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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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BA SCORE
89
very good

411 Ratings
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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 14
Gots: 31 | 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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Beaver13

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can. Pours hazy yellow orange with a medium frothy white head that goes to a thin film that laces the glass.

The aroma is spicy rye malts and tropical fruits with some resiny hops.

The flavor is sweet tropical fruits and spicy rye with some biscuity malt and good bitterness from the resiny hops. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, interesting mix of tropical fruit, spicy rye and resiny hops.

Serving type: can

04-23-2014 04:48:48 | More by Beaver13
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Mongrel

Maryland

4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice hazy gold with plenty of white head and clingy lace.

Smells fruity like watermelon and berries, with some cool lemongrass too.

First sip is reminiscent of a summer watermelon salad with mint. Nice peppery rye back end. Wheaty center that's pretty dry - not much sweetness. The little kiss of sweetness that is there takes the form of nectarine and honey. Hops wrap a cool veneer of pine and lemongrass around everything. Pretty delicious and understated.

I don't know what it is about rye pale ales, but to my palate they tend to be supremely, deliciously fruit-juicy, with melon and pinkberry dominating. One Claw is no exception. Peach and citrus are beginning to unfurl out of this one too. A sophisticated spice presence really elevates this brew.

Well done, Westbrook. One Claw is well structured and restrained, but still exhibits those irresistible fruity/spicy traits that characterize a good rye pale ale.

Serving type: can

04-22-2014 00:42:49 | More by Mongrel
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Vivs85

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-19-2014 02:11:16 | More by Vivs85
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-18-2014 13:37:49 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

04-18-2014 11:09:01 | More by Lehighace06
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TonyY

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-14-2014 01:12:19 | More by TonyY
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-14-2014 01:03:42 | More by mpalestino
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QuentinCall

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

04-13-2014 03:57:27 | More by QuentinCall
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-12-2014 12:44:36 | More by Resuin
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drewone

California

4/5  rDev +1%

04-12-2014 06:17:53 | More by drewone
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-12-2014 04:49:05 | More by OnryAndMean
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-11-2014 23:09:00 | More by tdm168
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Trish

Florida

4/5  rDev +1%

04-10-2014 22:54:33 | More by Trish
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DarkHorse02GT

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-10-2014 02:30:01 | More by DarkHorse02GT
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tectactoe

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1%

04-08-2014 01:13:38 | More by tectactoe
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

04-08-2014 00:45:25 | More by KVNBGRY
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Bilco

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

04-08-2014 00:23:47 | More by Bilco
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MaxOhle

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-07-2014 02:28:41 | More by MaxOhle
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StArnoldFan

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

04-06-2014 21:28:51 | More by StArnoldFan
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

04-06-2014 21:04:33 | More by lupercmda
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.63/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

truly one of the best beers i have ever had that doesnt include barrels, bacteria cultures, and multiple years to make. its downright flawless, and its simple elegance yet robust flavor profile makes it an absolute champion in my book. this is the kind of beer i like to drink, and like to drink a lot of. a pale ale that doesnt bore, its wonderful. hazy yellow in color, whipped cream topping three inches high on top of my schooner. the nose on this shows citra hops, pungent and lemon forward. the rye malt is subtle in smell, i get maybe a bit of wheat in with the two row here. the taste shocks me for the color, it has some density and probably should look a bit more copper and dense than it does, impressive. furthermore, the flavors are genius. the citra hops are all on the finish, while the front end is peppered with spicy rye malt, but only just enough for this to be different. the other base malts keep it in line with what we expect from a pale ale. the hopping comes as a surprise too, not often are both grain and hops so bright in a beer at the same time, and that is part of the beauty here. sessionable as they come here for my palate. i could drink ten of these and be neither sloppy drunk or bored. the citrus profile of the hops finishes the beer clean, but its still got this lush creamy body that is refreshing and quenching and just addicting. i wish this was available out here all the time, and maybe it well be soon, but this is one of the best pale ales i have ever had, and deserves to be mentioned among the best examples of the style. its everything i could want in a session beer.

Serving type: can

04-06-2014 15:46:29 | More by StonedTrippin
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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.1/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: can

04-05-2014 19:41:41 | More by ArrogantB
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blindpiggie

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

04-05-2014 18:41:14 | More by blindpiggie
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DWheeler379

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

04-05-2014 14:37:56 | More by DWheeler379
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A- Had to knock this because of ridiculous head in the pour. Three finger head with good retention. Murky golden in color, white fluffy head.

S- Smells like a rye wheat beer. This is very light.

T- Light rye, the pale ale itself is really light and easy to drink.

O- Another session can from Westbrook.

Serving type: can

04-04-2014 23:22:21 | More by gueuzedreg
One Claw Rye Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.