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RATINGS: 466   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle from Rayl101! Pours near black with an espresso head. Aroma is alcohol, cocoa, wood, dark fruit. Taste is sweet with some bourbon notes, vanilla, cherry. Sticky and a bit hot. Good, but the flavors seem muddled to me.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JefVerstraete (1592) - 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!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RamyG4 (321) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2014
2012 Bottle, huge thanks to 5000. First rate in almost a year, popped open to ’celebrate’ a 4.0 semester. Pours a dark opaque brown with a light brown, very slightly reddish head. Aroma is bourbon, raisins, cherries, a little oxidation. Taste is sweet, more cherries and bourbon, with some nice tart cherry on the finish. Quite good, I imagine it would have been better a year ago though.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gramity (1456) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Opens with just a slight hiss and pours flat. Cherries add A slight berry note and complements the sweet vanilla bourbon notes but they are barely there, covered by malts and warming bourbon. Bit of a letdown, maybe some bubbles would have improved my experience. Viscous sipper.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (1322) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
bottle recieved in a trade, shared with a friend. poured a murky brown dark red colour with 0 carbonation and no head. instant hit of deep dark cherries while pouring, caramel, booze, bourbon, ash, red wine, almost like a bordeaux, figs, plums, some smoke, toffee, lot’s of molasses, a lot is going on in this beer, really complex! vinous notes at the end, first class beer! a real sipper!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demmbonz (590) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 29, 2014
12oz 2014 bottle to teku. Dark, flat, and syrupy. Very wine like. Sweet with complex dark fruits and tart cherries. Aroma is all booze. Maybe a little fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (719) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle vintage 2009. Oily Black pour with no head to speak of. Aroma is vanilla, light smoke, ash, brown sugar, and tart fruit, crazy good aroma. Taste is light tartness, vanilla, ash, butterscotch, light tartness on the aftertaste, oily mouthfeel no carbonation. Pretty darn tasty not much cherry flavour left but this is a pretty old bottle, not really any carbonation but still delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ericdevin (901) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle from 16 Tons Taphouse, Eugene. 2012 vintage. Pours a very dark reddish brown, little bit of tan head. Nose stellar, lots of cherries, dried fruit, booze. Grapes, funk, tannins. Body full and rich, more cherries, with some lingering notes, much more bite than one might expect from 10%. Fucking stellar.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (1074) - Colorado, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with no head. Aroma is very dark fruit, figs, chocolate, very sweet. Taste really smooth, sweet, a little fruit, flat, full bodied. Overall, very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (3805) - Everett, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle at HotD, thanks to a new friend at the bar. Pours a dark brown color with no head on there. Nose has some dark fruit elements to it and seems slightly sour, with a lot of the characteristics of barley wines. Taste is slightly sweet with a bit of a sour finish, and is super smooth. As someone who detests cherry, I was very pleasantly surprised at this, and found it not to be particularly cherry.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Staffan47 (880) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2014
Med en nyans av koppar i denna svartbuna bärs.Bourbonton är det första man tänker på. Anmärkningsvärt flat. Härlig bourbon. Känner inget av körsbären. Väldigt välbalanserad och trevlig.


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