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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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Ratings: 886
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 18.5%
Wants: 29
Gots: 89 | 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 Hellpop65
3/5  rDev -6%

Hellpop65, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Amalak
3.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A. It has a big foamy white head which leaves some lacing behind. It has a dark mahogany color. It is just barely see-through. I don't see any bubbles.

S. A malty and caramel scent. Much like a regular Newcastle.

T/M. It has a strong grape malt taste. It is extremely smooth. A bit dry and light bodied. A hint of a celery taste underneath, but it is just mainly a malty beer.

O. It's a bit bland, but it is very easy to drink and is very smooth. Just meh, but not bad.

Amalak, Feb 25, 2013
Photo of AndrewMichael
3/5  rDev -6%

AndrewMichael, Oct 31, 2014
Photo of thufflife
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

thufflife, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of djaeon
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

djaeon, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of Soto
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Soto, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of bigbeers84
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

bigbeers84, Mar 31, 2012
Photo of KYGunner
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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
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3/5  rDev -6%

tbryan5, Oct 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Danny1217, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Damian74Shensky, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of ummswimmin
3.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I had this on tap at Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell, NJ. I like the specialized tap handle with a werewolf on it.

The coloring on this beer was light brown with about one finger of foam. The foam might have been higher, but I wasn't there for the pull.

The smell and flavor is very reminiscent of a stock Newcastle. You get a decent amount of nuttiness in the nose and body. The difference seems to be from additional euro hopping.

This is a decent beer. Nothing exceptional going on here and nothing done wrong.

ummswimmin, Nov 10, 2012
Photo of jplopez21
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

jplopez21, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of soju6
3.4/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear dark amber color with a nominal head and with just a trace of lacing.

S: Aroma is fairly mild with some malt, caramel and just a bit of fruit.

T: Taste of malt and caramel sweetness, with just a bit of fruit and nut. Has a mild bitterness that lingers just a bit.

F: Fairly moderate body and smooth with a bit of character.

O: A decent beer that goes well with a casual social gathering.

soju6, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of ajzy
1.75/5  rDev -45.1%

ajzy, Jun 10, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -29.5%

Keith_R, Oct 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

avisong, Apr 18, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -60.8%

bubseymour, Aug 18, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -45.1%

khargro2, Aug 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Dave_Treat, Sep 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6%

mpalestino, Nov 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Chucker17, Oct 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6%

OldTime, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of brandon911
3/5  rDev -6%

brandon911, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of PA-Michigander
2.25/5  rDev -29.5%

PA-Michigander, Nov 10, 2013
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 886 ratings.