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

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BA SCORE
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445 Ratings
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Ratings: 445
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 495
Gots: 94 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in new, medium toast American oak barrels for at least 6 months

(Beer added by: freed on 03-28-2005)
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

WILD-THING, Nov 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

2014 vintage 12oz bottle into a newly acquire HOTD tulip. Pour produces about a 1/4'' head. No carb issues here.

Caramel, molasses, wood and a little burn on the nose.

Taste follows the nose. Sweet, caramel, malty, bready(?) goodness with perfect amount of wood and alcohol. I really dig this. Possibly a bit under appreciated and definitely recommended. HOTD crushes this style.

Zaximus, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

mklisz, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

emottram, Nov 09, 2014
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4.78/5  rDev +12.5%

The beer comes a copper dark brown.

The aroma offers sweet bourbon, oak, toffee, caramel.

The flavor follows of a full mouthfeel with a good amount of carbonation. A punch of dried dark fruit of figs and plums. A rich brown sugar and caramel sweetness comes through with the beer drying out of oak.

A deliciously complex brew.

dar482, Nov 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

KevinL, Nov 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

tjmodica, Nov 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

ViragS, Oct 28, 2014
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petermethot, Oct 26, 2014
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muskiesman, Oct 26, 2014
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Dicers, Oct 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

wethorseblanket, Oct 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

dkw0063, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

tpacek, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Morey, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

jhillwastaken, Aug 25, 2014
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Paccamacca, Aug 20, 2014
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dleiner, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

mendvicdog, Aug 11, 2014
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Big_Dave, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Shared by ygtbsm94. Thanks Brad!

The beer is copper hued and somewhat clear with a small tan cap. Aromas of bread, oak, sweet malt, vanilla, booze. Huge flavor. A huge wave of oak carries over from the aroma to flavor, with additional flavors of wet wood, earth, vanilla, malt. A potent offering. While this is indeed quite tasty, it's best enjoyed in small servings.

Huhzubendah, Aug 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

afsdan, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

suckaj, Aug 03, 2014
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Fred From The Wood from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.