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

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95
world-class

2,061 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,061
Reviews: 972
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 564
Gots: 441 | 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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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atowle25

Washington

4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark dark brown color, nearly black with a rather large tan/foamy head (might have poured this one too quickly) which left some nice lacing on the glass. The smell is the best part, from dark fruits to a really smokey chocolate aroma. A slight boozy smell to it but that is mostly muted by everything else. Taste is similar to the smell but with some added hop flavor that I didn't detect. For 10% this is actually quite smooth. Just like the smell, it has a small bit of booze at the end, but that should be expected at such a high abv. It's very creamy too, and not at all lacking in carbonation.

Overall, this would be a great beer to enjoy on a cold winter day. Or anytime if you really enjoy maltier brews. It is not my "favorite" style by any means, as I'm not sure if I like the smokey taste, but I certainly appreciate what's going on here...excellent brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2011 04:59:34 | More by atowle25
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Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,061 ratings.