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

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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%
 
 
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4.69/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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

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3.77/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I prefer the base Adam. The barrel just added basic wood notes and detracted from the overall taste.

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Photo of grilledsquid
4.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2011 release. Hair of the Dog when they're on point.

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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Photo of rodmanfor3
4.37/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2011 vintage enjoyed on-site at HOTD. Beer revisited a year later with a pour from the 2014 vintage.

The flavor on this beer is all over the place, in a peculiarly good way. Sweet caramel and dark fruits up front, then an alcoholic heat, followed by residual oak and earthiness, finishing with leather and tobacco notes.

2011 is adequately carbonated, 2014 is flat, though carbonation has little effect on how enjoyable the beer is. 2014 might have a slight edge on 2011 in terms of taste.

Overall, a very interesting and well executed beer.

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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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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