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Doggie Claws - Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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975 Ratings
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Ratings: 975
Reviews: 528
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 389
Gots: 246 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
"a Barley Wine made in the West Coast style. Big malt and hops make this copper colored ale one of our most popular products. Produced in September and October and released in November, this Beer will improve for years to come. Alcohol: 11.5% by volume. IBU's 70"

(Beer added by: faernt on 11-16-2004)
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bashiba

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4.47/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a very cloudy and dirty orange with a huge and thick fluffy tan head.

The smell was huge with big giant toasted malt nose and a light honey sweetness.

Wow the flavor really caught me off gaurd, a huge blast of sweet honey and bready malts with a nice mild orange and lemony citrus hop finish to balance it out quite nicely. Almost no alcohol taste at all, but a long lingering hop quality builds the more you drink.

The mouthfeel is thick and oily, yet it finishes very lightly with a bit of resin.

Shockingly easy to drink for a beer this big, very unusual overall. Really like it.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2010 00:44:56 | More by bashiba
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Doggie Claws from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
93 out of 100 based on 975 ratings.