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Newmans Cave Bear Stout

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Newmans
Brewed at Celt Experience

Style: Stout
Caerphilly, Wales

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A vibrant Irish Stout, based upon original recipes developed within the heart of the Celtic Island. This stout is rich, dark and full bodied with some residual sweetness. The burnt coffee aroma is balanced by a strong hop finish. A must for all dark ale and stout drinkers.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Essex (51) - Cardiff, WALES - JAN 5, 2013
Poured from a 330ml bottle into a pint glass. According to the website: "a vibrant Irish stout based upon original recipes developed within the heart of this Celtic island". POurs a dark black colour with a white head that disappears quick but leaves traces. Smells lovely and rich, dark and malty. Hints of coffee there too. Tastes quite watery in texture, but good. It’s dry and sharp with a hop bitterness on the finish, but from the start to the middle it’s balanced and smoothly malty. Overall a lovely beer, odd to have in a 330ml bottle because it seems quite quaffable.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
trapez (1511) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2012
Bottle. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Dark brown colour with beige head. Somewhate bitter flavour with a hint of liquorice. The nice coffee and chocolate aroma unfortunately are downsized in the flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KingCecil (2041) - DENMARK - SEP 19, 2012
Bottle @ home.... It pours clear dark brown with a small tan head..... The aroma is roasted malts, smoke and caramel.... The flavor is roasted malts, thin body, smoke light tobacco, ash and licorice.....

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2012
Voldby Marked, DK. Bottled, 250812. Dark brown with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavour with coffee and caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Moderate malty aroma. Small, frothy head. Mostly diminishing longevity. Brown body. Moderate bitter and smoked flavor. Medium palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (858) - DENMARK - MAY 10, 2012
A surprising amount of flavor for such a low alcohol percentage. Roasted flavors and good bitterness. Dark brown in color with a white head.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
humlelala (948) - DENMARK - APR 28, 2012
UPDATED: APR 29, 2012 (33 cl bottle @ Nyborg Strand; BBD: January 2013) Pours a clear, dark brown with little, white head that dissipates quickly and some lace. Served slightly too cold but was handwarmed gradually in the glass. Aroma is a relatively faint, roasted malt. Watery texture, light body with soft carbonation and a slightly bitter finish. Flavour is a mildly roasted and slightly dry bitterness with a little malt for balance. Light and sessionable but probably better suited for a Welch autumn than a Danish spring.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - APR 25, 2012
Bottle. Average light beige head that mostly diminished. Spare display of lacework. Black color. Aroma of light roasted malt, hint of coffee, chocolate, yeast, mild liquorish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
POLK (2006) - Hørning, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2012
The label is nice and interesting but does not fit in relation to the beer. A wild bear that roars have nothing with so thin a stout. But maybe if it does not roar but burps, as this is a somewhat high carbonate beer. It smells a little of the basement and semi-wet newspapers, lightly toasted flavor but an ok summer stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grovlam (4152) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2011
Bottle. Average light beige head that mostly diminished. Spare display of lacework. Black color. Aroma of light roasted malt, hint of coffee, chocolate, yeast, mild liquorish. Light bodied with an average carbonation. Light sweet flavor with some bitterness. Light roasted malty finish.


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