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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,256 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,256
Reviews: 914
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 86
Gots: 191 | FT: 3
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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4.64/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.28/5  rDev +8.9%

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3.12/5  rDev -20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.16/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.6/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep copper with small, fast-disappearing head. Smells of malt with a slight metallic tinge.This comes through in the taste which seems a little mineral-ey, but well-balanced with notes of caramel - not too sweet though. Great body makes it very smooth and drinkable.

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5/5  rDev +27.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Bottle, but always happy to see it on tap. A standard bearer. Caramel isn't to my taste, but the fullness, integration of ingredients, and final smoothness render complaints silly.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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2.84/5  rDev -27.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

One of my favorites. Always like the complex browns. not much to dislike.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,256 ratings.