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Newcastle Founders' Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
75
okay

382 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 382
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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Ratings: 382 | Reviews: 125 | Display Reviews Only:
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
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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
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Shineonsolar, May 24, 2012
Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.53/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap 5/1/2012 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub, in Pawtucket, RI served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick on the glass.

S: The aroma contains light caramelized malts, honey and some hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of caramel and honey. Then a hearty but not too heavy malt character comes in. The hops presence is very mild but brings some balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sweet.

O: A little tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, it’s a solid beer but there are others that are better in the style.

TheManiacalOne, May 23, 2012
Newcastle Founders' Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
75 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.