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RATINGS: 441   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 405   ABV: 13.5%
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Cherry Adam from the Wood is aged with locally grown black cherries in oak casks for 15 months. The fruit lends a sweet tartness to the finish, melding with the wood and adding a new dimension of complexity. The 2008 bottling celebrates 15 years of business for me and was aged in Bourbon and Sherry barrels. The 2009 bottling was aged exclusively in Elijah Craig Bourbon barrels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2051) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Aroma: Bourbon, Tobacco, Mild Cherry Appearance: Brownish/Reddish Hue, Passes Mild light, Almost No Head, Almost No Lacing Taste: Medicinal Cherry, Mild Bourbon, Mild Tobacco Mouthfeel: Mediocre Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Mildly Boozy

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beaver (1283) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2014
12 oz bottle, dated 2014. Pours dark brown with no real carbonation.

The aroma is bourbon chocolate cherries.

The flavor is sweet malts, strong bourbon alcohol, dark fruits, roast chocolate and slightly tart cherry. There’s a little harsh alcohol in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with no carbonation.

Overall, a nice decedent beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Salmoniform (565) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Poured 2014 from bottle to glass. Dark hue with no head. Aroma is cherries, wood, vanilla, tobacco, smoke, chocolate, toffee, prunes. Taste is sweet throughout with an astringent following and slight ethanol finish. Mouthfeel is great with a moderate full body but no carbonation yet. Overall this is one of the best HOTD brews that I’ve had. It will be epic in a few years when finally carbonated. The 13% is well integrated!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (1950) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 29, 2014
At the Hair of the Dog mini-tasting. 2009. Served in a snifter. A 6 year old beer! Somewhat more of a nutty muddy brown pour compared to the regular Adam. A stronger barrel aroma as well. More heat, the taste is syrupy sweet cherry, sherry, maple syrup & oak. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - APR 19, 2014
Bottle shared with Timfoolery in line at The Rare Barrel. Very nice mix of sweet malty goodness with cherry flavor. Sometimes these types of beers can be a mess. Need more!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AirForceHops (3114) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 29, 2014
12 oz. bottle. 2012 vintage. Major dark brown with a thin ring of head around the snifter. Aroma smells like dirty gym socks that sat in a locker for 5 weeks. With large amounts of oak.

Thankfully the flavor is much better. Dark oak and bourbon traces with hints of cherries. Bourbon is very subtle. Burnt sugar and dark malts. Some vinous notes. Light warming alcohol sensation after after the sip. Body is medium leaning on full.

Another impressive brew from this brewery. The over 13% ABV is hidden nicely. Just a ton of oak through out this brew. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Xilgrin (6) - - MAR 27, 2014 does not count
Very thick full-bodied and rounded. Complex, cherries and raisons. Slightly tart final flavour. Careful of the abv!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kermis (4938) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2014
2011 bottle shared thanks to Spdyfire83. Pours near black with a brown bubbly ring head. Aroma of vanilla, bourbon, dark fruits, blackberrys, wood and dark chocolate. Flavour is heavy sweet and over moderate bitter. Thick chewy mouthfeel like drinking molasses. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (5181) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2014
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Big thanks. Clear black pour. Thin black head. A little cherries, a lot of raisins. A lot of alcohol. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1414) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle share in 2013. Pour is very dark brown with some slight red tinting and a small beige head. Aroma is dark caramel, vanilla beans, fudge, dates, cherries, and bourbon. Flavor has a ton of vanilla - oak, cherries, vanilla extract, cream. Finish is slightly sour/acidic with a touch of warming alcohol.

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