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

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95
world-class

2,035 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,035
Reviews: 971
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 558
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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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dleiner

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-29-2014 18:06:43 | More by dleiner
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mrkdwrds

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-26-2014 00:29:04 | More by mrkdwrds
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From bottle to tumbler, just chilled. I got batch 88.

Looks a murky reddish brown. Or burgundy. There's a half-finger tan head that dissipates to a sheet.

It smells like maple, molasses, chocolate-covered raisins, and cherries. And vanilla. I like this.

The flavor is like the smell, but with stout-like, roasty chocolate character. Also an almost smoky, leathury finish which reminds me of a lot of oak-aged ales.

The feel is medium to thick.

I really dig the bold and complimentary flavors in this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 02:52:11 | More by Kuaff
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kevindp9

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-25-2014 02:09:42 | More by kevindp9
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funkel81

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-24-2014 21:49:32 | More by funkel81
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-21-2014 13:23:32 | More by BMart
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tweezer159

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-21-2014 05:05:33 | More by tweezer159
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GolfingGq

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-21-2014 04:36:04 | More by GolfingGq
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nyrblue2

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-21-2014 02:19:19 | More by nyrblue2
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raulazzer

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-20-2014 05:06:40 | More by raulazzer
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-19-2014 17:52:27 | More by PappyVans
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oso

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18%

05-19-2014 16:49:29 | More by oso
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-18-2014 23:11:23 | More by Buckeye982
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

4.6/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

HOD Adam, batch 85 (02-07-12) into a wine glass. Loads of yeast/sediment in the bottle.

A: Murky dark brown, with a light white head that continues to ooze up well after the pour.
S: Aroma carries toasty brown malts and a good dose of floral and fruity esters.
T: Very nice deep collection of malt flavors. Slight roastiness, nutty, raisin bread, cola, brown sugar, concorde grape and a bit of smoke. Roast lingers on the finish with a light bitterness.
M: Medium to thick body, slightly chewy with plenty of carbonation.

Beautiful depth of flavors working cohesively here. I'm not a particularly slow drinker, but it was easy to enjoy this over several hours. Very nice sipper.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 22:14:48 | More by GeezLynn
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BG718

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-18-2014 17:46:32 | More by BG718
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juhl31

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

05-18-2014 06:02:52 | More by juhl31
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towboatman

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-12-2014 19:08:12 | More by towboatman
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-12-2014 02:01:08 | More by twenty5
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yummybeer

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-12-2014 01:54:21 | More by yummybeer
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stript

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-11-2014 00:32:29 | More by stript
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deekyn

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-10-2014 07:09:03 | More by deekyn
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Bwagner1122

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-10-2014 01:12:51 | More by Bwagner1122
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Braz

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-09-2014 07:53:58 | More by Braz
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Vonerichs

Illinois

4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep brown color, showing off a purplish hue. Tiny head with little retention.

Very earthy smell. Tobacco, leather, and cocoa.

The flavor punches through with a hefty dose of leather. Dark fruits, slightly smokey. Loads of earthy flavors.

Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Chewy.

An excellent beer that deserves the legendary status.

Batch 90.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 01:56:05 | More by Vonerichs
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McNazz

Colorado

4/5  rDev -6.3%

05-06-2014 21:24:51 | More by McNazz
Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,035 ratings.