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Newcastle Brown Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
76
okay

3,944 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 3,944
Reviews: 1,474
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 18.32%
Wants: 29
Gots: 226 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-29-2000)
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DrinkinBoy

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3.93/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Newcastle appears a mid color brown, but is really bright and transparent when hit with light. The head is a slight off white, but has great retention.

The smell is soft with nutty, chocolate notes. It smells nothing like ordinary beers.

It tasted immediately like the smell, then it brightens a bit on the mid palate bringing in taste of dry ripened fruit. The long finish leaves behind a roasted nut flavor and a crispness.

The mouth feel is full and the carbonation on this draft is pretty dead on, not too bubblely not to flat.

Overall, I was suprised by how much I liked Newcastle. It had been awhile since the last time I consumed one and was really impressed by the taste (maybe it was a nice change of pace from all the hopped up craft beers I have been drinking). The drinkability on it is pretty average becasue of its heaviness, but I would definitely suggesting trying it again if not for the first time.

Serving type: on-tap

11-18-2009 22:43:12 | More by DrinkinBoy
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 3,944 ratings.