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Newcastle Founders' Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
75
okay

377 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 377
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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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.7%

07-12-2013 22:21:42 | More by chasmandocharles
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

07-12-2013 14:08:42 | More by TheMrFarnham
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Alabama

3/5  rDev -7.7%

07-09-2013 05:52:55 | More by Rognvaldr
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Arkansas

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

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

California

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

06-28-2013 01:08:26 | More by beerbtl
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nebula1999

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

06-22-2013 00:32:36 | More by nebula1999
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eagle55

Florida

3.25/5  rDev 0%

06-20-2013 12:41:56 | More by eagle55
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Satsuma

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-16-2013 04:06:34 | More by Satsuma
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MaltyMates

New York

3.25/5  rDev 0%

06-16-2013 00:44:53 | More by MaltyMates
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qquique1010

Arizona

3/5  rDev -7.7%

06-15-2013 00:35:21 | More by qquique1010
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lionnusmb

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2013 23:50:49 | More by lionnusmb
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Stoutlad

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-10-2013 21:16:15 | More by Stoutlad
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Soonerick76

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev 0%

06-10-2013 00:17:22 | More by Soonerick76
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HowlingTurkey

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-08-2013 20:33:37 | More by HowlingTurkey
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bambam2517

Arizona

3.03/5  rDev -6.8%

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.

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

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

06-04-2013 13:16:56 | More by skome
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RedWeizen83

Texas

3/5  rDev -7.7%

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

Arizona

3/5  rDev -7.7%

05-27-2013 07:06:48 | More by tzieser
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-27-2013 01:31:34 | More by GMUPatriot_inKansas
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Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

05-24-2013 03:12:51 | More by soonerlight
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

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kylehay2004

Florida

3/5  rDev -7.7%

05-23-2013 00:13:00 | More by kylehay2004
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev 0%

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – Served a medium amber colored brew with a one finger white head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving only a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass

Smell - The aroma is mainly of a malty and bready aroma. Mixed with these are some sweeter caramel as well as some lighter fruit notes of apple.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and biscuit malt flavor mixed with a sweet caramel flavor upfront. Some light roasted malt flavors develop more toward the middle, only to fade more toward the end. As the light roasted flavors come and go so too comes some fruity flavor of an apple and pear taste. These stay very light and only aid in enhancing the bready and biscuit flavors and serve as a backdrop to the caramel. In the end a light herbal hop flavor comes to the tongue, leaving a rather crisp and smooth flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is rather crisp and on thinner side with a medium to slightly lower level of carbonation. A bit more carbonation may have been slightly better for accentuating the crisp taste of the brew, but overall it was a decent feel as the thinner body made it quite refreshing.

Overall – Rather crisp and refreshing. Quite easy to drink but nothing too exceptional.

05-22-2013 00:20:54 | More by Darkmagus82
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RandyBoBandy

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

05-21-2013 22:30:53 | More by RandyBoBandy
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flagmantho

Washington

3.78/5  rDev +16.3%

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: rich golden hue with a haze-free body and a pretty strong effervescence. Head is a half-finger of creamy ivory foam. Not bad!

Smell: subdued malty aroma with a fair helping of caramel character. A bit light, but nice.

Taste: nice caramel-malt flavor with a light but present bitterness; it's definitely tipped more to the malty side of the spectrum. This beer is almost a caramel mild in its lightness and balance. Still, the overall effect is working for me.

Mouthfeel: light body with a big carbonation and a unexpectedly robust and satisfying creaminess. I'm quite pleasantly surprised!

Overall: this beer just rubs me the right way. It's light but balanced, sweet but not cloying, and really quite satisfying. I would be glad to quaff gobs of it.

05-19-2013 19:03:57 | More by flagmantho
Newcastle Founders' Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
75 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.