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


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RATINGS: 3745   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mariuszek (1092) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 5, 2016
Clear, copper brown, medium and lasting head. Malty, bready aroma with herbal hoppy notes. Bready, malty taste, a bit warery, herbal bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yossamity (4) - zutphen, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2016 does not count
Bit watery, but tastes quite good. The presentation is not that nice (hate clear bottle) and beer itself not that good looking either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AnG_BrgNor (480) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 1, 2016
0,5 L can. Pours reddish brown with lasting head. Aroma of caramel and malt. Taste is also caramel and malt, but with hints of hops. A bit watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neverleaveopen (247) - GERMANY - MAR 29, 2016
Clear, light brown with a fine head. Aroma of malt with some herbal hop notes. Well-balanced taste. Nice bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
potato1991 (2) - - MAR 20, 2016 does not count
Good light beer but leaves a grassy after taste. Would definitely suggest but would not drink everyday

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Boomersmancave1 (132) - Wheatland, Indiana, USA - MAR 19, 2016
This beer reminds me of grandmas bread baking. The aromas are of bread and malts. Tastes like bread and honey. A little too syrupy but a good beer nonetheless. Good Beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sevrior (12) - - MAR 14, 2016
Aroma: notes of honey, dark or browned bread, cream Taste: oats, grass, straw Good cut with spicy dip, medium body, low bitterness

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
treyhaislip (4) - Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA - MAR 10, 2016 does not count
Quite possibly my favorite ale at this time. Very nice draft that looks at good as it tastes. Creamy and smooth, this ale was a great combo with shepherds pie.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kostasgiotis (78) - GREECE - MAR 8, 2016
It pours a brown body with almost no head.It is very sweet with a slight bitterness.The aromas are malty.The taste is sweet with no complexity.Overall i wouldn’t try it again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Danmor1 (4) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2016 does not count
My go-to for imports. It’s not the best, but not the worst either. Pours reddish brown from the bottle, a bit of head that quickly dissipates. Nutty and malty, not much hop character, but, then, not really looking for much of one. Works well as a quaffing ale, when you just want alcohol but don’t want to get ridiculously drunk in a ridiculously short amount of time. Just shy of session abv. Otherwise, much better than any corn crap you get off the American mass market (which, admittedly, I refuse to try in the first place).

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