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RATINGS: 1165   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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3.5
porterhouse (1580) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - SEP 24, 2005
(Bottle brew date 8/05) Pours a nice clear honey brown, nice biscuit head. Decent lacing. Brown sugar aroma. Bittering hops prevalent in taste and mouthfeel. Pleasant and smooth. Tastes fine but not remarkable, some brown sugar sweetness. Nice.

3
Pailhead (6539) - Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA - SEP 14, 2005
Bottle: Courtesy of Degarth via trade. Aroma is roasted nuts with some moderate caramel. Pours a real hazey amber with a small off-white head. Flavor is roasted nuts with some light caramel and a hint of sourness in the background. Finish has some flowery bitterness. A little watery and thin.

1.6
MattShizzle (613) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2005
I did not like this beer. Had kind of a nasty taste to it, and I don’t mean sour/infected.

3.1
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - SEP 8, 2005
Bottle. Pours clear brown w/ small off white head. Nose is nuts and caramel. Taste is caramel, light malt. Some minor nut notes and a smooth finish.

3.4
JoshuaB (476) - Detroit, Michigan, USA - SEP 5, 2005
Burnt sienna with creamy off white head. Smells nutty and malty, some caramel malts as well. Taste is more of the same, mixed with some light hops. Medium bodied. Pleasantly surprised.

3.2
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2005
12oz. bottle. Clear red/brown color with a small off white head. Malty, nutty aroma and flavor with some bittering hops at the end. Decent, easy drinking beer.

3.1
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 22, 2005
Aroma:hops aroma,light nutts... Appearance:Reddish brown good head.. Flavor:good hops flavor and light nutty....

3.3
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2005
Cask (GBBF): Muddy brown colour. Earthy hop aroma with some nutty caramel notes. Sweet nutty caramel flavour. medium bodied and quite nice.

2.8
ruggedman (647) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 16, 2005
I really wanted to like this more than I did. In fact the flavors are quite good, I just felt this was a bit too watery. Hop and malt flavors are nice with a caramel bite this has. Besides the watery-ness it’s a pretty good brown.

2.5
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 8, 2005
Clear brown color with a thin offwhite head. Aroma of nuts and malt. Mild flavor of nuts and malt. Light body, watery texture, soft carbonation.


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