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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

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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 383 | Reviews: 125 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Silverback77
5/5  rDev +53.8%

Silverback77, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of j89de
4/5  rDev +23.1%

j89de, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of Bfarr
2.58/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Clear copper with frothy tan head, good retention and linger. Toasty, earthy aroma. Crisp clean malt and light earthy hop linger. Sharp feel with high carbonation.

Tastes like a lighter, slightly hoppier Newcastle Brown. Refreshing but average beer that if you’re a NC Brown fan you’ll like this but I found it boring.

Bfarr, Jul 02, 2012
Photo of Cooper
2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

Cooper, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of optimator705
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

optimator705, Jun 27, 2012
Photo of Kunstman
3.25/5  rDev 0%

Kunstman, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of DruC4
3/5  rDev -7.7%

DruC4, Jun 18, 2012
Photo of jnoelani
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

jnoelani, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of frosted33
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

frosted33, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of avaldivia
2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

avaldivia, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of LJWalker
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

LJWalker, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of javi10653
3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

javi10653, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of OriolesFan1008
2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

OriolesFan1008, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of mkdeezy
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

mkdeezy, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of StaindProject86
3/5  rDev -7.7%

StaindProject86, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of dugly2ugly
3.25/5  rDev 0%

dugly2ugly, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of FosterJM
2.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

1330th Review on BA
Draft to Pint
12oz

@TGI Friday's, Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas

App- A very dark rust color with some falling orange at the bottom of the glass. Not sure then tender knew how to pour but only got maybe a 1/8" ring of bubbles. No cling or lace either.

Smell- Damp earthy malts with a small bitter note. Really wasnt a whole lot there. Eh.

Taste- A small english pale is correct. I guess taking my misconception of a pale ale, I would say this is a average beer. A little bitter. A little malty. Semi-tasty. Wasnt mad for a $3 pint.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a low-medium carbonation. Really lacking some pop or bubbles.

Drink- Just average. Lacking carbonation and flavor.

FosterJM, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of tizride
3/5  rDev -7.7%

tizride, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of HEADYdb
3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

HEADYdb, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of Cbrazbox
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Cbrazbox, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of Rich540
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Rich540, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of rjl910953
3/5  rDev -7.7%

rjl910953, May 31, 2012
Photo of Clones21
2.95/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Founders is an alright ale. I'm not the biggest fan of ales, but I am a big fan of Newcastle so I had to try. First and formost the best thing I enjoyed about this was the mouth feel. It's very malty like in the mouth. Worst thing I hated is the after taste. Too bitter for me. The overall finish is okay. In my opinion this beer taste quite a bit like Fat Tire. The caramel biscut taste is all up there front and center. It's worth trying, but I'm not a big fan of ales. Give it a try!

Clones21, May 27, 2012
Photo of Bobhoya
3/5  rDev -7.7%

Bobhoya, May 26, 2012
Photo of Shineonsolar
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Shineonsolar, May 24, 2012
Newcastle Founders' Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
75 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.