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Newcastle Brown Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
76
okay

3,945 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 3,945
Reviews: 1,473
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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GossageBrewery

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2.9/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured this Newcastle brown ale from a pint bottle into a pint glass. It pours a light brown color, very clear. It has a thick off white creamy head. The head quickly vanishes, head retention is poor. Lacing is average at best. The aroma is not very appealing, i don't smell any "nut" to speak of- it actually smells more like a czech pils then it does a nut brown. The body is very light and the mouthfeel is very "watery". This beer is very disappointing because the last time a had this(about 4 years ago I loved it, it was a staple in my fridge). I just remember it being so much better. It's amazing how much your tastes evolve. This was one of my first "gateway beers"- I'll have to give it respect due to the fact that it put me on a path... a path to better beer- unfortunately for New Castle, I found it....Prost!

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2011 01:39:25 | More by GossageBrewery
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 3,945 ratings.