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RATINGS: 1135   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (1038) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Pours a muddled brown with a very thin white foam head that quickly disappears to nothing. Aroma is toffee and caramel malts. Very light on flavor, with some caramel malts. This is okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Quick3Beers (631) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Pours a brown from a bottle, khaki head. Smells thin somehow, some caramel in the nose. Tastes like soda, overly fizzy, some roastiness, almost smoky meatiness. Too thin and fizzy for my taste. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
craftbeersweden (457) - SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2015
Hmmm... this is really not that interesting...

The beer is clear, copper colored with a one finger highe, white head.
The nose isn’t there! Only light nose of caramel malt.
Taste: Caramel malt, dried fruit and butter.
Body: Waterish and light. Light carbonation.

No this is something I only will have one more time (because I’ve got two bottles).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9728) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle: Hazy, Brown coloured, small persistent off-White layer; dry nose of toasted malt and herbal hops with a certain fruitiness in the Background; moderate bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied; lingering and drier bitter finish with subdued traces of dark malt and caramel. Good, yes...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (3170) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Pours hazy brown with low off-white head. Aroma of hazelnuts, toffee, light citrus and orange. Taste is sweet, slightly burnt butter and sweet slightly roasty finish. Body is light to medium full, smooth with soft carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (399) - Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Pours medium brown with no final head. Soft malty dry taste with a hint of brown sugar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10310) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ The Pig, Washington, DC
Pours hazy amber brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with along malty, caramel, nutty and floral finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16045) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle, at the pig, DC. A clear, light brown beer with a small, dense, beige head. Nutty, toffee aroma with a bready touch. Some dark dried fruits in the flavor, with toffee, nuts and caramel. It’s medium to full bodied, nicely carbonated. A decent and easy drinkable beer. 150619

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (11193) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 2, 2015
12 oz. bottle, pours a deep dark amber brown with a medium beige head. Nose brings out dark fruits, toasted malt, and toasted bready caramel. Flavour is along the same lines, with toasted caramel bready malt, some dark fruits, and toasted nuts. Pretty robust for a brown ale, with a dry toasted finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigbish (649) - California, USA - MAY 23, 2015
This is a really nice brown ale. Lots of make flavors, crusty bread, touch of Caramel. Slight hop flavor. Very smooth.

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