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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3607   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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.


evadoit's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evadoit (36) - meath, - FEB 17, 2013
caramel, roasty, floral, earthy, brown, white foam, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, really nice smooth ale, always enjoy drinking it.......


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cmacklin (363) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 24, 2015
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear nutty brown with a thin, short lived tan head. Mild malty aroma with caramel. Sweet flavour of malt and caramel with a slight metallic, bitter finish. Light body with a watery texture and soft carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KoRoBeNiKi (57) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Aroma: Nuts, light sweetness Appearance: Brown, small head Taste: Sweet, no bitterness, nothing much, a bit watery, aroma is slightly better. Palate: Nothing in back, maybe a bit more sweetness? I highly prefer Samuel Smith’s over this. Just as findable with much more flavor

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Towey1989 (398) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear copper brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma of sweet grain, nuts, some chocolate and herbal hops. Taste of grain, nuts, cola, watery caramel, some brown sugar and herbal hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A bittersweet, nutty finish. This is a sweet, mass produced brown ale that isn’t as good as craft brown ales, but it’s my choice when I’m in a pub with no decent beer. Average but best of a bad bunch.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
uckelman (363) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Pours clear, brown (duh). Light tan head. Aroma is initially the mild skunkiness you tend to get from fuggles, which dissipates quickly to more or less nothing. Medium body, sweet middle, dry finish. Flavor is mostly malt. Pretty unexceptional. It works and is reliably this way, but it’s easy to find far more interesting things.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vandenberq (36) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 13, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2015 Schöne Eichhörnchenfarbe. Schon ordentlich bitter. Leicht nussig, malzig, etwas wässrig auch. Schockierend transparente Flasche mit 50 ml imperialem Mehrwert.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (4971) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle at desk in work. Clear reddy / copper coloured pour with a loose greyish head. Aroma is skunky, mineral, sweet caramel, sileage. Flavour is thin nutty watery, mineral, chalky, brown malts, toasty. Palate is thin and watery, light, chalky on the tongue. Semni-sweet. not a fan/

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamyStyle (2) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2015 does not count
* In a 550 ml transparent bottle * caramel afterwords * The colour is nice brown. * soft taste *

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ceason (30) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
Pours brown with a pale beige head. Aroma of malt-- pretty mild. Taste is a little malt with some water. Small bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrepintado (1831) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAY 3, 2015
50cl bottle. Color is dark red to brown. Head is thin. Body is thin to medium. Taste is light to medium sweet, light bitter. Aroma is caramel, roast, light malt, light fruit.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jpkeskinen (334) - FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Drank from a bottle. Not that special. The taste is a bit bland. The colour is nice brown.


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