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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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very good

514 Ratings
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Ratings: 514
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 16
Gots: 51 | FT: 11
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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2/5  rDev -49.6%

08-07-2014 21:33:13 | More by tango
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2.2/5  rDev -44.6%

I'm conflicted about this beer- I really, really want to say I like it, and in fact I enjoyed it immensely when it first hit the Atlanta market and I grabbed a few fresh six packs. It had an outstanding fresh, bready, spicy rye note with the spice being vibrant throughout and chocolate notes only being a hint at the finish. The problem is that it disappeared from the shelves for a bit and another batch appeared. I bought some more and noticed after a couple of weeks that some of the cans were bulging and the beer was clearly overcarbonated and infected. It was starting to go funky and sour- and not in a good way. I tried twice more and found the same thing. That, unfortunately, has scared me off of this beer. I know that ryes can be a pain to brew- I hope they work this out, but for now after repeated attempts to enjoy this beer from several shops, I've got to mark it down.

01-04-2014 15:53:55 | More by Georgiabeer
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New York

2.5/5  rDev -37%

11-21-2013 03:56:18 | More by rodemey2
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2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

06-25-2014 01:28:30 | More by leftoverburrito
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2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

08-15-2013 02:27:23 | More by Cluker
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2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

03-29-2014 21:59:59 | More by GatorCoop
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

07-21-2013 17:24:56 | More by RichardMNixon
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

07-03-2014 05:17:20 | More by Mr_Meursault
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -24.4%

08-15-2013 02:28:54 | More by ONN8
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3/5  rDev -24.4%

11-21-2013 01:08:41 | More by hAle2theWort
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3.1/5  rDev -21.9%

12oz can ~$1.50. Super huge head and a very cloudy and murky yellow appearance. Aroma is sort of spicy, wheaty, must be rye. Odd flavor which must be the rye. I found nothing special about this beer and would even go as far as to say that it was funny tasting. I would not purchase this again.

04-05-2014 19:41:41 | More by ArrogantB
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3.24/5  rDev -18.4%

Poured from can into Goose Island pint glass. Date of review is 7/29/14. Big thanks to thatoneguymike for including it as an extra.

Appearance- Pale orange color with a hazy hue. Dirty white half inch head that slowly reduces and leaves great lacing.

Smell- This weird, but at first I get vanilla ice cream. I do get some type of grain, but I would have no idea it was rye. This is almost void of scent.

Taste- Again, very little going on in this beer. I get very mild hops that leave a pleasant oily residue in my mouth. Pretty boring in the taste department.

Mouthfeel- A bit thinner then I like. Like I said about the hops, it is nice to have those present in this sip.

Overall- Nothing exciting to say the least. Thin, no smell and very little taste. I am glad to have tried it, but I will never seek it out again.

07-29-2014 23:01:38 | More by frenchblood21
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

11-03-2013 02:05:03 | More by crwrunner
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

07-09-2014 12:34:27 | More by Kevincredible
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

05-18-2014 16:46:07 | More by vancean2
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

05-19-2014 20:51:18 | More by BodyPolitic
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

02-23-2014 17:35:38 | More by civicm87
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

07-04-2014 01:12:49 | More by bendukes86
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

10-28-2013 20:24:34 | More by Rish907
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Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

09-15-2013 18:30:45 | More by oldp0rt
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

07-28-2014 03:17:52 | More by Clemsontiger81
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

09-04-2013 18:41:42 | More by mwgroove23
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3.34/5  rDev -15.9%

From AtlCarl, one of the baddest trading partners around.

Poured into a chalice with a thick off white 2 finger head.

Smell is a bit muted. Some resin from the hops, a hint of citrus, and a light grain scent.

Taste is odd. The flavors seem a bit washed out, almost as if this is a session pale ale. CItrus up front with the sweet grain and the spiciness of the rye. Nothing complex, but still solid flavors.

Mouthfeel is awesome. I like the mouthfeel, perhaps somewhat thick for a pale ale, but I think it helps with the spiciness of the rye.

Overall, a decent brew. Nothing I'd drink regularly, but a nice change of pace.

11-21-2013 22:44:21 | More by taylor714914
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3.48/5  rDev -12.3%

On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Hazy orange. A dark orange. Nice white head, excellent lacing, and great retention.

Smell - Buckets of rye. Nice hop aroma. Citrusy.

Taste - Again a ton of rye. Spicy rye, almost. Masks some of the citrus hop, but its present. Pale malt comes through. Mild bitterness. Lingering rye flavor. Also a kinda stale pilsener malt flavor hangs on.

Mouthfeel - So it's easy drinking, but some flavors linger a bit too much. The rye is verys strong, but not abrasive. The pilsener finish is kinda icky.

Overall - Great rye flavor, but the finish is a little bit of a deal breaker. Kinda goes away az I drink it though.

05-25-2013 16:41:22 | More by Alieniloquium
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

05-11-2014 15:31:24 | More by Matt73
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One Claw Rye Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 514 ratings.