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

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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7861) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jercraigs (7812) - 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.

3.2
   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!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (3107) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GregClow (2891) - 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.

3.4
   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!

3.8
   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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomthompson89 (1903) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1435) - 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.

3.3
   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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