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Newcastle Brown Ale - The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited

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BA SCORE
76
okay

4,261 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 4,261
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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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.85/5  rDev +16%

Can you believe I haven't reviewed this sucker yet?

Appearance (3.75) : pours a beige-white two fingered head with lots of popping and creaminess. Body is a fiery red-brown with about 50% opacity. Small whispers of lacing here and there as the cap recedes.

Aroma (3.75) : Damp, musty, like an old sock, but also relatively fresh with barley, grain, wheat, and hop. It's got this malty brown sugar smell to it as well. Bouquet is medium strength.

Taste (4) : Lots of caramel, caramel malts, and roasted malt flavor. Hops are kept to a bare minimum. Refreshing and light-bodied to boot. This is very easy drinking a lot of maltiness and caramel packed in, as well as some lightly burnt brown sugar. Finishes linear just the way it started, light bodied and flavorful.

Mouthfeel (3.5) : Well, it's not gonna win any awards, but for what it is, it fits. It's light bodied, watery, slightly creamy. There is no finish to speak of.

Overall (3.85) : Well, I think I found a new staple for my fridge (along side the dozen or so others I can't bare to be without at all times). The Newcastle Brown Ale is an easy-peasey drinking, no-nonsense, flavorful brown ale with lots of good malt and roasted goodness. "The One And Only".

Update, as promised I had to pick up a 12 pack of this brew. Yep, it's that smooth.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Oct 04, 2014
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Newcastle Brown Ale from The Caledonian Brewery Company Limited
76 out of 100 based on 4,261 ratings.