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

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262 Reviews
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Reviews: 262
Hads: 775
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 913
Gots: 166 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  13.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SirChugsAlot on 11-16-2008

Cherry Adam from the Wood is aged with locally grown black cherries in Bourbon and Sherry casks for 15 months.

First release - November 2008
Second release - November 2009
Third release - March 2011
Fourth release - November 2012
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Reviews: 262 | Hads: 775
Photo of Knapp85
3.97/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Took the leap of faith and ordered a $28 bottle of this as my dessert beer on my 25th birthday last year. I was just hopin that it was going to be good, I'm assuming the bottle I had was from 2009. It poured out as a dark red color, the head... Was never there. No lacing at all. The smell of the beer was very wine-like. Strong barrel aromas, blended with cherries, and booze. The taste was a little tart but had a complex flavor to it from the cherry to the wood and then some nut flavors in the far background. The mouthfeel was a little watery I thought. A little too much like a red wine. The overall thoughts I had on this beer was that I didn't think it was worth the amount I paid. Sadly I think there are much nicer beers out there other than this for much less. However I am glad that I got to try it. I don't see myself ordering this brew again. (856 characters)

Photo of coldmeat23
3.97/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

GLASS: Oversized Wine Glass
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 50 degrees
VINTAGE 2008
Thanks to msubulldog25 for hooking me up with this one!

Appears to be black, but closer inspection reveals it to be very dark brown with a dark ruby tint. Pours with a totally minimal head. No retention. Pretty good lacing, suprisingly.

Smells like Adam, only better. Nose is of huge cherry notes mixed with a bourbon-like backbone. Good oak presence. Big caramel malt notes. Lots of dark fruits mix with molasses notes. Hints of vanilla, smoke, dark chocolate and butterey biscuits. Very slight booziness.
Quite a complex nose. It smells like dessert.

Taste is quite complex, also. Cherries and lots of other dark fruits, right out in front. Good bourbon notes mixed in. Lots of smoke, leather, and hints of oak. Dark chocolate, vanilla, caramel, molasses, and brown sugar. The sherry barrel aging comes through in the finish.

Mouthfeel is okay. This is a thick, viscous brew. The lack of any real carbonation hurts this one and leaves it overly syrupy.

The saddest part is that this is my only bottle of this. I wish that I had several others so that I could lay them down for awhile and see how they progress.
This is a beer with an amazing level of smells and flavors. The lack of carbonation really leaves it too syrupy, which costs it points.
Despite the one minor flaw, this is an excellent brew. (1,385 characters)

Photo of seaoflament
3.97/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Muchas gracias Kyle for the opportunity to try this beer. I love regular Adam and have been drooling ever since I heard about this beer.

A tiny hiss after I crack the cap, a slow stream of small bubbles race to the neck. After hearing that this beer is not very carbonated, at least yet, I did a slightly aggressive pour into a pint glass. I managed to get about a quarter inch of fizzy foam that quickly settled to a thin crescent moon. The beer itself is dark with some caramel highlights on the side when held to the light.

The cherry and wood notes mixed very well with the Adam beer base. There is some semi-sweet chocolate, smoke, rum soaked raisins, dark cherries, wood, vanilla, a bit of soy sauce, and a whiff of alcohol in the background. There is a nice mixture of sugar cookie, molasses, brown sugar, and black cherry, it's like a dessert. The malt combination is very complex, deep dark fruits, and a combination of sweetness (brown sugar, caramel, molasses, dark fruit jam). I'm surprised at the variety of fruits and how fruity it smells. After a few minutes in the glass it begins to smell like a chocolate covered black cherry.

Wow, it seems like there is much more cherry in the flavor than in the aroma. The first sip is just a bit overwhelming as I'm trying to capture all the flavors. There is some chocolate and smoke upfront with dark fruits in the middle and oak, alcohol, and brown sugar in the end. More chocolate on the second sip but also some caramel and molasses, very sweet finish. Long finish of oak, toast, caramel, and cherry. There is a little bit of cherry tartness upfront and it is accompanied by the alcohol pretty closely. A little nutty in the aftertaste. Subtle notes of cocoa and coffee in the finish. After a few sips I begin to taste some apple or rose petals in the back.

Low carbonation and a bit viscous too. It feels a little velvety on the tongue initially. Yep, the following sips feel a little flat. Two things that would help this beer out and make it easier to drink are: a little more carbonation and a drier finish.

