Doggie Claws | Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

Doggie ClawsDoggie Claws
BA SCORE
89.2%
Liked This Beer
4.14 w/ 1,190 ratings
Doggie ClawsDoggie Claws
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Oregon, United States
hairofthedog.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
"a Barley Wine made in the West Coast style. Big malt and hops make this copper colored ale one of our most popular products. Produced in September and October and released in November, this Beer will improve for years to come. Alcohol: 11.5% by volume. IBU's 70"

Added by mattmaples on 10-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,619
Reviews:
553
Ratings:
1,190
Liked:
1,062
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
11.84%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
404
Gots:
265
Trade:
15
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one of my first barley wines . . .

2012 bottle poured into a sniffer style

A: hazy deep orange. big head, but was poured relatively warm, so to be expected. very nice lacing the whole way thru

S: can't quite place the smell , but enticing, if not a bit boozy since it's warmer than i'd usually pour. i can see why a few here mention leather, i can sense a faint bit.

T: smooth, surprisingly, since i usually don't care for some of the strong ones as they warm. the malts seem entirely more smooth and complex than what i'm used to, which i like. hops seemed mutedi'm looking forward to putting a few of these on the shelf and trying them next year, lots of potential.

O: in spite of a less-than-fair initial try, this did very well. i'm looking forward to experiencing it aged and served properly.

update dec 2013 - still awesome :)

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Doggie Claws from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Beer rating: 89.2% out of 100 with 1,190 ratings
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