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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
Old Ale (also known as “Stock” Ale), is a full-bodied beer with high levels of dextrins. In times past, this beer was typically laid up to mature, hence the name. The color varies from rich, dark amber to a very dark brown. This style features fruity, vinuous & deep, malty flavors, giving it an almost port-like qualities. Sight acidity is not uncommon.
Olive, iconic mascot & spirit guide of our brewery, first appeared on our Old Brown Dog label in 1994 & returned, thirteen years later, to pose for our Really Old Brown Dog, a luscious, malt-rich, full bodied “old ale” featuring deep notes of complex fruit. Much like our beloved Olive, this beer will mellow & age gracefully.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmerz (741) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 11, 2012
2012 Bottle drank in Nov...I think I may have bought it in January. Deep browd with a cream colored head that dispates leaving not much lace. Aroma is reminiscent of a really strong dopplebock...lots of sweetness, fresh dark bread, yeast, ripe bananas, a little spice. The flavor is more similar to the standard Old Brown Dog but ampliified, especially the booze. That is quite forward. It’s sweet malty, earthy, spicy, a hint of pine. The bitterness is muted but does balance it. It’s a bit tannic and buttery. it’s sticky and gritty. An intense beer that could easily be aged much more which would hopefully improve it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonev (163) - POLAND - JUL 19, 2016
Piwo klarowne w kolorze miedzianym - ciemny bursztyn z obfita grubopecherzykowa piana. W aromacie i smaku na bogato. Owoce czerwowne, posmak slodowy, karmel, przyprawy, szlachetny alkohol z brandy. Zarowno goryczka jak i wysycenie na niskim poziomie. Piwo likierowe do powolnej degustacji w zimny wieczor. Pyszne!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OminouSC2 (401) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Dark amber color. Sweet aromas, caramel, brown sugar, bread. Sweet tasting caramel, sugar and some spices. Alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (743) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Fair Lakes Aroma: dark fruits, caramel Appearance: dark amber with an off-white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, delicious

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JuanFlk80 (89) - SPAIN - JUN 18, 2016
Botella 33cl Cerveceria Kraken ( Oviedo ) Espuma blanca que desaparece pronto, olores maltosos, sabor acaramelado y toffe

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
laiti (7980) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2016
33 cl bottle @ home
Aroma is rather nice with sweet candy tones, caramel and toffee. Flavour has strong malty sweetness, syrupy tones, licorice and toffee. Very sweet but rather enjoyable and drinkability is quite ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
alteregoo (797) - POLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Po przelaniu do szkła tworzy się sycząca żółta pianka, która szybko opada praktycznie do zera. Barwa brązowo rubinowa, opalizująca. Aromat słodowy, głównie karmel i toffie, w tyle porto i daktyle. W smaku likierowe, gładkie, oleiste, półsłodkie - czuć palony karmel, brandy, porto, wanilię, dębinę. Niska goryczka, lekko ściągająca, niskie do średniego wysycenie, alkohol rozgrzewa w przełyku, nie jest jednak rozpuszczalnikowy.
Bardzo elegancki, gładki trunek, do powolnego sączenia przy filmie czy książce. Najbardziej podoba mi się przyjemna faktura i odczucie w ustach.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1449) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2016
De geur is lekker rijk. Een mooie bruine kleur. En de smaak is lekker divers, lekker vol. Echt een aanrader

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
daniele (7810) - ITALY - APR 12, 2016
Bottled on 2/2/15 ambrato carico velata non molta schiuma media persistenza naso maltato filo ossidato frutta passa discreta secchezza filo liquorosa amaro medio piuttosto piena leggero riscaldante

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClubGonzo (5357) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours a deep orange-hued clear body with a small off-white head. Aroma is caramel, orange peel, almond essence and hints of brown bread and nuts. Taste is brown bread, almond essence, burnt sugar, caramel and hints of alcohol, nuts and toffee. Medium body and carbonation. Fair enough, but no winner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepatrickman (714) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - APR 5, 2016
2012 Vintage. Strong sweet malt aroma and a good upfront caramel taste, but it has definitely mellowed out over the last four years and it’s deceptively smooth and balanced.

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