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Newcastle Bombshell - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
74
okay

378 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 378
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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This pours a very clear and bright golden color with a thick long lived head that settles slowly leaving a thin head down the sides of the glass.

The nose is classic Newcastle spiced hops with a a nice bready and malty undertone.

The taste is rather dry and crisp, this subdues the strong malt with a nice hop bitter that almost reminds me of a stronger Old Speckled Hen. The taste has notes of breadiness that balances well with the dryness.

The moutfeel is just right.

Overall this is extremely drinkable and enjoyable, another one I highly recommend.

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Newcastle Bombshell from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.