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

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BA SCORE
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1,621 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,621
Reviews: 840
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 368
Gots: 296 | FT: 18
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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Photo of abuliarose
4.78/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter. Body is a clear and deep red amber with an appealingly creamy bit of head and some clouds of very fine bubbles nucleating throughout when swirled. For a barleywine this is very pretty. Smells deliciously sweet, with a solid caramel malt and vanilla presence and a little bit of golden raisin and golden syrup thrown in. Maybe even lychee. These are delicious barleywine smells.

Tastes like it smells, but not overly so! Sweet, malty and much lighter on the tongue than expected with a noticeable but very well balanced and refreshingly bitter hop presence. Some light warming spice to the taste. Mouthfeel is silky and creamy but not syrupy with carbonation more of a palate cleanser (very fine-grained) than a presence. Awesome characteristic for a stronger beer, and one I can't remember an equal to. Alcohol is there, but very well integrated and making this too easy to drink.

Overall, this is one of my new favorite sippers. If only it were easier for me to get.

abuliarose, Jul 15, 2010
Photo of sisuspeed
4.18/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Batch 75

Poured into a Portsmouth tulip glass. Orange-grapefruit in color with a thin creamy white head. Sudsy lacing left on the glass. The head actually has some nice staying power. An elegant looking barleywine.

Cherries, grapes, apples and some alcohol on the nose. Sugary sweet candy malts. Honey and even a touch of citrus. Light, floral hop bitterness.

Sugary, fruit-infused, malts on the tongue followed by honey and some alcohol heat. Grapes and apples mixed with sticky, piney, hop bitterness. The Belgian candy sugar comes through nicely.

Mouthfeel is extremely smooth, almost velvety, which is probably partly due to the extremely low carbonation. The bubbles are there, but I think the mouthfeel could improve with just a tad more carbonation. A good amount of warming alcohol and some decent hop bitterness.

Drinkability is good. This is a sipper, like almost any barleywine, and the ABV is definitely noticeable, but doesn't hinder any aspect of the enjoyment or flavor.

Overall, this is a very well done American Barleywine. It's on the maltier/English side, but that's what I prefer anyways. Really glad some California BA's hooked me up with this beer. I've got another in the cellar and I'm excited to see what a couple of years does to this beer. Worth seeking out.

sisuspeed, Jul 15, 2010
Photo of lacqueredmouse
4.08/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bought at Healthy Spirits, SF, and then carted back to Sydney to share with @LaitueGonflable and @thescotdownunder.

Pours a deep golden colour, slightly cloudy from sediment, with a huge an frothy head of just off-white foam. It's almost too much, with some excessive bubbling that almost makes it overflow with a pretty gentle pour. Looks good though, besides the logistics of the thing.

Big and rich nose. Masses of malt, with a boozy bent and a whiff of green hops to cut through some of the worst excesses of the barleywine. A bit of soda there as well, along with whiff of chlorine and saltwater which also leaven the rich, heavy sweetness of the brew.

Taste, however, is very firmly in the big, malty, sweet and heavy category. Rich and almost sugary, it melts on the tongue with flavours of dessert wine and toffee, with the booziness to back it up and make it a real sipper. I feel it almost needs something fresh, something lightly acidic to cut through it, but then I'm all about big malt-bomb barleywines, so I approve.

Yep, a big, unapologetic beer this one, with more than a whack of alcohol, but it's really quite suitable for the style and for what it's trying to do.

lacqueredmouse, Jul 10, 2010
Photo of whoneeds8
3.53/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Batch 71

Been sitting on this one for over a year now.

Pours out a thick syrupy orange with absolutly no head. Looks flat!!! I'm worried at this point.

The scent is a strong sugar smell. That candy sugar is very evident, very nice.

The taste is like someone stuffed a whole bag of Candy Sugar down your mouth. Followed by a bag of brown sugar to follow.

The mouthfeel is terrible. It's very low in carbonation if not flat. It's very very thick, even for a barleywine. And then there is a grain feeling to the after taste.

I can't believe how much of a disappointment this beer was. I brought it back from San Diego a year ago April and it's been in the fridge without being moved since.

This beer tastes like they forgot to add yeast to feed off the sugar.

NEW REVIEW 2/2/2014: Batch 88 . . . must be the infamous Flat Batch from my searches. My parents visited Oregon and brought back two bottles for Fred for me. Both Bath 88 and both so flat they need a spare.

