Adam From The Wood | Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Adam aged in American Oak barrels. First released in 2000, and released again in November 2011 in 12oz bottles. This 12% beer has lots of the typical HOTD aromas: Caramel, brown sugar, tons of raisin and tobacco. Fig, date, and plum fruitiness in that order. This has a fairly strong earthy vinousness as well as oak vanilla.

Added by freed on 01-04-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
966
Reviews:
168
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
8.93%
 
 
Wants:
1,481
Gots:
169
For Trade:
13
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Photo of RAFH
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rabbott2
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2015 vintage (bourbon) drank on 12/26/2016. No head whatsoever, similar to the other HOTDs, which I always find enjoyable. boozy caramelly bourbon on the smell and nose. Not super thick, but definitely right on point for an Old Ale. Very well done beer here that I am happy to have finally gotten to enjoy

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4.28/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dan_K
4.07/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.36/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Appearance- The beer poured a deep murky brown color with mocha bubbles clinging to the sides of the glass.

Smell - The nose is that of magnificent sweet dark fruits with a hint of booze.

Taste - I detect prunes, nuts, caramel, raisins, and a slight vanilla presence with the wood coming through at the end. The overall profile is like that of a port.

Mouthfeel- Even with little carbonation, this still seems a bit thin.

Overall - I wanted this one forba long time. It was worth the wait.

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5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.16/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev -4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.65/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.29/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.92/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.62/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sbrock22
4.32/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pagriley
4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz 2015 vintage at brewery

L - poured thick cola, minimal lacing and no head.
S - Caramel, dried figs and dates.
T - more of the same, with thick sweetness and slightly oxidized sherry notes
F - really thick, almost no carb

Overall an amazing beer, but the low carb does pull it down from being the best it can be

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Adam From The Wood from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
4.48 out of 5 based on 966 ratings.
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