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RATINGS: 1143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.
Old Brown Dog has been around for many years. It was first brewed in 1988 at the Northampton Brewery. In 1989 it won a silver medal in its category (American Brown Ale) at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. It has since been retired from competition but enjoys love and respect from people all over the world.

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commonmac (1285) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Tap poured at Portsmouth Brewpub with Crayola girl. Pint glass. Color is a cola brown with minimal head. Almost looks like it might be flat. Nose has roasted malt and caramel characteristics. Mild. Taste doesn’t surprise you bringing the same malty, caramel qualities and feels pretty subdued. Slight malty sweetness. No real hint of bitterness. This feels really average.

3
Handypaul (573) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear, dark brown, with a two-finger, creamy, beige, lasting head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of resin and pine. Light to medium body, lightly sour, leaves a sticky sweetness in my mouth, a bit too much carbo, a light caramel taste and a light bitter and sour finish.

3.5
mjmoen (572) - - AUG 2, 2016
C-. Pours a clear brown color with white head. Has an "interesting" aftertaste

3.3
ADfan (870) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 25, 2016
On tap the beer pours a dark brown color with a medium head. The aroma is roasted malts, licorice and some caramel. Taste has more roasted malts, raisins and some herbs. Short finish.

3.3
DiarmaidBHK (5339) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Sample at hayseed. Pours brown with a khaki head. Leaves some lacing in the glass. Solid caramel on the nose. A bit sweet on the tongue normally but it does cut the spice of this jambalaya nicely. Finished clean. Solid beer though I like my brown ales to be nuttier ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
PanMarek (461) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2016
Strong caramel malt in the nose with slight hoppy fruit at the end. Pours dark golden with brief foam. Medium body and slightly slippery mouthfeel. Caramel dominates the taste with a little biscuit and slight hoppiness. Moderately sweet finish. A good, mild brown ale.

3.4
Nekronos (4174) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUL 5, 2016
Not much to say about it. Quite good broan ber and easy to enjoy. Very malty and indeed sweet was too.

3.1
Sevenlee (1846) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUN 30, 2016
Pours golden orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is caramel malty and light fruity, biscuit and some hops. Taste is high sweet.

3.2
Defreni (3277) - Husum, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2016
Fad. Fantastisk at får to amerikanske ratings i Seoul på en tilfældig pub i Itaewon. Bedste kvarter i Seoul for øl by far. Man kan tydeligt mærke den amerikanske indflydelse. Brun lys let brændt og sødlig. Fin øl.

3.3
Vighals (4199) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2016
Amberfaget klar med fingerhøyt beige skum. Maltpreget, sviske, nøtter og let karamell. Middels fylde. Middels fylde. Søtlig start, maltekstrakt, fudge og svisker. Lett bitterhet, noe kaffe og lett brent karamell. Kort.


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