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Newcastle Founders' Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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Newcastle Founders' AleNewcastle Founders' Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

373 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 373
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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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

06-02-2012 15:15:25 | More by HEADYdb
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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-05-2014 17:32:42 | More by dradair
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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev 0%

08-29-2012 21:17:00 | More by AllHailBeercules
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New York

3/5  rDev -7.7%

01-20-2014 00:08:14 | More by osant37
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Indiana

3/5  rDev -7.7%

03-07-2012 23:50:10 | More by SnatchyMcPants
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-02-2012 02:59:44 | More by FriedGold2112
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

02-25-2012 02:46:05 | More by hockenbeer
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California

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-02-2012 02:31:57 | More by Rich540
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Arkansas

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

07-04-2013 19:54:07 | More by BlackBeerDown
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

05-23-2013 13:33:46 | More by kvnstfrd
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beerguy36

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

03-12-2012 17:41:23 | More by beerguy36
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tizride

California

3/5  rDev -7.7%

06-02-2012 23:55:21 | More by tizride
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

04-22-2013 23:43:02 | More by Bighorn
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oldirtycaffrey

Virginia

3.8/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A very big fan of Newcastle, was happy to see this in the store recently and picked up a 6 pack. With the Winter IPA and Werewolf, looks like Newcastle is branching out. This is hardly an impressive looking beer -- pours a dark copper with a very slight bubbly head. Leaves a fair amount of lacing along the glass as you drink it. The smell is pretty underwhelming as well -- sweet & slightly malty with a hint of raisin/prune. But very plain. Therefore, before I took my first sip, I didn't have high hopes. However, this might be one of the smoothest, easiest to drink beers I've had in quite some time. It has just the right amount of sweetness to it, but is very easy to drink. Would be an excellent session beer. It's malty & slightly grainy -- doesn't pack the best punch -- but it is solid and just exceptionally easy to drink and like. Thumbs up.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 20:05:49 | More by oldirtycaffrey
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Texas

3/5  rDev -7.7%

05-27-2013 20:39:06 | More by RedWeizen83
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jnoelani

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-16-2012 06:05:16 | More by jnoelani
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New Jersey

3.55/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a - Clear copper body, white head drops quickly leaving behind a little bit of lacing.

s - Caramel dominates, toasty, hard to detect anything other than a bit of grassy hops.

t - Caramel up front, crisp, well balanced, hop bitterness is detectable but doesn't add much to the flavor profile. Slight bit of vegetable to it throughout.

m - light mouthfeel complimented by crisp taste

o - Nice balanced beer, let it get a bit warmer for it to open up.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2012 23:03:58 | More by magnj
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Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

02-23-2013 21:25:17 | More by bushwack
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Arizona

3.03/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into a pint glass and served at 45F.

A - Burnt orange with nice effervescence but a really watery head. No foaminess or froth too it, just weak bubbles.

S - Little bit of a sour tang, really muted grain smells.

T - Not offensive but very meek. We are approaching BMC territory... and a pale ale with no hop presence? hmmmm....

M - Drinks like a flat Shiner bock. Easy to drink, but little in the way of satisfaction.

O - Good thing it was free, I'd leave this alone.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 16:25:47 | More by bambam2517
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

08-07-2012 01:52:33 | More by Peller80
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Merkur

Tennessee

3.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Beer pours a solid amber color, with a little bit of white foam.

Beer smells a bit grassy and slightly of sweet caramel malts. Not very hoppy.

Beer taste sweet and malty, with a bit of spicy and slightly floral hops on the back end. Not too terribly overpowering.

Mouthfeel is slightly carbonated but very easy drinking.

An OK pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

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Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

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Newcastle Founders' Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
75 out of 100 based on 373 ratings.