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Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Zesty in character and jam-packed with a creamy finish, the Newcastle Winter IPA is full-bodied and hoppy, delivering unique and authentic malt flavors for the cold season and snowy matchdays.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DocLock (9982) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours straw colored with 0f-white minimal head. Nose is malt, spicy hops. Tastes malty, ESB-ish, with earthy malt notes, some hops, and not a lot of complexity. Comes off like a slightly hoppier and less malty Newcastle brown.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (9835) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2011
2011-09-30. Crisp amber body with a small white head. Grainy English malt aroma, toasty malt. Flavour is similar, grainy English malt character, sweetish light bitterness, touch fruity. Average palate. Meh. Bottle

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (9835) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle. Amber with an off white foam. Aromas are tea and Weetabix with caramel and a light fruitiness. Nutty with hints of rubber. Flavours are dry tea with sweet Weetabix. Some fruity bitterness. A bit thin. A mediocre bitter, not an IPA at all.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BVery (9574) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. Not sure what I really expected from Newcastle, but this is pretty bad. Plenty of skunk to go with the caramel malts. Pretty light palate. Bleh.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
Bottle at home. Nose is nutty brown malt, some earthy hop. Amber brown in colour, thin loose white head. Aroma also has a lager yeast nose. Palete is thin and watery. Medium carbonation. Flavour is malt semi sweet. fruity yeast ester. some metalic flavour. Drinkable but to call this an IPA is crazy.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quack-Duck (9120) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
bottle from Tesco Newton Abbot. Amber colour, small fluffy head. Malty with a touch of caramel, shy hoppy finish. Disappointing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2013
Bottled 14/09/13. A brown beer with a grey head. A malty beer with brown fruits. A fusty edge. Sweet and low hopped. It does want it sets out to do quite well and there’s nothing nasty but it is a bit shallow.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (8674) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2013
Golden-orange in colour with a very small head. Has plenty of dry pale ale character, both aroma and taste are well served in a full bodied ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2011
[4087K-20111930] Bottle. Sweet floral toffee cream aroma. Clear, amber orange body with a medium-lasting bubbly white head. Toffee creamy flavour has a sweet aftertaste. Medium body. Not awful but not yet bad. (6/3/6/3/11) 2.9

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (8174) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber with an off white head. Pale and lightly toasted malts, a hint of flowery hops, and a touch of sweetness. Well balanced.


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