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Old Brown Dog | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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3.93/5
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2,702 Ratings
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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:
#5,706
Reviews:
977
Ratings:
2,702
pDev:
10.94%
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4.39
 
 
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Best before July 17, 2012

A: Clear, dark red with a dense and substantial head and some lace.

S: Faint sweet malt and, oddly, dust. Very subdued nose.

T: An initial aggressive assault of white sugar, then some sweet maltiness with minimal character--not really a caramel flavor, but maybe some faint nuttiness. More floury dust. A surprisingly dry finish with some faint hops. Except for the sweetness, the flavor is subdued.

M: Thin and a bit bubbly.

O: This might be an interesting beer at 3.5% abv. At 6.5, I don't get it.

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Old Brown Dog from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 2,702 ratings
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