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

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4.47/5
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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
Ranking:
#175
Reviews:
172
Ratings:
983
pDev:
8.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1,482
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Ratings: 983 |  Reviews: 172
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

The last one I tried had carbonation issues, so tough to give a true rating.

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Photo of jethrodium
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle generously shared by mrfootstones. Thanks Brian. Pours a cola brown with a small white head that settles to a ring and leaves some light lacing on the glass. The aroma is lots of bourbon, oak, and caramel. There is also some smoke, a bit of tobacco, and quite a bit of alcohol. The taste is very sweet with lots of bourbon, some plum, and a hint of cherry. There is also lots of caramel, some vanilla, a bit of leather, and a light smokiness. The finish is quite boozy with lingering sweetness. Full Body. Low carbonation. Enjoyable, but I could not drink much of this.

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Photo of newbeeraday
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.01/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of waddellc2
4.02/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of clvand0
4.02/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle. Pours a dark brown/red color with a small head that falls fast and doesn't leave much lacing on the glass. The aroma is very alcoholic - bourbon, oak, coffee-roast malts, some dark fruit. The flavor has a lot of caramel and bourbon/oak flavors, but even more alcohol flavor. Fairly sweet finish. Also has some earthy bitterness that sticks around on the tongue. The mouthfeel is moderate, but the alcohol and bitterness stick around on the palate making this one a little less drinkable for me. Very interesting beer.

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Photo of Urbancaver
4.03/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks Chris for bringing this by

Pours a dark reddish brown. A touch of light off-white head. Smells barrel heavy with some slight odd aromas. Smells similar to the tequila black hole. Interesting. Tastes very sweet and bourbony. Well carbonated. Overall good but not stellar. A bit boozy. Would drink it agin but it didn't blow me away

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Photo of Moses_Malone
4.04/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Adam From The Wood from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 983 ratings
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