Deuchars IPA | The Caledonian Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
217 Ratings
Deuchars IPADeuchars IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewing Company
Scotland, United Kingdom
caledonian-brewery.co.uk

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
4.4% ABV in bottles and 3.8% in cask.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
217
Reviews:
120
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.68%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
28
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 217 |  Reviews: 120
Photo of joseluispino
2.25/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of blackpoolmatt
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of drtommcg
5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of delta490
4.75/5  rDev +25%

Photo of endless1408
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of sephyrott
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Jacobus79
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of BeerImmediately
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle into chalice at the Millenium Hotel in Reading, on the recommendation of the bartender kid. Best before 2/28/15!

Poured without much head. Thick chill haze across the deep copper body. Just skim film and no lacing ... Looks heavier than the ABV

Aroma is of a rich, yet dull floral nature - think old flowers in the vase. Very nutty - walnuts, in particular. Somewhat bready, too, toward the end.

MF is dirty and relatively rich... Drinks like a bigger beer. Some earth left on the palate. Flavors are full of roses, and old citrus. Leafy, herbal quality is high.

Overall, this has tons of flavor for a 4.4% beer... English IPAs are not everyone's "cup of tea", but this one is an authentic must-try from Scotland to help understand them.

 756 characters

Photo of jpd7374
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Mattias
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of KoG
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of TGS
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Richie71
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of JimiTheBastard
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had pint on cask at the Old Blackfriars in Aberdeen 2007

A Scottish mate said this was his favorite beer and had one first thing each time he returned home form the states... It was one of my favorite beers I had on my UK trip

I wouldn't classify this as an IPA... at least not like I am familiar with... but in saying that I loved it

Great golden orange color... looks rich... great head... nice fresh nose

Mild hopps... but loads of flavor... more malty than I am use too... but a distinguishing characteristic for my yankee palate. Tons of subtle flavor... a nice journey... sweet malt, dried fruit, mild citrus...

I'll have another one of those

 655 characters

Photo of Schmoog
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of MacarthurParker
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of wchasse222
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of WillAndSarah
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of abeeronthebeach
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of msanborn
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of TT--Cashout
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of innominat
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of sleazo
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Deuchars IPA from The Caledonian Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 217 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Subscribe