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Heavy Handed IPA - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

733 Ratings
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Ratings: 733
Reviews: 383
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 33
Gots: 15 | 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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salvo

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4.68/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Updated 10/08/2011:
Batch 2521 Centennial hops excellent but not as pronounced as described in the review below from 9/2010.

Pours amber brown with a thick head that persists and laces the glass.

Smell is piney and resiny hops that makes my mouth pucker.

Taste is strong hops, all hops, more hops, and happily so in a brew that is not overwhelming either with malt or alcohol. Some mango and grapefruit tinkling in the background, but the foreground is all pine and resin. Lip-smackingly good.

I'm so happy Heavy Handed is back: I was disappointed when there wasn't any at the Hop Juice Release Party over the summer. I remember what a revelation this beer was when I first encountered it, back before my beerevelation and hopvergence. And I've very happy it holds up both in time and to the tasting of many beers over that time.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2010 02:12:56 | More by salvo
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Heavy Handed IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 733 ratings.