A good beer that I hope gets better with some more time in the bottle...right now I would take regular Adam over this one though. (2,206 characters)

Photo of paco1029384756
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque brown color with next to no carbonation, just a few bubbles.

Scent of cherries, chocolate, oak, maple, molasses and sugar. Robust and balanced, but nothing amazing.

Taste of cherry, molasses, oak, vanilla, alcohol, honey and bourbon. Complex and tasty, but fails to find perfect harmony.

Mouthfeel is medium heavy bodied and thick with a small amount of carbonation. (385 characters)

Photo of Halcyondays
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, '09 Vintage,

A: Pours type black with a minimal if any type of head. Just a smattering of bubbles. Not a great start, but it'd change my mind.

S: Chocolate and black cherries, with some noticable residual sugar.

T: As with the nose, the dark chocolate dominates. Chocolate covered black cherry soda but in the least artificial way possible. It's that one flavour, but it's quite tasty.

M: Carbonation is minimal as per what the appearance told me. But it's not flat at all. Light carbonation is fine for this style. Very full-bodied and smooth, an elegant beverage ala dessert wine. Noticable booze, but it's not bad and will abate itself with time.

D: I paid a Jackson for this baby, was it worth it, from the beer probably not, but Beachwood was my only opportunity, and it was my birthday so I'd been eyeing this for a while. Good beer without a doubt, put 2-5 years on it; it will be amazing. (916 characters)

Photo of homebrewhawk
3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Thanks to inflatablechair for this one. 12oz. bottle served in a snifter. Bottle conditioned. 2008 vintage. Poured brown with hints of red. Not a lot of carbonation, what head there is quickly dissipates. Great aroma with bourbon, vanilla, oak, fruit, and a hint of alcohol. Full bodied, but the lack of carbonation made it a bit syrupy. Very rich, complex malt profile. More oak and chocolate. Lots of vanilla from the oak. Long woody finish. A bit of tart cherry flavor, but not a lot. The lack of carbonation really diminished the beer to me. (545 characters)

Photo of JAXSON
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Early 2010 rate.

Bottle. Pours deep brown with a wispy head. Nose is hugely malty with heavy bourbon and oak. Not as smokey as a lot of other of their oak-aged beers. Hot, sweet, and a bit tart in the mouth. Somewhat medicinal sweetness bordering on cherry. Big and robust malt. More smoke or spice would be nice to play against the sweetness. Not cloying though, pretty enjoyable. As it opens, the bourbon and oak kind of meld together very nicely. That said, I think I would just prefer the regular Adam here. (512 characters)

Photo of jvillefan
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A very dark but slightly transparent brown ruby tinged black. The head is a laced brown and lingers.

S: Two aromas jump out immediately, chocolate and cherries. Very interesting and unique.

T: Cherries on the front of the flavors. Toffee, caramel, vanilla, oak, and chocolate are next. It finished from the heat from the bourbon/ABV.

M: Very heavy body with some (maybe too little) carbonation.

O: Good not great. This beer IMO, is over-hyped. (450 characters)

Photo of koopa
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2009 bottle received in a trade with inflatablechair thanks Sam!

Appearance: Pours an attractive red brown but absolutely no crown, retention, or lace.

Smell: Caramel covered smoked bourbon soaked black cherries :)

Taste: Smoke, vanilla, bourbon, oak, black cherries, sweet malt, and love :)

Mouthfeel: not as thick as I was expecting which is good because the beer has predictably no carbonation. it works but SOME carbonation would have been interesting.

Drinkability: Not bad considering the abv.

This is a beer that shows lots of character and boldness.

2009 BOTTLE SAMPLED 7/30/11 (thanks to Vito at Copper Mine Pub for sharing!)

4.5 Cherry is living large with mild chocolate notes and some booze plus a whisper or roast malt.

4.5 Drikability: Super tasty when it warms and goes down easy. (806 characters)

Photo of PatronWizard
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Mauerhan for cracking this puppy. Short notes as I was too busy enjoying many beers this particular evening.

Looks thick. Totally dark brown. Didn't get to see the head.

Smell is cherry and oak. And nothing more. Good whiff.

Taste follows. And strong too. Great. It's a little thick to enjoy everyday, but I be enjoying it today.

I'm not big on the style but this one is pretty fucking good, therefore it's probably rare and hard to get.

Good selection brother, invite me back anytime.

