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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,983 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,983
Reviews: 896
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 61
Gots: 94 | 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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SouljaSaia17

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is in fact, my first Smuttynose as I tend to judge a book by its cover. But I chose to switch it up tonight and drink some unknowns!

A: This beer pours a dark copper color with a mocha creamed 2 inch head that stays around.

S: According to other reviews, I will agree that the smell is faint. I do get some roasted malts, a little toffee, some caramel and a chestnut sense.

T: Flavor starts out with caramel, toffee and some dark chocolate notes. Also has a hint of honey, roasted malts and some type of roasted, darkened nut flavor.

M: The mouth is very creamy and smooth. Like a cross between a porter and a brown ale with some stout characteristics.

O: For a beer which label doesnt present it as much, this beer is really good. Lots of malt and roast flavors that are complimented by sweet tooth ingredients. Would seek this out again!

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2012 06:28:25 | More by SouljaSaia17
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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,983 ratings.