New Rye Pale Ale
Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
American Pale Ale
4.08 | pDev: 7.84%
Jun 22, 2020
Apr 14, 2013
This is our first test-batch of a new year-round beer that will be coming out this summer. It is based on a blend of our Single Hop series of beers we came out with this past year (Amarillo, Nelson Sauvin and Citra).
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Rated: 3.57 by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

Jun 22, 2020
Rated: 4 by Pens1967 from Louisiana

May 23, 2018
Rated: 3.95 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Nov 22, 2016
Rated: 4.02 by TheBeard89 from Alabama

Jan 24, 2016
Rated: 5 by flipdog0 from North Carolina

May 17, 2014
Rated: 4 by brianmandell from California

Feb 23, 2014
Rated: 4 by DrinkSlurm from New York

Sep 23, 2013
Rated: 4.25 by Buff0910 from Alabama

Aug 05, 2013
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Reviewed by tastybeer from North Carolina

3.84/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Pretty light amber color and clear enough to see all the tiny little rising carbonation bubbles. Head is decent in size, but I have to admit working for it with the growler pour. It's creamy white in color and compromised of fine bubbles. Lace doesn't stick around very much but spots shift around.

S: Aroma is brisk and dry with a nice bready base. Earthy, farmy, and grassy with a definite rye smell all sprinkled with light colored fruit.

T: Flavors are a good match. Sweet with yummy malt and miscellaneous pitted fruits, bitter with rye.

M: Slick and dry texture in one. Carbonation is fine and at a good level. Light body approaching medium and very easy to drink. Has a nice swirlable in the mouth quality.

O: Quite enjoyable. This is a good go to beer.
Jul 19, 2013
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Reviewed by wedge from North Carolina

3.97/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
From Piggly Wiggly (Northbridge)

Thought I was getting the One Claw, but the growler is labeled "New Rye", so I guess it's this one. Regardless, this was the test batch for One Claw, so I'll see how it compares to how I remember that one...

Pours a hazy blonde color covered with a tall head that eventually sinks down to a clumpy topping. Patches of lace are plastered to the glass. Deep spicy rye, orange, and lime aromas. A light sprucy earthiness too. Big fruity hops, rye bite, peaches, light woody herbs, lemon. Less rye than the smell. Not sure how old this is, but it's still hanging onto that hop flavor. I recall One Claw being a little oilier, though not all that different. Medium bodied, fairly crisp, yet chewy. Glad I snagged some of this.
Jul 19, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by Jsmercer from North Carolina

Jun 16, 2013
Rated: 4.5 by Amalak from New York

Jun 15, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by BKBassist from New York

Jun 11, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by SC_Beer_Drinker from South Carolina

Jun 02, 2013
Rated: 4.5 by andysc83 from South Carolina

May 22, 2013
Rated: 4.25 by rjknyy from Georgia

May 20, 2013
Rated: 4.25 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

May 10, 2013
Rated: 4 by mikeincharleston from North Carolina

Apr 21, 2013
Rated: 4 by jrohrbacher from North Carolina

Apr 15, 2013
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Reviewed by jsanford from Georgia

4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a hazy orange-gold with a nice white head that settles to a slight haze, leaving spotty lacing. Very fresh hop aromas (brewed with Amarillo, Nelson Sauvin, and Citra) of tangerine, peach, passion fruit, and papaya. Light malt profile, with just a touch of bite from the rye. Taste is similar, lots of crisp tropical hops, smooth malt, a touch of rye, and a mildly bitter finish. Incredibly drinkable, and a great hop melange overall. Smooth and crisp, with a medium-thin body and ample carbonation. A fabulous addition to the year-round line-up, I cannot wait to see this in cans!
Apr 14, 2013
New Rye Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 20 ratings