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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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osusullins

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4.22/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of a bottle into a pint glass.

This is one of my favorite brown ales. Very nice.

Pours a nice caramel brown with thick tan head.

Aroma is pretty much all malt. Caramel sweetness is most dominant, some dark fruit notes. Pretty nice nose overall.

Taste is damn good. Sweet malts dominate the flavor. Caramel, some chocolate, maybe fig. Subtle hop on back end. Light bodied and very easy to drink.

I highly recommend this beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2011 05:44:11 | More by osusullins
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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,983 ratings.