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

FredFred
BA SCORE
86.4%
Liked This Beer
4.07 w/ 1,820 ratings
FredFred
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fred was created to honor beer writer and historian Fred Eckhardt. It is made with aromatic and rye malts and includes 10 different hop varieties.

10% alcohol by volume
65 IBUs.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-13-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,370
Reviews:
867
Ratings:
1,820
Liked:
1,572
Avg:
4.07/5
pDev:
11.79%
Alströms:
4.17
 
 
Wants:
383
Gots:
313
Trade:
17
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My initial offering from this brewery. They must have just started distributing out here. It's a long way for beer to travel!!

The appearance is a hazy gold color with a boisterous white fluffy head. Sticky one. A little yeasty sendimenty thing going on in here.

Aroma is super grainy and very much dominated by an undercurrent of butterscotch and rye. A little hop pine is in there as well but certainly a malt-forward sniff.

Very sweet thing this beer is. The sugars attack upfront and relent through the slightly toasty rye-caramel flavor. Finishes bitter from a decent blast of hops that was in a cover up with the cloak of sweetness.

The mouthfeel is thick and oily. Sticky. Evenly carbonates.

Good drink. Heavy and uncompromising but shockingly smooth despite all its moving parts.

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Fred from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Beer rating: 86.4% out of 100 with 1,820 ratings
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