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Newcastle Bombshell - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
74
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275 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 275
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 15.84%
Wants: 4
Gots: 33 | 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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appearance: Old Gold tinted amber. White head. good lacing.

smell: a little sweet. corn syrup, perhaps. mild hop aroma more Noble than Fuggles/ Goldings.

taste: thick malt flavored by apple cider vinegar. finish is not crisp, clean or refreshing but leaves a thick malty coating on the tongue.

mouthfeel: good, full bodied.

overall: not good at all.

Serving type: bottle

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Appearance: Light yellow glass holds a thin white cover that lasts and laces a bit. A bit of chill haze gives it some depth.

Smell: A whiff of what I always associate with a proper pint in a British Pub. Estery yeast on a cracker thin base of clean malt. Slightly lemon citric note.

Taste: Earthy hops mix with the lemon fruity yeast for a bit of complexity. A bit acidic for the proper pint of real ale I want this to be,

Mouthfeel: Soft and slightly gritty in the finish.

Overall: A nice beer. A bit fruity but I could see getting some more.
Worth a try

Serving type: bottle

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Newcastle Bombshell from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
74 out of 100 based on 275 ratings.