Adam - Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
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Reviews by foogerd:
4.2/5 rDev -1.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4
12 ounce Bottle.
A- Dirty brown body with a few coffee colored carbonation bubbles, not much to look at.
S- Delicious smelling, rum soaked raisins, vanilla bean,toffee and chocolate, and then some more melted chocolate.
T- Dark fruits,dark chocolate,some bitter hops appear in the middle along with a bite from the alcohol, some smoke in the finish.
M- Very thin with almost no carbonation, I would of liked to see a bit of chewiness for a brew this big on taste.
D- Alcohol is expertly masked by the wonderful tastes of the brew.
Definitely something to seek out.
Serving type: bottle
01-25-2011 10:07:12 | More by foogerd
More User Reviews:
3.99/5 rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
on tap at the brewery, Portland
Oily chocolate-black with beige ring.
Blackberry, black tea, and a bit of ash on the nose.
Black bread, black currant and plum jam, big brown sugar/candy middle, a bit of wood and some sherry.
Musty barrel finish and hot whiskey linger.
Medium to full, round, chewy, a bit of heat.
Lots of depth, though some oxidation notes, too. Plenty of sweetness, though not so much on the leather notes. I don’t know enough about dark Dortmunders to say if this comes close, but it’s a solid dark ale with some Belgian characteristics.
Serving type: on-tap
03-10-2014 18:42:12 | More by StJamesGate
4.13/5 rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Deep brown to nearly black in color. A faint bit of khaki colored head rests on top. Brussels lacing is evident. I get a strong aroma of plums and figs along with with alcohol. The mouth is sticky warm due to the alcohol. The taste is strong with a bit of a vinous note and loads of dark malt. The finish is on the sweeter side due to the heavy amount of dark malt.
Serving type: bottle
03-08-2014 07:36:20 | More by Franziskaner
Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
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