I'm more disappointed that I haven't found any recognition from the brewers that they fucked up on this batch. If you've found where they have, please PM me.

whoneeds8, Jul 10, 2010
Photo of trevorjn06
3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a Unibroue tulip glass.

It pours a hazy amber/orange color with no head, not even any foam. There is almost no carbonation visible.

Aroma is sweet overall. I pick up sweet pilsner malt, a rye/spice aroma, mildly fruity hops, a hint of bready malt, musk and some alcohol.

Taste is overall sweet, rich malt with some dark fruit and mild hops. It begins with thick, sweet malt (a BIG flavor) and some rye spice and nuttiness. This transitions into rich fig, cherry and port flavors with a very mild hop bitterness, pretty well balanced here in the middle. Toward the finish I get more rye, sweet malt and alcohol with the sweet malt and port flavors lingering for a while.

Mouthfeel is thick with very low carbonation, almost cloying.

Overall this is a strong and flavorful beer. Not my favorite but I am not a huge fan of really malty, sweet beers. It has a decent balance and a nice complexity.

trevorjn06, Jun 26, 2010
Photo of Flightoficarus
4.6/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Serving type - 12 oz bottle into goblet

A - Pours a dark, burnt orange w/virtually no head.

S - Smell is of pineapple, orange, caramel, belgian candi, and a slightly piney character from the hops. This beer has a unique smell to it.

T - Very complex. Citrus fruits, dark fruits, caramel, belgian candi, a slight hint of toffee, rye malts, and moderate hop/pine character. Quite a mouthful. Truly wonderful!

M - Super smooth and rich, with minimal carbonation. Full-bodied for sure. Leaves a lingering aftertaste.

D - By no means a session beer, but surprisingly drinkable for 10%. This is one to savor of the course of a little while.

Overall - I have just got around to giving Adam and Fred a try, and I'll definitely be checking out more beers from this brewery. Highly recommended for fans of big, bold, assertive, complex beers!

Flightoficarus, Jun 21, 2010
Photo of scottfrie
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Batch 78 consumed 6/15/2010.

A: Pours a hazy dark orange with almost no head. A small collar around the glass left a decent amount of spotty lace down the side of the glass.
S: Notes of butterscotch (right after the pour only), rye, caramel malt, peaches, bubblegum and yeast.
T: First taste that hit me was the strong taste of honey. There is a very nice fruity sweetness to it too with notes of peaches, ripe apples, caramel and candied fruit. It also reminds me of the syrup that canned fruit is stored in, but the beer is not overly sweet. Some spiciness from the rye comes out in the finish and there is a touch of herbal and floral hops.
M: I love this beers mouthfeel. The body is thick and syrupy, but not overly sweet or greasy. The body is heavy, and the carbonation is soft and smooth. The alcohol is almost completely masked. This has to be one of the smoothest beers I've had.
D: I'm glad that I've found a store where I can try a variety of HOTD produces. So far I have not been disappointed with any of their beers. My beer could have used a larger head, but based on reading some other reviews it seems most bottles do offer quit a large head. I will have to pick up more of this beer and compare, and so should you.

Batch 54 consumed 12/29/11. This bottle is at least 7 years old at this point. Thanks wyllder.

A: Very large bubbly light tan head compared to my previous review. Great head retention, spotty lace.
S: Rye, honey and sweet fruits dominate. This smells a bit like fruit punch and apple juice, and the sweetness is almost cloying.
T: Syrupy fruit flavors with a hint of caramel and oxidation. I’m surprised how boozy this beer is for being so old. The honey is there full force as well, and the aftertaste contains flavors of brown sugar and tobacco. Flavors are a bit sharp yet muddled. Touch of tea like bitterness in the finish.
M: Thick, boozy, syrupy, heavy, with sharp, tingly carbonation. Not as good as the previous review.
O: I liked this beer much better fresh. I’m not convinced some age isn’t good for it, but at least for me 7 years was too long.

