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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

Newcastle Cabbie Black AleNewcastle Cabbie Black Ale

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200 Ratings
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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 18.3%


Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Dark Mild Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: snargles on 10-12-2013)
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Reviews by 57md:
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.06/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a dark copper with ruby edges and over a finger of off-white head. There is only a hint of maltiness on the nose. The malt taste in the flavor profile is also fairly weak. The finish is semi-dry and slightly bitter. This is quite a thin offering that is not worth sampling more than once.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 03:10:52 | More by 57md
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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
73 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.