RateBeer
overall
77
88
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HourGlass13 (538) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Humlehode (556) - 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

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hopmaestro (1174) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sawbuck (602) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (1566) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : dark red with a small white head. Aroma : caramel, bread, berries and some herbal tones. Palate : light body, average to low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (2382) - Alabama, USA - OCT 22, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2015 Tap @ Kitty’s, Helsinki, courtesy of TM. Pours a reddish brown with not much of a head. Aroma is malty, bready, cola. Taste is cola, malt bready, dark malts. Prune. Like a light Scotch ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarpa (1302) - FINLAND - OCT 21, 2015
Tap @ gp Kaleva. Pours hazy brown, beige head. Dark bread, caramel, hops in the aroma. Sweet, malty, Carmel, some chocolate flavor. Some hops too.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (5986) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Tap@ Kitty’s.  Pours dark brown with a thick off white creamy head. Aroma has dark bread,  molasses and toffeeish notes.  Flavor has  caramel sweetness,  spicy notes,  dark bread.  Quite full bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ej (1214) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours a near clear amber body with a small tan head. Aroma is malty with caramel and light toasty notes. Taste is light sweet and malty. nice rounded bitter finish makes for a decent balance. Body is medium and the carbonation is soft to avg.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1358) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Clear, brown color. Thin , off-white head. Aroma of bread and caramel malt . Same notes in taste , moderate malty sweetness . Seems like nothing special, but everything is in perfect proportion in the taste. I really enjoyed it.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 115


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50