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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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231 Ratings
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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 17.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | 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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anon

California

1.61/5  rDev -49.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

Drank straight from the bottle, so not sure how this one looked. Being a fan of black ales (as this represents itself as), I thought I'd give it a shot despite the low ABV.

...and let me say I was quickly let down. What scents are here are very faint; same goes for the taste.

Simply put, to me, this tasted like water with a very faint malt and coffee taste to it. Hops not picked up in the smell or the taste.

Overall it doesn't taste bad, but it is by no means "good". Not much going on here at all. Worth a shot, I guess. But I won't be having this one again.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2013 02:44:15 | More by anon
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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.