scottfrie, Jun 15, 2010
Photo of farrago
4.47/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Even if you're careful you are liable to get close to a half glass full of foam, very dense with the tiniest bubbles imaginable, the foam covers the entire inside of the glass so no "lacing" per se. Cloudy reddish orange color, opaque but not so as to not capture light within it, very active bubble beads within. The nose has a sunshiny honeyed quality to it, sweet tangerine and pink grapefruit trump the oats and granola, the latter sweet too, banana, nectarine and apricot fruit, caramel, malted milk balls, the citrus most obvious throughout. Full-bodied and creamy, full but soft mouth presence. The tangerine, lime, pink grapefruit big and bold here too, more honey, molasses, milk chocolate and caramel to increase the sweetness factor. Touch of vanillin tinged booziness, rye and oats without getting too grainy. Fruit cocktail nature to the nectarine, peach, apricot, pear, cherry fruit, straight out of the can. The carbonation accommodates the creaminess, more of a real slow churn than anything else. This does not strike me a "categorizable" beer, more an experimental hybrid. However you take it, it's sure yummy.

farrago, Jun 14, 2010
Photo of JRed
3.55/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear amber body with bubbly white head. Smells of alcohol, syrup, candied burnt fruit. The alcoholic booze and tropical fruit take over in the taste and don't let go. It slicks the palate with boozy flavors. A strong beer that serves best as an after dinner drink.

JRed, Jun 13, 2010
Photo of 2LBrew
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Have been wanting to try this one for a while. After opening the bottle I poured into my La Chouffe chalice glass. It effervescently flowed up and out of the glass. After sucking some of the foam as not to waste any, I realized I was getting myself into a higher alcohol beer than I had planned.

After drinking and thinking about what I was tasting and smelling, I logged onto BA to see that they consider this beer to be a Barleywine, even though the bottle says that it is a Golden Belgian. The taste is not bad. The combination of taste/ drinkability would make it hard to drink a bunch of these. I feel like I need to pair this with something salty or non sweet to cut some of the sugary taste. I really do like the creamy taste of the foam/ mouthfeel.

I would recommend drinking this on a cold day when the sun is out. I would probably get this again on tap and see how it compares to the bottle (maybe while I am in Seattle later this month).

If you are looking for something similar to an IPA or a Belgian Golden try this one!

2LBrew, Jun 08, 2010
Photo of yeahnatenelson
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance -- Pours a murky, ruddy brown with two finger beige head that slowly dissipated. Lacing is craggy.

Smell - Yeasty, grilled pineapple and tropical fruit, brown sugar, vanilla, and some floral hops.

Taste -- Upfront there is quite a bit of floral hop character, with a faint taste of tropical fruit and yeast. As the initial hop taste dissipates sweet and toasty malt characters make themselves known: molasses, brown sugar, vanilla, caramel, and some rye spiciness to cut through the sweetness. The finish is assertive with a mix of the alcohol, the hops, and also the rye.

Mouthfeel -- Full-bodied to be sure, a little viscous, but with creamy carbonation.

Drinkability -- This is a great example of the American Barleywine done well: sweet and complex maltiness paired with just enough floral and bittering hops to prevent the beer from becoming cloying. The further you get into the glass, the more unique notes that come to your attention. Satisfying and enjoyable from beginning to end.

yeahnatenelson, May 31, 2010
Photo of grittybrews
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Batch 80. Poured a rich, dark copper/gold into a tulip with a couple fingers of slow receding and creamy yellow-tinged head. Some nice clinging lacing.

Full, complex aroma -- alcohol is certainly present, but balanced with a vanilla/caramel sweetness and a hint of floral hops. Fairly high carbonation and a rich, creamy mouthfeel. Assertive flavor that comes on strong with alcohol, vanilla, caramel, and banana. Finish dominated by a sugarcane sweetness that slowly fades into a bit of hoppy bitterness with a hint of nutty malt as well.

A unique blend of styles that verges on too sweet and limits drinkability somewhat, but the dry finish helps keep the experience balanced.

grittybrews, May 27, 2010
Photo of DovaliHops
4.38/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a dark-goldish color with some sediment floating around. Very BIG head on this one. Very big and fluffy...looks like powdery hills of golden snow. Highly carbonated. Has a somewhat sour smell to it...with hints of candy sugars and sweet malts. Tastes very well balanced and sweet. Different than any other Barleywine I've ever tasted...in a good way. Chewy mouthfeel. Very good drinkability for a barleywine.

DovaliHops, May 26, 2010
Photo of twiggamortis420
4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle of batch 78 brought back from Portland by fthomasl, thanks Frank! Pours a deep, dark gold color, bordering on crimson. Dense off-white foam fades pretty quick and leaves some nice sheets of lace.

