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Newcastle Bombshell | Heineken Nederland B.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heineken Nederland B.V.
Netherlands
heineken.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kylehay2004 on 05-18-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,951
Reviews:
55
Ratings:
400
pDev:
18.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
85
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 400 |  Reviews: 55
Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +55.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JayKay412
2.75/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zazzi82
3.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rfgetz
3.14/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zylod
3.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stevoj
2.27/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Bottle from Albertsons. Slightly sour, cereal taste to this beer. Aroma and taste of wet paper. Chalky, watery Mouthfeel. Much better golden blondes to be found in the UK

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Photo of Napkin_Pope
3.41/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
2.5/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jeffreysan
1.73/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 1.5

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a clear, golden, yellow color with an eighth of a finger of while-colored head that quickly dissolved away into a thin lacing of foam that completely covered the top of the beer. Looks like a BMC beer.

Aroma: Strong aromas of bready, toasted malt up front, imparting notes of freshly baked bread, biscuits and cereal. I also get notes of caramel, honey and honey-suckle and some faint notes of corn or rice-like adjuncts. Smells a little bit like a BMC beer.

Taste: Disappointing. Some bready, toasted malt up front, followed by some caramel, and a lot of the aforementioned corn or rice-like adjuncts which give off a slightly sour/vinegary flavor. Tastes like a BMC beer.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin and pretty smooth and creamy as there is very little in the way of carbonation. With an ABV of 4.4%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a disappointing beer, made for BMC drinkers. Not recommended.

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3.3/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Golden yellow, with mediocre whitish head. Interesting smell. Grains, bread,...tequila? Yes, definite, distinct agave notes. Note sure what that's from. The taste has all the same qualities. Yes, tequila again, but it's better in the smell. But some lemony tartness and rindy bitterness. Low to medium carbonation, watery, light bodied, and a little astringent.

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Photo of godawgs
2.87/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of sunny289
3.89/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Average english pale ale . ok

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Photo of JDAGZ84
3.43/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cheapswiller
3.65/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmeGT
2.75/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of lemmy187
3.13/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of tone77
3.51/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is malty, bready. Taste is malts, some sweetness, a bit of fruit, light hops are present. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a smooth and refreshing beer.

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3.05/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of B-Land
3.19/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 1Nrwyscotch
3.39/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mlacanne
3.23/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JNForsyth
3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jadpsu
4.01/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

In Laurel MS.
Pours a very light pale yellow with an abundant white frothy head that has outstanding retention and great lacing.
Smell: Bready malts, and some tart lemon hops.
Taste: Bready malts lead, chewy, a little sweet creamy maple syrup that gives way to some dry hops at the finish.
I liked this beer.

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3.92/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not a bad offering New Castle, rivals there Brown Ale.

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Newcastle Bombshell from Heineken Nederland B.V.
Beer rating: 3.21 out of 5 with 400 ratings
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