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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

4,293 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 4,293
Reviews: 1,482
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 18.67%
Wants: 35
Gots: 369 | FT: 2
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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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

beerborn, Jan 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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2.53/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This beer tastes like nothing to me. I really want to like it because it's a beautiful color and nicely presented and widely available. But every time I have it I wind up sucking it down really fast because I keep straining to extract some flavor from it. I wonder if the clear glass bottle means that whatever flavor it has is zapped out by the time it gets to me. It's a waste and a shame.

BrownNut, Jan 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Goldfishman, Jan 30, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.8%

Hogwildest, Jan 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

cac313, Jan 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +50.6%

BeerIsGood88, Jan 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Texasfan549, Jan 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

sponger, Jan 29, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

6demonbag, Jan 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Peyton5410, Jan 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

agaloco9, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

trexnoize, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

krabriter, Jan 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

jnjander, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

toastie, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

NorCalDrinker, Jan 27, 2012
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3.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I picked this brew up at the All Ranks Club on Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Been meaning to review this because I've had it 100 times before, but just now got around to it.

Appearance - Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. Pours a nice brown color (obviously consistent with the style) and had a pretty impressive one finger head that was nice and creamy. Good lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell - The beer smelled smelled of roasted malts, even a bit of chocolate in it. I like the smell of it.

Taste - There is a good dose of roasted malts in the flavoring. Also some sweetness lingers on the palate as well. Decent tasting brew, pretty much in line with the smell. I liked the chocolatey sweetness on the palate.

Mouthfeel - Goes down smooth, medium carbonation.

Overall - A decent brew. Nothing to get bent out of shape about, but not a bad brew either. A good ale if you don't have anything else on hand, I don't know if I would specifically seek it out to buy it. But not bad.

TheCondor, Jan 27, 2012
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slickmick, Jan 25, 2012
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 4,293 ratings.