Nose is unbelieveable, so damn good. Sweetly floral hops, blooming rose bushes and some nice bready yeast. Sweet, fairly light malts - does not smell like a barleywine really. Unique, different from almost any beer out there.

Sweet vanilla malts and intense hop flavor are mixed to perfection. So integrated they just flow from one end of ther spectrum to the other. Alcohol is notable, but not overboard and a perfect compliment to the soft, sweet malts. Spicy rye comes out a bit as it warms up. Not rough, but certainly big. Unique beer that lives up to the hype for me.

twiggamortis420, May 23, 2010
Photo of jdense
4.55/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 79 poured into St. Bernadus chalice 5.13.10. I've had numerous vintages the last several years and somehow forgot to post a review of the bottled version.

Hard pour results in one finger white head fairly quick dissipation leaves a thin film of head on top of body. Light amber body some visible carbonation. Other-worldly nose, a bit sweetish, caramel, molasses, a bit of smoke, very complex hop profile, not too bitter, more floral than grassy, great smelling beer. Taste is crazy good, sweet like a barleywine, brown sugar, very hoppy in a good balanced way, fairly dry finish, should pick up a bit more character after aging. Sticky mouthfeel, good effervescence, which will be a surprise to those who erroneously believe HOTD beers are under-carbonated. Pretty drinkable for this ABV. While this youngish Fred lacks the character of older batches (the #2 from hannont's Fredfest tasting was other-worldly, thanks Sean) this is IMO one of the world's best beers, my personal favorite. Another amazing Alan Sprints offering. Truly exceptional.

jdense, May 15, 2010
Photo of Japerrault
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Hazy golden amber with a thick white 2 finger head. Nice lacing.

S: Malty! caramel, and spruce.

T: Big sweet caramel malt flavors up front, toasty, smokey? grain in the middle, and mild spicey hops at the finish. Mild lingering bitterness to balance the sweetness.

M: Medium/full body. Decent carbonation. Some alcohol warmth.

D: Nice smooth, flavorful, balanced beer, but it is a slow sipper.

Japerrault, May 15, 2010
Photo of david131
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Batch 77

A- A luminescent, cloudy, orange liquid with a thick and creamy bone-white head that is dense enough to dimple the surface of the liquid. Fantastic.

S- The aroma struggles to find its way through the dense head. What I do pick up is apples, pears, bananas, and caramel. I can detect just the slightest hint of alcohol on the tail end as well.

T- Pretty unique. Same aspects as noted in the aroma with a bit of nuttiness and a stronger alcohol presence. Has a unique Belgian Quad-like quality to it.

M- Unbelievably creamy and smooth with just a bit of alcohol warmth at the end. Nice.

D- A bit of a sipper. I have trouble figuring this beer out- it is strong, but not overly flavorful. It seems as though there is a lot going on but it keeps it under wraps.

david131, May 11, 2010
Photo of ChadQuest
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Didn't know what to expect with this, bottle says golden ale, BA says Barleywine, looks like a golden/strong ale...
Head protiens are very tightly laced and strong, and can defy the gravity on the sides of the glass, but have a harder time with the alcohol, and makes the lacing very strong while the head fades a bit faster as expected.

Man, i still don't know what style this most resembles, it has a big IPA hop bite, and a strong Belgian Yeasty aspect, some very Estery notes that remind me of a Saison, a Barleywine malty sweet backbone and thick chewy mouthfeel, with just a bit of alcohol noticable down in this labrynth of a beer. each sip is perplexing to me, it's great, beers this intriging to me don't happen to often. i guess BW is a fitting enough catagory for this, but it is far more complex then your average American BW.

I only got one bottle last trip to Indiana, but this is absolutly a beer when i see again ill pick up a few more of.

ChadQuest, May 10, 2010
Photo of BMoney575
3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled on 5-9-10
Batch 77

Pours a super cloudy and completely opaque brown color with deep gold around the edges. A huge off white head stays 1/2 inch thick, and slides smoothly down.

Smell is all soapy and fruity hops, very strong and bitter. Strong notes of apple juice and a nice fermented kick. Not over complex, but good.

Taste is sharp malty sweetness, huge tongue-numbing alcohol, and sweet fruity hops. Extremely strong with a fermented quality that I can't quite place. The hops are nowhere near as bitter as I expected.

