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Newcastle Brown Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
76
okay

3,948 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 3,948
Reviews: 1,473
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 18.32%
Wants: 29
Gots: 227 | 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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erz316

Indiana

1.55/5  rDev -53.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

on tap at yd tap room, pitcher into pint.

this beer is such a cult classic, and I have no idea why. I dislike everything about this beer, pretty much. maybe not the trivia and facts they put on the bottle, but as for the beer itself, well, it blows hard. the first english brown I had was sam smith's, and I have never gone back. having this presented as a brown ale is laughable. the only beer i dislike more is probably boddingtons. the body was not dark enough, there was head (minimal), the nose was corny with a touch of something else, the taste was lacking the most fundamental supports for the style, the onlything I could taste was a watered down biscuit/malt flavour. this is just a beer I tend to avoid when i see it at gallery openings, i'll take highlife, at least that one is being honest about how bad it is.

Serving type: on-tap

01-01-2010 20:13:06 | More by erz316
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 3,948 ratings.