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

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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An organic ale named after Greg Higgins of Higgins restaurant in downtown Portland. Greg is brewed without hops and makes use of the kambocha (green pumpkin) squash for about one-third of the total sugars, lending it a distinctly squashy, pumpkin taste. This beer is available on draft at Higgins, at the brewery and occasionally elsewhere in the Portland area.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 01-26-2003)
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Pours muddy brownish with two finger big bubbly chalk white head, quick dissipation. Smell is squash, sweeter veggie, a bit earthy. Taste is bland, squash and veggies, sort of like a light bodied abbey ale, but sweet. Thin mouthfeel. Interesting and drinkable, but I don’t really want to try it again.

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A: like a Wit infused with almond milk, notably dense-cloudy.... strange (maybe imaginary) pearly-olive-green reflection/highlight (or is it green-gold)... wasn't much head to start, basically looks still thereafter

S: first off, yogurt-y-doughy.... obviously, no hops (if you've read the literature).... the essence of a farming field after the harvest

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On tap at Higgins last night. What a fantastic food experience.

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Greg from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
82 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.