Mouthfeel is very slick and creamy, but with strong carbonation. Suits the flavors though.

Drinkability is decent, the sweetness and booze are an epic combo.

Overall, very different. Good, but definitely a sipper.

BMoney575, May 09, 2010
Photo of jeffthecheff
3.13/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Batch 74. Pours a dark and hazy amber color with a fluffy, off white head that lasts forever and leaves great lacing.

The aroma caught me off guard, as I was expecting a spicy, yeasty Belgian nose. Instead, Fred is closer to an American barleywine, like the BA style suggests. First off, it's incredibly strong, It's got a caramelly, malty aroma with a bit of leather, dark fruits, and leather. A little bit of fruity yeast is found, but it's not particularly Belgian.

The flavor is a little too sweet throughout, with a cloying finish. It has a syrupy, raisin and plum flavor up front and a puckering, thick and gooey malt finish. Some nice features, but in the end it didn't mesh well with my palate.

The mouthfeel is where most of the Belgian influence seems to come from. Bottle conditioned to a high carbonation on top of a thick, malty body. If I were to have this again, I wouldn't open a bottle myself. This beer was complex and interesting, but not very drinkable.

jeffthecheff, May 01, 2010
Photo of Proteus93
4.4/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours something like a homebrew... hazy, raw, natural. There's a nice quality to that. Head forms quite nicely, just over a finger tall.

S + T: As far as barleywines go, this is a not at all what I expected. Nothing too intense, yet a fine complexity. Roasted malts along with orange, notable rye malts, and a soft earthiness. Flavour is also fairly modest as far as barleywines go, but there are a lot of them, very similar to the nose. Earthy, some orange & grapefruit zest, and some modest toffee.

M + D: Mouthfeel is full... big, yet smooth, not sticky, most certainly not cloying. It's not all that easy to take such a big brew and makes it something wonderfully drinkable, but Hair of the Dog has managed it just fine. Excellent, and while it's got a higher price tag on it, it's one I will return to when I have the opportunity

Proteus93, Apr 28, 2010
Photo of ColForbinBC
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a snifter; batch #72
Thanks to Mikey711 for the extra

Pours a burnt, muddled orange with a foamy, thick bone white cap. Excellent retention and sheets of lace that coat the insides of the glass. A good amount of visible carbonation.

The nose is of apple skins, raisins, candi sugar, musty earth, floral hops and faint grapefruit. There is a hint of toffee and a hearty dose of booze. Fred is a little all over the place, but I am ok with that.

Candied fruits, raisins, apple skins and toffee dominate. There is a doughy, undercooked bread/yeast flavor throughout. Overall sweet, fruity and boozy. The rye lends a bit of spice, but its pretty buried.

A full body that is chewy and syrupy. The creaminess is not where I want it to be, but it doesn't really hurt the overall mouthfeel. The finish is of bitter grapefruit and pine resin.

A sipper for sure. This is a big, bold beer with a high abv. Definitely not bashful. Insanely complex taboot.

ColForbinBC, Apr 18, 2010
Photo of popery
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle, home. Pours a big coppery amber with a small white cap. It looks a bit like brandy. Lots of caramel malt sweetness and big American hops in the aroma. There's a great spicy rye note in the flavor, along with honey and sweet grapes. Rich but not cloying. There's a bitter citrus rind finish, at least in a relatively fresh bottle. I think the feel improves as the beer sits.

popery, Apr 17, 2010
Photo of Tucquan
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had this in Portland, OR on 2010-01-30

A - Poured a dark gold color with almost no head

S - Apple cider and yeast

T - Unusual but good. Light candy apple and rye bread and alcohol with a complex hop bitterness. Belgian sugar on the aftertaste.

M - Thick with low carbonation

D - Definitely a sipper like a fine port

Tucquan, Apr 10, 2010
Photo of bunnyhustle
3.78/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Recent pick up from a Cali visit. Pours hazy and brownish-orange in color. Massive, massive head with good retention and a ton of lacing. Smell was sweet with lots of caramel, some honey, sugar, and alcohol. Taste was pretty similar. Very sweet. Some caramel, some honey, candi sugar, some hops and spice. Mouthfeel was thick and oily, a little chewy. Overall a good beer but it didnt blow me away. I just couldnt get over the sweetness of it.

bunnyhustle, Apr 05, 2010
Fred from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
92 out of 100 based on 1,621 ratings.