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

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1,639 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,639
Reviews: 841
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 370
Gots: 293 | FT: 19
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: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fred was created to honor beer writer and historian Fred Eckhardt. It is made with aromatic and rye malts and includes 10 different hop varieties.

10% alcohol by volume
65 IBUs.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-13-1998)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz bottle. Appears to be a thick beer out of the bottle, golden in color - like apricot. Hazy and unfiltered, and absolutely no head to be found. Smell is on the sweeter side, some citrus; resembles a barleywine. Taste is sweet: sugar is the first impression, and it's pronounced. Small hop finish, unfortunately; espcially for one said to have 10 different varities. Feel is on the thicker side; very low carbonation. Overall, it's not what I was expecting and while not a terrible beer, it would not be one I'd go for again.

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91 out of 100 based on 1,639 ratings.