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Heavy Handed IPA - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

733 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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trevorwideman

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3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle given to me by demcorhip. Poured into a pint glass.

Pours a blood orange-red colour with just about 1/4 inch of head. Very little carbonation or lacing, head retention is poor. Aroma is sweet and floral with a hint of citrus. Slight metallic aroma, some apple blossom with crackery malt in the background.

Taste is bitter off the top with grapefruit and orange peel, then herbal and peppery. Dried fruit sweetness, figs dates, raisins, all backed up my a good crackery malt presence. Nice balance, not too bitter or too sweet. Quaffable. Mouthfeel is creamy, finishes dry, carbonation is very mellow. This is a well-balanced and flavourful IPA that might just benefit from a cleanup in the aroma and appearance department.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2008 01:57:21 | More by trevorwideman
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Heavy Handed IPA from Two Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 733 ratings.