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Newcastle Werewolf - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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73
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836 Ratings
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Ratings: 836
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 18.24%
Wants: 22
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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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Color- brassy amber. Medium head.

Aroma- lightly roasted malt with hint of caramel and sweet tobacco.

Taste- A mild ale beginning light bodied and lackluster throughout finishing gentle with perhaps a tiny hint of hop. A good session beer on a hot day.

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted 8/3/2013.

utfiero, Jun 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

Jacobus79, May 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

Apok23, May 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

SteveMcQueen36, Apr 27, 2014
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2.03/5  rDev -36.2%
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
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2.43/5  rDev -23.6%
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
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4.75/5  rDev +49.4%

TheRealBroccoli, Apr 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

podes, Apr 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

tem3175, Apr 26, 2014
Newcastle Werewolf from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
73 out of 100 based on 836 ratings.