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

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2,061 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,061
Reviews: 972
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 563
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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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bwyker

New York

1.68/5  rDev -60.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

I must admit, I’ve had some bad HOTD experiences as of late. I don’t know if I got a few bottles from some systematic problem they’ve had at the brewery or what, but all seem to have signs of infection or too much oxygen in the brewing. The only exception to this was Fred and the outstanding Fred from the Wood (ratebeer release). Both were very good.

This one is a 12 oz bottle from batch 60. Pours a mud brown with hues of mahogany and dirty white foam that forms about a half-inch head on the first pour and lasts for quite a while. The smell is a powerful earthy dirt-like smell, with hints of cardboard. Unpleasant smell matched in the unpleasant taste. Mouthfeel is chalky. Completely undrinkable – dumped it.

Again, another bad experience. I, however, want to point out that I don’t know for sure if it’s a bad batch or just extremely overrated and overpriced crap in a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2006 22:33:49 | More by bwyker
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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.