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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,015 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,015
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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bonbright7

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

I found this at Superstar in Huntington, NY as I was looking at their great collections of beer and I picked up the Portsmouth Lager too. The Old Brown Dog Ale poured well in the fading sunlight as I was about to watch the UNC-NC State basketball game and devour a huge roast beef hero.

My first taste of the majestic red/brown ale revealed fruit/malt flavors, which made it a delight to consume. I couldn't really detect the alcohol in it as the glass level went down and the ale exhibited a smooth cream/oil touch as I got to the end.

I was thinking this had be super on tap before I visited the BA and the Alstrom Bros review gave me a little feedback on that thought.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2007 05:04:16 | More by bonbright7
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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,015 ratings.