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See the Newcastle Brown Ale TV adverts from the 1970s and 80s

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Take a look at these Newcastle Brown Ale adverts from the 1970s and 80s.

Do you remember them being broadcast? The ad above was first shown in 1972.

It has two workers cleaning a huge bottle of Brown Ale on top of a monument by the River Tyne.

As their lunch break approaches, a helicopter brings in two bottles for the pair to enjoy themselves.

The voiceover says: “There’s one thing about Newcastle Brown Ale, wherever you are it’ll never let you down.”

Still from Newcastle Brown Ale advert first broadcast in 1981

The second advert, from 1981, shows a night out at the pub as the camera shot slowly zooms out.

You can see the famous Free Trade Inn in Ouseburn has been renamed The Dock for the purposes of the clip.

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The voiceover asks: ”Newcastle Brown, would the North East really be as tranquil without it?”

Sometimes known as ‘Brown Dog’, the region’s most famous tipple celebrated its 90th birthday in 2017.

Now owned by Heineken, the controversial decision was taken to move its brewing to North Yorkshire in 2010.

Brown Ale ads are now rarely seen on British screens, but it is regularly pushed in America.

Still from Newcastle Brown Ale advert first broadcast in 1972
Still from Newcastle Brown Ale advert first broadcast in 1972

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