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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Matts_Property (830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 30, 2011
Bottle split with mcberko. Pours solid black/brown with a tan coloured lacing. Aroma of vanilla, wood, dark fruits, liqueur, bourbon, and booze. Flavour is more muted than the aroma suggest - to begin with. Flavours (which match the aroma) continue to intensify the more you drink. A smooth mouth feel, with a light burning boozy aftertaste. Really nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phaleslu (9376) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 28, 2011
12 oz. bottle shared by jckp64- thanks a ton, John! 2011 release. Pours a dark, cloudy cola brown with a small khaki head. Aroma of vanilla, bourbon, charred oak, dark fruits, brown sugar, toast- the alcohol carries some heat in this. Same with the flavor, which has notes of faintly smoked and toasted malts, berry fruits, brown sugar, caramel, licorice, and oak. Medium-bodied, with a sweet, boozy, slightly smoky and spicy mouthfeel. Nice complexity. Fun to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (14361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2011
2000th rating. 12 oz. bottle from the brewery (after a 2-hour lineup to obtain it and Bourbon Fred, which almost saw them run out of Adam from the Wood - we got one of the last dozen), split with Matts_Property. Pours a deep dark brown with a reddish tinge and virtually no head. Aroma of rich wood, bourbon notes, liqueur-coated dark fruits, molasses and serious heat from the booze. Flavour seems subtle at first - with the identity of the beer being revealed the more you drink - starting with wood and bourbon upfront that never ruin the complexity but are definitely quite pronounced, followed by brandy- / sherry-coated fruits, vanilla, light smokey notes and feint molasses - medium alcohol burn that doesn’t ruin the complexity. Delicious, though I much prefer Cherry Adam from the Wood (2011) and even regular Adam.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (6140) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Big bourbon and traditional dark malt ash and roast nose. Pours dark brown almost black, thin tan head. Big sweet adam bourbon roast smoke earth plus brown sugar and vanilla. This beef makes me e this dude makes my dick hard! Lol chalk text funny.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
after4ever (7579) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2011
12 oz. Thanks jake! Pours opaque black. No head or lace. Black olives, grilled meat, soy sauce, and oak on the nose. Sticky thick body. Black olives, grilled meat, vanilla, and oak on the mid palate. A little boozy and bitey near the end. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Bottle for rating #3700:   2011 release: Cola in appearance, moderate soapy head, light beige, spotty lacing.   Faint aromas of bourbon, charred wood, ash, earth, salted licorice, graham cracker, toasted mashmallows, and coconut.   Smells fairly inviting, but its not real strong.   A bit stronger on the tongue.   Faint warming, otherwise well hidden ABV.   The salted licorice stands out a bit more.   Reminds me of the stuff I used to get in Norway.   Wish we had that here.   Otherwise it feels like a sweet overly ripened/dried dark pitted fruit and bourbon.   Not as woody as I recall from a long time ago, but as it warms it becomes more apparent.   Body and mouthfeel are fairly moderate, yet it still feels a little sticky.   Finish seems like it has a bourbony raisin sort of flair.   Lots going on with this one, and sometimes its hard to pinpoint exactly what you are getting at that moment.   This is one of those beers you keep sipping and smacking on to really get a handle on it.   Before you know it, the damn thing is gone... damnit!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 21, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2016 Bottle shared by Sean, thanks! Pours a cloudy mahogany with a yellowish gray head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has some earthy notes of wood with sweet grains, vanilla, caramel and a hint of dark fruit. Flavor has some bitter chocolate with caramel and vanilla with a hint of dark fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 19, 2011
(12oz bottle courtesy of Dak). Pours a dark cola color with thin khaki head. Aroma is bourbon, caramel, vanilla and soy. Taste is sweet with more vanilla, coconut and raisin. Full-bodied with a sticky texture. Smooth finish. Really, an excellent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thanimal (29) - Arizona, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Very dark brown pour. Brown sugar and maple syrup is what I taste the most in this beer. Great beer

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
daknole (10870) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 19, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2012 Super dark brown pour, cream head. Rich but delicate aroma of brown sugar, celery seed, light wood notes. Flavor is awesome. Creamy, sweet, brown sugar, cane syrup. Awesome.

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