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Patriarch - Idle Hands Craft Ales

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Patriarch
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86
very good

36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 7.24%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Idle Hands Craft Ales visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2011)
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My wife and I ran through some of Idle Hands' offerings at their brewery and thought this was the best. We bought a growler.

For what it's worth this is Idle Hands' house beer that is brewed only upon receiving a fresh batch of yeast. After going through a batch of Patriarch that yeast is then used in all (most?) of Idle Hands' beer as their house strain. Hence the name. All batches are pilsener, yeast, water and a different hop each time. This batch was Perle.

Translucent orangey golden hay color with a thin head from my poor pour. Head lays down into a a crescent moon collar with a foamy smudge in the middle of my glass. Rouses well. Served in a Sambvca tulip 'cause that's what I had.

Dry hay, dry board, all the lovely yeasty phenols that make for a phenomenal barnyard beer.

Wonderfully dry and phenolic. Bread crust and a little sugared lemon/orange rind sweetness. Earthy, herbal hop for balance.

Everything I'd ever want in a BPA - dry, simple yet with lots of depth, balanced. Helluva yeast strain.

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Patriarch from Idle Hands Craft Ales
86 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.