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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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237 Ratings
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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 17.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 21 | 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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stoutman

Michigan

3.16/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown with a light tan head that leaves spotty lacing. Aroma is mildly fruity and mild toasted malt. Taste is lightly toasted malt, a hint of chocolate, and smoke. Quick finish of cocoa and toasty malt. Light body, thin and watery palate, light to average carbonation. Fairly weak and somewhat disappointing to my palate.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 23:55:36 | More by stoutman
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slym

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I am not a fan of this beer. It isn't even really better than the big AALs, just different, IMHO.

For me, this is a miss for Newcastle in their desire to bring something else to the table in the craft brew game. I will try the Bombshell next time...

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 18:22:39 | More by slym
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -6%

07-24-2014 14:14:45 | More by Ropowers3
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Pug

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

07-21-2014 00:33:01 | More by Pug
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -6%

07-17-2014 13:28:52 | More by costanzo_mike
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jimmygord

Illinois

3/5  rDev -6%

07-17-2014 03:35:50 | More by jimmygord
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jml3rd

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev +33.2%

07-14-2014 09:56:21 | More by jml3rd
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Sweenz


3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

07-12-2014 12:27:42 | More by Sweenz
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MadeInOregon

California

3/5  rDev -6%

07-12-2014 05:41:27 | More by MadeInOregon
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Kallenovsky

Illinois

3/5  rDev -6%

07-12-2014 01:11:00 | More by Kallenovsky
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ImperatorScab

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

06-27-2014 23:19:09 | More by ImperatorScab
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

06-26-2014 20:05:43 | More by huntermop
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -6%

06-26-2014 05:40:14 | More by Jasoncolliver
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jonny1138

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

06-24-2014 05:05:48 | More by jonny1138
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Jlieske13

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

06-21-2014 17:23:14 | More by Jlieske13
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BrewsBr0ther

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

06-20-2014 21:07:27 | More by BrewsBr0ther
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B33rcules

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-19-2014 21:54:09 | More by B33rcules
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DynamiteKyle

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +25.4%

06-19-2014 03:40:39 | More by DynamiteKyle
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dgp207

New York

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

06-16-2014 21:11:47 | More by dgp207
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emwild12

Illinois

3/5  rDev -6%

06-10-2014 21:48:51 | More by emwild12
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.38/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Poured dark reddish brown with a good size head that settles to a thin layer but leaves good lacing.

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.

M: Crisp yet smooth; dry finish; medium-thin body.

O: A good looking brew, with good flavor for style and for a 4.2% ABV.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 21:13:46 | More by chinchill
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -6%

05-31-2014 21:39:53 | More by Latarnik
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generallee

New York

3.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The label lists the abv at 4.2% and there is a short description of the beer as well.

Appearance: It has a dark reddish garnet colored body with a small just off white head on top. This head settles quickly leaving a thin film of lacing that just hangs on.

Smell: It is light overall and has some odd earthy and leathery notes with some light toasted bready maltiness.

Taste / Palate: It’s flavor matches the aroma perfectly and both the flavor and palate feels light, subtle and thin. Overall I like what’s here but I would just like a little more.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 08:20:45 | More by generallee
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shelby415

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-27-2014 05:40:22 | More by shelby415
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Miami66

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -37.3%

05-24-2014 17:26:50 | More by Miami66
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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.