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

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,066 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 2,066
Reviews: 972
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 565
Gots: 443 | FT: 31
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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Batch number 80 poured into a tulip.

A: It pours a dark chestnut brown color that is completely opaque. The head is one of the most impressive I have seen. Two fingers and more and it just refuses to let go of the glass. Amazing retention and a ton of lacing.

S: The nose is full of roasted malty goodness, caramel, brown sugar, rum soaked raisins, vanilla, tobacco, and toasted pumpernickel bread round out the aroma. The yeast brings some spice and doughy goodness for good measure.

T: A huge rush of roasted malt greets the palate with some smoke in tow. The caramel goodness is not lost followed by some notes of tobacco, vanilla, apples, and dark bread. The finish is surprisingly dry with a touch of hops.

M: Thick and full bodied. The carbonation is so diesel when I swish it around in my mouth it expands to the point where I can almost chew it. Literally. Crazy.

O: I absolutely love this beer. Thanks to Alan Sprints for dusting off an old world style and spreading the love. Seek this out.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2011 01:28:50 | More by Neffbeer
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Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,066 ratings.