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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

4,161 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 4,161
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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Nice sweet caramel flavor with very good lacing. I call it "the dessert of beers".

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Unreliable as a beer.

You can buy this beer, either great, too sugary, flat, skunked etc etc... Is it the clear bottle?? or just the mass production of this beer??

A: great color, most of the time.

S: smells brown sugary most of the time.

T: could be too sugary, but when you get a good one it is pretty good, nice and slightly sugary, malty taste to it.

M: light carb, sugary feel.

O: thought it was better a few years back. Not sure why it has quality control issues, except for the clear bottle... Sometimes good, sometimes bad, if it is on sale at the local grocery I'd still pick up a few for BBQ's though.

daveruman, Sep 01, 2014
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 4,161 ratings.