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


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RATINGS: 3506   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2007
One of my favorites. Clear brown in color with a decent off-white head. Leaves pretty good lacing. Light aroma of sweet malt and maybe toffee. Taste-wise, it’s one of the smoothest beers all the way through. Sweet and nutty with absolutely no bitterness. Easy to drink and easy to enjoy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
VamboladeTolly (189) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle@ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours brown color with small head. Aroma of typical macro lager+ some hops, weak smoke. Taste is better than aroma, some burnt caramel, malty, watery. Not bad, but not good either.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
thigranpeio (1) - Ourinhos, BRAZIL - NOV 26, 2014 does not count
Indicado pelo viajante cervejeiro em visita a Ourinhos.. Muito boa ... Vou repetir. " conhecida como cão pelos ingleses norte"

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pumpkin87 (12) - - NOV 25, 2014
Attractive clear brown, not much of a head. Bready, a bit malty, a bit nutty, perhaps a hint of burnt caramel. But that’s really searching for content in this generic mass-market version of a longstanding brew. Drink if it’s free.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnicolaescu (916) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 24, 2014
BOTTLE 55CL. An ok light bready aroma with hints of caramel. The taste is neither sweet nor dry, light caramel notes and lageresque crisp and slightly husky body. A tad watery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
GreatDane1632 (511) - North Dakota, USA - NOV 23, 2014
A great gateway beer from Macro into Micro. There is malt flavor and body to this beer. Still lacking true depth, but that’s the side effect of most macro’s.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gustavofnd (48) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOV 23, 2014
Tomei o chopp no navio MSC LÍRICA. Não gosto muito do estilo Brown Ale, mas essa é uma boa cerveja nesse estilo. Não vale tomar novamente, pois não sou chegado nesse estilo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trystan148 (19) - FRANCE - NOV 22, 2014
Good smell and taste. We can drink it as we drink water. Very light though!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Werckmeister (46) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 21, 2014
creamy head, brown clear, shiny color. overwhelming smell of tabacco and burned caramel. medium body. light malty, medium bitterness. unpleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
rotaman14 (151) - Potsdam, GERMANY - NOV 21, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2014 Putting beer into clear bottles generally isn’t a good idea, but alright, let’s give this a try. Dark amber colour, lasting beige head. Milk, pines, malts on the nose. Slightly bitter, slightly sour taste. Incredibly watery palate, which doesn’t match well with the rather malty character of this beer. Thanks, but I won’t buy this again, unless I have to.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (376) - Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Overly sweet and malty without any discernable hop character. Good training beer.

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