Overall: would love to get one for the cellar (551 characters)

Photo of KAP1356
4.01/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes. Second half of my "cellar night" a week ago and one of my favorite beers that has slipped through the cracks on my reviews. 2008 bottle poured into a snifter...

A - No hiss at all when I popped the cap, slightly worried. Pours a dark brown, burgandy color. No head or lacing to speak of. Hmmm.

S - Wow. First redeming quality after the pour. Very complex. LOTS of bourbon and what I think is sherry up front. Chocolate, oak, cherry, some other dark fruits as well. Nice leathery quality in there as well which really adds nicely to the profile.

T - Bourbon, sherry, chocolate covered cherries, VERY dark malts and slight smokiness in the background on the end of the palate. Cherries and barrel aging really add some serious complexity to an already complex base beer. Really something. If only this weren't flat.

M - Pretty flat. That's about it. No carbonation at all really. Looks more like a nice dark sherry in the glass than a carbonated beer.

O - Really disappointed in this year's version. The lack of carbonation really took away from the overall enjoyment of this one. Hoping the 2009's I have don't go this route (I don't think they will). (1,175 characters)

Photo of SpeedwayJim
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Adam (alcstradamus) for this one. 2009 vintage. Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Blue Point snifter.

A: Big pour yields no head as carbonation struggles to escape from the brew. Beer is a dark, near opaque brownish-black. No head, so no lacing. A bit on the flat side even given its style.

S: Grapes, plums, and other fresh dark fruit. Sweet booze in the back as well as a steadily creeping soy sauciness. The aroma is there but the body is so heavy that it creates a very subdued experience.

T: Cherry and grape syrup upfront followed by soy sauce, prune juice, and booze. Very chewy and oily. It feels like I'm drinking motor oil. Super sweet with no sign of hops. Chocolatey towards the end with a maple syrup finish and a lingering sweet aftertaste that coats the entire palate.

M: Full bodied, flat, and viscous as hell. Silky smooth given the high ABV and not abrasive in the least. Oily and heavy the whole way through with a pleasantly messy finish and a filmy, lingering aftertaste.

D: A deep and rich beer that reveals an almost infinite amount of layers of flavor as I drink it, Cherry Adam is the real deal and its a beer that others in its style should strive towards. High ABV is a bit frightening at first but its not boozy at all and is in fact, super easy to get down all things considered. Seek it out! (1,345 characters)

Photo of mikey711
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

2009 bottle

A: Deep brown, nearly black, somewhat murky. Not much head at all with just a faint ring that sits atop and no lacing is left behind.

S: Lots of wood notes that bring out some cherry, vanilla, and a hint of bourbon. Also some leather and smoky notes, and sweet toffee and caramel.

T: Nice bourbon and cherry notes to start followed by vanilla oakiness and earthy wood. A nice level of smokiness is present, but tasted somewhat muddled witht the rest of the flavors. Also plenty of caramel and leather notes as well

M: Slightly boozy and a bit syrupy, but the lack of carbonation actually adds to the overall feel.

D: I enjoyed one bottle in two sittings and would have had trouble doing it another way. (719 characters)

Photo of ShadesOfGray
4.02/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got as an extra from TATTORSO...thanks man!! Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Delirium Tremens snifter/tulip glass. Pours a very, very dark brown that looks like muddy water once filled. Ironically this isn't a bad thing. There is absolutely no head at all...and that's with an aggressive final attempt finishing out the bottle. I reviewed the appearance at 4.0 anyway since the color and clarity(or lack there of) is impressive!

Aroma is awesome! Huge oak and sweet notes. Picking up a severe amount of raisin too...although I could be mistaking that for the cherries. Very earthy and boozy. There's a slight hint of spice hiding in the back too.

Interesting flavor. I would have to personally dissagree with the Old Ale label, it more likely resembles an American style of Quadrupel. Huge raisin flavor...followed by a cabernet like aftertaste. Has low carbonation...with a solid oak, barrel aged like earthiness. Booze is pretty noticeable. Medium to thick mouthfeel/body. Overall, its a little too sweet for me, but no where near as bad as some of the quads/old ales out there where theres severe raisin overkill. Just another solid beer from Hair of the Dog. (1,166 characters)

Photo of Phelps
4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2011 vintage sent by gford217. This beer’s made by taking the original Adam and throwing it in bourbon barrels with black cherries for 15 months. Into a tulip it goes.

