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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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73
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726 Ratings
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Ratings: 726
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 17.61%
Wants: 13
Gots: 38 | 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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brandon911

Texas

3/5  rDev -5.7%

09-29-2012 08:19:22 | More by brandon911
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Hopstout

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

11-02-2013 17:13:07 | More by Hopstout
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jjanega08

Minnesota

2.05/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

No freshness date on it but I will note that the bottle says blood red ale not english brown...

A= Pours a dark amber to brown color when held to the light it is clearly an amber color with a small head on it that is bright white and holds some retention but not much. The lacing is minimal.

S= Smells like a buiscuty toasty amber. There is actually a little alcohol in the nose despite the low alcohol.

T= The taste is big on the alcohol! What the hell is going on here. It tastes like a shot of vodka. A little buiscuit and toast but a lot of vodka.

M= An ideal amount of carbonation

O= What the hell is going on here. Did they accidentally bottle booze or is this beer. This is the worst tasting beer I've had in a long long time.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2011 01:53:19 | More by jjanega08
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bump8628

Oklahoma

3.4/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up two 12oz bottles just because sometimes it's nice to fill up my Imperial pint with something from across the Atlantic. There is a serious dearth of British beers here. Pours copper red, thin khaki head. Lightly toasted with a metallic caramel note. Minimal herbal hop flavor. Dry and clean, lacks the supporting fruity yeast notes of better British beers. Eh, it's okay. More reasonably priced English beers, please!

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2012 16:35:47 | More by bump8628
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socon67

New York

3.55/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a rusty brown with a reddish tint. White foam is highly carbonated and settles fast.

S - Scent of english malt is present. Very strong wood smell; like varnish. A subtle smell of plums is in the background.

T - A considerably malt-foward flavor. Has some flavor of caramel. Finish has a dry-hop flavor. Slight bitterness is balanced by the malt.

M - I didn't find this all that sessionable. The malty notes gave this a chalky feel that I felt was stuck in my mouth before I finished the bottle.

O - Interesting though not noteworthy beer. I'm more of a fan of a good ole' Newcastle Brown than this.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 01:52:07 | More by socon67
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

10-17-2013 21:29:36 | More by Eric908
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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

Tennessee

2.98/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear reddish brown with a thin fizzy head. No head retention or lacing at all.

Aroma of caramel, toffee, and dark fruits. A little noble hop characteristic as well.

The flavor has toasted malt and dark fruit. There is also some caramel and toffee. Kind of like regular newcastle with more roast and chocolate. Bitterness is quite light. The mouthfeel really was a let down on this beer as it is way too carbonated, almost like a soda.

Overall, I like regular Newcastle way better. The flavor profile is decent but the carbonation just throws it off. Not something I will pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2012 00:53:31 | More by rangerred
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jklecko2

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

10-30-2012 19:39:17 | More by jklecko2
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sgttibbs

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

10-11-2012 13:06:05 | More by sgttibbs
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

11-29-2012 01:58:55 | More by Kahlerbock
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

04-11-2013 01:36:23 | More by Arsenal0328
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Danny1217

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-28-2014 19:10:32 | More by Danny1217
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Beejay

Virginia

2.69/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

A: Medium to chestnut brown, very clear, nice amount of tan head.

S: Some toasted malts in there, almost a lager like aroma from somewhere... Heavy on the burnt sugar/caramel aromas, it almost comes off a little cloying. There is almost a hint of soy sauce in this.

T: Caramel and toasted malts, there is something a little odd about it. Perhaps a little smoky, but not in a great way, almost an ashtray thing. Odd.

M: Medium light in body, very high carbonation.

O: Overall an odd little beer, a little off. I could see it appealing to a broader audience, but this one just isn't for me.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 01:28:50 | More by Beejay
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-01-2012 18:57:18 | More by TonyTalon
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

01-22-2014 03:10:51 | More by kvgomps
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

11-22-2013 02:38:25 | More by mpalestino
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kew

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-20-2012 00:05:45 | More by kew
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jzlyo

Iowa

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-25-2014 00:22:36 | More by jzlyo
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -5.7%

10-12-2013 15:01:33 | More by OregonGrown7
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ralphw56

Nevada

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-25-2012 01:29:59 | More by ralphw56
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

09-26-2012 23:29:58 | More by rydev24
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bzach

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

10-16-2012 06:46:20 | More by bzach
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -5.7%

11-17-2011 00:49:24 | More by doucmehu
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -45%

10-10-2012 23:15:03 | More by TheBigBoy
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
73 out of 100 based on 726 ratings.