Newcastle Winter IPA - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
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Reviews by Stinkypuss:
3.2/5 rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
Newcastle Winter IPA
LOOK: Clear copper with a white head and some lace.
TASTE: Pale malts giving off toffee and mild toasty notes. Faint hint of chocolates. Fair amount of bitterness but finishes dead even. Touch of mineral and earthyness on the back end.
MOUTHFEEL: Light to medium bodied, well carbonated, easy drinking. Drinks like water.
OVERALL: A very mild agreeable beer. Perfectly sessionable. No aroma. Not very bitter as to be accepted by the mainstream. Hop head training wheels.
Serving type: bottle
01-07-2013 23:34:52 | More by Stinkypuss
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4.16/5 rDev +30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
poured from 12oz bottle to 20oz 'pint' glass...
a: healthy two-finger off white head. crystal clear amber color.
s: sweet, almost cola like. malty, not much hops, if any. not what an american expects from an ipa. lol!
t: if you bought this expecting big hop bitterness and citrusy flavor you will be sorely disappointed. however, if you bought this expecting a fine example of a british ipa then you will very happy. residual sweetness, caramel, rock candy with an underlying bitterness that you would expect in some of the mildest american ambers. slightly floral hop flavor and aroma. slightly...
m: if you pour it right you will be left with a medium-low carbonated brew. lightly coats the mouth but finishes clean. slight bitterness lingers.
o: i like this! i think it's a great session ale with lots of great flavors that is a nice detour out of the sea of american ipa's that try to out wallop the next. too bad it's only around for a limited time, i would certainly drink another.
Serving type: bottle
02-28-2014 01:33:31 | More by deadchef
Newcastle Winter IPA from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.