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

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95
world-class

2,109 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,109
Reviews: 975
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 571
Gots: 449 | FT: 35
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A re-creation of an historic beer style originally made in Dortmund, Germany.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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n2185

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-20-2013 21:43:29 | More by n2185
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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-20-2013 18:35:44 | More by teddyarrowhead
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josephwa

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-20-2013 16:33:03 | More by josephwa
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jvillefan

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-20-2013 16:21:13 | More by jvillefan
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seanwhite

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-20-2013 04:47:16 | More by seanwhite
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gpawned

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-20-2013 03:48:39 | More by gpawned
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Schlais

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-20-2013 02:31:20 | More by Schlais
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-19-2013 22:54:50 | More by ssimpson89
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-19-2013 20:18:05 | More by jjheinrichs
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claytong

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-19-2013 17:31:51 | More by claytong
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tomholland

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-19-2013 16:42:18 | More by tomholland
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Bakker

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-19-2013 16:13:15 | More by Bakker
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-19-2013 15:25:29 | More by orangesol
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drummermattie02

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-19-2013 15:20:48 | More by drummermattie02
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-19-2013 15:12:40 | More by TurdFurgison
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

01-19-2013 06:15:07 | More by KiMiRaiK
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-17-2013 16:31:29 | More by PHBoiler
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-17-2013 03:05:39 | More by Kelp
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BearsDitkaBears

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-17-2013 02:52:29 | More by BearsDitkaBears
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Hawksfan79

Washington

3.78/5  rDev -11.5%

Glass: Over sized wine glass.

Appearance: Dark black with red highlights, and a frothy mocha head that dissipated rather quickly.

Aroma: Fruity, strong sweet malt, and alcohol. Smells fantastic.

Taste: Sweet and smokey malts, with a strong alcohol finish.

Mouthfeel: Thin, soft carbonation with an alcohol warming finish.

The smell of was so outstanding I could inhale the aroma all day, however the amazing aroma gave me high expectations that the flavor simply did not deliver on. I was expecting a complex range of flavor while in my opinion this beer has a simplistic flavor.

01-16-2013 23:58:17 | More by Hawksfan79
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thedirtystayout

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-16-2013 20:26:28 | More by thedirtystayout
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WesM63

Ohio

4.16/5  rDev -2.6%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a large snifter. Batch 85

A: Pours an almost muddy dark brown with a 1finger light mocha head. Decent amounts of lacing a retention.

S: Smells of leather, figs/dark fruits and a hint of chocolate.

T: Close to the nose, the leather isn't quite as intense. dark figs/fruit, malty sweetness and a hint of chocolate.

M: Medium to full body and moderate carbonation.

O: Overall, an excellent old ale. A bit heavy on the leather but if you can get by that, it makes for an excellent beer.

01-16-2013 03:37:42 | More by WesM63
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Soontir

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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MordorMongo


4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Devi0us

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-12-2013 13:41:02 | More by Devi0us
Adam from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
95 out of 100 based on 2,109 ratings.