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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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88
very good

1,980 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 1,980
Reviews: 896
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 61
Gots: 91 | 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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jwheeler85

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3.1/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This was probably the first craft beer that I began drinking as a standard a few years ago.

A- Pours a hazy dark brown retaining a little head.

S- Smells kind of malty and musty... and a bit bready.

T- Has a medium level of maltiness, some slight smokiness, and a hardly noticeable bitterness that is just enough to balance off the malts. The only thing that stands out about this ale as opposed to other brown ales is the mineral and earthy quality of the water.

M- Properly carbonated for the style. Very clean feeling.

D- Good one to drink a couple pints of at the local bar. It's nothing special, but is usually pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2009 14:35:58 | More by jwheeler85
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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,980 ratings.