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Newcastle Summer Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
69
poor

321 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 321
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 2.96
pDev: 20.61%


Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
a Scottish Sparkling Ale

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-24-2009)
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Pauly2X

Wisconsin

2.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Light, clear golden with lots of bubbles evident. A half finger frothy head is maintained longer than normal due to the effervesence.

S- Faint biscuity malts and mellow yet pronounced floral hop aroma. There's also an almost nagging hay like grassyness in the background.

T- It's all here, biscuity malt flavors, floral english hops... just in bare minimal quantities. There's also a slight metallic note that lingers in the background.

M- Very carbonated, at least for the style anyway. The carbonation does subside quickly to let you enjoy a generally light bodied thrist quencher.

O- Compared to other examples of the style I generally feel it's sub par. However this beer is not without it's merits. This would be a great beer to have in the cooler for those summer parties to surprise the BMC crowd without being too intimidating, while maintaining just enough something in the taste department for your self.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2011 14:30:31 | More by Pauly2X
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Newcastle Summer Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
69 out of 100 based on 321 ratings.