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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

4,155 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 4,155
Reviews: 1,478
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 18.67%
Wants: 33
Gots: 311 | 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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3/5  rDev -9.6%

buddyvelt, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

VaterRoss, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

brokentee, Dec 10, 2011
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2/5  rDev -39.8%

ALLISON01, Dec 10, 2011
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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..

bobhits, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

jak, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

Popp24, Dec 09, 2011
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5/5  rDev +50.6%

FreshmanPour77, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

WritersBlock, Dec 09, 2011
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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.

ogasnor, Dec 09, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

kornkid8600, Dec 08, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

pogoowner, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.5%

cheapswiller, Dec 08, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

stevecooks, Dec 07, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Jdub983, Dec 07, 2011
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2.98/5  rDev -10.2%

Overall it is a decent "liquor store" beer. By liquor store beer i mean, beer that is sold at liquor stores. Ha. Smell is slightly hoppy, but can definatly smell a hint of caramel. More crisp then it is flavorful. Very easy to drink beer. A defenite must try for the beginners like me. Would buy again.

intensify, Dec 07, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 06, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jniagar1, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +50.6%

drea1785, Dec 06, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

ROGUE16, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

docrates, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

AlaskanYoung, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

rab53, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

mhaugo, Dec 05, 2011
Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 4,155 ratings.