overall
75
87
style
RATINGS: 1163   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.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


Cakes' rating

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cakes (422) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2010
16 oz, on tap. Nothing exceptional yet not disappointing. Pours a Deep brown-amber. ABV 6.5% Nose and taste is caramel, vanilla extract, roasted malts. A pleasant pour.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2742) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2017
Bottle. Dark Brown-Amber in colour. Malty; roasty malts, smoke, chocolate. Hoppy; spicy fruity hops. Tasty. Good. Very drinkable. (2010-11)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotchzombie (563) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 18, 2017
Pours hazy cream soda brown with little head. Aroma is sweet and malty. Taste follows with some nice sharpness. Molasses, brown sugar and real depth of flavor. Very mild backend bitterness. Touch of hop only. Excellent brown ale. I could drink a lot of these. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ByTheirLimpin (311) - New York, USA - DEC 11, 2016
Another favorite I was disappointed to find I hadnt yet rated. On tap. Clear brown. Fine white head. Nose is roast grain, tied right to the palate. Sweet honey roasted grains, maybe a syrup tease. Perfect early winter fireside slugger. This beer never disappoints.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (3467) - SPAIN - DEC 7, 2016
Bottle 33cl. @ The Beer Garden Store, Madrid, Spain. A: Hazy brown. T: Malt, chocolate, nuts, slightly hoppy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mep3222 (1385) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Roasted chocolate like malt aroma and flavor. Full flavored and balanced brown. I like it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sven1973 (349) - GERMANY - OCT 30, 2016
Flasche gekauft im Whole Food, Housten Street, New York. Braun-rtlich, klar, wenig Schaum. Aroma Malz, Karamell. Voller Antrunk. Moderat Bitter, Haselnsse. zurckhaltend aber angenehm.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaserov (429) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 30, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2017 Color marrn aparentemente turbio (translcido y rojizo si le da la luz) con capa de espuma de un blanco amarronado de menos de un dedo de grosor (no mucha retencin). Carbonatacin a tope (menos presente en boca). Aroma mnimo a malta y avellana (o nuez, segn dicen otros; no estoy seguro). Sabor maltoso, a avellana (me recuerda mucho a la Hazelnut de Rogue pero con la avellana menos presente). El sabor es placentero pero se queda un poco a medias, es algo tpico para una Brown Ale, aunque me da la impresin de que el estilo no da para mucho ms. A su favor he de decir que no creo que est excesivamente carbonatada, como dicen muchos usuarios.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (5451) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 30, 2016
Too much carbonation. Very malty. Slightly astringent with chocolate and grassy notes. Odd

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALIBALI (1308) - Kiel, GERMANY - OCT 15, 2016
Vom Fass im STRONGBOWs Kiel. 0,3/4,50. Mag am offensichtlich nicht mehr ganz frischen Fass liegen, aber in diesem Zustand ist das Trpfchen nur Mittelma. Metallisch rosty im Aroma. Optisch rot, trb und ebenfalls rosty 😉. Nett. Der Trunk unauffllig karamellig, dezent sweet und nicht sehr hoppy. Wirkt daher tatschlich ein bisschen britisch. Solide.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (2049) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 4, 2016
Marrn caoba, tinte rojizo y de escasa espuma. Aroma poco marcado, malteado. En boca tiene paso facil, buen punto de gas, punzante. Cuerpo moderado. Equilibrada, de predominio dulce malteado en la base y notable contrapunto lupulado, seco, especiado, y ligeramente cido frutal, de frutas rojas.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 117
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5