Red Claw Amber Lager
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Brewed by Labatt Breweries (AB InBev)
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
London, Canada


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brewed for the Ontario Red Lobster restaurants by Niagara Falls Brewing Company since December 2002.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1895) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Ordered on tap in standard pint glass at Red Lobster restaurant. Brilliant red color with medium beige head. Nice round malt flavor with just enough roasted barley and hop bitterness to balance. Mild, bready aroma. Crisp, clean aftertaste. I find red lagers very refreshing, especially super-cold and paired with rich food like this. Recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (4141) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2008
good red/amber color, small head, dispeared quickly. Aroma is a bready malt, with a touch of caramel. Flavour is grainy, and slightly malty. NOt a bad little lager, easily the best beer they had to offer, a decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beanmedic (347) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2007
head diminished pretty quick. colour is a pleasing red. taste is malty, with a little caramel-ness. quite good. i was really shocked.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lowg (148) - Scarborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2008 Had this beer on a threesome date during Lobsterfest at the North York Red Lobster location. This one pours copper amber, with very little head but had a nice malty aroma. Taste is malty as well, with a decent bitter finish. EDIT: Was brewed by Moosehead (Niagara Brewing Co.) at the time of the original rating; now the beer is being brewed and distributed by Labatt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomthompson89 (1977) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2006
had at red lobster in Sudbury Ontario, malty nose, copper colpur good malt taste some bitterness, well balanced decnet beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chancellor (2) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2005 does not count
I was pretty surprized by this beer. Reddish brown in colour and very little head. Quite enjoyable to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jercraigs (9840) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2005
Golden amber, small creamy white head and decent lacing (3+) Very mute malt aroma. Icy cold serving temp didn’t help much but it didn’t change much as it warmed. Dry bitterness and muted malt make up the flavour. Mild caramel. Sort of a drier Rickard’s Red with less caramel? Bit grainy/malty. Average palate. Nondescript but mostly inoffensive. Mississauga location.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JadoreBlanche (114) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2005
A surprise of how good this actually is. Thinking how good could a Red Lobster beer be??.......Has a redish brown (amber) coloured body...with hardly any head. Aromas of sweet malt and coffee. Malts present in the taste, sweet, and slightly yeasty. Made the horrifying Red lobster experience (I hate the smell and tast of seafood) rather enjoyable!....Thanks for sharing Mr.Manning

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2005
Holy cow, this is good. I ordered it at red lobster thinking the worst....and when the server brought it to me, I was suprised by the aroma and then by the taste. Aroma is almost coffeeish, malty, aromatically sweet. Good. taste is sweet maltyness, coffee flavours, bready, and some citrus??? Nice taste, went well with the burger I had, since I dont eat seafood. A suprisingly good beer, and id go there just to drink this@ thanks Jadoreblanche for buying this round!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2004
The infamous Red Lobster Beer! This was rather delicious actually. A pleasant surprise. Amber colour... no head, clean taste, a tad sweet the lemon malt to it goes nicely with their dishes! Reminded me of Rickards but without the carbonation and the overmalt and skunk. A rare gem!

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