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


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3699   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ozzy70 (347) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 6, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours brown/reddish with thick tan head. Aroma was grassy, burnt and fresh coffee. Taste was very smooth, but dull.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thomas_W1 (308) - Rastatt, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2015
Flasche 0,55l: Mahagoni, kräftiger feinporiger Schaum; Sehr malzige, süße Nase, dunkle Würze, Karamell, dunkle Trauben, Backpflaumen, Röstaromen; Sehr malziger, süßer Körper, Malzzucker, leichte Röstaromen, etwas Kaffee, Tannine; im Nachgang etwas Schokolade

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (6228) - 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 (760) - 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 (61) - 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 (243) - 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 (229) - 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 (180) - 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 (13) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2015
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 (145) - 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.

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