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Hair of the Dog Adam from the Wood

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Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Early batches of Adam From the Wood were aged in bourbon barrels for over 7 years, while the 2011 release spent 3-4 years in Elijah Craig bourbon barrels. Occasionally available draft and bottles at the brewery only in limited quantities.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (902) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - APR 21, 2015
Bottle at 9050 tasting. Very hot alcohol, chocolate, lots of bourbon, vanilla.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zakoon (167) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 17, 2015
355ml bottle enjoyed @ home, 2014 bottle. Thanks to douglas88. Pours dark and muddy brown with absolutely no head. Aroma is caramel, bread, dark fruits, booze, leather, wood, prunes and raisins. Flavour is sweet and light bitter, Full bodied, no carbonation at all and I don’t mind. Finish is very decadent and long. I like all the subtle flavours, very complex.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dresden (1073) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 16, 2015
Am I the first to mention no carbonation? No? Well I kind of like it that way. Big oak and bourbon aroma, soy, figs and dark fruit. Hot alcohol heat, first so made me think of chilis actually. Fruity and lots of wood. Very very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ineedbeer (1038) - Oakland, California, USA - APR 11, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz 2014 vintage bottle. Aroma has a rich dark caramel and toffee notes. Medium light chocolate and light roast. Hints of toasted bread and nuts. Moderate dark fruit notes of raisin, fig and prune with a bit of plum and berry. Medium oak notes and hints of soy. Pours a murky mud brown with absolutely no head. No lacing and moderate legs. Flavor has a medium sweetness with a lot of dark caramel and toffee. Moderately strong oak notes also present with hints of vanilla, coconut and almond. A light chocolate and soy note. Medium light tobacco and leather. Moderate raisin, prune and plums. Oak tannins are a bit harsh. Medium light alcohol notes. Mouthfeel is full bodied with absolutely no carbonation. Low astringency and medium low alcohol warmth. Overall, an alright beer but the lack of carbonation really hurts it. Lots of oak character that works well with the malt but the oak tannins detract from the beer. I don?t know how it would age though as I bet the soy sauce character would creep in and overwhelm.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stoutnick (690) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 3, 2015
2014 bottle. Dark mahogany coloured pour, no carbonation. Aroma is bourbon oak, port, dates. Taste is the same with a vanilla sweet quality, some marshmallow, great oak finish. Thin no carbonation which means more port like on palate than beery. Great beer but not quite as good as Matt!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DedicatedToFun (3608) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Tap at brewery, brown pour, off white head. Nose is cherry, taste is boozy, caramel, leather, smokey, wow

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7192) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle. Nose of bourbon, smoke, chocolate, caramel. Cloudy brown, flat. Flavor is oxidized oak, chocolate, port. Oily and flat, needs carbonation. Very tasty, rich and woody but the flatness doesn’t work.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4845) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2015
I prefer the regular version. Bourbon aroma and some in the flavor. Vanilla in the flavor and aftertaste, with the flavor and aroma of booze. no carbonation and the palate and mouthfeel are a little thin.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle. Pour is dark brown with almost no head. Aroma and flavor of burnt caramel, slight vanilla, toffee, dark fruit, and booze. Finish is sweet and boozy with some brown sugar coming through. Little to no carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (2998) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Via trade with Douglas88. The aroma is boozy, woody, leather, smoky, lots going on. The appearance is deep black, almost no carbonation. The flavor is bourbon, vanilla, wood, molasses. The finish is boozy, piney. Medium, slightly thick in body. Nice.


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