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


on tap

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RATINGS: 3626   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   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.

nick146's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
nick146 (18) - St. Johnís, Newfoundland, - APR 20, 2013
500ml can. Pours a clear chocolate-brown color with an off-white head that stays for a little while. Smells sweet and metallic. Has a bitter, but pleasant taste with undernotes of artificial chocolate flavoring and caramel. A nice beer, but nothing super special.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
austejaph (13) - LITHUANIA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottled. Color of red brown, slight head. At first the fizz is visible, later it vanishes. Aroma is slightly felt, but reminds roasted bread. First sip is kind of sweet, the taste of bread is felt. Also, the more you drink, the more bitter the beer becomes. Palate feels on the roof of the mouth, also on a sides of a mouth.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brew_Cat (26) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 20, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2015 Bottle shared at home. I canít say I liked it. Pours dark amber light to medium body, small diminishing off-white head, caramel aromas, nuts, maybe toffee, not distinctive presence of hops, watery, slightly sweet, bitter finish. Not at all complex, nothing to reveal, indifferent and totally artificial. Neeeext!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawanna (2633) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2015
0,33 l bottle BB 30.04.2016 bread, cereal, nuts, herbs, amber, clear, minimal head, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrBeer (862) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
Brown-red with beige firm head. Roasted and fruity aroma. Notes of caramel, cream, butter and grass. Roasted flavour with notes of nuts and chocolate. Low bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
emandkey (15) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 12, 2015
A brown/red beer with very fast disappearing white head. The aroma is light, and sweet. The flavor has sweet hints of caramel, and malt. Light body but gets sticky in the mouth at the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cthulhu (269) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - JUL 11, 2015
Overpriced pint in an Irish pub in Nuremberg. No head. Caramel aroma.Thin body and caramel flavour. Holistic beer that doesnít score high in any criterion but overall is enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jsporrer (54) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2015
The best thing about this is the aroma. It has a pleasant sweet fruity smell. Beyond that there isnít much to say. It is brown in color but very thin with little to no flavor. It tasted watered down. If I didnít know I was drinking beer I might have thought it was a bland glass of iced tea. It isnít bad in any particular way but it has no real redeeming qualities to say it is good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Echon (36) - DENMARK - JUL 7, 2015
Can. Clear red colour with a pale beige head. Malty aroma with a bit of caramel. No hops here. Somewhat dry taste with fruity notes and medium bitterness. A bit thin and lacking in dark malts. Light body. Average carbonation. Bitter finish. A rather anonymous brown ale.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DuchessOfIowa (51) - Iowa, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Out of a clear glass bottle. Very thin caramel color with thin white head. Faint Hazelnut aroma. Smells sweet and tastes the same. Not much past that for flavor and aroma. Easy to drink but no depth in complexity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SVD (885) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle at home, amber beer, small head, aroma is malty, taste is the same, bittersweet, meh

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