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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 18.61%
Wants: 5
Gots: 30 | 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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Photo of Franziskaner
3.68/5  rDev +16.1%

Deep brown colored with a moderate amount of light seeping through. A half inch of off white to light khaki colored foam covers the top. Aroma of malt powder and a bit of chocolate. The body is light,smooth and creamy. I get malt powder and chocolate in the flavor with a very gentle note of bittering hops. This is a subtle yet tasty,sessionable beer.

Franziskaner, May 17, 2014
Photo of Theniz
3/5  rDev -5.4%

Theniz, May 10, 2014
Photo of TownDunkel
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

I always like English milds. nice dark appearance with a quickly vanishing white head. In the light it has a red color. Smell is mild hops and sweet malts. Taste is the winner here. Medium baked bread with earthy hops that mellow to a light toffee. Mouthfeel is lacking and dissapates quickly.

TownDunkel, May 09, 2014
Photo of WiserBud
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

WiserBud, May 08, 2014
Photo of hosehead83
3.16/5  rDev -0.3%

Poured into a standard pint glass
Dark brown in color, with a moderate head of light tan foam.
Aroma-Faint, toasted malt note
Taste-Subtle chocolate, hint of coffee. Overall not bad, certainly session able, if a bit middle-of-the-road. Nothing here to blow your doors of but an easy drinker.

hosehead83, May 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Washu, May 02, 2014
Photo of Aaron_Ramson
3.38/5  rDev +6.6%

Pours a beautiful reddish black with excellent clarity. A nice tan head that disappears tether quickly. The nose leaves a lot to be desired as it is very light and boring. Soft licorice, anise, burnt cereal; a touch of spicy hop character at the end. The taste is also very slight with a thin mouthfeel and maybe too much carbonation. Not a fan of dark beers with this much effervescence. Burnt breast crust and the slight acidic sourness that comes with it is the main flavor. Deep caramel flavors as well. Possibly some hop backbone but make no mistake this is a very small beer. Sessionable for sure, but underwhelming. The acidity of the blackened grains makes it harder to drink than a light lager of the same ABV. Regular old Newcastle is much better.

Aaron_Ramson, Apr 30, 2014
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Newcastle Cabbie Black Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
73 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.