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Westy13 - Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 16
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rifugium on 11-22-2012)
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

01-21-2013 15:42:44 | More by comfortablynirm
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3.68/5  rDev -3.9%

Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. Great name and did a double take seeing it was a saison. Medium brown colured bottle that yields a lot of lace. Spicy, but yeasty above all. Other than pepper and some understated spices, not exception for the style. Slightly above average mothfeel.

12-10-2012 01:40:04 | More by Sammy
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Maryland

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev -2.6%

First had: on tap at the brewpub

The name presumably a nod to Westvleteren, they labeled this beer a "dark strong saison," but it had characteristics somewhat leaning towards a quad or barleywine. I was able to sample this a few weeks before its release in uncarbonated form, but obviously this review applies to the finished product.

Chestnut brown color, hazy, with a moderate beige head that displayed decent retention and little to no lacing. Aroma of dark dried fruits, brown sugar, vanilla, earth. This packs a punch, and the alcohol heat hits you right away, though it's more felt than tasted. Raisin and fig sweetness on the palate, brown sugar, fruitcake cherries, maple, obvious Belgian yeast, a bit of tannin astringency that mellows out some as the beer warms...it's probably best to let this one sit a few minutes before drinking. Bottle aging will make this quite interesting. Body is medium-full, mouthfeel is pretty slick and warming. I'm not completely sold on this one yet, but it's still a good brew and, again, should improve more as it ages.

11-22-2012 14:38:19 | More by Rifugium
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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev 0%

Review from notes.

A - Pours copper orange with a small half finger head leaving small trails of lace.

S - Sweet nose with some raisins, brown sugar, toffee, vanilla and dulled fruit rind.

T - Taste is similar to the nose in that the sweetness and saison body are the strongest flavors. A bit of fruit comes out as it warms up. Sweet, dry finish.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, sweet feel with a bit of booze coming thru as it warms up.

O - Tastes just like a quad with a saison core helping to bring it all together. A very interesting beer. The booze is a little stronger than I would like but it is still a solid beer.

11-26-2012 17:32:12 | More by orangesol
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Westy13 from Tired Hands Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.