Leather (3rd Anniversary) | Idle Hands Craft Ales

BA SCORE
70.7%
Liked This Beer
3.82 w/ 41 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Idle Hands Craft Ales
Massachusetts, United States
idlehandscraftales.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by CrazyLarry on 08-27-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
41
Liked:
29
Avg:
3.82/5
pDev:
7.33%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 41 |  Reviews: 5
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.85/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16.9oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color with a short beige head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains coffee, dark fruit, licorice, roasted malts and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a hearty roasted malt character that is quickly followed by sweet flavors of coffee, dark fruit, chocolate and licorice. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. There’s a touch of smokiness in the background. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky but clean for the style.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, decent kick, good representation of style, this is a solid porter to drink for a long time.

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3.68/5  rDev -3.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.72/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.51/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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2.75/5  rDev -28%

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4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint bottle served in a cool tulip. Pours a deep dark brown with no discernible highlights when held up to the (admittedly dim) lighting, with no particular head. Smells of caramel, vanilla and sweet biscuit, and slightly boozy. T: Dark chocolate and smoke, secondary notes of licorice and espresso. Light on the palate but satisfying, a nice balance between sweet and bitter. Soft and creamy mouthfeel, light and fizzy. O: A highly serviceable beverage.

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Leather (3rd Anniversary) from Idle Hands Craft Ales
Beer rating: 70.7% out of 100 with 41 ratings
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