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RATINGS: 475   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.


whatsupstairs' rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
whatsupstairs (112) - Inland Empire, California, USA - AUG 9, 2011
in 12oz bottle @hotd shared w/kthei??? vintage 2008 it was out standing poured this black purple red liquid it smelled like wet dog wood chips no head it was just there tasted like fresh cherries for a 3year old brew wow step your game up and travel see the greater north west swag


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Zakoon (141) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 20, 2015
355ml bottle enjoyed @ home. 2014 bottle, thanks to douglas88. Pours very dark reddish brown with no head at all. Aroma is leather, wet wood,cherries, vanilla, syrup, coffee and brown sugar. Taste is sweet and very light bitterness. Full bodied, oily texture, absolutely no carbonation. Finish is sweet, woody, light bitter and complex.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tcon25 (173) - Duvall, Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle pour at Pine box Seattle, haven’t seen this, so I had to get it, black pour redish hint, Bourbon aroma hint of cherry, you can taste a lot of they black cherry, slight wood, a little over powering, would love to try a 2012-2011 after a lot of mellowing out. Really enjoyed this one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (1052) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2015
12 oz bottle shared at the pine box anniversary party. This is great. Thanks T! Pours a red tinted black with a big cocoa black cherry aroma. Flavor is a little syrupy, and a tad sweet with cherry. Smooth cherry and bourbon flavor. Wonderful stuff. Loved it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
barn0216 (472) - California, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Honey and cherry aroma, milk chocolate. Super delicious taste, chocolate tootsie roll, Bourbon cherry, alcohol. Dry finish. Goddamn.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8604) - Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2015
355ml bottle. Nice viscous liquid, some cherry and spice notes, thick caraamel and bourbon booze, nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tgncc (2992) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Via trade with Douglas88. The pour is deep black, no head. The aroma is bourbon, wood, vanilla, molasses, cherry, which is subtle, leather. Lots going on. The flavor is chocolate, bourbon, wood, vanilla, leather, tobacco, very subtle cherry. Gorgeous. The finish is light bourbon, pine, leather. Just excellent. Medium, slightly thick in body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Fellini (721) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a thick syrupy deep brown to deep reddish color with little to no head. Aroma is molasses, sweet cherries, thick, syrupy. Flavor is thick, quite sweet, cherries. Not very tart, mostly heavy boozy syrupy sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (2459) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle during (mostly) Hair of the Dog beers tasting. Many thanks again Jef! Side by side comparison of batch #11 and batch of 2014 (no batch number to find on the bottle) #11 = 3,9 APPEARANCE: dark brown beer, almost no head. NOSE: fruity, alcohol, oak. TASTE: fruity, madeira, oak. Year 2014. = 3,5 APPEARANCE: dark brown beer, almost no head. NOSE: oak, fruity, alcohol. TASTE: oak, fruity, alcohol, oké.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dedollewaitor (14336) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2015 2012 Vintage. Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small fading white head. Complex and vinous nose and flavor. Bourbon, thick caramel, licorice and cherries. Nose is good but flavor is just overwhelming. Well integrated cherries and superb barrel ageing. Boom!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JefVerstraete (1891) - Ghent, BELGIUM - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle from a trade. Shared @ HotD tasting. Dark brown, bit foam. Soft carbonation. Wonderfull complex beer. Sweet aroma of dark fruit, brown sugar and vanilla with a fruity tartness of the cherry’s. Very good beer!


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