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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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Ratings: 735
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 17.92%
Wants: 13
Gots: 39 | 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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New York

3.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured a 12 oz bottle of this beast into a clean pint glass.

A. Perfectly clear with a deep garnet red body topped with a finger or two of fluffy white head.

S. Funky magic hat like yeast aroma and when smelled more closely gently floral hop bouquet.

T. The flavor on this is very earthy and mineral-ly with a nuttiness and sweet background.

M. Light but tangy on the sides of the tongue. Very prominent aftertaste.

I'm glad I tried this but I don't think I will ever buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2013 20:58:28 | More by bourbonbock
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3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

03-25-2013 03:17:46 | More by acjones
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-20-2013 02:59:52 | More by HarryPotHead
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New York

3/5  rDev -5.7%

03-17-2013 14:00:28 | More by ejh06752
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-17-2013 13:29:53 | More by soonerlight
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2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

03-14-2013 19:06:56 | More by BlakeAM
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2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

03-14-2013 02:31:07 | More by surfrogue1
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2.65/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

A- definitely not blood red like the label states, but a clear dirty copper color with a puffy beige head. Foam becomes wispy as it settles and leaves fine threads of lace.

S- mineral water and chocolate with some toasty hazelnut toffee and caramel as well. Tea like hops. Cashew brittle.

T- sweet and nutty with a sense of hazelnut. Not really picking up any of the rye malt. Toasted grains and caramel with a hint of soil, stone, and red berries. Mild chocolate and grassy hops in the finish.

MF- medium bodied and slick. Leaves a strange "artificial" feeling on the cheeks. Carbonation is tame and felt mostly on the tip of the tongue.

D- this is an odd one. Probably my least favorite out of newcastle's seasonal line.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2013 01:55:32 | More by hustlesworth
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2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

03-09-2013 11:32:38 | More by Nick_Foltz
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

03-05-2013 02:00:58 | More by plinythederek
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

03-03-2013 15:49:18 | More by DrkNite12
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Deep copper colored with a diminishing creamy head. Some lacing.

Toasted malt upfront in the aroma. Grainy and sweet.

More of the same in the flavor, with a slightly metallic, bitterness. The bitterness lingers for a while, but the malty sweetness does not.

Light bodied. Almost to the point of emptiness. Carbonation is a little too sharp for my taste. An everlasting dry, bitter finish.

Nothing crazy here. A decent amber/red ale. I might buy some more next year, but it's not one I will highly anticipate.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 13:34:04 | More by UnderPressure
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New York

3.3/5  rDev +3.8%
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.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 01:05:23 | More by Amalak
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

02-21-2013 14:54:58 | More by Whiskeydeez
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West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

02-20-2013 11:56:22 | More by pquijal
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

02-15-2013 23:58:58 | More by Thedrizzle
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

02-13-2013 15:36:29 | More by Bill235
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New York

1.25/5  rDev -60.7%

02-13-2013 06:52:08 | More by PapiMagnum
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

02-10-2013 06:10:28 | More by WDJersey
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

02-08-2013 19:23:20 | More by jkn09
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I found this one for a dollar at my House of 1,000 beers. Poured into a pint glass.

A - A head that never seems to quick with pretty sweet lacing. Color is not of a "blood red" more of a dark amber brown.
S - Mild skunky lager yeast meets some sweet caramel malts and a touch of biscuit.
T - I get some sweeter malts pushing more toward the flavoring of vanilla or caramel and some mild skunked hops in a lager style finish with some toasted bread. Not bad for a "sessional"
M - Light to medium on par with the style.
Overall I have had better Irish Red ales but anything is worth trying for a buck.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2013 01:46:50 | More by DrDemento456
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

02-04-2013 07:36:04 | More by Jugglemeno
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4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

01-27-2013 19:15:46 | More by powdersoldier
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -5.7%

01-21-2013 13:16:58 | More by LooseMoose1978
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
73 out of 100 based on 735 ratings.