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

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RATINGS: 3469   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bricks (594) - Delaware, USA - AUG 1, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2009 Nutty flavor. Taste toffee and hops. Light bodied. A little low on the alcohol content as far as I’m concerned. Good ale.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vestergaard (366) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2014
Pours clear, dark, reddish brown with a short lasting, fluffy white head. Aroma has watery caramel malts, ale malts and a banana-like sweetness. Taste has a bitter, toasted malt.. A tiny bit of malty caramel, a bit of sweetness, but overall this is pretty flavorless. Flat body and medium-high carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MSBrindbergs (328) - Solna, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2014
Backlog från fredagen. Fat på Viking Amorella. Brun dimmig vätska, inget skum att tala om. Toner av kola och frukt, typ plommon. Söt och blaskig dryck. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tectactoe (1855) - Michigan, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Tap: Clear brown, caramel colored body with a beige head that settles finely as a thin film. Metallic, toasted caramel malt aroma, CaraMunich all the way with notes of toast, nuts, & stale toffee. Hint of graininess, not much in the way of hops. Taste is a little more earthy but is still 95% malt. Old caramel, toasted nuttiness, milled grain, a bit of toffee, & just a slight hint of cocoa dust. Getting that steel-y flavor that hangs around a bit in the aftertaste. Honestly not terrible, much better than a lot of that other macro swill.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erasmus_ro (1364) - Alabama, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Tap @ Molly Malone’s, Helsinki, 30/08/14, thanks Gastjale. Pours a dark orange-amber with a big-bubbled, beige head. Aroma is caramelly maltiness, cola. Taste is rather watery, some caramelly cola maltiness. Rather light and watery with some carbonation. I’d give it a pass.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DomD (55) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
From can. A bit of a malty hay aroma. Pours a reddish brown with off-white head. Light sweet taste. Medium body, with average carbonation and a mild bitter finish.

2.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Hops (57) - Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2014
On draft. Not much aroma. Pours orange. Taste is bitter with a nice hoppiness. Good summer time beer in my opinion. I could drink a few at a time. Not sure why it is rating so low on here. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5047) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 30, 2014
Newkey Brown! First time I’ve had this since my student days when I remember it being damn terrible, curious to see how tastes change now I’m a beer geek. This bottle was enjoyed at The Fiddler. Hazy brown pour with a tan head. Aroma of caramel, fudge, malt and light overripe fruit. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Light medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Not actually bad at all, better than a lot of the macro lager crap I was drinking back in the day.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fattybladdy (555) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Pours a reddish brown with dense head. Aroma of grains and toasted malt. Taste is pretty similar, light bodied and easy to drink.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
rayaron (148) - ISRAEL - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle 330ml. Clear brown with low off-white head. Cherry aroma, malty, caramel, notes of honey and herbs. Sweet caramel flavor, quite as the nose, sugary, light hoppy bitterness. Light carbonation, a bit dry, watery. Light body. Sweetish sticky aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ejr (169) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - AUG 28, 2014
Klar brunfarge med et hvit skum, skummet hang litt i glassveggen. Aroma av malt, mørkt brød, karamell og frukt. Smaken følger aroma, litt tynn munnfølelse


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