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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
74
okay

892 Ratings
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Ratings: 892
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 18.81%
Wants: 29
Gots: 91 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

CSFerrier, Oct 21, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -60.8%

arnulfooxblood, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of Thelonious_Mahler_Crate
2.8/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Clear-ish amber with foamy off-white head that doesn't disappear.

Smell: Light malt. Not much going on here.

Taste: Very slight hop/malt presence with a slight nutty flavor.

Mouthfeel: Thinner than I expected. Okay.

Overall: This is an average beer. I enjoy regular Newcastle more, even if it's a brown ale as opposed to this "red" one. They're somewhat similar, however. I wouldn't seek this out.

Thelonious_Mahler_Crate, Oct 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

doowhat, Oct 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

tbryan5, Oct 20, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

JDizzle, Oct 20, 2013
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3.15/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12-oz standard pressure-cap bottle into a conic pint glass in high elevation Kalispell, Mont. Reviewed live.

A- Quarter-finger brownish head atop a brown body.

S- Caramel and warm, reddish malts. Comforting aroma.

T- Sweet and light flavor. Caramel and warm.

M- Medium bodied and wet.

O- This is just an average beer. Not a lot to say about it.

Murrhey, Oct 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

Apotheosis, Oct 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

JJStout83, Oct 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +25.4%

tassos131, Oct 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

JayEvans813, Oct 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Eric908, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of I3eck
3.33/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle -> Wine Glass

A: Newcastle brown ale in color with a red hue, 3/4" khaki colored head which dissipates quickly, stringy lacing.
S: Musty, toasted malts, nutty.
T: Chocolate, roasted coffee, roasted nuts, smoky malts, caramel, slightly bitter finish.
M: Medium bodied, adequate CO2, little sticky.
O: Brown ale is a solid every day drinker, however, this edition seems a bit over done. The lingering flavor is smoky and overpowers the beer a bit. I do get a little creaminess but no berry fruit.

I3eck, Oct 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Miami66, Oct 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

cuy50, Oct 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

braican, Oct 15, 2013
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2.76/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Appearance:
Transparent brown colored body topped with a thin, bone-white head. Light lacing and carbonation. Red? Hardly.

Aroma:
Heavy biscuit aroma and a bit of musty grain. Light caramel notes. Yeasty.

Taste:
Toasty grains and a bit of roasted almonds. Yeasty. A bitter finish provided by an earthy hop.

Mouthfeel:
Medium-ish body. Good carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall:
Not overly impressed with this one. It's worth a shot for someone looking for more character than a domestic lager.

alphagnome, Oct 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

hopmashian, Oct 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Radome, Oct 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

nheinzie57, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

RockinRob925, Oct 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

MouthfulOfchris, Oct 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

100200300, Oct 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

jaydoc, Oct 13, 2013
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 892 ratings.