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Venom | DuClaw Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by farHillsBrewer on 11-02-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a copper color with good clarity and sliwmoving bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: fruity, caramel, a little citrus, and bready.

Taste: Same as above with some lingering bitterness in the end.

Mouthfeel: Chewy, smooth, low to medium carbonation, tingly bitterness, and medium bodied.

Overall: Above average APA that borders being an English version. Could be a bit more cleaner, but happy with the offering.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewing an original had. On tap at BWI airport location.

Pours a beautiful mandarin orange color. The head was almost zero, but I think it's due to the pourer at the airport bar than the beer.

Right away the malts hit you in the front, toasted grains, resin, with a kick of zest. A bit unique balance for a pale ale.

Muted piney hops, a faint hint of grapefruit citrus, but nothing really jumps out. It's balanced, smooth, but not a flavor that distinguishes itself.

Mouthfeel is smooth, creamy, actually really nice for a pale ale.

Overall, would have it again.

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Venom from DuClaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 202 ratings
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