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Newcastle Brown Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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Newcastle Brown AleNewcastle Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

4,093 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 4,093
Reviews: 1,474
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 18.37%
Wants: 31
Gots: 287 | 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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martun

Russian Federation

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-14-2011 11:37:10 | More by martun
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Beeraucrat

Florida

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-14-2011 06:42:17 | More by Beeraucrat
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-14-2011 04:46:16 | More by nmann08
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murf1087

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-14-2011 01:54:13 | More by murf1087
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Merles

Ohio

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-14-2011 01:49:01 | More by Merles
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nate1357

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-13-2011 22:56:56 | More by nate1357
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Anew

Washington

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-13-2011 21:35:27 | More by Anew
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beerme626

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-13-2011 06:03:25 | More by beerme626
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delzer13

Nevada

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-13-2011 00:59:45 | More by delzer13
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joesc230

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-12-2011 04:33:22 | More by joesc230
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oneturbucfan

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-11-2011 20:02:52 | More by oneturbucfan
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ckollias

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev +18.4%

Enjoyed this brew at BW3’s out of a large pint glass.

A: Pours brown hue with a 1-finger off-white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace that eventually disappears.

S: Light roasted malt aroma – with hints of toffee and brown sugar.

T: Sweet brown ale with a good nutty background. Hints of coca powder and toasted malts.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation

O: This beer tastes soo much better on tap than from a bottle. It is well balanced and very tasty. I think the beer gets skunked in the bottle due to it being clear – what are they thinking?

12-11-2011 18:51:21 | More by ckollias
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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-11-2011 12:33:43 | More by valkyre65
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buddyvelt

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-11-2011 06:48:33 | More by buddyvelt
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VaterRoss

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-11-2011 02:08:32 | More by VaterRoss
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-10-2011 23:19:12 | More by brokentee
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ALLISON01

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -39.8%

12-10-2011 18:03:18 | More by ALLISON01
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bobhits

Kentucky

1.7/5  rDev -48.8%

Simple reddish colored and well laced body. The aromas are boring and dulll just nothing worth speaking of. Flavors aren't much better. Sweet, touch of sour, no body or depth, no dark flavors, no yeast....this is just not good and frankly it is pretty crappy.

Just not interested. if nothing is on tap and this one is cheap go for it...

Overall this isn't exciting or good..

12-10-2011 16:40:54 | More by bobhits
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-10-2011 16:30:14 | More by jak
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Popp24

California

4/5  rDev +20.5%

12-09-2011 19:25:04 | More by Popp24
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +50.6%

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WritersBlock

Texas

4/5  rDev +20.5%

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ogasnor

Arizona

3.03/5  rDev -8.7%

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A - Brownish amber, forms a quick tall head of off white that falls rapidly, stopping before it disappears to leave a thin layer. Moderate lacing all around.

S - Very faint, very subtle. A little sweet, a little malty, but that's about it.

T - Nutty and malty. Light caramel with a hint of buttery toffee. Tastes similar to a dark malted bread.

M - Smooth and dry, with a minor amount of crispness at the end. A little thin, almost watery, but thankfully not overcarbonated.

O - There is no doubt this is a brown ale, even if it is a little underwhelming example thereof. This is bottled in clear glass, and with such a low ABV, there is always a risk of the beer having gone bad, but for an occasional beer, I consider it worth the risk.

12-09-2011 01:34:58 | More by ogasnor
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kornkid8600

California

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-08-2011 11:17:58 | More by kornkid8600
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pogoowner

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.6%

12-08-2011 01:49:52 | More by pogoowner
Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 4,093 ratings.