Blue Lobster Brewing

Discussion in 'New England' started by mklisz, Jan 5, 2013.

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  1. mklisz

    mklisz Champion (839) Dec 31, 2010 New Hampshire
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    Anyone else check this place out in Hampton, NH yet?

    Talked to the brewer over a few tasters today and learned he brewed with Shaun up at Hill Farmstead for about a year. Only three beers on tap right now but they were surprisingly good and he was carrying in some port wine barrels when I arrived.
  2. Gmr75

    Gmr75 Aspirant (244) Apr 30, 2002 Connecticut
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    I tried to stop by this past weekend, but they were brewing and not taking vistitors. Someone came to the locked door to tell us this, and to point us to a bar down the road that has a couple of their beers on tap.

    Went and had their pale ale and stout on tap and thought both were quite nice. I'd like to try some of these IPA's they've been talking about on faceboon.
  3. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Disciple (342) May 1, 2011 Maine

    I really like what Blue Lobster is doing. I've driven down there twice from Southern Maine since they opened and plan on trying to get down there once a month. I could drink their Gold Claw pale ale all day.

    I posted a pic of their Gales of November milk stout in one of the "What are you drinking now?" threads on here and they're using it as their Facebook profile pic at the moment, which is pretty cool.
  4. FrankLloydMike

    FrankLloydMike Devotee (499) Aug 16, 2006 Massachusetts

    Yeah, I split a growler of the Gold Claw Pale Ale and another of Gales of November with a friend (whose sister picked them up for us) over Thanksgiving. First of all, I love the Gordon Lightfoot and Warren Zevon references they've used in the names of some of the beers. More important, I was very impressed by the Gold Claw, especially--very clean and floral, if I recall correctly. I'd love to try some of their other beers and have the Gold Claw again (and again). They've only been open Thursdays and Fridays since they opened, I believe, but according to their Facebook page, they got some more tanks in, and with the added capacity, they'll be open Saturdays starting at some point in February. That should make it a lot easier for me to visit.
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  5. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I haven't been able to get up there yet but look forward to the day I can. Going to drive back with a car full o' growlers.
  6. cleeze

    cleeze Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2008 Maine

    anyone know if they fill other growlers or their times of business?
  7. cleeze

    cleeze Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2008 Maine

    i hear their stockholm is killer!
  8. natbarr

    natbarr Initiate (0) Oct 8, 2012 New Hampshire
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    No, they can't fill other growlers (NH law). Open Thursday 4-6 and Friday 5-7.
  9. ElGallo

    ElGallo Champion (800) Sep 26, 2009 New Hampshire

    I snagged growlers of the Gold Claw pale ale and Black Claw stout on Friday. Had a sample of the Stalkholm Syndrome wheat IPA, which was also very nice. Met the owner and brewer: great guys who know their stuff. Beer was priced fairly. BA wee heavy and 100% citra DIPA in the works - count me in! Of all the new seacoast breweries (Throwback, Earth Eagle, Great Rhythm, Blue Lobster), Blue has impressed me the most thus far.
  10. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Devotee (487) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    By far the best of the new breweries in the region (throw RiverWalk in the same group). Tried the Stalkholm Syndrome Wheat IPA and their Stout last Friday. Stout was great, the Stalkholm was fantastic. Blue Claw kicked just before I got there, but I plan to stop in again next time I'm in NH.
  11. Lukaduke

    Lukaduke Initiate (0) May 22, 2012 Maine

    Great Beer, Good People... that is all.
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