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RATINGS: 1032   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2003
The beer was quite enjoyable. Slightly sweet, nutty brown ale that looked good and was mild and easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holdwine (1075) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2003
Very nice brown ale. Deep dark brownish red pour with the requisite tan head. Truly an easy drinking ale with great malt flavor. Wow.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goz (359) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2003
Pours is a deep mahogany, with a large tan head that diminishes to a small ring, light lacing. Aroma is dark maltiness (nutty, earthy, woody), backed up with a solid amount of hops. Flavor has coffee, caramel, and a great hoppy finish. Medium body, very enjoyabl and easy drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2003
Brownish red colored, light tan head. Definitely hoppier than other browns but also pretty sweet. Nice balance between the two. Fuller bodied than most browns. A nice effort.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
winterlager (101) - Orchard Park, New York, USA - OCT 11, 2003
brown with redish tints, very sweet smelling. Malty and sweet with just enough hops that bite your tongue a little. Lots of carmelized sugar tastes.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2003
Nice beer to drink at this time of the year, autumn. Malty and sweet. Brown colored. Its a well balanced hoppy ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2121) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 5, 2003
More straight up pale ale then either an American Brown or the more lush British brown -- like a rounder maltier Sierra. Delicious well balanced granola malts with an equally big measure of hops with some hints of pine and parsley.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1more4dessert (329) - Upstate, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2003
Very nice brown/garnet color with off white lasting head. Very malty aroma and their is a noticable nutty spectrum of flavor, not sweet and not sour, as some browns have been in my experience.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 16, 2003
Medium brown with some ruby tints. Brown malt aroma. Nice chocolate malt flavors with a slight nutiness. Good brown ale

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1262) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 6, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2003 On-tap at the Noho Brewery. (I didn't realize they were Partners). Nice deep brown color, very flavorful malts throughout, and the finish is especially sweet an malty. Nice going. RE-RATE: (Bottled): Much better in the bottle than on tap. The deep-roasted malts seemed to come through much better, and it didn't seem as watery.


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