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

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553 Ratings
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Ratings: 553
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 1,361
Gots: 107 | FT: 11
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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MarcWP

Arizona

4.54/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

2014 vintage poured into 3 Floyds snifter.

Pours opaque black, no carbonation, the end..

Aroma is huge charred dark fruits like raisins, figs, prune. Spiced rum, smoke, leather, oak, scotch, dark caramel, and hints of cognac. Tremendous nose on this and like Cherry Adam is among the best for Old Ales.

The taste is huge leather, caramel, fig, smoked maple syrup, old raisin, shaved wood, Brandy, and vintage rum. Sweeter than base Adam, with deeper booze and dark fruit flavors. Also has an earthiness to it but it's possibly the oak tannins reacting with the smokiness of the beer.

Mouthfeel is slick, sporting a light heavy body. No carbonation, I think Cherry had a just a bit. The lack of carbonation really isn't a spoiler. Just makes for a different drinking experience.

This is wonderful. It's meaty yet sweet like dessert. But it's not cloyingly sweet as the oak really drys out the finish. I think the lack of carbonation is what gives the impression that the beer is sweet since there are no scrubbing bubbles to clean the palate. I love the aroma, enjoy the flavors, and would be ecstatic to have this around all the time. I still think I prefer Cherry Adam though.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 03:22:46 | More by MarcWP
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3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -7%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -7%

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California

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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timc100

Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

No fizz at the pop of the cap, must be a 2014. Hesitant about that fact, but fuck me this is amazing.

Aroma of leather, booze, cigar tobacco, damp aged oak, bourbon barrel char and vanilla. Big dark fruit presence with some more tart, sweeter fruits. The taste follows with a big damp woody, oaky booze with a lot of fruit - notable tartness on the finish.

This is outstanding, very glad demand was down and I got several bottles. This will be fun to revisit the next few years.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -12.5%

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Ohio

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -12.5%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -7%

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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.4%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -7%

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Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -23.4%

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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 553 ratings.