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

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RATINGS: 3453   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.


DrnkMcDermott's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2790) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2005 Draft, served in Chicago. I figure the geography should be mentioned as this is likely quite different from what’s served in its homeland. Anyway, I got a rather nicely pulled draught at Pizzeria Uno, though it was served a little too cold. Nice "beery" smell compliments the warm, slightly roasty malt taste. Hops are slight and match well with rest of the beer. A fruity ale taste, almost like a Pete’s Wicked, shows up at the finish. A pretty good one to have.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Satyroneto (98) - - AUG 21, 2014
Cor de cobre escuro e brilhante, com espuma levemente bege de baixa/média formação e permanência de apenas uma fina camada com lacing razoável; Aroma maltado de pão-doce, caramelo e frutas cristalizadas; Sabor de início de caramelo e nozes, evoluindo para um final amargo e seco equilibrado; retrogosto levemente doce e de nozes com presença de leve amargor; Corpo médio e média carbonatação. Cerveja refrescante e de ótima drinkability.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
qulment (10) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Brown ale, a lot of acid, still very tasty, dark and sweet, very refreshing, .... ..

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinhol (262) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 13, 2014
330 mil clear bottle from Dans malty aroma dark brown in colour with malty nutty flavour good stuff

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Msdrbeat (47) - - AUG 12, 2014
Pours dark brown from bottle. Dark taste but not too heavy. Bit of caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
klippx (47) - Solna, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2014
Pours dark brown with regular head which falls apart quickly. Aroma is not very compelling, metal and mud. Taste is very metallic, wih unpleasant yeast flavor. After taste is just bad. Not undrinkable but quite close!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Eric2572 (3) - Camp Pendleton, California, USA - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
I love it. It’s a great beer that is full of flavor and leaves a nice after taste.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Insertpunhere (28) - Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2014
I used to have a Newkie brown back in the day, before I knew better, and choices were slim. It is red-brown in color, light in body and flavor. Clear bottles are always a bad idea. It is not exactly a good representation of English Ales, even though they are lighter in flavor than what craft beer drinkers are used to. The folks in Newcastle Upon Tyne were having a laugh when they exported this. Cheers mate!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kpachla02 (14) - Shelby Township, Alabama, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Pours like guiness but a bit lighter. Small head. Has the dark taste to it but not overwhelming. A good medium between a dark and light beer

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
JesseMartineau (86) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours copper tan head some lacing. Aromas malty, nutty, caramel mild hop aromas. Tastes like a skunk of course...

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
arnold931 (517) - Iowa, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear caramel brown color with thin off white head. Nose and taste is mile caramel and malts. Thin.


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