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Sticky Hands - Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant

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Reviews: 17
Hads: 155
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 5.82%
Wants: 42
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Sarlacc83 on 04-15-2013

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Reviews: 17 | Hads: 155
Reviews by alexrichman:
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4.57/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A) poured from a 750ml bottle into a glass a rusty hazy color, a nice 1.5 finger head with astonishing lacing.

S) great bouquet, a nice sweet malt with super enticing hop aroma that smells a but like super ripe peaches

T) much like the aroma, very sweet malt balanced by the hops that retain their fruitiness but also have a nice bitterness. Wonderful finish that perfectly rides the line between sweet and bitter. Lip smacking good!

M) good thickness, nice oily feel from the hops, scary drinkable at 8.25%

O) an IIPA that reminds me a lot of Pliny but is somehow tastier. Simply put one of the best beers I have ever had the pleasure of drinking. A true craft brew. (671 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle, bailey's taproom, paired with some connect 4

Sharp looking bottle - even sharper looking beer. Nice bright orange body, very healthy white foam. Pungent aromas of dank, tropical fruit, blood orange. Flavor profile follows - sticky, dank, full of tropical fruit and sugar-crusted citrus. Loved this - bought a bottle to-go. (337 characters)

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4.86/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours dark golden/light caramel with a good head.
Nose is dank and resinous
Taste is unreal. Great balance between malt and hops. Gives off some nice melon/citrus fruit flavors but also has a dank hoppy flavor.
Fishes crisp and clean.
Overall a great IIPA. (260 characters)

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4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jellikit
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Bottle.
A: orange. Cloudy. No head.
S: pine and citrus all the way. Mostly flavoring. Has a pine bitterness. Sweet malt profile. Alcohol.
M: low carbonation. Big body.
O: a hop forward double IPA is what it is. Great beer. Will buy again. (253 characters)

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.53/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 01/02/2015. Poured into a RR stemmed glass. Served Chilled.

A - Poured a straw / ruby orange color with 2 fingers of white foam head. Beautiful color.
S - Tropical fruits and citrus with hints of peach and mango. Pine and dank hops fill the surrounding area after being poured.
T - Bright. Very similar to smell, huge tropical fruit and citrus flavor. Floral and pine with no noticeable malt backbone. Some lingering bitterness in the finish.
M - light to moderate body. Lingering bitterness. Tongue scraper. Very light malt backbone allowing the hops to take center stage. Moderate carbonation with a bright hop flavor.
O - One of the best bottles of Sticky Hands I've ever had. Easy to drink with tons of hop flavor. Block 15 is setting the bar high with this staple of a Pacific NW IPA. (814 characters)

Photo of jds16
4.46/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle, drank a month after bottling. Simple yet attractive label. Thanks to darrenstory for recommending and sending this bottle.

Light orange, hazy, two finger head. Smells like a massive wave of tropical and citrus fruits, and tastes just like it smells. Very fruity, very bitter, and lightly sweet. Sticky medium body, and a light ring of foam lasts all the way to the bottom of the glass.

Juicy, bitter, slight sweetness. Lives up to its name. Delicious from start to finish. Well worth seeking out if you like big, fruity, sticky DIPAs. Top of its class. (569 characters)

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Sticky Hands from Block 15 Brewery & Restaurant
94 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.