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Dave | 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 | website

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 29.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer was produced in 1994, and won first place at the 1998 Toronado Barley Wine Festival. The strength was achieved by taking 300 gallons of Adam and freezing it three times, leaving only 100 gallons.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-10-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
45
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
10.02%
 
 
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4.82/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a clear, dark brown body with no head, but check out the ooey, gooey legs.

Smell: Pure, top-dollar chocolate extract with a simmering pot of candied dark fruits, Grade-A maple syrup, brown sugar, and tawny port.

Taste: Luxurious blend of chocolate, caramel, brown sugar, and maple -- all very sweet. Tons of dark fruitiness crammed into every savored sip. A pinch of black Cavendish pipe ash. Some spice cake crumbs. Quite warming throughout, though never ever hot.

Mouthfeel: Thick-bodied. No carbonation.

Drinkability: Drinks rather well considering the purported ABV. It's definitely the feel-good hit of my summer! A very delicious creation, it was hard not to include the "f" word in my review.

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Dave from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
94 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.
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