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RATINGS: 811   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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3.9
sjogro (4734) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2017
Tap at Borefts 2017 day 1. Clear dark golden with thin white ring head. Big sweet and dry barley malts, leathery bitter, caramels. Big sweet and strong bitter. Full body and low carbonation. Buttery, boozy powerhouse.

3.8
Svartvit (950) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2017
Sampled from draft at Borefts 2017. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a white head. Caramel, dried fruits, oak, pine, resin. Bit of booze.

3.8
Maakun (6434) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2017
Tap at Borefts 2017. Clear golden with small white head. Lots of vanilla and wood, toffee, caramel, pine, resin, lots of herbs and alcohol. Over medium sweet and herbal/woody bitter. Full bodied with low carbonation. Nice but a bit too bitter for me.

4.8
moldovan9807 (480) - 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 (2951) - 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 (14841) - 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 (891) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2017
Tap at Beavertown extravaganza. Nose is citrus, orange, apricot. Palate is caramel, orange, apricot. Not bad.

3.7
SinH4 (6258) - 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 (630) - 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.


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