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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
74
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841 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 841
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 18.18%
Wants: 24
Gots: 75 | 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 DenzelShawnG
2.03/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I got this beer on tap at a beer garden.

Newcastle Werewolf is brown in color with a slight reddish hue to it. I personally didn't notice much of a smell at all and I took some pretty deep whiffs. Upon trying it the first thought that came to mind was this is probably what gutter water taste like. Having had a pitcher the first pint of Werewolf was pretty brutal to get through, but by the second I'd become immune to the taste. Werewolf is slightly carbonated but feels very flat. It really does taste like dirty water.

DenzelShawnG, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of Foyle
2.43/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: pours 1” foamy head that dissipates slowly and leaves significant lacing. Color is reddish brown. Mild carbonation bubbles.
Aroma: yeasty bread dough (like when a lump of dough has been left to rise), fruity hop aroma is mild but noticeable
Mouthfeel: watery and slightly sticky. Finish is very dry and somewhat astringent.
Flavor: the rye malt is clearly evident and provides a less sweet flavor than barley malt (at least in this brew. I have not tried other rye beers, so I do not know if this is normal). The rye has a bite that combines with a citrus peel hop flavor. Taste profile includes raisins. I would enjoy this more if the bitterness were better balanced with more malt sweetness.
Overall: Werewolf is good (not great) and is a decent addition to the rotating seasonal lineup from Newcastle.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of TheRealBroccoli
4.75/5  rDev +48.9%

TheRealBroccoli, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of podes
3/5  rDev -6%

podes, Apr 26, 2014
Photo of tem3175
3/5  rDev -6%

tem3175, Apr 26, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of Houser
2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

Houser, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of harpus
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

harpus, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Sebas, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of erjbeer
2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

erjbeer, Apr 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Patches826, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of swierczt
2/5  rDev -37.3%

swierczt, Apr 03, 2014
Photo of snaotheus
2.94/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle at 41 F poured into a pilsner glass. Bottle code is 31 05 A L 126 59 14.

Pour is fairly nice looking. Rich amber copper, with a decent head, dissipates to a film fairly quickly. Almost no carbonation. Smell is lagery, yeasty, mild, slightly skunky.

Taste is mildly sweet and tea-like -- reminds me of normal Newcastle, but more caramelly. Watery.

Mouthfeel is watery. Overall, it's an OK beer.

snaotheus, Mar 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

DaveMiller, Mar 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6%

Steve_Trick, Mar 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6%

TheBeer, Mar 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6%

tmbgnicu, Mar 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Camjmorton, Mar 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Emnmarko, Mar 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Stoutmeister, Mar 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +33.2%

brittonW, Mar 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Trappist77, Mar 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

JoshuaShort13, Mar 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6%

davemarc87, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

msambita, Mar 09, 2014
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 841 ratings.