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RATINGS: 1089   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2012 Bottle. The pour was a cloudy medium brown with an average sized (1-2 finger) light brown frothy head that dissipated quickly but left behind some fair streaky lacing. The aroma was that of moderate a toasted grain malt, a mild pine hop and a meaty yeast with notes of roasted coffee, caramel, bitter sweet chocolate with a hint of nuts and molasses. The taste was sweet and malty with a mild hint of chocolate and molasses in the beginning and then became moderately bitter sweet and nice and roasty with notes of coffee, caramel and a mild hoppy finish. The flavor only lasted a short while, but was very enjoyable during that short duration. Mouthfeel was smooth and creamy in texture with a medium body and a mild carbonation. Overall a very tasty Brown Ale that had a nice bold bitter sweet coffee flavor with a nice hoppiness at the end.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (2991) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 26, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - brown pour with white head. Sweet toasty malty aroma and taste, caramel, nutty, toffee, very nice. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pour on tap, dark reddish brown pour with white head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, earth, hints of caramel, toffee, some slight red fruits into a bit of nuts, slight yeast. Taste was a mix of caramel, toffee, hints of cocoa, slight nutty notes into a nice grassy, earthy note into a bit of grain, finishing fairly sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (86) - SWITZERLAND - APR 11, 2015
Yeasty malt aroma. Pours dark clear brown. Tan head. Carmel malty flavors. Good ccarbonation. Lingering malty finish. Good

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (5167) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 6, 2015
Mild und locker im Abgang mit einem feinem Schuss an Hopfen. Dahinter leicht torfig mit ein bisschen Getreide und Kraeutern. Karamell nicht zu vergessen. Ein feines Piwo ohne grosse Schwaechen.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (5168) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - APR 6, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a deep brown colour with a steady head and medium body. Aroma of malt and chocolate with some hints of turf. Taste of ,malt, roast, woods, leaves, mild fruits, hops and dark bread. Mild bitter finish. Solid and drinkable, yet expected it better.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3461) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 25, 2015
Une bouteille partagée. 03/09/2015. Une robe cuivrée avec une mousse blanche. Un nez de malt biscuit bien défini avec des notes de chocolat et de noix. Une bouche mince avec des saveurs de noix. Agréable mais elle n’a pas le corps que promet l’étiquette.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Weevo (65) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle from beer club. Good enjoyable beer, pours dark mahogany with a thin head. Tastes of chocolate and toast. Had a little little higher than normal IBU's then you usually find in a beer of the style ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
eggraid101 (37) - Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Poured out of a 12 oz bottle. A brown color leaning toward Amber. A thin head that didn't stick around. The taste followed the color, Carmel for sure and a little sweet but not cloying. Not much coffee like some Browns try to get. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (478) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- A nice rush of sweet malt with some hops. Appearance- The beer pours a dark amber/brown with a fairly large white head. Taste- Has a nice malt and nut flavor, semi- sweet with some caramel notes. Palate- /a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall- A good American Brown Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1395) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Clear light brown with a two-finger off white head. Aromas of bready malt, nuts and a touch of floral hops. Caramel sweetness highlights the malt-dominant flavor profile that includes cashews and a slight bitterness from the floral. Light to medium bodied, modest carbonation, sticky mouthfeel and a fairly clean finish.


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