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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,007 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,007
Reviews: 896
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 64
Gots: 103 | 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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demcorhip

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4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance
This ale poured a golden brown. The finely carbonated ale produced a one finger light tan coloured head with incredible retention and full, thick lacings.

Aroma
Hints of brown sugar, treacle, a creamy nuttiness, and earthy, leafy hops.

Taste
A very pleasant traditional brown ale. Nutty malts (hazelnut, walnut) sweetened by slight hints of brown sugar and treacle. A hint of roasted coffee and the earthy hop finish nicely rounds out this ale.

Mouthfeel
Nice, creamy mouthfeel in this nicely balanced brew. Creamy nuttiness well balanced by slight bitterness from hint of roasted coffee and the earthy hops.

Drinkability
Very drinkable classic styled brown ale. As such also very sessionable. Would also serve as a great introduction to brews made with the darker roasted malts. Glad to have tried this brew, and will likely drink this one again.

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2006 20:57:19 | More by demcorhip
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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,007 ratings.