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RATINGS: 1116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2005
This was a pretty decent beer. Nothing spectacular but then again, this isn’t my favorite style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shadrach (176) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 17, 2005
Brewtopia ’05. Poured a dark orange brown. Aroma was slight with some molasses in it. Taste was molasses, brown sugar and almost maple syrup with a decent body to hold up and balance the sweetness so it wasn’t overpowering.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
agl108 (928) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2005
12 oz. bottle. Head dissipates quickly. Aroma is of caramel and chocolate. Very thin. This beer is a little too sweet for me.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MolsonMan (58) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2005
Pour a dark brown color. Thin body, too watery for my liking. Good tasting beer with malts and chocolate. So far I like the variety pack of smuttynose.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
periwinkle1239 (1) - Brighton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 8, 2005 does not count
Like the chocolate flavor. Also has a nice aftertaste with a liittle bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2005
Pours borwn like syrup. The brown is a given. The head has a good lacing which looks typical of the Smutty Nose beers. The aroma is very malty with chocolate and dark fruits. The taste was very sweet, buit a bit too sugery for my taste. This was fine though and good for a session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2005
Cherry brown pour supporting a nice beige head. Sweet aroma of chocolate, malt & spices (cinnamon?) but not in a "Holiday Ale" sort of way. Nice and well balanced flavors of light toffee, chocolate, and a little coffee riding a rounded sweet malt backbone with some hop bitterness creeping in at the back of the tongue. Finish was very satisfying, medium-long, sweet and clean. This is a nice Brown Ale which goes down smoothly and leaves you wanting another right away.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 28, 2005
Pours brown with a light brown generous head that sticks around. Taste is malty with fruit and cherries present. An excellent example from an excellent brewer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
swirl (267) - collingswood, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2005
A nice amber brown ale with a full aroma of spices. The taste has a maltiness that is pleasing. The hoppiness comes through on the back of the palate. A really good beer for hanging with friends.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reid (2092) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 21, 2005
Comes ina 12 oz brown long neck. Very nice ale to look at chesnut brown with a gorgeous tan head..that recedes to leave large splotches of lace. Very nice milk chocolate malty aroma to this one Very very tasty and well balanced beer..hints of clotted cream,cocoa,milk chocolate, residual sweetness of raspberrys,small hop kick at the end,long lingering chocolatyness. Wonderfully creamy and smooth on the palate..great stuff. Exceptionally drinkable , a remarkable brown ale. Another excellent choice from Jah Noth


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