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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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2138) - 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.

   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.

   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1270) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 5, 2003
Light brown color with a light caramel malt aroma. Body has some strange sugary sweetness to it and a more eathy robust finish. Good milk chocolate notes. An interesting and decent brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - SEP 2, 2003
OK beer. Malty sweet, yet balanced with a good dose of hops. Good Autum beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
DYCSoccer17 (3302) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 30, 2003
Pours a rich amber color with a mild to moderate 1-2 cm head. Aroma is sweet like cocoa. The taste is just like the aroma--slightly chocolaty and rather sweet--almost too sweet. Very low carbonation, which is rather typical of a brown ale. I think this is a pretty enjoyable beer, but might be slightly too sweet. 6 oz sample (shared half with my brother)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChazyRPh (582) - Chazy, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2003
Beautiful brown beer. Quickly dissipating head, predominant cocoa aroma. Definate maltiness and chocolate flavors, some smokiness, but sweetness rules this brew. Very smooth, ever so slight hint of hops in the finish. I like this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2003
Reddish brown ale with a small head. Malty and sweet, but with some of the sourness of a British brown and some of the nutty taste of an American brown nicely combined.

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