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Matt | 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: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed using two Munich malts, two Smoked malts and two types of Belgian candy sugar. It was aged in 33 year old Bourbon barrels and Apple Eau de Vie barrels for about one year.

First release: February 2009 (a.k.a. 'Bottleworks X')
Second release: November 2010
Third release: October 2013

Added by msubulldog25 on 01-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#214
Reviews:
245
Ratings:
866
pDev:
11.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,443
Gots:
144
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Ratings: 866 |  Reviews: 245
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4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamLand
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kmat10
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ttp86
1/5  rDev -77.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Bottle was infected. Had one sip and drain pour the rest.

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Photo of rugbypsu
4.44/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jdotswizz
4.86/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of obiwan_k3n00bi
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Thedaver4220
3.78/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CTJman
3.93/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ragnar3
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of newbeeraday
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dicers
4.08/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of beerserk
4.86/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of BeerBeak81
4.66/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of egrace84
4.37/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rborre321
4.52/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of greg4579
4.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Devman171
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 bottle, Pour is murky brown with low carb. Aroma is big sweet figs, dark fruits, and light barrel. taste is similar, very rich and decadent. HOD homer

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Photo of WI-Beer-Man
4.47/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 bottle enjoyed from snifter.

Flat as usual with these HotD brews.

Great "Old Ale" smell and taste. Sweet, but not too much. No smoke as was referred to in other reviews - perhaps the 2013 bottles were different from other vintages.

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4.22/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ColonelHopslam
3.99/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FondueVoodoo
4.16/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at Apex in pdx with @montrealbcr and @rutager

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Matt from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Beer rating: 4.44 out of 5 with 866 ratings
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