Newcastle Brown Ale

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Type: English Brown Ale
  • Brewed by: Newcastle
  • Availability: Year-Round
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  • Region Available: Australia , Brazil , Canada , Chile , Croatia , Czech Republic , Denmark , England , Finland , Germany , Greece , Iceland , Ireland , Israel , Italy , Japan , New Zealand , Norway , Panama , Poland , Scotland , Spain , Sweden , Switzerland , USA
  • Aroma: Not Selected
  • Aroma Description: Light
  • Serve at Temperature: Cool
  • Container: Shaker Pints and Tumblers
  • Website: http://www.newcastlebrown.com/
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  • 13 
  • 4/5 
  • 4.70% 
  • 1191/3686 
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Newcastle Brown Ale is a brand of beer that was originally brewed in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, in April 1927 by Newcastle Breweries, which became Scottish & Newcastle in 1960. S&N UK is now a division of Heineken International.

Newcastle Brown Ale, The One and Only, is the biggest selling bottled ale in the UK selling in excess of 47 million bottles every year.

Newcastle Brown celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2007 and the brand continues to attract a loyal following in Britain and strong, sustained growth across the Atlantic. Newcastle Brown Ale is now sold in over forty countries around the world with sales approaching one hundred million bottles.
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Reviews: 13

  • Feb 7, 2010
    BearsforBeer (11)Rank: Beer NoviceGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
    3.9
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    This is probably my staple ale to go to when i dont have a great selection of craft beers to choose from. Pours a tad flat but drinks smoothly. Nice malty flavor. Has a nutty finish and a bit biscuity.
  • Dec 10, 2009
    FilmDude (5)Rank: Beer NoviceGroup: Northwest
    4.9
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    Lunatics broth as it's known in some circles is simply awesome. If I was doing my version of desert island "beers" and I could only pick one this would probably be it.

    beerwolf77's review really nails the details when it comes to the aroma and flavor, so all I can add is that it has a great flavor that stays on the palette long after the first sip and even though it isn't loaded with hops, it has enough so that you don't feel cheated.

    Cheers!
  • Jul 30, 2009
    beerwolff77 (85)Rank: Beer AmateurGroup: Wisconsin
    3.3
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    This has always been a go to beer for me so I might as well give it the once over for reviewing purposes. Even though it's like reviewing an old comfortable sweatshirt that you've had since college.

    It pours a a chocolate amber brown with a faint wisp of head. The smell is malty and nutty yet a bit metalic. The flavor is similar to the aroma. Roast malt with a chocolate/coffee hint. Slight biscuit with a little bitter hop bite. This has a nice feel to it. Not chewy but substantial enough to feel robust.

    This is a hands down winner for me in drinkabilty. I've settled down over a 12 pack of this and next thing you know I've got 12 empty bottles.