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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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234 Ratings
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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 17.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
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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GRPunk

Michigan

3.73/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a nonic pint.

A- A liberal pour cascades something like a nitro. 2-finger, tan-to-brown head. Clean, dark brown body displays moderate-light carbonation. Reddish hues. Good stick. Head falls, then hangs on at 1/4 finger.

S- Coffee, dark chocolate, berries. Hints of cracker or biscuit and brown sugar. Very light, leafy hops.

T- Medium roast coffee with a spoonful or two of sugar. Hints of semi-sweet chocolate. Roasty qualities. Hops are enough to keep the sweetness in check and really clean up the finish.

M- Moderate-light body with medium-light carbonation. Pretty smooth.

O- One of Newcastle's better "limited edition" beers. At 4.2% ABV, I could see sessioning this. I'd buy it again. I wish more American brewers would do a flavorful, low alcohol beer and price it accordingly.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 22:39:38 | More by GRPunk
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S: Mild, with roasted grains, some caramel, and a hint of coffee.

F: The flavor follows, but with some light hops at the finish... and not as strong as hoped. Pretty well balanced.

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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.