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Newcastle Founders' Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

Newcastle Founders' AleNewcastle Founders' Ale

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360 Ratings
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Ratings: 360
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 15.08%


Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 01-25-2012)
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

2.43/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Poured this traditional English Pale Ale from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. It poured a clear copper color, produced a think white head, poor retention and left a nice amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma consisted of toasted malt, caramel and herbal hops. Medium bodied, a foundation of toasted malt, caramel and some slight hop bitterness. It starts off with a decent dose of malted grain but fades quickly and has some what of a watery character. Much to thin for my liking-

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 18:49:18 | More by GossageBrewery
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.7%

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Oklahoma

4.43/5  rDev +36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle.

Nice fresh aroma. Light amber clear liquid with generous white head.

Extremely well-balanced pale ale. Excellent pairing of hops and malt, just the right amount of each. A tinge of pineapple. Some grainy notes. A little bit of herbs.

Smooth finish. Nice light-to-medium mouthfeel.

Overall, a great session beer and a nice change of pace. I've had a lot of hop and malt monsters lately so I enjoyed something that was more easy going but still tasty and definitely balanced.

Serving type: bottle

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3.26/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Thin white head that dissipates quickly. Copper color.
S: Pale malts. Caramel. Nutty. Slight honey.
T: Similar to Newcastle Brown except smoother and lighter. Upfront there are biscuit malts with some pale malts. Caramel notes throughout. Some grassy hop that tastes kind of like tea leaves. Finish is sweet and slightly fruity.
M: Light bodied. Easy drinking. Refreshing especially after being out in the sunshine all day.
O: A decent session beer worth drinking. Not amazing by any means but if you like the one and only then its a good beer to get into. I wasn't begging for another but I will definitely finish off the case I bought.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 02:58:12 | More by Esplinx
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Michigan

3.71/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

poured from a bottle into a standard pint...

a: short head, off white, quickly dissipates. dark brassy color, transparent.

s: pineapple, cream, caramel, a little spice.

t: caramel malts, dried dates, medium toast. floral hop flavor. medium-dry finish. bitterness smoothed out by a residual sweetness.

m: medium body, maybe a bit too carbonated from what i would expect for a pale from across the pond.

o: sub 5% puts this in the sessionable category. easy drinking with lots of flavor. not what i expected from a this but interesting nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 02:49:26 | More by deadchef
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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Newcastle Founders' Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
75 out of 100 based on 360 ratings.