Hair Of The Dog Brewing Company / Brewery And Tasting Room

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Hair Of The Dog Brewing Company / Brewery And Tasting Room
Oregon, United States
Fruit and Field Beer
3.59 | pDev: 13.93%
Oct 20, 2019
Jan 26, 2003
Notes: An organic ale named after Greg Higgins of Higgins restaurant in downtown Portland. Greg is brewed without hops and makes use of the kambocha (green pumpkin) squash for about one-third of the total sugars, lending it a distinctly squashy, pumpkin taste. This beer is available on draft at Higgins, at the brewery and occasionally elsewhere in the Portland area.
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Reviewed by Arjen from Netherlands

3.05/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Sampled from draught at Borefts 2019. Pours a hazy pale golden (or orange/pinkish) color and a white head. Aroma's: fruit, grain, a bit Rivella or so, soda-ish. Retronasal there's sweet fruit, grain, herbs. Flavor is moderate sweet, wort, fruit. Light bodied. Short finish.
Oct 20, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by NickThePyro from Washington

Sep 05, 2019
Rated: 3.89 by Sammy from Canada (ON)

Aug 25, 2019
Rated: 3.8 by BirdsandHops from Oregon

Apr 06, 2019
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Reviewed by Lingenbrau from Oregon

3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Greg is a really unique beer. It's a ruddy grey washed pale looking beer with a nose and flavor that really captures the squash influence. A fun, unique, and easily drinkable offering, but probably not a good choice for the less adventurous type.

Mar 20, 2019
Rated: 3.9 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida

Mar 26, 2018
Rated: 3.63 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Mar 26, 2018
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Draft at taproom. Hazy golden pour, small ring of head. Aroma is lighter, but hints at the squash. Taste adds a bit of bitterness from the squash, very mild, but savory. Nice consistency. Pleasant.
Feb 23, 2018
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Reviewed by HipCzech from California

3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at Hair of the Dog Brewery and Tasting Room, "From the Stone," served in a stemmed 3 oz glass. Hazy, bright golden yellow with a brief, frothy head of white foam that leaves nice streaks of lace. Gentle aroma of light malt, tart fruit and slight earth. Flavor unfolds a lean, slightly sweet, bready malt body with tart fruit and vegetal notes rounded by earthy mineral notes. Light body with medium carbonation. A unique flavor profile that stays light and refreshing. Hops are clearly absent, but not necessarily missing.
Jul 09, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by CPAles from Illinois

Jun 19, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by the_encinitan from California

Mar 21, 2017
Rated: 3.85 by CaptainQ from Washington

Feb 18, 2016
Rated: 3 by dleigh from California

Apr 03, 2015
Rated: 3.15 by BMESSER88 from Florida

Mar 25, 2015
Rated: 3.43 by ninaturner from Florida

Mar 25, 2015
Rated: 3.56 by spycow from Illinois

Feb 28, 2015
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Reviewed by AgentMunky from New York

3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Beautifully hazy pale, wine-like effervescence. It smells lightly sweet and fruity.

The mouthfeel is sparkly and fun, and the taste is odd. Vaguely tart with a fruity sweetness. Excellently balanced. Fun, good beer!
Feb 20, 2015
Rated: 3.39 by kamikazeokami from Oregon

Feb 19, 2015
Rated: 3 by DrMindbender from South Carolina

Jul 17, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Boozecamel from Canada (BC)

Jul 03, 2014
Rated: 3 by IBUQT from Oregon

Jul 03, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by bumchilly25 from Canada (BC)

Jul 02, 2014
Rated: 4 by pester from California

May 02, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by anteater from Oregon

Mar 31, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by charlesjwinkler from Illinois

Mar 28, 2014
Rated: 3 by dansmcd from Australia

Feb 24, 2014
Rated: 4 by topdown from California

Feb 06, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by s1ckboy from Massachusetts

Jan 19, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by Tuckersmth from California

Jan 13, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by sclitch from Canada (AB)

Jan 06, 2014
Rated: 3 by trytoketchup from Colorado

Dec 07, 2013
Rated: 3.5 by jaydoc from Kansas

Nov 24, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by Phobicsquirrel from Oregon

Nov 17, 2013
Rated: 2.75 by distantmantra from Washington

Sep 30, 2013
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Reviewed by Smurf2055 from Washington

2.47/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Pours muddy brownish with two finger big bubbly chalk white head, quick dissipation. Smell is squash, sweeter veggie, a bit earthy. Taste is bland, squash and veggies, sort of like a light bodied abbey ale, but sweet. Thin mouthfeel. Interesting and drinkable, but I don’t really want to try it again.
Aug 07, 2013
Rated: 3.25 by Mebuzzard from Colorado

Aug 07, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by notchucknorris from California

Jun 09, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by SocalKicks from California

Jun 05, 2013
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Reviewed by Bouleboubier from New Jersey

4.12/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
one of the more if not the most unique of the local beers I had in Oregon this past April

A: like a Wit infused with almond milk, notably dense-cloudy.... strange (maybe imaginary) pearly-olive-green reflection/highlight (or is it green-gold)... wasn't much head to start, basically looks still thereafter

S: first off, yogurt-y-doughy.... obviously, no hops (if you've read the literature).... the essence of a farming field after the harvest

T: silky, doughy - mild fruit - light gourd stem - clean and vinous aftertaste.... not all that beer-like of a flavor (a thick Wit - Hitachino White - the closest comparison?)

M: more like lightly-meaty coconut milk - the opposite of clean or crisp.... mild showing of carbonation starting in the middle

O: odd, yet moreish creation - i'm really into these alternative ingredients -there's enough IPAs and Imperial stouts out there, jeez.... I'll be able to instantly recall the taste of this one for a long while
May 15, 2013
Rated: 3.5 by xnicknj from Pennsylvania

May 02, 2013
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