sweet caramel, orange zest, and resinous hoppy bitterness. Flavor was much the same. While quite bitter and slightly boozy, there was a ton of caramel sweetness, and a tone of orange zest, with a lot of sweetness much like orange candy. But bitter and hoppy. Quite large but exceptionally balanced and quite caramel-sweet for a DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Avarian (1) - Texas, USA - APR 27, 2014 does not count
The aroma is soft and sensual. It is comparable to walking in a floral chiller at a boutique flower shop. Out of a can, it pours a golden haze with a mild head. In contrast the taste is stark while it massages your tongue. The bitter sweetness found in DIPAís is in full effect here. I think the gigher than average abv plays well with the amount of sweetness allowing for a surprisingly pleasant drinking experience. This clown is no joke and you wont be able to taste much after drinking this thing, so bring your palate with you if you want to last more than 8 seconds. Overall this is one of my favorites because I love hops and a high abv. More than that, this brew did all of those without being harsh or unrefined.

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