1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

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

Not Rated.

Educational use only; do not reuse.

2,214 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,214
Reviews: 983
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 10.09%
Wants: 576
Gots: 457 | FT: 36
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001

A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Adam Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,214 | Reviews: 983 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of TimZebGir
4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

Bubbles creamy thick,
The darkness nearly complete,
Deep, smoky chocolate

A: (3/3) Clear but incredibly dark brown, almost black with thin foamy head
S: (9/12) Lightly sour woody smell with notes of chocolate and dark malt
T: (17/20) Delightfully woody chocolate with sweet
M: (5/5) Bubbly and creamy, but dry throughout
O: (8/10) Great dark bottle-conditioned beer. Surprisingly smooth at 10% and the alcohol is barely noticeable beneath the wood and chocolate.

Photo of TechTriumph
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of SteveB24
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look- A very surprising three and a half fingers of off white head comprised of huge bubbles on the pour, excellent retention and massive lacing on the glass. color is a brown that is near black with no light shining through.
Smell-rich and sweet. Dates, figs, honey. looked for booze and found none.
Taste-like the smell, hearty fruity notes upfront. the dates and figs are complimented by malty, grainy notes reminiscent of graham crackers. no booze in the taste either.
feel- smooth and very creamy, very little bubbles but the thick foam lingers on the tongue.
Overall- a delicious beer, drinks dangerously smooth. tasty, complex, and satisfying but not overwhelming in any sense.

Photo of a77cj7
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of chcfan
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Sanderson
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Hirshi
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of cwelsh55
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of EuphonicHops
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Magbas
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Rich and delicious. Look forward to putting some years on this one.

Photo of Boilerup
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of TheBeerTruck
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of TWStandley
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of ElJosharino
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of DrunkAl
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of eddie5721
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of jbriggs7
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of chickenm
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of KevinL
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Port_Seat
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of JackNip
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Hendrick24
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Jtrigonis
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,214 ratings.