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Parageusia2 - Tired Hands Brewing Company

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97
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102 Ratings
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 6.74%
Wants: 94
Gots: 27 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: yourefragile on 05-31-2014

This is a Cabernet Franc barrel-fermented Ale that I brewed with oat malt and and a small amount of lightly caramelized malt at Tired Hands Brewing Company. At this point, Parageusia2 is roughly ten months old. The yeast used to ferment this beer is a melange of yeast cultured by Tired Hands Brewing Company as well as yeast and bacteria resident to Ardmore, Pennsylvania. I believe that people of this time may refer to my Ale as a "Saison" or perhaps a "Wild Ale". Archaic stylistic descriptions aside, this is an Ale that I find to be very engaging and enjoyable; Bone dry with a bright under-ripe berry acidity and a pungent fresh grape must presence. Also, it is suitable for indefinite aging into the future.
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Ratings: 102 | Reviews: 5
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Photo of Sarge3130
4.29/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Beer rating #500.

Poured into gold Parageusia 2 taster.
A: Nice gold/orange body with thin head. Fizzy.
S: Very fruity, apples, unripe pear, some tannin
T: oak, tannin, vinous notes, apple and cherry. more tart than sour.
M: medium. could use a little more carbonation to cleanse the palate
O: excellent beer but I enjoyed this more on draft. It drank a lot heavy than I remember.

Photo of larryi86
4.52/5  rDev +1.6%

500 ml bottle poured into my Paragesia glass

A- A hazy golden orange with a 2 finger white white head. 4.5

S- Sour, some wine, oak, hints of earth spice, light fruits/pears, grainy malt backbone, nice balance. 4.4

T- Sour fruits, getting grapefruits, hints of cherries, apples, hint of wine, some oak, slightly funky, a good and unique mix of sour flavors. 4.6

M- Smooth, crisp, light to medium body. 4.4

O- Another great beer from Tired Hands. Not as good as Parageusia1, sour flavors are a little more unique, just doesn't have the crazy balance of the first, but still worth seeking . 4.5

Photo of BMMillsy
4.12/5  rDev -7.4%

Killer extra from Joe. Pours hazy golden with a fluffy white head. Nice fruity aroma with slightly tart apples, sweet pears, grapes, big vinous notes, dry oak galore, and just a bit of harsh phenols. Flavor is juicy sour fruits, green apple, some tropical sweet notes, big red wine influence with a warming oaky vinous note on the finish. Nice and acidic. Very nice. Medium bodied with medium plus carbonation and some dryness on the finish. Nice brew.

Photo of Jonada
4.35/5  rDev -2.2%

500 ml bottle poured into a Tired Hands teku glass

Appearance: Pours a darker orange color with less than a finger of white head that dissipates to a thin collar. Body is hazy but translucent with some light visible carbonation.

Smell: Earth, red wine, apple, pear, oak, melon, peppery saison yeast.

Taste: Lots of oaky earthy red wine character followed by red berries, light graininess, lacto and mild funk

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and slightly creamy with medium lively carbonation. Finishes mostly dry, but with some residual sweetness.

Overall: Time traveling contract brewer shenanigans aside, this is an excellent beer. Not quite at the level of Parageusia1, but pretty close.

Photo of jbwimer
4.29/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A little too sweet, and doesn't maintain the balance of the first incarnation of this beer. Nice tartness and a hint of funk. Really enjoyed, but was lost amongst the other beers in this tasting. Definitely prefer Para1.

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Parageusia2 from Tired Hands Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.