Originally Posted by pedro
IIRC, Newcastle is made for the export market. Kind of like St Pauli Girl
They said it's what hobos drink in England. Then they took big gulps of clear-bottled skunk water (Corona) and proclaimed it "lovely."
It was all part of a painfully transparent and ultimately futile attempt to needle the "gun-totin', Bush-lovin' American" (me). If they only knew...
Of course, I've talked to other, nicer Brits who have said they enjoy Newcastle and Guinness.