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

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Ratings: 684
Reviews: 256
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 901
Gots: 151 | 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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4.35/5  rDev +0.5%

12 oz bottle, 2012 vintage served in a Firestone Walker mini snifter. Thanks to Dan (sweemzander) for the share!

A: Pours a semi clear brown color with a deep reddish tint to the edges. A very thin brown head forms on the pour and it recedes quickly to a thin wispy film.

S: Great mix of smells on the nose. You can pick out the leathery and sweet malts from the Adam, the bourbon barrel with some oak, bourbon and a light caramel note, and finally the sweetness and fruitiness from the cherries.

T: The taste is even better. Cherry sweetness up front with some smooth oak and bourbon with a nice twinge of leather. Notes of vanilla and sherry with a heavy, bready malt note reminiscent of regular Adam.

M: Medium bodied trending towards the heavier side with a sticky and oily mouthfeel. Medium low carbonation with sweet and leathery finish.

O: Simply delicious. Everything works in perfect harmony and Adam as the base is the perfect vessel for the barrel aging and the cherry sweetness.

Treebs, Jul 14, 2013
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4.68/5  rDev +8.1%

1 Year old

A - pours a dark cherry mahogany minimal head. Weak retention and so so lacing as expected for the style

S - tons of vanilla wood, cherry's and other dark fruits and chocolate sweetness. smells heavenly

T - Woody with lots of dark fruits (cherry, plum dates), tons of vanilla and some chocolate. Definitely mild alcohol burn.

M - medium bodied smooth minimal carbonation

O - Absolutely fantastic

MacQ32, Jul 11, 2013
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4.48/5  rDev +3.5%

***2012 Vintage***

Thanks to Boozecamel for this rarity.

Poured from a 12oz. bottle.

Appearance: Pours a reddish brown body, lightly reflected in the average head.

Smell: Heady and awesome aroma. Lush cherries, intense with strong oak and bourbon laced into it. The cherries really shine here.

Taste: An assault of black cherries, so good! Kinda sour-sweet but really neither. Oak is accentuated as well as subtle but present bourbon. Laid back, kinda of like bourbon-laced cherries.

Mouthfeel: Very low carbonation, silky smooth yet has some teeth.

Overall: A phenomenal brew. A pleasure to savor and wish i had a few more of these!

papat444, Jun 30, 2013
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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 684 ratings.