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

bottled
common

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3515   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2344) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 16, 2014
From notes, bottle at some pub in Tokyo. Served in a pint glass. An amber brown pour with a thin creamy beige head. The aroma/flavor was sweet grainy caramel, a touch too sweet for my tastes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KingsBrew (42) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 13, 2014
330ml bottle, Hoppy and malty aroma, Reddish-Brown liquor, Mildly bitter with malty notes, Light-Medium body, Oily texture, Light carbonation, Short lasting beige head, Nice beer :)

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Diabobale (241) - ITALY - NOV 10, 2014
una classica brown ale inglese. Nulla di eccezionale. l’uso di estratti di malto ne priva il corpo della giusta consistenza

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wihlan (335) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2014
Flaska från systemet - Något sur doft, väldigt genomskinlig. Smak av karamell och bra kolsyrad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sarlacc83 (948) - Oregon, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle. Cheap ticks. Woot! A: Cloudy brown with an off-white head. Some lacing. N: Grains, some toffee, biscuit, and cracker. Damp leaf earthiness. T: Lightly sweet and bitter. Touch muddy. M: Light body with creamy carb. No alcohol. O: Light inoffensive fare. It has a touch of flavor to stay interesting and remains quaffable.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (971) - SPAIN - OCT 29, 2014
Botella de 50 cl, adquirida en Carrefour. Color ambar. Sabor a malta, caramelo, dulce.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaups (29) - ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly joogipood, Tartu, Estonia. Pours with light brown head that reduces in a moment. Aroma of pine tree, caramel malt, butter. Taste of mild bitterness, butter, moderate sweetness, malty caramel, not strong tastes though. Overall I think it´s very much lager-like, light to drink, nothing really special.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (401) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - OCT 24, 2014
The aroma isn’t as strong as I would like. It pours amber with a white head that does produce some lacing. It has a bit too much carbonation for my taste which takes away from the malted flavors and overall experience.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BBHansen (163) - Køge, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2014
draught @ Cph. Appearance: pours brown with medium off-white head with good lacing. Aroma/taste: caramel, toffee and floral notes, Palate: average carbonation, medium body, some caramel sweetness, low to medium bitterness, medium duration and an oily texture. Overall: not to exiting brown ale

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"pretty standard here-somewhere between a macro and micro in flavor and quality. good malty, nutty nose and flavor. no balance. i’ll drink a free one, but I don’t buy this beer if there are micros offered."


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