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Smuttynose “Old Brown Dog” #3

December 22, 2009 2:58 pm

Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale BottleYes, it’s third appearance.  I think it’s safe to say that it’s an annual winter tradition and that it’s consistently one of the most popular beer served.

Smuttynose’s description of this beer; “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.”

Kicked 12/31/09 after just 9 days to become the fastest consumed beer ever.