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Guillemot Prunus - Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

39 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 39
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 33
Gots: 12 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rifugium on 01-29-2013)
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Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -33.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-30-2014 14:44:50 | More by TriageStat
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

12-16-2013 04:17:57 | More by orangesol
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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

10-23-2013 03:13:29 | More by illidurit
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

09-17-2013 14:15:12 | More by xnicknj
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%

09-15-2013 21:57:00 | More by Holland
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

09-03-2013 15:54:23 | More by starrdogg
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-30-2013 22:32:45 | More by IrishColonial
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siege06nd

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-30-2013 22:26:57 | More by siege06nd
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-29-2013 12:19:04 | More by tom10101
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-14-2013 00:45:33 | More by meatyard
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-07-2013 20:26:57 | More by Jspriest
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-06-2013 15:35:39 | More by jmarsh123
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Dark brown body. Slight transparency at the edges. Not much of a head. Thin collar.

Smell - Brighter fruit than the Nebula version. Cherry and brighter raspberry. More acidic. Minimal roast.

Taste - Bright fruit. Cherry and raspberry. Muted roasted malt presence. More acidic and dry. Wine notes in the back.

Mouthfeel - Much drier than the Nebula version. Doesn't allow the malt flavors to come out as much.

Overall - Very similar, just some subtle differences. More emphasis on acidic and fruity components here.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2013 00:27:17 | More by Alieniloquium
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cfrances33

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-22-2013 03:36:40 | More by cfrances33
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-16-2013 21:30:25 | More by InspectorBob
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SpeedwayJim

New York

3.41/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not sure why but all the bottles I saw at the release had a killer bottom wax job. Something I'd never seen before. 16oz. bottle into a Cantillon tulip. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a .5 finger foamy, coffee colored head with good retention. Beer is a very dark, nearly opaque mahogany. Lacing is stringy but layered with decent stick. Thin but oily legs. I'm hoping for a bit more lace and head from my Saisons for the most part.

Nose is dark fruit, rotting wood, roasted malt, with just a hint of sweet and tartness. Moderately aromatic.

Opens sweet and tart prunes, plum, and soy sauce. Some roast, more dark fruit and Brett notes in the middle. Pretty sour overall. End is ash, more sour dark fruit, and just a touch of woodiness at the finish. Aftertaste of bitter chocolate and cocoa powder. Decent.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Lively and bubbly in the mouth and aggressive and coarse going down. Finish is messy with a lingering aftertaste. Solid.

Rare does not always translate to good and Guillemot Prunus is a great example of that. I've heard a lot of Tired Hands hype in recent months but this is not their best work. Decent but not worth going out of your way for.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 00:51:24 | More by SpeedwayJim
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New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I split this with my cousin, poured into snifter, pitch black pour, medium head, light lacing. The aroma is tart, funk, sour cherries. It taste like a sour stout, vanilla, booze. The carbonation is good, medium body, suprisingly drinkable. A very interesting beer, wish I had another.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2013 00:34:42 | More by bonkers
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-26-2013 13:52:39 | More by callmemickey
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-24-2013 16:57:37 | More by Thorpe429
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

03-24-2013 03:32:10 | More by yourefragile
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theGlasstronaut

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

03-07-2013 22:04:42 | More by theGlasstronaut
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oline73

Maryland

4.26/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I was lucky enough to have this side by side with the Nebula. Poured from the bottle into a tasting snifter.

The beer pours a dark brown color with just a small amount of head. The nose is sweet and reminds me a bit of brown sugar. I'm also getting cherries and mild oak. The taste tart but the sweeter notes are still there. Cherries are showing up, but there is also a dark fruit note in the background. I'm also getting some oak. The sour note builds to the finish. Not sure I would have guessed Saison. The body is medium with tingly carbonation and a dry finish. I enjoyed this more than the Nebula due to the sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 19:47:07 | More by oline73
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

03-01-2013 16:32:57 | More by mendvicdog
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-27-2013 14:51:47 | More by Beerontwowheels
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Guillemot Prunus from Tired Hands Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.