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The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head - Tired Hands Brewing Company

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165 Ratings
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Ratings: 165
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.26%
Wants: 126
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Very hoppy pale ale/IPA brewed with 70lbs of clementine zest and juice.

(Beer added by: regspeir on 01-12-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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dcolatriano

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

06-26-2013 13:17:38 | More by dcolatriano
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-14-2013 18:26:31 | More by Travcofarms
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New York

4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-04-2013 17:06:58 | More by vonnegut21
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-04-2013 02:18:46 | More by kdmcguire10
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California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +2%

05-19-2013 17:49:18 | More by pwoody11
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Photekut

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -9.3%

05-19-2013 01:52:10 | More by Photekut
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KWMiles

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2%

05-09-2013 02:33:39 | More by KWMiles
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.3%

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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev -9.3%

05-04-2013 22:58:51 | More by kscaldef
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

05-04-2013 17:35:56 | More by caguiar
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IPAyForHops

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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hooliganlife

Missouri

4.34/5  rDev -1.6%

served in stemmed tired hands glass for full on rep

pours a pale hazy golden yellow. light to little head.

very citrus forward. heavy orange and tangerine. tropical love in a glass.

taste is 100% different. bitter through out. pine and resin. some zest is mos def apparent. very faint malt. finish has a slight grapefruit thing going on. loving.

thin and light, a bit dry and oily.

overall, this is really good and so light and easy. well done.

04-23-2013 18:12:52 | More by hooliganlife
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Schlais

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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SourinQns

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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Nachos4two

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-19-2013 17:31:58 | More by Nachos4two
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Gosox8787

New Hampshire

4.18/5  rDev -5.2%

Presentation: 1L swingtop growler chilled and poured into my Hill Farmstead stemware. Huge thanks to Centennial for this great surprise.

Appearance: Medium orange to dark yellow in color. A bit cloudy throughout. Pours a one finger white fizzy head that doesn't hold for long.

Aroma: Mango, tropical fruits and a nice burst of orange zest and juice. Really nice balance of fresh citrus, fruity hops, and some mild bitterness.

Taste: Orange juice and orange zest tones upfront cut through the big fruity hops. The hops are not overly strong at this point but that allows the citrus to really stand out. A slightly bitter aftertaste and light, dry finish. Really tasty.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a burst of carbonation upfront. The acid from the citrus really seems to reduce the carbonation level in this hoppy citrus brews.

Overall, another great offering from Tired Hands. The citrus is really bright and complemented by the hop character. Really well done and nicely balanced. A really refreshing beer.

04-18-2013 00:35:46 | More by Gosox8787
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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cfrances33

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-15-2013 04:55:28 | More by cfrances33
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Keyportnick

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -15%

04-14-2013 20:33:19 | More by Keyportnick
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.84/5  rDev -12.9%

Pours a pale golden color, much lighter than anticipated. Smell is strong citrus with a bit of the pale malt poking through.

Taste - I get some nice citrus fruits and crackery malt with almost a wheaty charactersitic to it. If I did not know that there was clementine juice and zest in this, I certainly would never have guessed it. I have had plenty of other APAs that have more citrus characterstic than this brew.

Overall, delicate is the word that comes to mind. This is not a beer to drink with heavy food, as the balanced characeristic would easily be overpowered by whatever you were eating.

In the end, a bit underwhelming. Perhaps my expectations were a tad high, or perhaps I just prefer brews with more intense flavors. If this were available in a reasonably priced six pack I would have an interest in picking it up again, but I would certainly never pay $25 for a growler again ($20 for the beer, $5 for the growler).

04-14-2013 15:46:48 | More by thebigredone
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-14-2013 13:24:22 | More by BarrytheBear
The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head from Tired Hands Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 165 ratings.