Perfectly Preserved Brain | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Rifugium on 03-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
55
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
11.84%
 
 
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3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks and Maximum Respect to @Jlabs for this gem.
Delivered on Friday, drank on Saturday. That's how we do! Growler pour brings forth a coppery hued beauty with a lite froth. Reminds me of a Belgian Quad in aroma. Not as sweet as expected, but very complex. There's a caramel aspect to the malt that's slightly roasted. Quite nice. Finished very much the same. This one is full of surprises.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

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3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 04/12/14 notes. Had on tap at the brewpub in Ardmore, PA.

a - Pours a deep mahogany brown color with one inch of light tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks pretty nice.

s - Smells of smoked malts, caramel malts, burnt malts, bready malts, burnt sugar, molasses, ash, and earthy notes. Decent nose, lots of smoke but the caramel and burnt notes come through from the barleywine.

t - Tastes of smoked malts, burnt malts, burnt sugar, toasted malts, caramel malts, brown sugar, molasses, light dark fruits, and light earthy notes. Much more burnt notes and malts than the nose, a very slight step down from it for me.

m - Medium body and low to moderate carbonation. Pretty easy to drink.

o - An interesting beer but didn't really do it for me. The smoke and the barleywine qualities both come through, but I think I like smoke paired with stouts and porters better. Sara liked it a lot; worth trying if you really like smoked beers.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Perfectly Preserved Brain from Tired Hands Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 55 ratings.
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