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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bartzilla (559) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUL 1, 2007
Oh gnar fuck kill destroy. This is it.. This is where I turned the corner on the sickest DMBT yet. This is like a bunch of hot angels. Naked. This is a seriously fuckin kick ass barley wine. Thank you WeeHeavySD. Im gonna snort a vicodin now.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skoisirius (1819) - Earth, Washington, USA - MAR 20, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2007 1.5 ltr bottle thanks to Alan. Sampled at the Hard Liver Tasting, poured into a Snifter glass. Pours a murky brownish black with no head. A very complex aroma with hints of wood, dark fruits, and heavy dark malts. The flavor is also deeply complex bringing out the normal Adam flavors of dark fruits, leather and tobacco, figs, prunes, and then complex it further with an oaked wood sense and peat, deepening the flavor into one very thick and rich brew. Thanks again to Alan from Hair of the Dog for bringing this fantastic brew. (And a correction on the aging - it was aged for 8 years, bottle aged for 2 years.)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2006
A murky black beer with no head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of wood and over ripe fruit. The flavor is acidic malty with notes of over ripe fruit, prunes, and oil.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2006
RBSG 06. Cloudy brown with no head. The aroma is caramel, cherry, raisin, oxidation and chocolate. The flavor is golden raisins, band aid, plastic and prune juice. Medium body. This is the strangest beer Ive ever had.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 16, 2006
Sampled at RBSG 2006- Grand Tasting. From the big bottle. ours the darkest brown Ive ever seen. No head. Smells like a locker room. possibly, it smells like my 7th grade bug collection. Soy flavor strong. Quite salty. Particulates remain in the glass. I love it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5459) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2006
Magnum at RBSG 2006. Rusty brown. Nose is woody and bourbonny with some port-ish notes, sweet malts, dark fruits, hint of vanilla, and chocolate. Taste is also woody with vanilla, chocolate, dark fruits, caramel, touch of alcohol and a light smoky hint. Body is slick and creamy while being rather full. FInishes with more alcohol notes coming through, wood, vanilla, dark fruits, molasses and brown sugar. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - JUL 20, 2006
Magnum at RBSG 06. Murky brown color with a small beige head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, oak and brown sugar. Flavor was drier than expected, with light bourbon, vanilla, dark fruits, brown sugar and just the faintest hint of smoke.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2006
RBSG06: No head. Thick brown color. Intrestting beer. I rather like traditionals

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2006
RBSG 2006 - Grand Tasting. Thanks to The_Beer_God for bringing this bad boy. Deep mahogany body and a flat head with no carbonation. Aroma is of nutty madeira, hazelnuts, and vanilla bean with a light peaty aspect. Flavor brings out some characteristic plum and fruit skin qualities, aged open malts, very smooth bourbon, and surprising smoky notes. A nice and decadent variation on a truly great American beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aracauna (3187) - Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2006
Murky Brown, almost black. Vanilla big alcohol. Toffee. A little sour. A bit of coffee in the finish and a touch of honey.


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