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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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73
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836 Ratings
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Ratings: 836
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 18.24%
Wants: 22
Gots: 75 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 07-17-2011)
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Photo of CaptJackHarkness
3.68/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From twelve ounce brown glass bottle with no discern able date.

Arom is of a slightly bready malt. Pours a deep amber red with light beige small head. Head disappears rapidly and leaves a tracing of lace. Taste is of dark fruits; date and fig, some mild berriness. Bit of bitey bitterness in the aftertaste. Warming for a chilly evening.

CaptJackHarkness, Thursday at 01:07 AM
Photo of Johnny_Duck
3/5  rDev -5.7%

Johnny_Duck, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Mnykamp
3.44/5  rDev +8.2%

Mnykamp, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of caahare
3/5  rDev -5.7%

caahare, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of jdh924
4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

Smooth fruity notes

jdh924, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Hypersomnia
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Hypersomnia, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.51/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a coppery brown color, with a short off-white head that fades very quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, tea, honey, some fruit and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with a hearty but not too heavy malt character up front. Then some mildly sweet flavors of caramel, tea & honey come in. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this beer was somewhat better than I expected it to be. Although there are better options within the style, this beer is worth drinking for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

TheManiacalOne, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of wollefdoogylloj
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

wollefdoogylloj, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of themorninglark
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

themorninglark, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of jcbrowning7
2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

jcbrowning7, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of bmatthis1032
3.64/5  rDev +14.5%

bmatthis1032, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.72/5  rDev +17%

DerwinWentworth, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of hophugger
2.94/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a beautiful brown see-through. Aroma is light with sweet malts. Taste is ok with malt prevelance and a little bread. There is a overpowering doughy bread taste as it goes on. Overall, ok balance but seems a touch heavy on the cool sweetness.

hophugger, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of cjgator3
2.6/5  rDev -18.2%

Pours a dark brownish red color with an off-white head with solid retention and lacing. The aroma is sweet malt, plums, raisins, and dark bread. The taste is very sweet up front with a good dose of malts and slightly toasted grain and a lingering sweetness well into the finish. Overall, not a huge fan of this one. The sweetness is overpowering for my taste buds, would have prefered a drier finish to this one.

cjgator3, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of EliHammett
3/5  rDev -5.7%

EliHammett, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of tkdchampxi
3.7/5  rDev +16.4%

tkdchampxi, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of KYGunner
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

The color is a rich barley brown with a tinge of auburn and a thick but fleeting head.

The nose is quite inviting for fans of malt with a subtle burnt grain. This has touches of nut, barley, roasted grains and kilned malts.

The flavor is a tad sweet with a nutty, caramel and toffee. It actually reminds me of Fiddle Faddle, a toffee coated popcorn with peanuts. As it warms it begins to lose flavor but it has a decent roasted grain and barley taste.

Im sure it's vogue to pan this beer but I found it to be rather flavorful and a decent "Macro" brewed Irish Red.

KYGunner, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -5.7%

spycow, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Russf3181
1.25/5  rDev -60.7%

Russf3181, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of WesMantooth
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

WesMantooth, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of Jrockerboi
1.75/5  rDev -45%

Jrockerboi, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of Hrodebert
3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Hrodebert, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of Beardo
3.52/5  rDev +10.7%

Beardo, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of nightsky
1.5/5  rDev -52.8%

nightsky, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of bowens2014
4.01/5  rDev +26.1%

bowens2014, Sep 27, 2014
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
73 out of 100 based on 836 ratings.