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

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Ratings: 644
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 1,346
Gots: 130 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
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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Matt from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
99 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.