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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cazort (497) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2013
I love this beer; it’s probably my favorite beer classified on RateBeer as a brown ale. It’s moderately hoppy without being overwhelming, and it seems to achieve a balance that I’d like...relatively dry for a brown ale, not as much as some stouts but enough that it’s refreshing. Seems pretty complex too. I became a huge fan of this beer when I live in CT and it was pretty widely available; here in PA I drink it less only because it’s less available. It’s described as full-bodied but to me, in spite of its high ABV, this beer has a certain lightness to it, perhaps because it’s a little less sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2227) - Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2014
[Bottle] Clear brown pour without much head to it. Sweet caramel and toffee aroma. Taste is similar, with some cocoa and nutty notes. Creamy body. Tasting notes from 11/2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (353) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - APR 13, 2014
Pretty strong for a brown ale. The flavor is nutty with medium bitterness, light sweetness and some toast. Full-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5637) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, dunkle reife Früchte, nussig, Karamell. Geschmack röstmalzig, nussig, Karamell, dunkle Früchte.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Swamp_Thing (27) - Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
I do not taste the 6.7% at all, hide it well. Thin with mild sweet cream predominating. Goes down easy, but leaves hardly a trace. A good one to have mowing the lawn. Extra points for appearance, beautiful golden brown with long lasting creamy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (497) - - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle from the grocery store. Pours transparent amber with a thin layer of off white head. Aroma of malts and nuts. Taste pretty much the same.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bierkrug (2109) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - MAR 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2014 355 ml bottle in Margate, FL. Pours caramel in color with an off white foam head. Toffee notes in aroma along with hints of fruit and sugar. Blast of sweet maltiness at first taste, followed by clear citrus and fruity hop notes, slight hint of alcohol. Creamy body that lingers with sweetness. Noticed more fruit character as I drank more in the palate..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salamiwami (50) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Translucent brown and quite effervescent and heady for this style of beer. Nice caramel and malty flavors. Pretty tasty if unspectacular beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (235) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2014
Klar brun, tæt offwhite skum. Aroma: malt, sødlig. Karamel og malt i smagen kombineret med frisk carb. God dybde og fylde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
two7offsuit (124) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Pours brown with an off white head. Aroma of malt. Flavor also of malt with hint of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
akoeninger (344) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Reddish brown color with off white head. Sweet malty aroma and flavor. Sweet in the finish, but well balanced. A very nice brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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