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


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RATINGS: 3722   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Godfather50 (169) - SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Dark nutty brown al with plenty of caramel and little else. The mouthfeel isn’t what it used to be and th ABV isn’t what I remember. Makes a change.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ChadPoole (102) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2016
500ml can poured into a shaker. Brown with a quick disappearing white head. Light aroma of nut. Can taste a slight nut flavor but a very watery beer. Nothing special

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
josanguapo (836) - SPAIN - FEB 8, 2016
From Carrefour. In Ikea?s pint glass. Watching Sons of Anarchy 6x06. Nothing special and watery, but very drinkable and with some taste. However, too much expensive for its quality. Should cost half for me to repeat

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (1093) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2016
12oz bottle poured into a Pilsner glass. The aroma is muted, nutty caramel with some interesting floral and mild leather characteristics. The beer is clear and oily with a brilliant gold brown hue and some effervescence. It’s topped by a soft foam, white head with mild retention and good lace. The taste is medium sweet and light bitter. The texture is watery with fizzy carbonation and a medium light body. The tastes are watered down caramel and spice and some butter. The finish is floral with light pine resin and a hint of metallic character. The aftertaste is dry and resinous with herbal notes and chalk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Punkero (190) - FINLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Aroma is bulky and slightly hoppy. Brings me to the time I started drinking beer. Taste is lightly sweet with crisp maltiness. Great all around ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tometclo (200) - Paris, FRANCE - JAN 18, 2016
Mousse blanche couleur orange, bel arôme, gout céréale, fruité. une bière rafraîchissante. 50 Cl Gigg’s Irish Pub à Nantes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bdleedahl (71) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 16, 2016
For a popular beer, it is unique in that there are no other beers that really compare to it in flavour. It is well brewed, and clean tasting. I think it's unique flavour make it worthy of a high rating. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nurmis (183) - FINLAND - JAN 16, 2016
330ml bottle to dimpled mug. Clear brown colour, small white head. Aroma is mostly caramel, with some floral hoppiness added. Medium to heavy sweetness, lightly bitter. Easy to drink, good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TedE (791) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2016
330ml bottle into shaker. Pours a burnt sugar caramel colour with two finger tan head. A few tiny bubbles. Faint malt nose. Flat mouthfeel with sweet malt ending, a little sourness to finish with. Inoffensive but you probably couldn’t drink more than a couple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjmoen (245) - - JAN 10, 2016
Pours a clear brown color With white head. Well balanced and tastes like a lager

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