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Newcastle Brown Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
76
okay

3,962 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 3,962
Reviews: 1,473
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 18.62%
Wants: 29
Gots: 230 | 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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JayQue

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had a 20 ounce Newcastle at the Red Star in VIrginia Beach. I am not familiar with the style and this is the first Brown Ale I have tried. Pours a nice reddish brown clear color with minimal head or lacing. Looks kind of like flat coke when held up to the light. Has a pleasant, less than overpowering smell. Taste is good....fairly mild, sweet with some malt flavor. This is not a heavy beer...not watery but less substantial than I was expecting. Drinkability is very good. The taste is not overpowering, ABV light and the beer itself is not too heavy. Even though I am primarily a hop head, I would have no problem with this as a session beer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-29-2005 00:27:27 | More by JayQue
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 3,962 ratings.