Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale | Smuttynose Brewing Company

Smuttynose Old Brown Dog AleSmuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale
BA SCORE
75.8%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 2,695 ratings
Smuttynose Old Brown Dog AleSmuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
smuttynose.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-07-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,325
Reviews:
973
Ratings:
2,695
Liked:
2,042
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
10.94%
Alströms:
4.39
 
 
Wants:
136
Gots:
552
Trade:
3
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Soft, dark brown body with a rather thin head. Excellent roasted grain, nutty aroma with traces of chocolate and coffee scents. Robust toasted taste; lots of caramel and molasses notes; cocoa; nice hop bitterness tames the residual sweetness. Medium bodied.

The malts really come through with this brown ale. Rich, fairly sweet and inviting with just the right touch of hop bitterness to balance things out. One gets a small sense of the alcohol presence, but it stays pretty well hidden in the background. So, yeah. If you're looking for a top-notch malt-centric brown ale, find one of these brews and enjoy.

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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 75.8% out of 100 with 2,695 ratings
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