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

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RATINGS: 3430   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdobbs (331) - New Brunswick, - DEC 6, 2012
Aroma is one of beer’s most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shain (31) - ISRAEL - JUL 11, 2014
Newcastle Brown Ale: ok- (Gal liked it better then I did) Bottle, 330ml. Pours clear, dark brown. Tall, dense and foamy, beige colored head. Mild aroma of malt and dry fruits with roasted notes. Mouth feel is watery with medium-gentle carbonation. Weak tanginess. Taste is bitter-forward, with a weak balancing background sweetness. Strong flavors of bitter hops and malt. Some noticeable bitter roasted notes, bitter-sweet caramel and burnt sugar. Also some fruits/dry fruits flavors and weak notes of coffee. Somewhat watery. Bitter aftertaste. Nicely bitter, strongly roasted, with a precise, very gentle background sweetness. Slightly flat and somewhat boring in terms of flavor, not much of flavor development. Easy to drink, and yet slightly heavy and warming, fits a colder weather. This is not a beer to drink slowly, but rather more of an everyday drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tstamba (290) - Maryland, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle to a pint while watching group stage World Cup 2014. Caramel brown with off white head. Malt dominates nose and palate. Decent Brown ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
moderrnlifeiswar (51) - Maryland, USA - JUL 3, 2014
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Excalibur123 (108) - Soria, SPAIN - JUL 3, 2014
Color marrón castaño, cobrizo, con una carbonatación media. El olor es dulce, de intensidad media, una mezcla de malta tostada y caramelo con suaves frutos secos, cuerpo ligero, con un sabor dominado por el grano tostado, algo acaramelado, con recuerdos de cacao y nueces, para al final aparecer un amargor medio que deriva en un final algo seco.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ZacM612 (84) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Browish clear amber with white head. Aroma is a little skunky. Light taste and feel. Not as good as I remembered from my first experience 7-8 years ago.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
martin00sr (481) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2014
Clear brown, rocky offwhite head. Malty aroma and flavour. Mellow mouthfeel with light bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BS80 (38) - POLAND - JUN 27, 2014
06.2014 (Butelka 0,5 litra) ZAKUP - UK - Szklanka typu pinta - schlodzone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1222) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a caramel brown color, clear with off-white head. Malts, and more malts on the nose; follows onto the palate. Average brown ale.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
asandy5272 (5) - Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014 does not count
New to beer drinking, but i really like this one. Have tried better but like the availability of this for an afterwork at home kind of beer. Nice brown color. Mild sweetness. Good feel in the mouth not too thin.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (1881) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Draft. Deep brown color. Malty and bready yet very drinkable. Good dark European macro to session


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