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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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74
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254 Ratings
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Ratings: 254
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 18.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 28 | 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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New York

4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

01-30-2014 22:59:09 | More by kpjsmith
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kylehay2004

Florida

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-29-2014 23:06:58 | More by kylehay2004
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Wservati

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +25.8%

01-27-2014 01:47:07 | More by Wservati
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

01-26-2014 22:36:08 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Kpitevl

Missouri

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-26-2014 16:29:10 | More by Kpitevl
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V3XX069

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-25-2014 04:21:44 | More by V3XX069
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rfgetz

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

01-25-2014 04:21:30 | More by rfgetz
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John_Squires

New York

2/5  rDev -37.1%

01-25-2014 04:14:22 | More by John_Squires
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +25.8%

Newcastle Cabbie has a very thick, creamy, beige head, pronounced lacing, a clear, deep, reddish, dark-brown appearance, and a few ascending stray bubbles. Aroma is of sweet, bready, brown bread crust, and the flavor is of the same, with a noticeable medium roastiness. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Newcastle Cabbie finishes mostly wet, refreshing, and delicious. No off flavors or aromas. So delicious!

RJT

01-23-2014 18:43:12 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

01-23-2014 05:02:12 | More by Zekenyce
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Bigben0328

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-22-2014 16:42:27 | More by Bigben0328
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RVigz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-22-2014 15:41:57 | More by RVigz
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.31/5  rDev +4.1%

Appearance - It is a very dark brown in color, with a white head.

Smell - It is a sweet / fruity malt smell.

Taste - It is mostly a dried fruit taste, with some coffee and chocolate coming in.

Mouthfeel - It is a very light beer, for being such a dark beer.

Overall - Its an ok beer.

01-21-2014 03:40:16 | More by Captain_Komamura
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

01-21-2014 02:40:23 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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robertjskelton

Alabama

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-20-2014 08:44:05 | More by robertjskelton
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sd123

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-20-2014 03:30:19 | More by sd123
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MPSTARR

Florida

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-19-2014 18:33:18 | More by MPSTARR
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DuffDaddy

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

01-19-2014 14:42:11 | More by DuffDaddy
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BeerDrinkingDiver

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

01-19-2014 04:14:12 | More by BeerDrinkingDiver
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22Blue

Kansas

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-19-2014 01:27:33 | More by 22Blue
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

01-18-2014 02:53:38 | More by Segelstrom
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SoCaliC8

California

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-17-2014 11:18:48 | More by SoCaliC8
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olbubba

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

01-16-2014 23:57:51 | More by olbubba
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

2.53/5  rDev -20.4%

Sampled last night on 1/15/14. Single 12 ounce bottle was bought yesterday that the local grocery store for just $1.00 out of the "Discount beer bin". Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F and poured into a brandy snifter,

Pours a very dark brown with about a finger of a tannish head that leaves lacing around the edges of the glass. The aroma of dark roasted malts and dark fruit with a hint of chocolate. Didn't smell to 'hoppy". The taste of the roasted malt hits you right up front with a coffee taste with a hint of chocolate BUT has a harsh 'hoppy' finish that is slightly dry as well. Too much of a bitter finish for me and took a long time to drink it. Overall, not even close as their original 'Brown Ale' at all which I really like.

01-16-2014 16:59:48 | More by BeerWithMike
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.49/5  rDev +9.7%

Appearance: deep amber, almost brown color. good clarity. a finger or so of a tannish head that leaves a bit of lacing on the edges.

Smell: full of dark fruits. prunes and a hint of cherry. overlying a toasty malt base. no detectable hop bitterness.

Taste: opens up with a hit of prunes with just a touch of cherry, slightly rough transition into a toasty malt base.

Mouthfeel: Light and slightly refreshing.

Overall: this beer surprised me and was better than i thought. I got it to fill a space in a dark mild tasting and it placed third of four. the fruitiness in this beer needs a much bigger malt profile that is not available in the dark mild range to battle the fruitiness.

01-16-2014 01:42:25 | More by SportsandJorts
Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.