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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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735 Ratings
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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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charlienyc

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

01-08-2014 20:54:35 | More by charlienyc
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jyoung2012

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

01-04-2014 12:33:41 | More by jyoung2012
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tard24

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

01-02-2014 06:22:25 | More by tard24
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skloeff

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-01-2014 23:34:56 | More by skloeff
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Johnroby

Ohio

3/5  rDev -5.7%

12-29-2013 03:19:35 | More by Johnroby
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Chandler_R

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -5.7%

12-27-2013 06:57:56 | More by Chandler_R
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

12-25-2013 01:12:00 | More by aqualung23
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jadpsu

Georgia

3.55/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at daughter's in Laurel, MS.

Pours a clear amber (hardly blood red) with an abundant tan head that stays prominently throughout. The appearance on this beer is superb.
Aroma: Burnt malts, some toffee and a little sweet caramel.
Taste is more burnt malts, smokey and some dark cherries.
Dry and mildly bitter.
Interesting beer that has a bit going on, should go great with some Bar-B-Q ribs. Worth a shot.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 01:22:15 | More by jadpsu
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Dam262a

Florida

2/5  rDev -37.1%

12-23-2013 05:47:53 | More by Dam262a
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ThomasMetal75

Massachusetts

3.19/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A- Dark Ruby Red. 2 1/2 finger creamy looking head that did dissipate some. Head was tan/khaki colored, very rocky, with tight white bubbles (some large as well).

S- Dark roasted/toasted malts. Sweet. Grainy. No hops. A little bit earthy. Smells like a darker Newcastle Brown, but sweeter.

T- Very sweet. Dark roasted/toasted notes from the malts come out. As the bottle suggests, there is a sweet berry fruit taste here. But that is light! Again, no hop presence. There is an overall grainy taste here. It's that wet cardboard grainy taste you get from American Macro Lagers actually. But overall this is very sweet, malty, and grainy.


M- Medium body. This is way to carbonated. It's overly crisp! The head does have a nice creamy richness to it, but that's it. Super sweet. The sweet taste mixed with the carbination doesn't make this very pleasant to me.

Overall, I don't think I'd ever be tempted to buy this. My brother had gotten some when his band was on tour recently, so that's how I acquired this. But it's way too sweet and overly carbonated to be something I'd be seeking out again. But in general, I'd rather have this than a Bud Light for sure.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2013 03:42:02 | More by ThomasMetal75
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vidisad

California

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

12-21-2013 06:45:09 | More by vidisad
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TwoForty

Florida

4/5  rDev +25.8%

12-15-2013 01:44:48 | More by TwoForty
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jonathaniler

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

12-15-2013 01:44:39 | More by jonathaniler
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BeerDreadz

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

12-14-2013 01:27:44 | More by BeerDreadz
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Rdc67

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-14-2013 00:47:00 | More by Rdc67
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21Maestro8

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

12-13-2013 19:35:12 | More by 21Maestro8
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thegiantc

California

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

12-13-2013 06:08:19 | More by thegiantc
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AHeaston8

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-09-2013 16:58:35 | More by AHeaston8
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BrewClint

Illinois

3/5  rDev -5.7%

12-07-2013 13:45:48 | More by BrewClint
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GRE680

Michigan

1/5  rDev -68.6%

12-07-2013 12:09:39 | More by GRE680
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Beer4Mike

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +57.2%

12-03-2013 22:54:19 | More by Beer4Mike
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jawlessbody

Indiana

3.05/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into an american shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear orange tinted amber with a 3 finger tan colored head.

Smell: This is the part about the beer that really throws me for a loop. While there are moderate amounts of toasty malts, there is a deeply and overwhelming fruity aroma full of black cherry, plum, dates and a lot of medicinal scents. It almost reminds me of cherry cough syrup. Not a good way to start.

Taste: I'm really glad the taste of this beer didn't follow the nose. There's a prominent grassiness from the hops, but that is soon followed by a caramel toffee sweetness that balances it out nicely. Once you swallow is when those darker flavors start to show themselves in the taste, and the beer definitely finishes well with a pleasantly deep fruity aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Fizzy.

Overall: In it's entirety it would be hard to call this a bad beer. The flavors a deep and complex, but it's also very sessionable and easy to drink. The flavors present aren't really my thing, but I know some people who might be into a brew like this. Probably for someone who is just getting into craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2013 05:20:20 | More by jawlessbody
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -5.7%

12-03-2013 00:02:41 | More by Segelstrom
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DM1293

California

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

11-30-2013 22:48:29 | More by DM1293
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mattsdenney

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

11-30-2013 22:47:28 | More by mattsdenney
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
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