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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
96
world-class

693 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 693
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 899
Gots: 150 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2011 bottle, poured into a Glencairn glass. Just for fun.

A- Small ring of bubbles around the outside of the glass. Nothing substantial. Beautiful color, dark, slightly purple/maroon. Mostly just a dark brown though. Looks quite viscous, and a bit oily.

S- Very earthy, chocolate, dark dark cherries, maybe some fruity tobacco and smoke in their. Really really dense, intriguing smell.

T- Far different than the smell. Very very very cherry forward at the moment, like a mixture of sweet red cherries and some dark cherries. Maybe some adam-like characteristics in the finish, a bit of the leather and dark malts. Some spiciness.

M- Coats the mouth and lingers forever. It should be mentioned that there definitely is a slight bit of carbonation that dances on the tongue, just a bit. Surprisingly light bodied.

O- Frankly I don't think I would like this carbonated. So that's one thing out of the way, but right now this beer is way way too overpowered with cherries. Hopefully that will start to diminish. For the positive though, this thing warms your soul just a bit as it goes down. A scotch glass was definitely appropriate. This is a wonderful desert beer, and definitely one that demands your attention. I hope this review did it justice.

sirdillon, May 28, 2011
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Smokey malts, caramel, hints of cherry with a charred oak ester. Some red and black fruit aromas as well as plum, chocolate, leather and tobacco.

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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 693 ratings.