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Pandora - Idle Hands Craft Ales

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BA SCORE
83
good

85 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Idle Hands Craft Ales visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Stockfan42 on 10-16-2011)
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Reviews by MRsojourner:
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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-20-2014 23:46:33 | More by MRsojourner
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jdelbalzo99

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-07-2014 16:48:05 | More by jdelbalzo99
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

@ Atwoods, Somerville MA

Hazy amber peach color with a thick white cap. Head is plenty sticky and lasting. Smells like minty, herbal Ricola orchard fruits and must. Tastes like it smells. There's palette renewing dryness that I like a lot. Much more depth and personality than similar Palm and Rare Vos IMO.

Serving type: on-tap

06-07-2014 01:02:40 | More by donkeyrunner
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip glass with a solid one-finger head (from the bar). There's some crooked ring lace. Orange amber color with a haze.

Very attractive combination of Belgian yeast and wheat malt to the nose. There's a bit of grassiness and no malt sugars.

The flavor is complex. Initially I detect the yeast but there's also plenty of deeply toasted malt. While the hop bitterness is light, it still provides plenty of balance to the overall drink ability of this offering. My only detraction is the thin body and correspondingly high carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

06-06-2014 21:00:56 | More by smcolw
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-01-2014 12:35:19 | More by petermethot
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-30-2014 18:00:24 | More by Texasfan549
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dsm45

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-21-2014 14:02:02 | More by dsm45
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

04-17-2014 01:49:04 | More by DrBier
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Kataco16

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

03-24-2014 15:07:17 | More by Kataco16
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-13-2014 21:21:15 | More by stephenjmoore
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chet4

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

03-08-2014 20:54:14 | More by chet4
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Dfrittsy

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-24-2014 04:43:32 | More by Dfrittsy
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stevec32

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-09-2014 22:44:09 | More by stevec32
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-01-2014 22:35:33 | More by PEIhop
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Metz

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

01-01-2014 16:55:48 | More by Metz
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-25-2013 03:59:48 | More by MJSawyer
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shehateme

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-01-2013 13:28:57 | More by shehateme
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

12-01-2013 00:29:27 | More by AOShabaz
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

11-20-2013 23:02:19 | More by RRC03
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2013 01:18:38 | More by msondel
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

11-10-2013 20:46:38 | More by jim_carignan
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-10-2013 02:23:00 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

10-13-2013 19:42:47 | More by Rekrule
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked up at the brewer a couple weeks ago, shared with rudzud and other friends.

Light fizzy head leaves nice lacing, bright orange red color nice bubbles.

Nose nice spicy hops, floral, nice Belgian yeast character with mild esters and spices, mild yeasty, hint citrus and grassy, fruity.

Taste starts with lots of Belgian characters, yeasty bready, little esters and Belgian yeast spices, nice amber reddish malt, light candy caramel character, little sweet and sticky. Hops are mostly spicy and chewy, little floral, hint fruity but that's more from the esters. Mild grassy flavors, little straw and lemongrass. Fair bitterness to start, then ends drier with lots of bitterness, spicy hop, little Belgian yeast spices, little sticky, light candy malt.

Mouth is med bod, lighter carb.

Overall interesting, nice Belgian characters but the hops get a little overbearing and spicy.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2013 02:28:34 | More by jlindros
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to JLindros for sharing.

A - Poured into a tulip a clear golden hue with almost no head. Average appearance.

S - Aromas of Belgian yeast esters, light floral fruit notes, really pops with nice drive notes. Super aromatic.

T - Taste is nice, not as good as the nose. Belgian notes, light spice, esters, fruit notes, apples, faint alcohol.

M - Mouthfeel is nice and light, clean.

O - Overall I enjoyed this offering. It was very straight forward.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2013 01:04:45 | More by rudzud
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Pandora from Idle Hands Craft Ales
83 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.