Alien Church | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
IPA Brewed with oats. Hopped with Mosaic, Citra, Chinook, Centennial and Columbus. An otherworldly IPA. Bow down before the ALien Church! Notes of blueberries, fresh orange slices, dank, deep pine, honeydew melons.

(The first 2 batches were hopped with Mosaic, Citra, and Chinook)

Added by Rifugium on 02-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#516
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
538
pDev:
6.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
86
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 538 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of bubseymour
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.37/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Danstaats
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

dont get me wrong this is a very good beer. would prob be most breweries best beer. Thought it would be tastier. not as good as oblivex or eviscerated pathway to beauty ...still solid

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Photo of Kyle424
4.42/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bdel34
4.06/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sb17
4.81/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of smi69
4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.56/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of colts9016
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another beer from Houser, thank you, sir. Poured into a pint glass at 38 degrees. A white foamy and airy two finger head with okay retention. The head slowly dissipates and tats lacing on the glass. The color of the beer is SRM 4 a pale gold color. The clarity of the beer is hazy.

The initial aroma is pine, grass, tropical, grapefruit and floral. Additional flavors are lightly toasted malt, resin, crackers, and yeast.

The hops citrus flavors dominate the other lesser flavors of floral, pine, resin, and grass. Additional flavors in the beer are crackers, toasted malt, herbal, and a touch of phenols.

The mouthfeel of the beer is astringent and murky. The body of the beer is medium, the carbonation is medium, and a medium finish.

The beer leans towards a New England IPA, citrus dominate hops with supporting actors. Love the can art. I am glad I got to try this IPA.

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Photo of Brian1357
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DrederickTatum
4.58/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Evan
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coryhk
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bum4ever
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwat
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Frank_Castle
4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Champagne mango indeed

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Photo of moysauce
3.95/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of stevehagy
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RickyBfromCT
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Slack
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of drh88
4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CHickman
4.51/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Haymaker in NYC, it pours cloudy yellow gold color and looks like that great NE style IPA which resembles a mix of grapefruit and orange juice. Head wasn't that big, but it was likely the pour as it left good foamy lacing as it went down.

Smells like fresh citrus fruit, floral notes, grapefruit, orange peel, melon, apricot, candied sugar, lemon zest, bread crust, faint graham cracker and light peppery spices. Like other TH brews, it mixes the earthy notes with the citrus accents and balances out really nicely.

Flavor really stands out and like the nose brings fresh citrus fruit, juicy citrus fruit, grapefruit, orange, melon, apricot, faint pineapple, candied sugar, lemon zest, mango, bread crust, faint graham cracker, a buttery sweetness like fruity candy, floral notes, tea leaf and light peppery spices. It hides the ABV, is well balanced and the feel was so incredibly smooth that this was easy and lovely to drink. One of those IPA's that's hard to describe and better to experience fresh, so I recommend trying this.

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4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Alien Church from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 538 ratings
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