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Newcastle Brown Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
76
okay

4,259 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 4,259
Reviews: 1,484
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 18.67%
Wants: 36
Gots: 353 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a half-finger of grey-tan head over a brilliant ruby-brown liquid. Smells honey, nut, brown malt, woody hop, esters of raisin and tamarind.

Tastes lovely. Wet supporting nut, caramel, iron, and a dusting of chocolate. Esters are honey wax, apricot, and mild pineapple. Hop flavor is woody with a bit of oranges. Hop bitter is clean and much higher than I'd expect for the style. The hop bitter combines with the carbonation to make a nice spicy/metalic zip at the end (like you'd expect in a czech pils). Dusty hop and malt flavor in the aftertaste. Nice carbonation level to clean just enough sweet from the mouth.

A delicious beer to help wash away the semester, as I sit here having just turned in final grades.

mentor, Dec 16, 2011
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 4,259 ratings.