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RATINGS: 477   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.


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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 13, 2010
This brewery’s QC really is pathetic. Beer pours dead flat. Nose is medicinal cherry, taste is sweet bourbon, sweet cherries, and it really doesn’t do the base beer justice.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dresden (1066) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Still deep brown with a red hue. Big fruity aroma, not cherry but dark malt fruit, oak and booze. Sweet cherries, booze, sherry, soy. Very nice and lacking carb doesn’t hurt this at all

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (835) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - APR 21, 2015
Bottle at 9050 tasting. Tasted next to Matt From The Wood. Very sweet, cherry, hot on alcohol. Prefer Adam I think.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Zakoon (146) - 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 (174) - 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 (1071) - 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 (8675) - 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 (2994) - 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 (722) - 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.


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