Thick, syrupy purple-black. No hiss when the top pops and no head to speak of, which means no carbonation, sadly. Looks thick, murky, absorbing.

Very sweet black cherries in the nose. Also butter, vanilla, toffee and dark chocolate. Great barrel character.

Super sweet flavor, like black cherry syrup mixed with dark chocolate. I also get vanilla ice cream, oak, light hints of leather and toffee. The cherries and molasses are much more prominent here. Very slight tang at the finish.

Like I feared — flat as a pancake. There’s no alcohol in the flavor, but it shows up here, with fumes blazing through the nose. The thick, buttery, medium-full body coats the tongue nicely.

Great flavor. The lack of carbonation doesn’t destroy the experience, but come on, Alan — give me a little. (969 characters)

Photo of AgentZero
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Deep, deep red. No head to speak of, no bubbles coming to the top. Very, very dark, light only going through on the edges.

S - Huge fruit smell, raisins, dates, figs, some sort of dark. The cherry is more of a hint on the end with the overpowering dark fruit smells. Nice oaky notes in the background make this a very full and complete smell.

T - Deep raisin taste, really the biggest part of this beer. Slight bit of alcohol there, touch of vanilla, nice and oaky. I taste a little bit of cherry in there, but it is not the biggest taste at all.

M - Flat, not a ton of carbonation, but good body on it. Could use a slight touch of carbonation, heard it comes with age on this one.

D - Pretty easy to drink, never would have guessed this is 10% alcohol, quite sweet, probably a bit too much to session, but could do another. (832 characters)

Photo of BeerTruth
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got this one from younger35, thanks slut.

Review #700

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

A very aggressive pour yields a paper thin layer of head that quickly disappears to a few bubbles here and there. Nothing in terms of lacing unfortunately. The beer itself is essentially black as night. Smell has a strong malt character with molasses, leather, and tobacco. Dark ripe cherries, oak, and gooey fudge in the nose as well. Taste begins with tart cherries, rich caramel, and some smokey wood. Midway the fudge flavors emerge with some tobacco leaves and bourbon. Aftertaste is sweet with vanilla beans, leather, and some coffee flavors as well. Full body with a silky smooth feel from the almost non-existant carbonation. The booze is present making this one a sipper for sure. Not bad, but I was expecting a bit more from this highly talked about beer. Thanks again Dan-O you little bitch. (896 characters)

Photo of billab914
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2009 vintage poured from a 12oz bottle into my CBS snifter. It poured dark brown in color and very still looking in the glass.

The aroma has big malty, dark fruit presence to it with notes of caramel, brown sugar, plum and dark cherry. I get some woody, vanilla flavors and some boozy bourbon to it that mixes in very well. Great aroma to it overall, very nice range and relative balance to it.

The taste starts out with more of the sweet, malty, fruity flavors. Towards the finish more caramel and brown sugar starts to come out to mix with the oaky, vanilla and bourbon flavors. The dark fruit and cherry flavors are there throughout, but really linger into the finish.

The mouthfeel is a little syrupy and heavy with carbonation being almost non-existent. Overall it was a very good beer. The cherries and barrel aging really added some nice depth and complexity to it that I really liked. It did feel a little overly sweet and syrupy though at times which prevented it from being a really world class beer to me. A little more balance and just a little carbonation would have gone a long way. (1,102 characters)

Photo of tewaris
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Ron!

Had right after AFTW. The expectations from this one were lowered so it came as a nice surprise.

Pinkish brown colored, you can tell there's cherries in it. Vanilla, kriek in the aroma. Very inviting.

Medium cherry notes in the taste but what makes it is the intense and awesome dessert wine character... sweet but relatively clean and very decadent. Dark fruit and chocolate. The almost non-existent carbonation works for this beer.

Not quite the same level as Matt but close. Bonus was Ryan's share that I got to drink because he couldn't stand it!

3, 4, 4, 4, 4.5 (583 characters)

Photo of Docer
4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grabbed an '09 bottle from their newly opened tasting room for $15... slightly chilled....

- Very dark... brown, black... ruby red... all murky... little to no head at all... very flat looking... maybe about 10 countable bubbles around the edge of my hair of the dog tulip.

- Heat, salt, fig, plumb... grain... very honey-like and sweet..

- Sweet cherry brine... honey, oak, wood, fig, prune... earthy grain, soil... nothing bad in any of those descriptors... love the age, and blend of flavors...

