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

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3735   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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.


2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bbbeer (702) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Brown with medium tan head. Malty but somewhat skunky aroma presumably due to clear bottle. Light body. Sweet, caramel, nutty flavor. Could have rated higher if not for poor aroma.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DerGantzel (274) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2016
From tap. Aroma of malt, caramel and hints of fruits and herbs. Brown clear liquid with a fine white head. Medium-high sweetness and light-medium bitterness. Average carbonation, medium body. A very fine pub ale!

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
dayg502 (10) - suwon, SOUTH KOREA - FEB 24, 2016
I didn’t like it. It could’ve been rather good if it were more fizzy. As a brown ale, it’s bound to have a strong aroma and taste, but it turned out to be not as good.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Berna (6) - ARGENTINA - FEB 16, 2016 does not count
Foam disappears instantly, too much caramel in flavor. Really didnt enjoy it at all.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Godfather50 (175) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ChadPoole (162) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
josanguapo (939) - 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

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (1104) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Punkero (239) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tometclo (209) - 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


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