Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
Berliner Weisse
Ranked #101
Ranked #11,332
4.01 | pDev: 7.23%
Dec 29, 2020
Dec 07, 2014
Very Good
Notes: HoliDAZE BerlinerWeisse brewed with hibiscus, Madagascar vanilla beans, and cinnamon sticks. Very bright, juicy, and festive!
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Rated: 3.5 by njbusa from New Jersey

Dec 29, 2020
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Reviewed by EMV from Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a corked bomber into a Dogfish Head tulip. Beautiful bottle artwork.

L: Nearly clear light copper pour. Thin fizzy white head leaves a nice ring of lacing.

S: Tart and acidic... fruity with funk and a whiff of vanilla.

T.F: Tart and delicious. Funk and lemon citrus mixed with green fruit, baking cherry, spice, and tea. The vanilla and hibiscus are subtle but present. Faint cinnamon at the finish complements the tartness and acidity nicely. Light bodied and well carbonated. Crisp and refreshing.

O: Absolutely outstanding. Great mix of flavors, and I tend to strongly dislike spiced beers I really enjoyed the hint of cinnamon at the end (it was far from overpowering... more like barely there). Unique and fantastic beer.
Apr 23, 2020
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Reviewed by DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Light color of a wheat beer, with sourness balanced with conditioning on hibiscus flowers, vanilla beans and cinnamon. Definitely felt like a farmhouse style rendition, another creative result from Tired Hands.
Dec 25, 2019
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Reviewed by 322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania

3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Draft at TH. From the tap list: “ALTAR: Oak Fermented Hibiscus Berliner Weisse 5.2% A grown-up reinterpretation of a BrewCafé favorite. Composed of raw wheat and a touch of malted rye, and given a lengthy fermentation in a large oak foudre with our Magickal microflora. Conditioned on hibiscus flowers, vanilla beans, and cinnamon. Notes of tart cherry pie, hardspice, raspberry danish, and pink lemonade.” Tart and refreshing
Feb 22, 2019
Rated: 4.13 by stephenjmoore from Maryland

Feb 16, 2019
Rated: 3.45 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Mar 30, 2016
Rated: 3.76 by mendvicdog from Maryland

Feb 24, 2016
Rated: 3.67 by Dweedlebug from Pennsylvania

Feb 20, 2016
Rated: 3.93 by Rizzy17 from Pennsylvania

Feb 13, 2016
Rated: 4.01 by alcohline_trip from Pennsylvania

Feb 10, 2016
Rated: 4 by Houser from Pennsylvania

Feb 08, 2016
Rated: 4.27 by jodybrutal from New Jersey

Jan 29, 2016
Rated: 3.5 by dfhhead25 from Pennsylvania

Jan 26, 2016
Rated: 3.89 by BigMike from Pennsylvania

Jan 19, 2016
Rated: 3.37 by TheFightfan1 from Pennsylvania

Jan 18, 2016
Rated: 4 by mklisz from New Hampshire

Jan 18, 2016
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Reviewed by thebeers from Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Raspberry red with a finger of pink head that's quick to dissipate. Slightly tart nose. Fruity flavor of some hard-to-pin pink or red berry and just slightly tart. Surprisingly creamy mouthfeel. Not as tart as I like from the style, but good.
Jan 17, 2016
Rated: 4.19 by Ultimate from New Jersey

Jan 17, 2016
Rated: 3.59 by orangesol from Pennsylvania

Jan 11, 2016
Rated: 3.83 by BMart from Pennsylvania

Jan 11, 2016
Rated: 3.43 by mltobin from Connecticut

Jan 10, 2016
Rated: 4.27 by LJTate from Pennsylvania

Jan 09, 2016
Rated: 4 by JMFP from Delaware

Jan 09, 2016
Rated: 3.93 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Jan 03, 2016
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Reviewed by HopBomb515 from New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Ruby red, pink head, clear and no lacing. Notes of cranberry, sugar cookie, lemon, and light spice. Crisp, clean and dry. Light mouthfeel and lighter carbonation that you'd expect for the style. Nice twist on a traditional for the holidays.
Jan 03, 2016
Rated: 4.12 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Jan 03, 2016
Rated: 4.14 by rjp217 from Massachusetts

Dec 29, 2015
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Reviewed by Slatetank from Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
thanks to Tim for sharing this with me -enjoyed from the growler in a willybecker

The color is deep red with good clarity -bright like cherry /cranberry juice with a pink head. The smell is interesting more spice than sour aroma, with light tart floral scent of hibiscus. The feel is great, tangy with light tropical flower resinous texture with light spice and tangy finish with moderately high carbonation and dry finish.

The taste is great lots of hibiscus tanginess with slight vanilla and very mild cinnamon yet a light tangy yeast flavor to round out the taste with dry finish and light body in general. This is a unique take on the style, I am glad I got to try this, thanks tenderbranson69!
Dec 28, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by oline73 from Maryland

Dec 22, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by brandoman63 from Illinois

Dec 19, 2015
Rated: 4.22 by acurtis from New Jersey

Dec 19, 2015
Rated: 4.21 by lavatorylinksman from Massachusetts

May 14, 2015
Rated: 4.18 by BBB from Pennsylvania

Feb 11, 2015
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Reviewed by mdfb79 from New York

4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From 12/30/14 notes. 4 oz. pour on tap in Ardmore, PA at the brewpub.

Pours a cool looking, somewhat clear reddish-purple color with no head or carbonation evident. Tons of cranberrys, lightly tart, lemon, citrus, pineapple, grass, earthy notes, oak, tart apples, and spices. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall nice but I am not a bit cranberry fan so a bit too much for me. If you like cranberries and cranberry juice you'd probably love this one.
Jan 09, 2015
Rated: 4.21 by Davelucas88 from Delaware

Dec 31, 2014
Rated: 4.19 by jtladner from District of Columbia

Dec 29, 2014
Rated: 3.93 by ArtZan from New Jersey

Dec 23, 2014
Rated: 4.63 by DLSheidy from Pennsylvania

Dec 23, 2014
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Rated by brewjawn from Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
a bit less tart than i like . Beautiful color , nice spicy notes but lacks complexity.
Overall. A Good berliner with lots of spices
Dec 22, 2014
Rated: 4.1 by ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

Dec 22, 2014
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Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 54 ratings