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


on tap

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RATINGS: 3753   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.

Calisky's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Calisky (2497) - ALSACE, - JAN 12, 2014
Couleur ambrée, peu de mousse. Nez malté. Gout très doux de malt et caramel, avec corps très acqueux.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HourGlass13 (621) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Pours up a clear copper brown, with a medium off white head. Very bready, toasty and super malty caramel taste. Soft to medium carbonation. Good balance, very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
donandres (372) - , Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2016
5 Liter Keg to wine glass Sight: Brown dark amber color, a bit hazy, big foam that quickly goes away Smell: not a lot Taste: low bitterness, some sweetness Feel: good carbonation Overall: good beer, repeat: maybe, look for: No Drank: 10/1/2016 6:30 PM

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Baramba (973) - ITALY - SEP 30, 2016
On tap. Brown with tan head. Malt and caramel aroma, butterish, sweet malt flavour, watery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kobracai (147) - FINLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Pours brilliant gold brown. Aroma is caramel and nuts and forrest-feeling. This one is everywhere in Finland. Probably most popular British beer. It’s good but not that awesome that it would deserve some kind of monopoly. The taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Medium light body. The taste is watered caramel and spice and some butter. Hints of metallic character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Demens (260) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 18, 2016
0,33l bottle. Clear deep copper colour with medium lastig stiff white head. Aroma: Grassy, hay with notes of candy sugar. Taste: Sweet malty start with light sour caracter and a sweet, also slightly bitter mouthfeel. Not bad but too watery for me. Light body with soft carbonation. Short sweet and watery finish. Not bad but too light.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
explosivedog (352) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 4, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2016 500ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a thick creamy head that lasts a while. Aroma is strong malty biscuit and the flavour is the same. It’s a little bitter on the way out, and the aftertaste is not too pleasant. Nostalgia makes me want to rate this higher, but to be fair, it was only ever an ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
drmet (822) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2016
L: *not judging the colour because of added food colouring -pours with a small,frothy head -low to medium carbonation visible S: -skunked to hell,caramel,plums,toffee,spicy,grassy,chocolate,c coffee,plums -finishes dry F: -medium to high carbonation (overcarbonated) -light body O: The longer the Beer stays in the glass,the more it’s consumed by it’s skunkiness. Why Breweries still don’t use brown bottles is beyond me

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BytesAndBrews (53) - - AUG 28, 2016
Coppery brown pour with thin off-white head. Malty aroma with notes of raisins and caramel. Flavors of caramel, raisin and fruit with a tiny bit of hop bitterness. Very thin mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
conquerex (11) - - AUG 26, 2016
라이트한 바디감. 밝은 구리빛. 예쁘다. 낮술에 어울린다. 첫맛과 향에서 약간의 산미를 느끼다가 맑은 느낌으로 마무리. 조밀조밀한 거품. 엿당의 맛과 향이 있다.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
midovark (574) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - AUG 16, 2016
0.33 l bottle. I had this one before joining RateBeer, therefore this entry is based only on numerical notes.

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