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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GregClow (3214) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2004
I heard a year or two back that Trafalgar lost the contract to brew this, so maybe it’s being made by someone else now, but it’s still available at all Red Lobsters in Ontario as far as I know. It’s also a surprisingly good beer - nice copper colour, a small & persistant head, good malty aroma, and a clean, well-balanced flavour with notes of caramel and vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2004
I thought this was made by Red Lobster. Pours deep amber/red, with aroma of malt, cognac, and toffee. Tastes very complex, with a malty finish. It went very well with seafood, and the name fits the theme.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GEOBRAU (188) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 5, 2003
Tap: I had this at Red Lobster a few times and it was rather nice and malty. I was sad to hear they aren't carrying it at my local RL anymore.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sanchex (224) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2003
Ordered this on a whim at Red Lobster. Didn't know what to expect coming from a large chain serving mediocre food. Pleasantly surprised to find that there namesake beer was excellent! A nice sweetness not unlike Rickards Red but much lighter. Good frothy head lasted nearly to the end. Complimented my tilapia well but couldn't really pick up on subtle flavours. Very easy drinking and satisfying beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2003 I don't know how good this brew will be. Very nice amber color,small head that dissapated some what quickly.Nice aroma,malty slight sweetness detected,some hints of fruit,citrus i believe,Yah thats it.man it's great to see the Grand Forks area is finally getting in some decent brews again.This one is pretty good and well worth trying more often.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2003
Malty, fruit aroma, copper, with small vanilla custard head. Pleasant malt taste, ample bitterness, caramel and a hint of butterscotch too. Nice mouth feel, well balanced. A good beer for the Red Lobster Chain!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2002
this beer was served to me utterly freezing in a frosted glass so it took a good ten minutes before I really smelled or tasted anything. nice amber colour, white head. malty, slightly citrusy aroma. sweet clean malt flavours with some hints of caramel and tart lemon. overall a nice lager and a nice surprise to find in a red lobster where your selection is usually pretty limited to big names(I think my other tap choices were blue and keith’s).

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