Product of: United Kingdom
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Colloquially known as ‘Newkie Brown’, Newcastle Brown Ale was launched in 1927 by Colonel Jim Porter with UK sales peaking in the early 1970s. The beers most important market is now the USA. Originaly brewed in Newcastle, as the name would suggest, brewing moved to Tadcaster in 2010. Read more
Sampled on 15/12/2012
(sample bottle BB 31-May-13) Clear, deep brown amber with quickly diminishing off-white head.
Soggy white baguette crust, caramel and floral scents.
Toasted bready maltiness with mild hops, faint orange zest, floral notes and hints of liquorice.
Short, non-descript finish with lingering sweetness.
While lacking real character it's hard to hate this iconic ale.
Barcode UPC: 5 010118 317841 >
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap