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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3472   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerlovinman99 (124) - USA - JUL 9, 2002
Pretty decent for a mass-produced beer -- full-bodied and flavorful.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - JUL 9, 2002
Aroma and flavor very much in harmony here: malty, slightly nutty. Contrast of fuzzy head against brown-amber body very attractive. The element lacking in this brew is complexity. Yeah, there is malt and some hops, but it just doesnít fill oneís mouth with the layered effects of finer brews. Still, I cut my teeth on this and similar ales when I was a lad, so I still have good memories of this stuff.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 8, 2002
Boiled vegetables and cold tea…Corn on the cob and a faded newspaper…Quite an unhappy household…

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bonemeister99 (2) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2002 does not count
One of my personal favorites

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
anticop (79) - Porterville, California, USA - JUL 3, 2002
wash away my cottton mouth with a six pack

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steak (124) - New York, USA - JUL 2, 2002
Without a doubt, this beer has the greatest variance in quality. Sometimes it does deserve the mass of praise it gets, other times it barely passes as drinkable. On average, the nutty maltiness and slight presence of hops balance just right. There is not a whole lot of complexity to this brew, but thatís not the aim. Overall, I canít complain but I can;t rave about it either. It is the benchmark for browns, whether you like it or not.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wizzard99 (32) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 30, 2002
A very nice alternative when at the pub. When tired of Guinness Iíll often switch to good ole Newcy Brown. Quite sweet for a brown ale but with a pleasent nutty flavour.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ENTROPY (141) - Terra Bella, California, USA - JUN 25, 2002
kinda shy for an ale but good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bigal9699 (152) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 20, 2002
Dark beer with training wheels. Slightly sweet, dominated by malts - but thats if you can taste the flavors. Very light when it comes to the flavor/palate/body department, just not impressed - weak taste.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2500) - FinspŚng, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2002
Nut-brown. Neutral aroma. Caramell-ish toffee- flavour. Somewhat watery but still enjoy-able.


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