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

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BA SCORE
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673 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 673
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 902
Gots: 152 | FT: 16
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:
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

(Beer added by: SirChugsAlot on 11-16-2008)
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

03-15-2014 23:32:35 | More by DerekMorgan
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bonkers

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-15-2014 23:17:18 | More by bonkers
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Axic10

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-14-2014 01:30:07 | More by Axic10
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kamikazeokami

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-13-2014 20:48:22 | More by kamikazeokami
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JasonLovesBeer

British Columbia (Canada)

4.73/5  rDev +9.2%

This exceeded my expectations. 2012 bottle

A: nearly black with tan head

S: a lot going on - cherries, plums, dried fruit, grapes. Slight smoke and rich malts

T: great balance between the fruits above and a smoky backdrop. Charred wood, peat. Some tannin and oak. Sherry-like in many ways. Very warming but no alcohol burn or taste.

M: fully mouth coating creaminess. Sticky but not too sweet

03-09-2014 20:02:03 | More by JasonLovesBeer
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cfh64

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-09-2014 01:01:54 | More by cfh64
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ford0626

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-05-2014 21:20:22 | More by ford0626
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rab53

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

03-03-2014 21:40:57 | More by rab53
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timc100

Illinois

4.48/5  rDev +3.5%

2012

Pours like a red-tinged adam - really nice pink-stained beige head, minimal retention through duration, never looks completely flat.

Very nice aroma if rich dark cherries, cherry juice, sherry, bourbon, leather, tobacco and some dark chocolate. The cherries integrate well and the double barrel aging is very balanced.

Taste is very rich and full. Dark cherries with a little tartness, leather, nice heat from the aging, some bourbon and sherry. Very well rounded and balanced. Mouthfeel is great - full and not sticky, slick with appropriately minimal carbonation.

Great take on Adam - seems to be drinking perfect right now with everything in balance.

02-28-2014 20:45:05 | More by timc100
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DimensionX

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-28-2014 03:42:27 | More by DimensionX
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22Blue

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-26-2014 14:08:27 | More by 22Blue
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cfrances33

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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hilgart1

Illinois

3/5  rDev -30.7%

02-11-2014 02:19:12 | More by hilgart1
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.46/5  rDev -20.1%

Received this as an extra in a trade. 2011 Vintage

A - A vigorous pour into my Duvel tulip results in not a single wisp of head..or carbonation really for that matter. Just nothing.

S - Aromas of black cherry, bourbon, vanilla, caramel, older dark fruits. Hard swirls actually bring up a weird vegative/rotten fruit thing.

T - Taste is pretty nice, good wood, bourbon, sweet caramel and malts. Nice vanilla and dark cherries. Like someone else said, sherry. Faint chocolate. Quite tasty

M - Sigh. As I feared this stuff is entirely and completely flat. Cmon...

O - Overall this was a pretty big let down. The nose is pretty good, the taste is awesome though the lack of any carbonation hinders the flavours. Was quite excited to try this beer and it was an enormous let down thanks to it being completely flat.

02-06-2014 18:04:46 | More by rudzud
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shuajw

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-04-2014 13:17:16 | More by shuajw
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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California

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-27-2014 20:56:21 | More by dfhhead25
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Alpar

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Cherry Adam From The Wood from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
96 out of 100 based on 673 ratings.