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

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3453   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
grant60 (185) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 15, 2002
nutty and smooth. worth the money. i like it.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Caton (160) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2002
This beer is insipid, why do people enjoy this so much.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Skred (107) - Houma, Louisiana, USA - MAR 12, 2002
Iíve tried this twice, and been disappointed both times. Perhaps itís the clear glass that skunks it, or comparison to much fresher brown ales from closer to home, but the high ratings I see here mystify me. Maybe Iíve gotten hold of some old, light exposed ones. Iíd like to try it again under favorable circumstances, but I wonít buy it in a store again.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
popilius (61) - Chicagoland, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2002
A acquired, nutty taste. I used to think it was great but since then have discovered worthier ales.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewbandit (312) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 11, 2002
A nice light slightly malty tasting brew. A soft nutty flavor is apparent and the hops are subdued. A nice drinking beer for sessions.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mhs2ou99 (4) - Danville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 11, 2002 does not count
You can definately taste the barley in this beer. An excellent ale for good times with excellent sompanionship, Newcastle is slightly infused with a grain-taste. Hops do not make this beer special; instead its full bodied yet remarkably smooth finish seem to impart a nutty flavor that I find hard to duplicate. A beautiful reddish gold tinge makes this beer appealing to look at. Excellent from the tap or by the bottle. An excellent Scottish ale, One of my favorites!!!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LoveCaissa (873) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2002
Nice colour. Round, nutty flavour with a smooth finish.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BallsToTheWall99 (11) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 9, 2002
This is such a quality beer. Wonderful color, good aroma, delicious semi-sweet flavor with a nice dry finish.Aside from Guinness, this is my favorite beer of all time.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cranesareflying (50) - Evanston, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2002
Darker than pale ale, lightly malted, but I found the bottled flavor weak, dull, and disappointing, something I would call a background beverage.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skrip99 (82) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 7, 2002
Not as good as Bass, but also a decent brew on tap.


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