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


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RATINGS: 3500   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sinte (353) - Udine, ITALY - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle 0.55L. Clear brown/reddish body withsmall, frothy, off-white head, mostly diminishing with some kind of lacing, though. Light malty aroma (caramel) and not much more than that... Light-to-moderate sweet flavour with light bitter character; overall watery feeling. Light body with watery texture; flat carbonation. Somehow disappointing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mlane76 (54) - Albany, Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Draft from Mellow Mushroom...Pours dark...aroma is sweet and light...flavor is lighter than I expected....smooth with very little aftertaste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vestergaard (424) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2014
Pours clear, dark, reddish brown with a short lasting, fluffy white head. Aroma has watery caramel malts, ale malts and a banana-like sweetness. Taste has a bitter, toasted malt.. A tiny bit of malty caramel, a bit of sweetness, but overall this is pretty flavorless. Flat body and medium-high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MSBrindbergs (406) - Solna, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2014
Backlog från fredagen. Fat på Viking Amorella. Brun dimmig vätska, inget skum att tala om. Toner av kola och frukt, typ plommon. Söt och blaskig dryck. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tectactoe (2173) - Michigan, USA - SEP 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2014 Tap: Clear brown, caramel colored body with a beige head that settles finely as a thin film. Metallic, toasted caramel malt aroma, CaraMunich all the way with notes of toast, nuts, & stale toffee. Hint of graininess, not much in the way of hops. Taste is a little more earthy but is still 95% malt. Old caramel, toasted nuttiness, milled grain, a bit of toffee, & just a slight hint of cocoa dust. Getting that steel-y flavor that hangs around a bit in the aftertaste. Honestly not terrible, much better than a lot of that other macro swill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erasmus_ro (1458) - Alabama, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Tap @ Molly Malone’s, Helsinki, 30/08/14, thanks Gastjale. Pours a dark orange-amber with a big-bubbled, beige head. Aroma is caramelly maltiness, cola. Taste is rather watery, some caramelly cola maltiness. Rather light and watery with some carbonation. I’d give it a pass.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DomD (88) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
From can. A bit of a malty hay aroma. Pours a reddish brown with off-white head. Light sweet taste. Medium body, with average carbonation and a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2014
On draft. Not much aroma. Pours orange. Taste is bitter with a nice hoppiness. Good summer time beer in my opinion. I could drink a few at a time. Not sure why it is rating so low on here. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5605) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2014
Newkey Brown! First time I’ve had this since my student days when I remember it being damn terrible, curious to see how tastes change now I’m a beer geek. This bottle was enjoyed at The Fiddler. Hazy brown pour with a tan head. Aroma of caramel, fudge, malt and light overripe fruit. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Not actually bad at all, better than a lot of the macro lager crap I was drinking back in the day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fattybladdy (603) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Pours a reddish brown with dense head. Aroma of grains and toasted malt. Taste is pretty similar, light bodied and easy to drink.

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