Gold Claw | Blue Lobster Brewing Company

71 Ratings

Brewed by:
Blue Lobster Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our interpretation of a "table" American Pale Ale. Hopped with Ahtanum and Falconer’s Flight.

Added by Jason on 10-17-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3/5  rDev -28.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

On tap at the source
Mostly clear light golden color with a huge bubbly head. Earthy pine with a very slight Belgian yeasty or plastic phenol. Wicked carbonic bite on the tongue. Decent but seems way over carbonated as did the other beer I tried today.

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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.69/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 mL growler. Thanks He Who Shall Not Be Named.

Pours a clear light amber golden color with a thin, light white head that fades to a ring of bubbles; no lace. Grassy and lemon aroma with a touch of citrus sweetness, light bready malt. Medium thick body, well carbonated. Flavor is a nice balance of biscuit malt, grassy hops, lemon rind, pine and biscuit. More of a blonde, than APA but refreshing and easy to drink.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes, On-tap at the brewery on 10-18-13

A - Clear gold with two fingers of white sudsy head, thick lacing.
S - Very citrusy, nice fresh grassy tones, light pine, a little dank.
T - Bready malt base with a really nice citrus taste, some spicy rye on the end.
M - Refreshing a tad sticky
O - Great APA, tons of flavor, well balanced.

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4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at Blue Lobster Brewing in Hampton.

The appearance is a nice gold color with a finger of white head. Its` nose contains grapefruit, sweetness, citra hops and grass. The taste is full of citrus fruits, pine, a subdued malt profile, light spice too. Mouthfeel is very low key, some bitterness in the finish. All in all, a very good pale ale. My only wish is that New Hampshire was not so far away !

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Gold Claw from Blue Lobster Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 71 ratings
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