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Hail Santa | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
tiredhands.com

Style: Rye Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rye IPA brewed with rye (SURPRISE!). Hopped intensely with Cascade, Citra, Centennial, and Simcoe. Bright and citrusy! Quaff a few in anticipation of Santa’s big visit!

Added by acurtis on 12-07-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
45
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
33.81%
 
 
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1
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 45
Photo of HopBomb515
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bright opaque orange with a small white head and great lacing. Notes of bright citrus, orange, light spice, and vibrant dank hops. Smooth, nice pop of carbonation, with a nicely dry finish. Really nice IPA that I could drink waiting for Santa all day.

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Photo of Rifugium
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

First had: on tap at TH

Light golden-orange pour, slightly hazy, with a nice cap of foamy white head; moderate retention and lacing. Nice hoppy aroma could be detected from a significant distance, notes of citrus pith and rind, pine, stone fruits. The flavor was a bit more aggressive than your typical TH IPA, in that the hop bitterness seemed more assertive. Lots of hops, citrus pith, grapefruit, lime, pine resin, kiwi, peach, bitter and dry, with a grainy rye finish. Nice. Mouthfeel, again, quite drying, crisp, medium in body, easily drinkable, a hop-head's delight.

Not really sure what exactly made this a "Christmas" brew...unless they secretly added pine branches and inverted crosses to the mash.

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Hail Santa from Tired Hands Brewing Company
4.2 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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