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Newcastle Bombshell - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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74
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279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 16.2%
Wants: 4
Gots: 36 | 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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jkrich

Indiana

3.11/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from an undated 12 oz. bottle: light and clear golden hue with a foamy white head that quickly dissipates leaving some attractive lacing.

The aroma is faintly lemony and fruity; somewhat underwhelming.

The ale has a surprisingly sharp bitterness up front; unfortunately, the hop flavor is faint and muddled. There is a little fruitiness present and some tangy flavor in the aftertaste. As the ale warms, there is a slight butterscotch flavor. The label states the ale has "toasted malt"; I do not detect this in the flavor profile, but this is a light summer quencher after all.

Light bodied with a thin, watery and sharp mouthfeel. The zesty carbonation does keep this one refreshing. Very little lingering flavors on the palate.

While not very distinctive, it is refreshing and quaffable for another humid summer day in the nineties. I am pleased to see Newcastle expanding their product line.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 23:51:31 | More by jkrich
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Aroma:
Fruity, lemony, sweet malts.

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Newcastle Bombshell from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.