Serve in Snifter, Tulip


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 512   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 405   ABV: 13.5%
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
fonefan (42888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2009
Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.
[ Trade by VikingHammer ]. Clear dark brown color with a small small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, dark berry, moderate to light heavy wood, sweet cherry notes, soy sauce notes, bourbon notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, moderate acidic and moderate to heavy bitter with a average to long duration, tartness - vinegar. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090619]

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
daknole (10801) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 10, 2009
Damn, a lost rating! Shared with Oakes and Beershine and more in early Feb I believe. Great damn beer. Reddish brown pour with a nice head. Aroma is all over the place. I mean wow. Cherries, oak, bourbon, madera wine, booze, vanilla, honey and more! Flavor is amazing. Layered and complex. Full of booze, vanilla, cherry, oak, and what seems like a light touch of smoke. Fun beer, actually an amazing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2009
Bottle courtesy of markwise. Pours a muddy dark brown to black with reddish highlights and a thin tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty with notes of bourbon, vanilla, wood, smoke, cherry, earth, chocolate, brown sugar, hints of molasses and caramel. Flavor is sweet and malty with notes of chocolate, brown sugar, cherry, vanilla, wood, molasses, and hints of caramel and toffee. Generally medium body with a boozy malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
barleyPops (1142) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2009
bottle from hannont, thanks Todd. shared with illini08 while he was home over the 4th of July. Iíve always enjoyed HotD brews and this was no exception. for me, the bourbon was just right and while I got a hint of the tart cherries, I expected a bit more from the fruit. solid brew and very enjoyable. I have one bottle remaining and will let it age for a couple of years.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
inkubus27 (269) - highland, Indiana, USA - JUN 30, 2009
Where to start with this one. Possibly one of the most layered and complex beers Iíve come across. Aroma is of oak, some cherry, bourbon, more oak and faint faint hints of the original adam underneath. Flavor is pretty oaky and booxy. The palate turned me off a bit as it was just a little too over the top boozy for me. But thatís just me. Really cool beer, just not my favorite. Thanks for the hookup Colin!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Bottle. My initial thought was that you canít improve upon Adam. I think that thought was validated by this beer. It has the depth and complexity to match anything in the style, but it doesnít match the subtle depth of the original brew. Nose is bourbon/oak and cherries, caramel, chocolate, mild leather. Deep amber-brown pour. Flavor is again dominated by oak and tart cherry, which is phenomenal but overwhelms the immense complexity of Adam. The oak seems to imply more alcohol than is present. Overall this is a wonderful beer but the overshadowing of its base detracts from the impression.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24496) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2009
Bottle@Fonefan. Deep ambery brown colour, tiny brigeish brown head. Aroma is lots of wood, some berries as well as mild raisins. Flavour is leather, wood, some sour wooden notes as well as alcohol. Aftertaste is sour wood and also some slight cherries. Quite wellbalanced and nice big brew. Maybe a bit too big on the "barrelwood".

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - JUN 17, 2009
12oz bottle from WeeHeavySD who flew up to portland for these. I shared the bottle with Ryan form Lost Abey, who broke out a Cuvee for the ocaision. The beer poured a dark red-brown with a small tan head. the aroma had lots of cherry with wood and the funkiness of adam showing through. The flavor had lots of sherry and bourbon and the cherry flavor was much dimished from the flavor, still lots of interesting notes. This fresh CdT had much stronger cherry flavor but the Cherry Adam was much more complex.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ajm (1072) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 16, 2009
Bottle from Dock Sale. Nose is primarily of cherries and bourbon. Color is the most beautiful I am likely to see in a beer: black ruby with bubbles everywhere. Flavor is completely eponymous: cherry, Adam, wood. If this had more unity it would be a 9 on flavor, but as it is, the flavors rotate 1-2-3 like the reservoir on a pistol. Could use more Adam.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hayduke (4464) - Eureka, California, USA - MAY 31, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2009 From a 12 oz bottle this poured a very dark and opaque cherry color with a small off-white head and little lacing. Nose of strongly of ripe fruit and alcohol. Very creamy and rich mouthfeel,. Flavor is very complex with bourbon notes, and ripe fruit, burnt wood, cherries, nuts, chocolate, vanilla, and again alcohol. Finish is slightly bitter. A really interesting brew, that seems like it is more than 10% ABV. One to sip slowly, but very enjoyable.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 35 36 37  38  39 40 41 » 52

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50