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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,017 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,017
Reviews: 897
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 66
Gots: 108 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Old Brown Dog has been cited as a classic example of the “American Brown Ale” style of beer. Compared to a typical English Brown Ale, Old Brown Dog is fuller-bodied and more strongly hopped.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-07-1998)
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GnomeKing

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4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Perhaps my favorite brown ale--a smooth but rewarding session beer with a slightly creamy mouthfeel. This is what I want when I drink a brown ale--a little sweetness, a little bit of hops, a tinge of caramel and spiciness, traces of a few other flavors...just a nice balanced beer that has some complexity (some rich fruit flavors are present, but don't overwhelm you), but that is soft spoken about its flavors. A winner.

BTW--If you like Grotten Brown, try Old Dog, or if you like Old Dog, give Grotten Brown a shot.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2007 19:14:20 | More by GnomeKing
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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,017 ratings.