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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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761 Ratings
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Ratings: 761
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 17.87%
Wants: 15
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Zorro on 07-17-2011)
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Reviews by Windigo:
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Windigo

Virginia

2.83/5  rDev -11.3%

Oooooh, this be a bitter red ale, folks. It reminds me of Old Speckled Hen...and for those of you who enjoy the bitterness, more power to you. I brought this on tap at work for the Fall season. The name sold it as did the fact it was a child of the Newcastle Family. But not all Nukes are created equal. Through the "Bartending Grapevine" I have heard this most recent batch did not sell as well as the last. All heresay, sure, but unless my Beer Geeks beg me to bring it back at our pub, I'm not doin' it.

11-28-2011 20:21:02 | More by Windigo
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oberon

North Carolina

3.78/5  rDev +18.5%

A new fall offering from Newcastle that I hadnt heard of or saw before.Poured a brilliant deep ruby infused brown with a thick creamy off white head atop,the head settles slowly leaving multiple rings of lace as it did.Big fruity esters along with caramel biscuit malt,the rye doesnt seem to come thru but the aromas are deeply malty and somewhat complex.Full on English malt flavors with fruit and biscuit flavors,the rye adds a little acidic zing in the finish.I admit Iam surprised at how good this beer was,the malt complexity really stands out.

The fall seasonals are coming out way to early in my opinion.

08-03-2011 01:08:22 | More by oberon
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davemarc87

Indiana

3/5  rDev -6%

03-10-2014 20:43:56 | More by davemarc87
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-09-2012 21:39:42 | More by Tiernan
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tohe9384


3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

09-12-2012 01:20:46 | More by tohe9384
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -6%

10-20-2013 17:32:12 | More by tbryan5
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GameOfBeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +25.4%

08-07-2014 00:49:53 | More by GameOfBeers
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markallmon

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +56.7%

11-04-2012 22:16:22 | More by markallmon
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RoninBirdman

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-19-2013 21:49:02 | More by RoninBirdman
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BeerDreadz

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -29.5%

12-14-2013 01:27:44 | More by BeerDreadz
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generallee

New York

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

09-02-2012 17:15:07 | More by generallee
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

09-15-2013 05:11:07 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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mikechance

California

3.15/5  rDev -1.3%

Pours to a faint rust color, but not the deep red promised --- has about quarter inch head. Malts and berries in the nose. Definately pickup the berries in the taste --- slightly bitter and sour in the aftertaste. Overall a decent beer and easy to drink --- works well in Sacramento where the fall is mostly 90+ degrees.

08-14-2011 20:09:01 | More by mikechance
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Billolick

New York

3.18/5  rDev -0.3%

12 ounce bottle, lacks bottling/freshness info

Pours clear, reddish amber. Larger and lasting medium tan head, film, collar and decent low sheeting and strands of higher lace.

Nose shouts SWEET, with vanilla, perfumed fruits and caramel malts.

Thin and watery, waves of caramel, honey and some vanilla. Ehh really not anything much going on here. I'd marinate chicken or pork in this stuff, of course cuz of the sweetness, but as far as drinking more then this one bottle? Not likely....

10-18-2012 01:25:27 | More by Billolick
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JayEvans813

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

10-17-2013 23:57:08 | More by JayEvans813
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Apotheosis

Delaware

3/5  rDev -6%

10-20-2013 02:48:52 | More by Apotheosis
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Hugh37

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-12-2013 22:49:00 | More by Hugh37
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

10-06-2012 16:21:41 | More by NilocRellim
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Milkysunshine

New York

3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-01-2012 01:06:29 | More by Milkysunshine
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

08-07-2012 00:18:06 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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ehammond1


3.2/5  rDev +0.3%

Bottle

Thanks for the gift, DarthKostrizer!

Clear amber and light brown with a very thin, nearly non-existent khaki colored head that eventually leaves lines of lacing down the glass.

The aroma consists of toast, perhaps slightly burned, table bread, and an earthy, grassy hop character.

The flavor follows the nose but is more bitter than I would have imagined. The hops are quite earthy, and there's just a bit of bready sweetness.

The biggest detractor to this beer its its mouthfeel--it's very thin with low carbonation and somewhat metallic. Watery.

Average, I suppose.

11-22-2011 01:32:17 | More by ehammond1
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BankerNes

California

3/5  rDev -6%

11-30-2011 19:19:36 | More by BankerNes
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

08-04-2013 00:22:58 | More by tyleeis
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mjh0527

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

09-22-2013 00:22:50 | More by mjh0527
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dmk91

Virginia

4/5  rDev +25.4%

12-31-2012 04:59:47 | More by dmk91
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Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 761 ratings.