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

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2,058 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,058
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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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meathookjones

Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from batch number 54. This pours a dark brown color with a deep red tone. The head on this is a monster, I poured it into a 23oz glass and by the time I was done the head was almost overflowing. Its was a rocky frothy head that was light tan in color and had at least a finger in height worth of head the entire session also leaving nice lacing as it was consumed. The aroma is extremely fruity with the smell of smoke and alcohol lingering about as well. Very interesting smell with some hints of medicine as well which actually blends into the smell quite nicely. The taste is big on roasted malts with notes of smokiness and dark fruits as well. This beer seems to be a style all its own with properties from a variety of standard styles incorporated. There is a slight hop and bitter finish to this one. The body on this is medium to full and it has good carbonation. I found this to be highly drinkable with not much of the 10% in sight. A very unique beer that is fantastic, highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2004 18:08:08 | More by meathookjones
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Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,058 ratings.