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Gritty McDuff's Red Claws Ale - Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company

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Gritty McDuff's Red Claws AleGritty McDuff's Red Claws Ale

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78
okay

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 13.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Gritty McDuff's Red Claws Ale is a what the Brits call a fine session beer: a smooth ale, not too strong and full of flavor. Red Claws Ale has a dark red-amber color; a full, round malt palate; nutty and roasted accents, and a delicate hop flavor that whispers with just a hint of floral finish. The perfect ale for a long afternoon in the pub with good friends and traditional fare.

16 IBU

(Beer added by: deltatauhobbit on 01-27-2010)
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3.33/5  rDev -0.6%
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Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a slightly hazy, dark, ruby copper coloring with no head. Aromas of scotch and dark sweet malts. Flavors are rich and roasted, with a dark caramel and sugar malt backbone. The aftertaste is roasty and subtle sweet tone, and it transitions to a clean, smooth finish. Midbodied, but light enough to not be imposing.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bottle poured into a Pint Glass.

Pours a dark reddish-copper with a dense ivory head that settles to a decent haze and leaves some spotty lacing. Muted aromas of sweet caramel malt and buttery bread with just a touch of spicy hops. Taste is similar to the nose, amber malt, butter, and earthy hops. Nothing special. Mouthfeel is smooth and fairly crisp, with a medium-thin body and decent carbonation. Unimpressive and fairly boring, no thanks.

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Gritty McDuff's Red Claws Ale from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.