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SaisonHands | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Four-Grain Saison brewed with rye, oats, wheat and Cascade hops.

Added by acurtis on 10-26-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
266
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
29.46%
 
 
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11
Gots:
23
For Trade:
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A-Poured from a Tired Hands growler into a wine glass. Turbid golden straw color, inch of Meringe like head
S- You get a lot of earthiness, Wet Hay, Mustiness,Some tropical Guava notes as well
T- Everything you get from the smell,big amount of earthyness and tropical fruit. Ends with a zippy Lemon like tartness that begs you to take another sip.
M-Medium bodied, For such a low ABV the cereal grains play a big part in making this beer feel substantial, pretty low carbed.
O- This is maybe my favorite saison. There is a lot to like here. This beer is flawless and has a brightness to it that makes it infinately drinkable. I'm excited to try this one when it's being fermented in the Foeders at the new facility. Seek this out and cherish it

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On tap at Tired Hands

A- pours a completely murky golden yellow color with no head and just a hint of quick settling lace. I don't think nice ever seen a saison this murky before, looks like orange juice and milk

S- aromas of earth and hay with lemon peel, a hint of tropical fruit

T- flavors of wet hay mix with some fruity notes of mango and guava, a hint of funk, finishes with a hint of lemon tartness with lingers of earth and must

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a slick mouthfeel and finish, could use alittle more carbonation

O- as murky as this was, I'm wondering if it was from the bottom of the barrel, as carbonation felt very low as well. Great flavor, but everything else seemed a bit off

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A: A murky yellow with slight translucence. White head that dissipates quickly. Not too much lace.
S: Lemon tartness on the nose.
T: Flowery and lemon. Slight oakiness.
F: Effervescent and drinkable.
O: Very drinkable. I like this more after revisiting it.

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Re-review, 5/16
Thanks to Thomas & Jenny for sharing the growler!
Quick review from written notes.

Murky lemon gold, thin collar of lace and veil across the surface.
Brett forward aromas of washed rind cheese, grapeskin, earthy and dry finish that lingers.
Light bodied, crisp and tart. Extremely drinkable with a great balance of tartness, wild yeast, and fruitiness. Overall this was really great, and the type of saison i'd drink anytime.
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SaisonHands from Tired Hands Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.
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