Caledonian 80/- | The Caledonian Brewing Company

Caledonian 80/-Caledonian 80/-
BA SCORE
3.76/5
136 Ratings
Caledonian 80/-Caledonian 80/-
BEER INFO

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

Style: Scottish Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UnionMade on 11-06-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,031
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
136
pDev:
15.69%
Bros Score:
4.7
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.26/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pretty perfect bright brown. Soft off white head. This was served on nitro so the look is especially pillowy. It is a creamy, nutty (almonds), toasty concoction that is extremely pleasant to drink. Lots of brown ales are too heavily hopped, but this had some subtlety and finesse that is much appreciated.

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3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle with a BB date stamp of 31 Jan. 2016.

Poured deep red-amber with a decent size tan head that displayed very good retention and left ample lacing on the glass.

Feel: medium-full body with medium carbonation.

Flavor: lightly hops such that the hops are obvious but the ale is just mildly bitter and about equally malty and hoppy.

O: wel crafted but not very interesting or complex. It did improve and strengthen with warming

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.56/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I see this beer gets very high reviews. Had two bottles of this beer the other day and to be honest I found it a bit bland. Defenitely nothing special enough to deserve all the praise it seems to be getting.

I remember having a few of cans Newcastle Brown Ale a few weeks back. This is what I find this beer is very similar to.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Serving Type - 500ml can, poured into a nonic glass

Appearance - Pours an amber/medium brown color. Medium to low carbonation. Head is creamy and think, but dissipates quite quickly.

Smell - Definitely sweet smelling, with some toffee and malt aromas coming through. Possibly some dates.

Taste - Sweet and 'malty'. Some fruity flavours.

Mouthfeel - Thick, but average for the style. Carbonation is unobtrusive

Overal - 4/5

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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Caledonian 80/- from The Caledonian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 136 ratings
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