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

MattMatt
BA SCORE
94.6%
Liked This Beer
4.44 w/ 863 ratings
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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:
#216
Reviews:
245
Ratings:
863
Liked:
816
Avg:
4.44/5
pDev:
11.04%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,446
Gots:
143
Trade:
11
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3.18/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Perhaps this style isn't exactly my thing, or the bottle was off, but i did not enjoy this. Very strong and overly sweet. Molten malt body with very little hop presence. Barrel notes overpowering.

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2010 vintage. Strongly disliked it. Smokey with off flavors. Flat as usual with HotD.

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This was just horrible. My name is Matt and I am embarrassed. Too much smoke and not enough other flavors coming through.

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Matt from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Beer rating: 94.6% out of 100 with 863 ratings
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