Newmans Cave Bear Stout

Formerly brewed at Celt Experience

Style: Stout
Caerphilly, Wales


on tap


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

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

TorbenJensen (1572) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2015
It has almost no foam and only slightly aroma of coffee. Not coffee smell familiar from freshly made coffee, but rather as interfering in a used coffee filter where unusually cheap and blend coffee has been used. The taste has a little character of roasted malt with those boring coffee notes as superstructure. In conclusion, the diluted and very anonymous. Wobble to the glass a little can provoke a decent foam, but it does not last long and only makes the appearance of this stout a service. In general, the very dull, and even a temperature increase helps it does not to any significant extent.

Sibarh (163) - Bialystok, POLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Kolor - ciemny brąz, klarowny. Piana - beżowa, niewysoka ale trwała. Zapach - kawowo-czekoladowy wyraźny. Smak - wyraźne nuty czekoladowo-kawowe plus nuta miodowa, wyraźnie słodkie, średnia goryczka. Pełne w smaku. Smaczny 4 % stout.

Essex (53) - 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.

trapez (1563) - 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.

KingCecil (2088) - 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.....

Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2012
Voldby Marked, DK. Bottled, 250812. Dark brown with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavour with coffee and caramel.

ken1 (2149) - 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.

humlelala (1375) - 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.

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

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