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Heavy Handed IPA - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

731 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 731
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 33
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Heavy Handed IPA is brewed to celebrate the harvesting of the hops every year. Within moments of harvest we add freshly picked "Wet Hops" to this IPA. Since the hops have not been dried before use, they add a wonderful character found in no other beer. A hop lovers dream. (Available September through December) Each batch is "single hopped" with a different hop variety.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-03-2002)
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TheSSG

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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a HUGE, resiny head. Hop aroma is dominated by grapefruit. Amber-burnt sienna color. Starts with that grapefruit hop flavor, moves into a pretty hefty bitterness that peaks with a citrus rind/pine sap flavor. The finish smooths out to allow the malt to come through, but that assertive pine lingers throughout.

This is a very nice IPA, though I'd like it more if the hops subsided sooner to allow a touch more malt through.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 04:02:35 | More by TheSSG
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Heavy Handed IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.