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One Claw Rye Pale Ale - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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One Claw Rye Pale AleOne Claw Rye Pale Ale

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89
very good

440 Ratings
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Ratings: 440
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 14
Gots: 39 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Alieniloquium on 05-25-2013)
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5thOhio

South Carolina

3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice strong spicy rye aroma with some citrus undertones. Appearance is cloudy dark gold with a creamy white head that dissipates to a skim of clotted foam and leaves nice lacing on the sides of the glass.

Mouthfeel is rich and thick with lots of tingly carbonation. Strong rye notes dominate the taste with maybe a hint of citrus in the background, but not much. Heavy bitter aftertaste follows. Personally, I'd like a little more residual sweetness and/or citrus to balance the rye and bitterness, but---but---this is one fine rye APA. (I was a fan of rye ales before they were cool, I'll have you know.) In fact, I'd say it's one of those APAs that borders on an IPA.

Westbrook and Holy City continue to raise the bar for South Carolina brewing standards and One Claw is no exception. If you're a fan of ryes, don't miss this one.

Serving type: can

08-16-2013 22:52:18 | More by 5thOhio
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One Claw Rye Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 440 ratings.