Brewed by John Smiths (Heineken UK)
Style: Brown Ale
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 3677   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Available filtered and pasteurised in keg and bottle.
Newcastle Brown Ale was first brewed in 1927 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, by Jim Porter after three years of development. Production moved from Newcastle to Gateshead at the end of 2004 and to Tadcaster on closure of the Dunston brewery in 2010.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6059) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2015
Nice easy drinkable brown ale.
Clear nutty color with a fine tan head. Ok lacing. Mild nutty and mostly a caramel malty dominated aroma. Medium body and an ok carbonation. Ok balance beween sweetness and bitterness. Mild bready, mild nutty and caramel malt dominated flavor.
[Bottle from Systembolaget in Strömstad, Sweden]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kosmokrator (668) - ITALY - NOV 27, 2015
Birra banalotta, ambrata e limpida, che profuma di malto, cereali e nocciole. Al palato è acquosa e un po’ scipita ma riprende fedelmente gli aromi. Passabile.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IOzh (34) - Kyiv, UKRAINE - NOV 21, 2015
550 ml bottle. Pours dark brown colour with medium white head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Medium to light body with soft carbonation and low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
asimeow (234) - Sandsli, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2015
0,5l draft at Wesselstuen. Toasty with a nice undertone of yeast. Slightly metallic and old flavour that lowers the score.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DoctorHU (136) - UKRAINE - NOV 17, 2015
550 bottle. Golden brown, sweet taste with hints of nuts and caramel. Very watery, only minimal aftertast and aroma

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrGrigg182 (138) - Tambov, RUSSIA - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle Коричн эль без каких-ни особых изысков, но вполне приятны& Густая пена. А вкус такой простец&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nick998 (5) - Southend on Sea, Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2015 does not count
Reddish brown with a medium head, caramel aroma. Sweet malty toffee taste, smooth with mild alcohol finish. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidAust (128) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 12, 2015
Always worry about a beer that comes in a clear bottle from way over the other side of the world. Somehow it is fine. Dark amber colour (just like the picture because it is a clear bottle!). One finger of white foam head. Good lacing. Really sweet. Never had a beer like this before - you can just taste malt, malt and malt but it isn’t as deep as an Abbey Tripple. It is just unique - a light bodied beer with so much sweet malt. What IPA does for hopp lovers this does for malt. Food matched with a slow roasted lamb shoulder and it went well - the beer was able to hold it’s own against the strong flavours and the caramel sweetness was a match for the savoury gamey meat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerRenter76 (426) - Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Newcastle to me is a confusing beer, sometimes it can be a really soild, decent brew. Other times it is awful, in my my opinion this is one of the most inconsistent beers on the market. Hard to put a score on this one but when its good a 3 to 3.5 when its not its maybe a 2."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (1659) - New York, TURKEY - NOV 3, 2015
Draught. Brown with a reddish tint, small creamy beige head, faint caramel aroma, low carbonation, slightly sweet caramel taste, full body, balanced medium bitter finish. Very smooth as expected.

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