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Newcastle Winter IPA - Heineken Nederland B.V.

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Newcastle Winter IPANewcastle Winter IPA

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346 Ratings

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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 18.61%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: Jason on 10-11-2011

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Ratings: 346 | Reviews: 112
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2.32/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Perhaps my palate has been wrecked by the American IPAs I drink all the time, but I could not taste the hops in this one. It's not that bad of a beer, but if I have an IPA, I want it to be hoppy—even if it's a more balanced English IPA.

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2.55/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of LakerLeith
2.83/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of brewdlyhooked13
3.44/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Iced tea color with a thin partial cover.
Smell is slightly sweet with vegetal and metallic notes.
Sweet, caramelly, lightly buttery with a touch of hippy bitterness. Surprisingly delightful! Clean finish, a trace note of alcohol.
Muted carbonation, smooth, slightly heavy body.
Delicious, worth pursuing more than just the test bottle. Cheers!

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3.04/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +26.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

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2.25/5  rDev -29%

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3.12/5  rDev -1.6%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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4/5  rDev +26.2%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Foyle
3.44/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: 3/4" creamy white head recedes fairly rapidly with decent lacing. Color is Amber and mostly clear with moderate carbonation.
Aroma: some mild fruit (plums maybe), a little English hop spice, and bread dough
Mouthfeel: just above light body (more so than a standard lager), fairly watery and slightly sticky, with a very dry finish.
Flavor: nice balance of sweet malt, earthy hop spice. Flavors of toasted bread, a little of caramel, maybe a little licorice and some mild fruit (raisins or plums). Also pick up some citrus like orange rind and a slight metallic aftertaste as it warms.
Overall: a very pleasant beer. This seasonal offering from Newcastle is a nice example an English style IPA.

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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of deadchef
4.15/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

poured from 12oz bottle to 20oz 'pint' glass...

a: healthy two-finger off white head. crystal clear amber color.

s: sweet, almost cola like. malty, not much hops, if any. not what an american expects from an ipa. lol!

t: if you bought this expecting big hop bitterness and citrusy flavor you will be sorely disappointed. however, if you bought this expecting a fine example of a british ipa then you will very happy. residual sweetness, caramel, rock candy with an underlying bitterness that you would expect in some of the mildest american ambers. slightly floral hop flavor and aroma. slightly...

m: if you pour it right you will be left with a medium-low carbonated brew. lightly coats the mouth but finishes clean. slight bitterness lingers.

o: i like this! i think it's a great session ale with lots of great flavors that is a nice detour out of the sea of american ipa's that try to out wallop the next. too bad it's only around for a limited time, i would certainly drink another.

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -5.4%

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Newcastle Winter IPA from Heineken Nederland B.V.
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