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

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world-class

2,059 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,059
Reviews: 972
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 562
Gots: 440 | 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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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SaucyA

Michigan

4.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Batch 70. My namesake brew. Well, not really, but I AM Adam.

A - Into da snifta. Quite dark brown with a light tan head that doesn't dissapate very quickly at all. Ruby highlights, heavy lace.

S - Heavenly. It's making my mouth water. Dark malt madness, bourbon characteristics, dark fruits, fig newton, caramel, alcohol.

T - It's taken me over half the bottle to start typing here. There is a massive amount of smokey, roasted malt. Chocolate qualities. A balancing, dry, hop finish. Between those, I get alcohol, raisin/figs, and a yeast profile quite unlike anything I can put my finger on. Truly complex, and truly wonderful.

M - While it could manage to be a little thicker bodied, it's well-carbonated, and works.

D - This is a great beer. The drinkability is remarkable despite the abv, and it's... just a joy to consume. Don't overlook this.

Notes: This is the first beer to challenge my tastebuds in a long time. I've had this bottle quite a few months, and to imagine it aged for a few years is something I can dream of. I WILL go out of my way to get more of this.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2008 18:32:56 | More by SaucyA
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Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,059 ratings.