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

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Ratings: 674
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 1,358
Gots: 133 | FT: 14
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Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed using two Munich malts, two Smoked malts and two types of Belgian candy sugar. It was aged in 33 year old Bourbon barrels and Apple Eau de Vie barrels for about one year.

First release: February 2009 (a.k.a. 'Bottleworks X')
Second release: November 2010
Third release: October 2013

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 01-27-2009)
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Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a snifter. This is the latest release (2013). Reviewed from notes from a couple days ago.

Appearance: Pours a dark brown with a slight orange-ish hue. Leaves a small off-white head.

Smell: Big smoked meats, sweet bourbon, oak, brandy, dark chocolate. Very interesting and different aroma.

Taste: Matches the aroma well, which is very nice: Bourbon, brandy, dark chocolate, cedar, nice smoky finish. Very well balanced flavors. Not overly sweet.

Mouth-feel: Low carbonation, but definitely enough. Full body.

Overall: This is a very tasty, and different beer. The interesting barrels have really put a twist on this and its really nice, smoky and sweet. Very well done brew.

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Matt from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
99 out of 100 based on 674 ratings.