I'm Sad
Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
Imperial Porter
4.01 | pDev: 7.23%
Jan 01, 2019
Apr 24, 2015
Very Good
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Notes: I’m Sad is our Imperial Coffee & Honey Porter brewed with a dash of lactose sugar, pillowy malted oats and a complex array of specialty malts, as well as heap of New Jersey blueberry blossom honey. Lightly hopped with Chinook and then laid to rest upon our single origin Awake Minds; this batch features a bean from the Yirgacheffe district of Ethiopia. Notes of milk chocolate, toasted sesame, bright coffee, dark bread crust and cooked cherry.
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Reviewed by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

4.12/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Appearance - Pours black with nice tan head that settles to a thin ring. Spotty lacing around the glass.

Aroma - Nice coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, lactose. Light sweetness.

Taste - Coffee comes out quickly followed by roasted malts, light nuttiness, vanilla, and chocolate.

Feel - medium bodied, slightly creamy with a nice dry finish.

Overall - A really well done Porter, the alcohol is well hidden coffee is done really well.
Jan 01, 2019
Rated: 4 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

Dec 24, 2018
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Reviewed by thebeers from Pennsylvania

4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
It pours dark brown with a slow-building, fat finger of dark tan head. The head leaves solid rings of lacing.

Clear breakfast-roast coffee stands out first in the nose, along with roasted malts, a hint of vanilla, lighter chocolate and a whiff of carbon dioxide. It has a dry, Irish Stout character to it.

The taste is pretty similar, with lighter coffee than the aroma and stronger malts. There’s a definite creaminess to it, too, while maintaining a dry, roasted malt, slightly-nutty finish.

It’s full bodied for a porter, with a nice slickness to the feel, and fairly strong carbonation.

This is a great, normal coffee beer. Fifteen years ago it would have been world class. Today, it’s a fine example of what the style should be, without trying to push any boundaries (except maybe the can art, wtf?). 11/05/18 canned on date.
Dec 09, 2018
Rated: 4.24 by TheEpeeist from Maryland

Nov 24, 2018
Rated: 4.14 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

May 24, 2017
Rated: 3.82 by rydev24 from Pennsylvania

Mar 16, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by newbeeraday from Pennsylvania

Feb 20, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by Big_V from Maryland

Feb 19, 2017
Rated: 3.92 by srw from Virginia

Feb 09, 2017
Rated: 4.27 by DrBier from Pennsylvania

Feb 05, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Lunchboxhead from Massachusetts

Feb 03, 2017
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Reviewed by 322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From draft at TH. Inky brown/black with a tan head. Delicious coffee/chocolate malt on the nose and palate. The 8.3% abv is there with some heat on the finish, but this is a delicious brew.
Jan 31, 2017
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Reviewed by Erikshegda1994 from Pennsylvania

4.62/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Very dark, honey flavored porter that tastes more like a sweetened coffee. No real flavors of honey in my opinion but regardless it still has wonderful coffee smell and taste. Very smooth and easy to drink even though its an 8.5% beer. A must try if your just starting to get into porters because of how smooth and coffee like this beer is.
Jan 27, 2017
Rated: 3.97 by TheFightfan1 from Pennsylvania

Jan 22, 2017
Rated: 3.71 by Rifugium from North Dakota

Jan 18, 2017
Rated: 3.99 by jmg480 from Pennsylvania

Jan 14, 2017
Rated: 3.56 by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

Jul 24, 2015
Rated: 4 by pmarlowe from Virginia

Jun 16, 2015
Rated: 3.85 by rolltide8425 from Pennsylvania

Jun 16, 2015
Rated: 3.23 by Rhettroactive from Virginia

Jun 16, 2015
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Reviewed by Gregaroo from Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at the Fermentaria in Ardmore, PA. Very easy drinking. More honey than coffee. If you're intimidated by a porter, start with this one. This was my first time to this location and the "I'm Sad" was a great start.
Jun 15, 2015
Rated: 3.99 by Yellolab2010 from Pennsylvania

Jun 14, 2015
Rated: 3.96 by BMart from Pennsylvania

Jun 08, 2015
Rated: 4 by AdamP from Pennsylvania

Jun 08, 2015
Rated: 4.06 by GeoffreyM from Pennsylvania

Jun 07, 2015
Rated: 4.12 by ShemRahBoo from New Jersey

Jun 04, 2015
Rated: 4.21 by mendvicdog from Maryland

Jun 02, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by mythaeus from Pennsylvania

Jun 02, 2015
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Reviewed by PHBoiler from Illinois

4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
The murky brown ale color leads to a complex nose with contrasting scents of honey, coffee, and chocolate. The flavor was right on point though. You get a sweetness and richness from the honey and there is no bitterness on the coffee. Body is to style as well.
Jun 01, 2015
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Reviewed by ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Not sure if the recipe has changed over time, but I gave this a 3.89 when I first had it quite a while ago. Had it again on 1/22/17 and it was pretty darn good. Still a bit thin, but very smooth and creamy. Very nice coffee flavor.
Jun 01, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by Oakenator from Pennsylvania

May 31, 2015
Rated: 3.93 by epyon396 from Pennsylvania

May 29, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by grimey68 from Pennsylvania

May 25, 2015
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Rated by ShaneHarris from Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
The best porter I've ever had.
May 25, 2015
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Reviewed by Jonada from New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
32 oz growler into a teku

Appearance: Dark brown with 2+ fingers of a khaki colored head with OK retention. Body is dark but not opaque.

Smell: Coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate, hint of caramel.

Taste: Similar to the aroma. Very coffee forward. Also notes of dark chocolate, roasted malt, mild smoke and earth. Theres a medium amount of sweetness throughout, no actual honey character.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a soft feel and low/medium gentle carbonation. Not super boozy, but the 8.5% isn't exactly masked either.

Overall: Good solid porter. Not the best that TH has put out, but worth a try.
May 24, 2015
Rated: 3.99 by Cynic-ale from Texas

May 21, 2015
Rated: 3.94 by Rizzy17 from Pennsylvania

May 21, 2015
Rated: 4 by dfhhead25 from Pennsylvania

May 18, 2015
Rated: 3.96 by Liberatiscioli from Pennsylvania

May 17, 2015
Rated: 4.05 by LehighAce06 from Pennsylvania

May 12, 2015
I'm Sad from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 63 ratings