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Newcastle Founders' Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
75
okay

383 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 383
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 14.77%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
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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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz from a six pack from Safeway, West Salem. $7.99 Pleasant looking ale..dark amber,clear, with a nice looking thick ,creamy off white head Fine caramel malt aromas,some herbal hop also Smooth clean caramel malt taste, slightly nutty and a touch of pepper in the end. Thinnish mouth feel but makes it even more drinkable. Reasonable bitter/English pale ale

Reidrover, May 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Chicago Bears shaker pint glass.

I haven't had the greatest luck with these new Newcastle seasonals, but this one is uber-fresh and intriguing, and that's enough for me to give it a go. It pours a clear copper-bronze topped by a finger of relatively short-lived off-white foam. The nose comprises soft biscuit, very light pine needles, greens, a whisper of toasted caramel, and a strong whiff of that apparently famous sulfurous British hard water. The taste holds notes of lightly spicy greens, light mint, toasted biscuits, light pine, and, towards the finish, a gentle wave of sweet maple syrup, which tapers off just before everything else, leaving a mildly bitter aftertaste behind. I kinda like this layering of flavors, something I really don't get from Newcastle at all. The body is a light medium, with a moderate carbonation and a decently dry finish. Overall, a nice EPA, something I really wouldn't mind revisiting in the near future.

TMoney2591, Jan 25, 2012
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Newcastle Founders' Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
75 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.