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Newcastle Summer Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
69
poor

333 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 333
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 2.96
pDev: 20.61%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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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puboflyons

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped 31-03-X-L0775908. Sampled on June 14, 2012. Newcastle has brewed up a golden yellow beer that has a short lasting head and an odd aroma. I get malts, yeast, and floral hops on the nose but there is something else offsetting the whole thing...something akin to ginger. The body is summer seasonal light and creamy. The taste has a kind of cardboard like maltiness with a more notable bitter hop finish that lingers for a moment. There are summer seasonals from other brewers that I find to be more appealing than this one. I think I will stick with their traditional nut brown ale.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2012 22:22:52 | More by puboflyons
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Newcastle Summer Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
69 out of 100 based on 333 ratings.