One Claw Rye Pale Ale | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Alieniloquium on 05-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,068
Reviews:
138
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
9.16%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
200
For Trade:
10
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Ratings: 1,068 |  Reviews: 138
Photo of MJSFS
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stew5
3.68/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of arizcards
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Picked up a single at the Hilton Head Island Whole Foods for $2.49. Canned on 5-22-17.

Beer poured golden with a decent white head. Yeast is floating.

Nose, before the light of day struck the beer, was citrus forward. Oxidation within one minute after pouring.

Taste is light pale malt body that accentuates the Citra hop profile. Beer is citrusy with a nice pine bite.

Feel is light bodied and refreshing.

Overall this is a nice take on the APA style. Definitely sessionable and worthy of a re-purchase if we are ever in the region in the future!

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.02/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can dated 4/13/17. The beer pours a hazy amber color with a thick, two-finger, off-white head.

The smell is tropical hops with a bit of malt in the background.

The taste highlights the rye flavor strongly. There is also a little tropical hop flavor.

The mouthfeel is smooth and thick.

Overall this is decent, but I'm not a huge fan of rye beers. Still a nice, balanced ale.

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Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of outdoor7or24
4.48/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of iheartmyTHO
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My neighborhood pool was having a Low Country Boil, and based on the label alone, I figured it would be a good pool beer to go along with my seafood. And it did. There was nothing terrible about this beer but nothing quite memorable either. It just went really well with my food, and that's good enough for me. A solid, easy drinking beer. I look forward to trying the Two Claw Pale Ale at some point though.

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Photo of VABA
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsshuck
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of zotzot
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of VoxRationis
4.53/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Decanted into tulip pint; 11/11/16 stamped on the bottom of the can.
A: Cloudy, golden to light copper color with half inch, slightly off white head and medium lacing. Yeast notable at glass bottom.
S: Light malt with grapefruit, peach, and mango predominating.
T: Grapefruit predominating early, peach later with juniper flavor throughtvand a bitter, peppery finish.
M: Light bodied, very effervescent throughout.
O: Really enjoyed this. Good for summer

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Photo of sisterofba
3.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tbeer40
3.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of reebtaerG
3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.29/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Received from @Dragginballs76 post NBS.
Can dated 03/09/17 – Enjoy within 90 days. Served at 42 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Aroma – spice and hoppy, citrusy.
Head – large (Maximum five cm, aggressive pour), white, dense and creamy, slooowly diminishing to an irregular two to ten mm creamy ring with a thick white curtain.
Lacing – good. After the initial curtains formed as the head receded, the lacing remining as the beer level dropped, subsequent lacing was average complete rings of tiny to small bubbles.
Body – medium yellow, hazy.
Flavor – light with some spice from the rye. Some citrusy hops, no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate – light, watery approaching creamy, lively carbonation.

An excellent pale ale, quite different than I was expecting and definitely approaching IPA territory. I wish this was available locally – it’d be in my reefer routinely.

Appearance 4.25, Aroma 4.5, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4, Overall 4.25.

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Photo of rpopescu
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Onenote81
3.51/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beer21
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sam671217
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WesMantooth
3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fairly dark, copperish gold. Pretty foggy. Smells semi spicy and really earthy with a light bread.

There is pithy grapefruit and some orange flavor, but the rye malts steal the show. Tons of distinct grain. Its like sticking your face in a bag of bread. It is a bit spicy, but not what you would think based on the amount present.

Definitely fuller bodied for a pale. A great beer overall

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4.21/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Roguer
4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Big frothy snow white head with good retention and very nice lacing. Body is light golden, quite hazy with a lot of sediment, detracting from the overall appearance.

Big juicy aroma: grapefruit, orange, mango; slightly grassy and moderately dank; pale malt.

Easy drinking body and flavor: light biscuit and pale malt, a touch of honey, pineapple, coconut, very light and bright citrus hops, grassy and clean herbal notes. Slightly sticky sweet finish.

This could easily become a daily APA, replacing SNPA in your lineup - it's that easy to drink, and that good.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours cloudy orange color with decent white head

Aroma - Hints of rye and orange peel, just a touch of grapefruit and malts.

Taste - The taste is very similar to the aroma, a mixed taste of rye and malt, orange peel and grapefruit seem to be an after though in the taste.

Feel - Medium body well carbonated slight dryness on the finish.

Overall - A really good beer, I think I prefer the Two Claw just has more flavor.

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One Claw Rye Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
4.04 out of 5 based on 1,068 ratings.
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