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RATINGS: 798   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Fred From the Wood is aged in new, medium toast American oak barrels for at least 6 months. This Beer is available from the brewery and at select retailers.

RateBeer Special Release 06/06,Batch 64: We hope you enjoy this release of Fred from the Wood, the first of RateBeer.com’s Worldwide Masters Series. This request edition beer showcases the artful strength and technical brewing excellence of Alan Sprints of Hair of the Dog Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon. Sprints is consistently rated by RateBeer’s thousands of beer enthusiasts as one of the world’s most elite brewers. He has kindly honored our request for a special edition of Hair of the Dog Fred from the Wood, which is aged in oak barrels for six months and is truly world-class beer. -- Joe Tucker, RateBeer.com

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4.8
moldovan9807 (392) - Oradea, ROMANIA - SEP 21, 2017
On tap at beavertown extravaganza 2017.Aroma of caramel, dried apricot. Taste of nuts,wood,caramel,oak. Medium sweet & medium sour taste.

3.4
ciocanelu (2793) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 16, 2017
On tap at Beavertown Extravaganza. Aroma has musty wood barrel, cellar funk and some fruits. Taste is woody, dusty and musty. Not as good as the regular version.

4
Stuu666 (14100) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2017
Keg at beaverfest. Pours deep orange, nose is raisin, caramel, citrus, taste is juicy fruit, oak, vanilla.

3.5
FinnIckler (757) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2017
Tap at Beavertown extravaganza. Nose is citrus, orange, apricot. Palate is caramel, orange, apricot. Not bad.

3.7
SinH4 (5555) - Garching b. M�nchen, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2017
Tap. Murky orange color with no head. Aroma is prunes, raisins, peach. Taste is a bit muddled peach, wood, raisins, a bit tannic. Oily mouthfeel, low carbonation. Good oney but not as great as expected.

4.2
Sask89 (529) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 4, 2017
Pours a deep murky amber colour with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is heavy in caramel and toffee, fairly boozy. Taste is rich and malty sweet, reminds me of butterscotch. Full body, creamy mouthfeel, and mild carbonation.

4.4
KennethArd (602) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2017
Vintage 2008. Powerful aroma of caramel, nuts, raisins, dried apricot, dates & wood. Clear reddish brown with long lasting creamy head. Medium sweet & medium sour taste. Medium body, creamy texture & soft carbonation.

3.4
gephross100 (943) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2017
On draft at the source. Pours cloudy brownish red with a thick white head. Strong oak notes, caramel, penny candy,. Very tannic oak flavor, sawdust. Light body, stronger carbonation than the non barrel version. Over oaked.

4.2
Tide (4060) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 18, 2017
Bottle at Hair of the Dog. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with raisins, hops, ripe fruits, oak, bourbon, a bit of alcohol and pine. Bitter finish with citrus, raisins, ripe fruits, resin, hops, oak, bourbon, vanilla and grass. Exquisite brew.

4.4
Iznogud (4003) - CROATIA - APR 2, 2017
Pours hazy dark golden to orange with creamy white head. Fruity, malty, wood, lots of dried fruit, vanilla. Quite sweet with a light sourish note and bitterness in finish. Oily, soft carbonation, complex. Full bodied. Great one.


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