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Newcastle Founders' Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
75
okay

381 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 381
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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4/5  rDev +23.1%

mcsquint, Apr 13, 2012
Photo of MCDuhamel
3.48/5  rDev +7.1%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a tulip at cellar temperature. A fairly small, white head forms on the pour, maintaining a foamy cap all the way down. Carbonation appears light, as is appropriate for the style and, unfortunately, increasingly uncommon in bottled pale ales. The beer is a very clear dark orange. The nose is of hay, light toffee and pear skin. The flavor reveals a nutty toffee/caramel, balanced by a light bitterness, with some English hop character. The finish is a tad sour. The mouthfeel is light. Overall, really a very decent English pale ale. Nicely balanced, tending toward the malty side.

MCDuhamel, Feb 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

javi10653, Jun 11, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

Barbie, Aug 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Monochrome, Jul 29, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

FuturePilot, Apr 28, 2012
Photo of kdawg105
3/5  rDev -7.7%

Pretty average brew! When it comes to pale ale's its appearance was the color I expected but the lace was not there. The smell was very light I smelled more yeast smells than hops. The taste is fine it is a good beer, the mouthfeel is light and overall I would not buy it in a 6 pack but that is my opinion.

kdawg105, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of Crundy
3.88/5  rDev +19.4%

A: very clear, dark mahogany color, no lacing, white head

S: Smell was not very strong but I did get some banana, and caramel malt, and a subtle nut aroma

T: Very similar to the nose, Caramel roasted malt, distinct nut flavor, and banana and maybe clove flavors

M: light medium bodied, creamy and smooth with just enough bite to keep it interesting and a bittersweet aftertaste

O: Very good beer, good balance of sweet and malt bitterness, this must be a relatively new beer but its a nice EPA.

Crundy, Jan 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

thegiantc, Dec 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

tsulli, Apr 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

JedediahK, Feb 19, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

Rosiex7, May 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

BuddyE, Apr 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

ceetee26, Sep 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

qquique1010, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

Gilly1980, Mar 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

RollBeerTide, Feb 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

KyleRV, Jan 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

BeerCigar, Mar 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

Chrisdslap, Apr 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

doctorb, Oct 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

cantstandya65, Mar 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Soonerick76, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +23.1%

bohemyth, Jan 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Arch-Harris, Nov 26, 2013
Newcastle Founders' Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
75 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.