Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company
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4.13/5 rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
A - Drank outside, straight from bottle. Love the bottle label however.
S - Wasn't crazy about the nose. Had a bit of hop aroma as well as some grainy malt scent, however I also got an off-putting sourness that made me a bit wary of trying this beer. Perhaps had something to do with having it from the bottle?
T - Luckily, this beer impressed me. A nice malty start with some faintly sweet and caramel flavor leading smoothly into a slightly bitter and clean finish. Nice balance and some complexity.
MF - Medium-bodied, carbonation was ample, and had a smooth feel with a good drinkability. The 6.5% ABV is hidden a touch.
O - Nice brown ale with a an equally good taste and mouthfeel. Wouldn't hesitate to purchase a six. Went well on a chilly November night but I could see this working year round.
Serving type: bottle
11-26-2011 06:31:47 | More by jb413
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