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Newcastle Bombshell - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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377 Ratings
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Ratings: 377
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 18.07%
Wants: 7
Gots: 61 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kylehay2004 on 05-18-2013)
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3.54/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: clear light-medium golden body with a one finger white head that leaves some lacing behind.

Aroma: light breadiness and delicate hops

Flavors: crisp lightly toasted grains that remind me of toasted buttered white bread; fine mild hops that add a slight bitterness; while the flavors are non-descript and it is a rather simple toasted lager it is tasty.

Mouthfeel: lively carbonation, crisp, light toasted feel on the taste and aftertaste; light-medium body

To the Point: while not a lot of fun to review (not reviewogenic), it is easy and refreshing – tasty for a toasted lager or Pale Blonde; I would buy this again when I want a plain beer with a little flavor.

More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.39/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the Corner Slice in Greensboro last night.Poured into a standard pint glass a clear light golden color with a nice looking sticky one finger bone white head atop.Toasted malts mainly in the nose,a hint of sweetness but not much.Crisp feel and toasted crisp flavors with a bit of iron as well on the palate.It's light and I didn't expect much but it went down real easy.

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3.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into and pint glass. The label lists the abv at 4.4% and there is a short description of the beer on the back.

Appearance: The body has a nice clear golden yellow color with about a finger thick white head on top. The head faded quickly leaving a nearly naked beer in the glass.

Smell: In the nose I get a mild grassy hop presence with a slight touch of lemony citrus hops and very light sour dough bread notes as well.

Taste/Palate: Bombshells flavor starts with a base of sourdough bread like maltiness with a thin grassy and flat earthy hop presence for balance. I also picked up some light toasted notes and even a very slight oxidized flavor in the finish.

Notes: Overall this one just didn’t impress me.

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Newcastle Bombshell from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.