North Bridge Brown Ale is a budget beer from Aldi and although it's not a patch on Newcastle Brown Ale, it's not bad at all.
It's a lovely chestnut brown colour but it's let down by the very small, rapidly disappearing beige head so you very quickly end up with a flat looking headless ale.
It has a lovely malty smell with a dash of sweet caramel which is replicated in the taste, along with some chocolate and burnt toffee. The chocolate is more sweet than bitter so it has a lovely balance for the sweet-toothed among us. Most surprising is the harsh carbonation, which considering its flat appearance came as quite a shock to the palate.
Not bad at all for a budget beer and Ale Be Seeing You again.
Brewed for Aldi by Harper's Brewing Co
My Untappd score: 3.5/5