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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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Ratings: 806
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 18.55%
Wants: 20
Gots: 67 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Zorro on 07-17-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

soonerlight, Mar 17, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

BlakeAM, Mar 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

surfrogue1, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of hustlesworth
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.

hustlesworth, Mar 10, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

Nick_Foltz, Mar 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

plinythederek, Mar 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

DrkNite12, Mar 03, 2013
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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.

UnderPressure, Feb 26, 2013
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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.

Amalak, Feb 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

Whiskeydeez, Feb 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

pquijal, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Thedrizzle, Feb 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

Bill235, Feb 13, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -60.7%

PapiMagnum, Feb 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

WDJersey, Feb 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

jkn09, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of DrDemento456
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.

DrDemento456, Feb 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Jugglemeno, Feb 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

powdersoldier, Jan 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Dyce, Jan 18, 2013
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3.33/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. Off-white head, high retention, suddsy lacing on a deep copper, clear body. Aroma includes caramel malts, slight hop bitterness, slight brown sugar sweetness note. Taste is also caramelly sweet and some hint of vanilla and brown sugar. Nothing off-putting, nothing too radical but a very tasty and easy to drink amber like ale.

KickbacksSteve, Jan 15, 2013
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Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
73 out of 100 based on 806 ratings.