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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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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zhanson88

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Got a few bottles of this from a trade with cavedave. Been wanting to try this beer for quite a while now. Batch 77.

Appearance: Adam pours out a dark brown color with dark mahogany highlights. Head is soapy, and sticks around for a very limited amount of time. Obviously not much carbonation here.

Smell: Leather, tobacco, chocolate, prunes, raisins, figs, and a touch of coffee. Really super and complex on the nose. There is a lot going on.

Taste: Leather, dark fruits, chocolate, and a combination of coffee and tobacco on the back end and finish that turns a touch bitter. Really ridiculous amount of complexity in this beer.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability: This beer is medium bodied with almost no carbonation. It's right on the brink of not having any. Overall this beer is very good. The carbonation or lack thereof in this bottle is definitely too low to make it outstanding, but I would definitely re-review if I got a Adam from a different batch number that is regularly carbonated. The score would be significantly higher, because this is an extremely complex, tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2011 02:44:15 | More by zhanson88
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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.