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Adam From The Wood - Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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455 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 455
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 7.39%


Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"our Adam aged in American Oak barrels. First released in 2000, and released again in November 2011 in 12oz bottles. This 12% beer has lots of the typical HOTD aromas: Caramel, brown sugar, tons of raisin and tobacco. Fig, date, and plum fruitiness in that order. This has a fairly strong earthy vinousness as well as oak vanilla. Alcohol: 12% by volume"

(Beer added by: freed on 01-04-2005)
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iflah45

Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep brown with slight reddish hues. Small head, less than a finger, dissipates quickly leaving some bubbles floating about. Definitely more carbonated than Bourbon Fred which I was a little disappointed with.

Smell is simply amazing. Deep, deep, warm bourbon tones and smokey oak tones. Rich malts, caramel, maybe some plums. The barrel aging just made this beer a different creature, so great!

The taste actually tops the aroma which I was surprised. I scored it perfect mainly because of how balanced it was. The bourbon is there and great, but it doesn't dominate the beer. The multiple levels of caramel, toffee, leather, dark sugary fruits, and oak are just amazing. The beer seems to morph and reveal new layers with every sip.

The mouth feel is impressive as well, slightly syrupy, but very smooth and not too hot. Great carbonation level which real makes this beer that much more enjoyable after having tried Bourbon Fred which felt like water in the mouth.

Awesome! Amazing! Delicious! I want more! So much more! what else can I say?...If this isn't on he top of your wants/whales list....PUT IT THERE!

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 03:16:14 | More by iflah45
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Adam From The Wood from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
100 out of 100 based on 455 ratings.