Newcastle Brown Ale Beer Guide

With a history that spans nearly 100 years, there's a lot more to Newcastle Brown Ale than first meets the eye. This guide looks at the history of the ale, the brewing process and some of the best food pairings.

So whether you're a fan of this beer or just curious to learn more, read on.

Newcastle Brown Ale

About Newcastle Brown Ale

Newcastle Brown Ale is a beer that originates from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England. The beer was first brewed in 1927 by Jim Porter after he was inspired by the brown ales of Belgium. The ale is brewed with pale and crystal malt, as well as Challenger and Target hops. The beer has an ABV of 4.7%.

The beer has a dark amber colour and a malty flavour with hints of caramel and chocolate. The beer is medium-bodied with moderate carbonation,  and is best served chilled at 10–14°C.

What type of beer is Newcastle Brown?

This ale is a full-bodied, smooth dark beer with a strong malt flavour. It is dark brown in colour with a creamy head and has a roasted malt flavour with a hint of chocolate and coffee. The ale is medium-bodied with a moderate carbonation level.

What percent alcohol is Newcastle Brown Ale?

Newcastle Brown Ale has an alcohol content of 4.7% by volume.

What does it taste like?

Newcastle Brown Ale has a malty taste with a slightly bitter finish. The ale is brewed with English hops and has a dark brown colour.



What is special about this ale?

It is known for its dark colour and full flavour. Newcastle Brown Ale is made with high quality malt and hops, and is fermented for a longer period of time than most beers. This results in a beer that is richer and more full-flavored than other beers.

Who likes Newcastle Brown Ale beer?

If you like your beer on the malty side, then you'll love Newcastle Brown Ale. It's a classic English brown ale that has a deep amber colour and a rich flavour. This is the perfect beer to enjoy with friends on a cold winter day.

Is Newcastle Brown suitable for vegetarians & vegans?

Yes, Newcastle Brown Ale beer is suitable for vegetarians and vegans. The beer is made with all natural ingredients, including water, barley, hops, and yeast. There are no animal products used in the brewing process.


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