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

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95
world-class

2,068 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,068
Reviews: 972
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 565
Gots: 443 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany. Adam was the first beer produced by Hair of the Dog.

10% alcohol by volume
50 IBUs.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001)
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GClarkage

California

4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

07/31/06- Purchased at Sonoma Wine Exchange in Sonoma, CA.

Presentation- 12oz bottle, batch number 65. Other than that, not sure when it was brewed or bottled. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

Appearance- Deeper brown in color with some red transluscent highlights. Maybe even a dark cherry color. Nice 3/4 inch head with streaks, small chunks and patches of lace left behind. Still was sticking to my glass when I woke up this morning.

Smell- Heavy hitter with loads of dark fruits and deep caramel malt scents. Figs for sure, possibly dates and plums, a bit of raisin as well.

Taste- Sweet, but not over the top. Malt is caramel and is dark almost to the point of being roasted or a bit charcoal. Fruits blend together very nicely. Tons of fig with raisins and maybe some dark cherry notes. A mild oaky or some kind of woody taste makes itself known as well. Lots of nice flavors here.

Mouthfeel- The only grudge I have about this beer is it's carbonation level. Well higher than I enjoy for a beer of this style. I'm sure it would mellow with age, but this was pretty fizzy...almost cola like. I'd like to try this from tap if it exists.

Drinkability- Other than the carb, it's got great flavors, a great nose and looks good too. All together a very good beer which may just need to mellow out before becoming outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2006 16:58:30 | More by GClarkage
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Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,068 ratings.