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RATINGS: 1143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.
Old Brown Dog has been around for many years. It was first brewed in 1988 at the Northampton Brewery. In 1989 it won a silver medal in its category (American Brown Ale) at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. It has since been retired from competition but enjoys love and respect from people all over the world.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (4348) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2016
Flaske fra helsekosten på Kvaddå, delt med Ovesen mens vørteren koker i Grainfather: brunlig rav med kort, storboblet skum. Urter og malt i aroma, i tillegg litt innslag av kjeks, røde bær og mørke fløtekarameller i smaken. Slank, med en tørr og behagelig lett bitterhet i avslutningen - glir sorgløst innenfor snippen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (2567) - NORWAY - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle shared with JMD at HNB 24.01.15. Muddy brown. Small, pale brown head. Not much lacing. Some aroma of brittle, dark caramel and dark malt. Similar taste, with hints of unfermented wort. Low bitterness, but high drinkakability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Underdogs88 (305) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Sweet Chocolate and nut flavor on the aroma. Hop aroma is low. Appearance is a hazy brown with an off white head. Flavor has notes of toasted bread with a medium bitterness from the hops. Mouthfeel is medium with a medium level of carbonation. Overall, it's a good tasting sessionable beer. Personally, I would prefer more hop flavor and aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (4533) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2016
ON bottle from Vinmonopolet Aker Brygge, ocotber specal release. Brown color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; malty, al little roasty, dried fruits, caramel, and vanilla. Medium body & complexity. SOme immediate sweetness- but balances our pretty ok. ENjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (8014) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2015
[7938-20151115] Tap. Mild toasted grains aroma. Clear, brown amber body with a quick foamy off-white head. Bitter grainy toasted sweet malt flavour. Medium body. Average. (7/3/6/3/13) 3.2
(@ Logan Airport, Boston, MA)
Overheard: "If you’re not gonna marry my auntie, you’re damn well gonna marry me."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjplumer (911) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 24, 2015
The aroma is a mild nut with a hint of malt. Body is a clear ruby brown topped with a frothy two finger head. Rich caramel and mild roasted malt taste. Clean medium bodied beer. Drinkable and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HourGlass13 (501) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Pours up brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is malts, caramel and light floral. Taste is medium sweet with a long malty, caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is slightly oily, soft carbonation. Smooth and easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Humlehode (424) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2015
Pours clear brown. Aroma is faint floral, bread crumb, wet grass, toffee. Medium-light bodied. A good brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hopmaestro (1099) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2015
Aroma is malty and dark bready with some dark dried fruits for good measure. Taste is the same as the aroma really, but with some sweet and moist forest sensations adding to my already existing aversion against the style. So... it is as good as it can get for a brown ale. It’s nicely crafted though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawbuck (588) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Nice aroma of bitter chocolate, some fresh bread and a hint of raisin. Nice brown color, with a tan head. Sweet malt up front. Chocolate, toasted almond, and some dark fruit initially. Bitterness is brief but cuts sweetness nicely. Somewhat watery mouth feel on the finish. Well balanced. Not bad.

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