RATINGS: 1161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (800) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ByTheirLimpin (309) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (3288) - SPAIN - DEC 7, 2016
Bottle 33cl. @ The Beer Garden Store, Madrid, Spain. A: Hazy brown. T: Malt, chocolate, nuts, slightly hoppy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mep3222 (1351) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Roasted chocolate like malt aroma and flavor. Full flavored and balanced brown. I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sven1973 (330) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kaserov (362) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 30, 2016
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. 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. Pido ms caa en mi paladar. A su favor he de decir que no creo que est excesivamente carbonatada, como dicen muchos usuarios.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (5372) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 30, 2016
Too much carbonation. Very malty. Slightly astringent with chocolate and grassy notes. Odd

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALIBALI (1105) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (2035) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2769) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Dark brown/cider color; Medium body; Aroma of malt, caramel, & some nuts; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, nuts, and some hops; Nicely balanced; Solid brown ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
commonmac (1111) - 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 doesnt surprise you bringing the same malty, caramel qualities and feels pretty subdued. Slight malty sweetness. No real hint of bitterness. This feels really average.

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