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

bottled
available

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 3733   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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1.8
AdamChandler (5051) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 16, 2017
caramel red color. small head. smells like cigarettes. flavor, ashy, caramel, oranges and brown malt. yeast lends a resin sugar sweetness.

3.2
jamiemac87 (170) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2017
Pours dark amber with a small head that recedes. Malt and some skunkiness on the nose. Taste is malt and grain with an element that’s difficult to define but is a definite characteristic of this beer. It’s watery but still enjoyable. This is not a perfect beer, but it’s a legendary beer. Canny.

2.3
basjansen14 (387) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2017
Brown coloured ale. Aroma: skunky, malty, sweet. Taste: artificial, metallic, sweet and malty.

1.5
MartyW (278) - DENMARK - JUN 14, 2017
Newcastle brown ale bottle. Light brown, cola like colour. Syrup sweet ale artificial. Sickly sweet caramel flavour. Not good.

4.5
AleDoctor84 (7) - - JUN 13, 2017 does not count
Excelente cerveza que se pude encontrar facilmete en viajes una buena covertura a nivel mundial de una buena cerveza.

2.6
bunget (983) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2017
Can. Clear copper body, big beige head with great retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of stalled water, grains, metal can, caramel. Taste of grains, hints of bread crust, burned sugar, toffee and booze. Meh.

3
Rubin77 (2113) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 6, 2017
F: not big, tan, quick diminishing. C: dark coppery, clear. A: malt, caramel, hint of bread, metallic. T: malt, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, fruity, medium body, medium carbonation, nothing memorable, 550ml bottle from Tesco Express @ Melcombe Street in London.

2.3
Stax (26) - DENMARK - JUN 3, 2017
From bootle. As boring as I remembered it no great taste but nice thin foam. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
svrakula (33) - Zrenjanin, SERBIA - JUN 2, 2017
Hard to drink but one bottle is pleasure. Not of kind I want to drink every day.

2.8
Luneylane (191) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - MAY 28, 2017
A bottle from Padstow Tesco, drunk at room temperature as advised by ’The Beerhunter’. Aroma: bread. Appearance: clear dark brown, head goes away to nothing. Palate: light-bodied and rather thin, soft carbonation. At the finish it tastes sweet and kind of soapy. Taste: medium sweet, probably more satisfying in winter.


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