- Sticky sugars... sweet... but thin to medium bodied... lightly drying, and all over the palate.

- I was caught off guard with this 12 oz. bottle. It poured like a very weak beer. I thought it was going to be another under carbonated 09' Doggy Claws that I got... and it was under carbonated... but the flavors held true. I would love to rate this higher... but it needs more carbonation and conditioning. If that happened... this could possibly be one of the best ales on earth. I love Adam, and it's my favored HOTD brew. (1,028 characters)

Photo of thegoon55
4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2012 vintage.

A- pours black with a red tint, light tan head.

S- cherry up front, smells funky, different than any beer I've ever had. Smells complex, but not a big fan.

T- cherry up front, followed by a hint of bourbon and vanilla, tasty. Alcohol is very well hidden. Impressed by the taste.

M- average, medium body, good carbonation

O- interesting beer, one I was glad too try. (385 characters)

Photo of ehammond1
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle (2011)

Thanks for opening this with me, baybassboy!

(Aged for 1 year)

Dark ruby in color, nearly brown, with very little visible carbonation. This leaves dots and thin sheets of lacing down the glass.

Complex aroma, though not quite as complex as Adam from the Wood's surprisingly--though just as good. The oak and dark fruits are present again, along with loads of vibrant, sweet, crushed cherry aroma. Bold and expressive.

The flavor is quite nice, and the added cherries really transform this beer even further. Lots of chocolate, oak, and earth flavors present, along with lots of cherry flavor. My only complaint would be that the cherry flavor seems to add a touch of an acidic quality to the overall drinking experience, though this is still quite delicious.

Medium bodied with very low carbonation.

Very nice, though I significantly preferred Adam from the Wood. (884 characters)

Photo of Zorro
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received from thethrone in the Barrel 'O Beer BIF.

Essentially this is a black colored beer with no head formation.

Smell is cherry and black currant with vanilla. Lots of oak scent with chocolate and a cake batter malt aroma.

The taste starts out sweet and sour with a vanilla cherry ice cream aftertaste. Little bit of a cherry cough syrup taste in this. There is also a sourness to this that seems to come from the fruit. Smoky flavor here that really reminds me of scotch.

Mouthfeel is good.

A nice sipper, pretty much turns into cherry scotch near the middle of the glass and stays there. An interesting beer I might try this again sometime. (651 characters)

Photo of PlinyTheKid
4.07/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark burgundy. Absolutely no head, no lacong.... No carbonation either. I can literally count the number of bubbles in the glass. I believe the 2011 batch must be flat. Has strong cherry and oak notes on the nose. Only a very tiny amount of carbonation on the mouth. Beyond sweet. Strong cherry flavor is present. Oaky after taste and a malty finish. I don't know what to expect to age the 2011 but I'm sure it will need more time for this to settle. Nonetheless, this is a nice beer. (492 characters)

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.07/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from the 2008 release courtesy of scubarex. While relaxing pre-Thanksgiving style with the wife, sister, brother, and brother-in-law at the Bavarian Lodge, I stepped out momentarily to complete this trade displaying the full force of my beer geekery. Apologies to the family, thanks to Russ. This want lasted two days in my possession. Here goes nothing.

Dark raisin in color, nearly black. Aggressive pour yields some puddled surface soap that pools at the edges leaving a nearly spotless surface.

Dark, plump black cherries. Barrel is evident in both wood and bourbon. While nice, the base beer is mostly dwarfed by the barrel aging, which is a bit of a shame considering the base can be so damn nice. If this beer could somehow pull off a happier medium, this would be a stunner.

Sweet dark cherries bat lead off while the bourbon/sherry partnership leads through the heart of the order. The bottom of the order is firm tannis and wood along with the smoky peat and tobacco qualities that make the original, not some National League light hitting pitcher. It's really along the back end that any real semblance of Adam is truly distinguishable.

Mouthfeel is slightly syrupy and could use a bit more carbonation to carry it through. Barrel aging has certainly thinned out the base. While shooting for the moon here, if somehow this beer could carry the mouthfeel of the original, I'd cannonball through the kitchen window for another. As it stands, mild huzzahs from the couch will suffice.

Good, but not great, an example of a beer I'd hoped would be better than its inspiration, but doesn't quite deliver. I'm thankful for the effort, but I'll take the non barrel aged version. (1,700 characters)

Cherry Adam From The Wood from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
94 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.