Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale | Smuttynose Brewing Company

very good
2,694 Ratings
Smuttynose Old Brown Dog AleSmuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a brown with a light reddish amber hue and a thin finger of foam.

Nutty, caramel, toasted malts, slight chocolate note.

Molasses and caramel like sweetness, nutty roasted malts, and faint chocolate flavor.

Medium-bodied, low-medium carbonation, sweet, nutty.

Overall, a really fantastic beer.

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12oz longneck
A) Pours with a two finger head. Tan, tight and creamy. Slowly settles leaving a sticky lacing at the edge of the glass. Clear, dark amber body.
S) Roasted grains. Toasty malts.
T) Buttery, caramel notes. Hints of coffee. Very subtle hops in the finish.
M) Crisp. Medium body. Dry finish.
O) A delicious brown ale - so surprised I've not rated this before!

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Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 2,694 ratings.
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