English-Style Brown Ale

English-Style Brown Ale

The precise definition of English brown ale would depend on where you were in England. It is nowadays much more closely associated with Northern England, specifically Tadcaster and Newcastle, home to Newcastle Brown Ale. These medium-bodied reddish-brown beers are malt-accented with a nutty character, a gentle fruitiness and low bitterness. Alcohol is moderate, a maximum of 5 percent ABV.

British and North American Styles

Each year, the first round of the World Beer Championships is reserved for British and North American ale styles. Following


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