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Bourbon Fred From The Wood - Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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BA SCORE
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395 Ratings
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Ratings: 395
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 243
Gots: 146 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bottles (12 oz) released November 2011
Batch 2 bottles (12oz) released July 2012.

(Beer added by: jdense on 07-25-2009)
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kingcrowing

Vermont

3.08/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Pours a flat amber honey color with no head or bubbles its completely flat. nose is bourbon and malt and that's it.

Taste is very alcoholic and Bourbon, boost and sharp with a super malty and bourbon finish. But its so flat its really hard to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2012 22:39:03 | More by kingcrowing
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Pour is a murky pale brown with no head. Nose is strong bourbon and wood with a good bit of caramel and some hints of dark fig and fruits. Nose is more sweet, less bourbon. Caramel and lots of toffee, a bit of slightly charred wood and notes of bourbon. Flavors are a bit more muted than the nose. Full bodied, sticky and chewy, with virtually no carbonation and a soft clean finish.

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3.48/5  rDev -14.7%
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A: Glowy ambery orange, with almost no head.

S: The smell, don't smell it. It smells awful.

T: Earthy note, oak, vanilla, caramel, some fruity notes, some mustiness.

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Bourbon Fred From The Wood from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
91 out of 100 based on 395 ratings.