Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Janitor Jackalope | Tired Hands Brewing Company

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
BA SCORE
3.82/5
Very Good
22 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sour Spring Ale brewed with 50% wheat. Enjoy it straight for a tart and refreshing experience, or with our house-made grapefruit/sorrel/tarragon syrup (sorrel & tarragon came from our main man Tom Culton) for a mind bending freak out experience.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 05-09-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
22
pDev:
4.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 22 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by MacQ32:
Photo of MacQ32
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Evahflow
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of mfunk9786
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of waddellc2
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of ShanePB
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%

Reviewed from notes. Growler shared by someone in line at the Barrelworks Bretta Rose release - thanks.

A: Pours a pale yellow with a 1/4-inch thick white head which fizzles to the rim and leaves a few spots of lace.

N: Citrus opens a lemony curtain pre-show followed by sour wheat and mild funk for the main event.

T: Some cracker grainy malts slips under the sour lemon curtain to peek at the funky wheat grains which shy away into the back.

M: Light body and light carbonation. Prickly sour, lemony finish.

O: A nice palette cleanser and enjoyed as the sun rises overhead and the beat goes on.

 601 characters

Photo of dspinler
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of jrenihan
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of stevec32
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of twenty5
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of BARFLYB
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Slatetank
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my brother for sharing this growler with me-enjoyed chilled in a tumbler.

The color is golden with deep hazed look with thick white head that falls to a bead ring. The aroma has slight lemon odor with mild funkiness in the background and has a light bready aroma. The feel is slightly on the thin side with tangy yeast and slghtly funky texture with moderate carbonation and dry almost sour quality as it finishes

The taste is tangy with lemony wheat and yeast flavor with earthy and tart flavor and light chalky mineral taste with some mild grain mid palate and slight earthy toasted malt qualities that round out the yeast elements. The overall enjoyment is good with a decent flavor of sour mixed with wheat

 724 characters

Photo of ScottP
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Davelucas88
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of tenderbranson69
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Jonada
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

32oz growler served in a Tired Hands teku glass

Appearance: Pours yellow/orange in color with 2 fingers of a white head that dissipates quickly to a think ring. Body is incredibly hazy.

Smell: Lemon, green apple, tropical fruit and a mild wheat character..

Taste: Low medium tart sourness with a very mild underlying sweetness. Flavors of a tart lemon, grain and perhaps a hint of melon.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, somewhat soft mouthfeel with low-ish fine carbonation.

Overall: Not their best sour ale, but still very good. I also tried this on tap with a TH house made grapefruit/sorrel/tarragon syrup and thought the syrup'd version was overall more enjoyable.

 667 characters

Photo of vonnegut21
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of FatBoyGotSwagger
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of tonyrocknroll
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Snowshoes
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of dnb128
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Janitor Jackalope from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 22 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.