Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
Wild Ale
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3.89 | pDev: 9.51%
Jun 23, 2019
Aug 04, 2015
Very Good
Notes: From Christian Zellersfield: Parageusia5 is a Cabernet Franc barrel-fermented Ale that I brewed with oat malt and a bit of high-dried malt at Tired Hands Brewing Company. At this point, Parageusia5 is roughly twelve months old. The yeast used to ferment this beer is a melange of yeast cultured by Tired Hands Brewing Company as well as yeast and bacteria resident to Ardmore, Pennsylvania. I believe that people of this time may refer to my Ale as a "Saison" or perhaps a "Wild Ale". Archaic stylistic descriptions aside, this is an Ale that I find to be very engaging and enjoyable; Bone dry with intense red berry, watermelon, fresh bread, and hyper-earth notes. Also, it is suitable for indefinite aging into the future.

It was very important for me to design a series of beers available for the current market that accurately represented the level of sophistication and Future Rusticity that people of my time have come to expect from Parageusia. It is my hope and sincere desire that, through these collaborations with Tired Hands, we will build a more evolved level of beer appreciation in this time (the present) to prepare the people of Earth for the intensity of organoleptic refinement of my time (the future).

"Trigeminal prisim on a sunny hillside. Will you engage indefinitely?" - Christian Zellersfield
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Rated: 4.01 by ScottP from New Hampshire

Jun 23, 2019
Rated: 3.69 by GreenMind from Pennsylvania

Oct 28, 2017
Rated: 4 by petermethot from New Jersey

Aug 15, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland

Jun 27, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by oline73 from Maryland

Jun 20, 2017
Rated: 2.84 by IrishColonial from Texas

Feb 27, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by newbeeraday from Pennsylvania

Feb 20, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jan 29, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by ArtZan from New Jersey

Oct 28, 2016
Rated: 3.99 by mdaschaf from Indiana

Sep 24, 2016
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Reviewed by PHBoiler from Illinois

4.46/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Very dry and quenching beer. Drinks like a lemon/lime saison with some juicy pear notes throughout. Body has enough malt base to deliver some citrus notes from maybe some sort of hop character. Overall well done beer regardless of style category.
Jul 20, 2016
Rated: 4.12 by Ultimate from New Jersey

Jul 04, 2016
Rated: 4 by cp45 from New Jersey

Jul 03, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by Gotti311 from Wisconsin

Jun 02, 2016
Rated: 3.6 by Liberatiscioli from Pennsylvania

May 09, 2016
Rated: 3.96 by orangesol from Pennsylvania

Apr 24, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by mportnoy from Pennsylvania

Apr 08, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by waddellc2 from Pennsylvania

Feb 10, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by LoveStout from New York

Jan 23, 2016
Rated: 3.69 by Jhfinn from New York

Jan 17, 2016
Rated: 3.64 by acurtis from New Jersey

Jan 17, 2016
Rated: 3.6 by Rifugium from North Dakota

Jan 12, 2016
Rated: 3.62 by IPAchris from Pennsylvania

Dec 02, 2015
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Reviewed by ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I love Tired Hands, but I was a little disappointed with Para5. It is a nice, balanced, and delicate wild ale, but I think it may have been a little too delicate. The flavor was very subdued and lacked the "intense red berry" notes from the description.
Nov 23, 2015
Rated: 3.59 by hollywood_15063 from Pennsylvania

Nov 12, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by atrocity from Virginia

Nov 09, 2015
Rated: 4.07 by dar482 from New York

Oct 28, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by mltobin from Connecticut

Oct 27, 2015
Rated: 3.4 by BARFLYB from Pennsylvania

Oct 19, 2015
Rated: 3.81 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Oct 10, 2015
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Reviewed by ccnorthwest from Washington

4.54/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
I get the earthy notes off the nose. The color almost looks like fresh pressed apple cider. The body is extremely mellow and the finish is soft as a cloud. Ya feel me?
Oct 09, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by drewone from California

Oct 05, 2015
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Reviewed by Jonada from New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
500 ml bottle poured into a 10 oz taster glass

Appearance: Pours a very dark reddish brown with less than a finger of an off white head that settles to a ring. Body dark, but clear when held to light.

Smell: Slightly roasty with lots of dark fruit. Black currant, red grape, prunes, and oak.

Taste: Oaky red wine, raisin, black currant, lacto and a very tiny amount of roastiness. Flavors are nice, but with almost a watered down, muted character. Sourness is low/medium.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with low/medium fine carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall: Another good one from Tired Hands, but definitely falls short of some of their best bottle releases. The more muted flavor detracts from what could have been a great beer. It's still good, but I wouldn't go out of my way to get it again.
Sep 28, 2015
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

2.82/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5
375 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Deep brown with a nice khaki head. Smells acidic with some toasty malt and dark fruits. Strong dark malts make it quite bitter. Moderate sourness. Spices in the finish? What? Medium body. Medium carbonation. I'd say the dark malts aren't a great addition to this, but there isn't a ton of other flavor going on. The dark malts, while not very good, are the most interesting and prevalent part.
Sep 22, 2015
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Reviewed by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

3.72/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
I had a 4-oz pour of Parageusia5 at Aldine restaurant in Philadelphia for ten dollars. The entire bottle sold for $35. The pour looks good, brown and engaging, with a sizable head. But beyond that... an average sour, with a decent nose and adequate body, but barely a note to lift it from a sea of good sours. Nothing to write home about, but I'm glad I tried it.
Sep 16, 2015
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Reviewed by Bjorn2bWild from Connecticut

3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
After reading such great reviews on the previous iterations of this beer I was really excited to try this. It looked and smelled great but the taste just fell a little flat for me. Perfectly good sour but i was expecting more of a mind blowing experience.
Sep 11, 2015
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Reviewed by chippo33 from Vermont

3.59/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a bottle into a glass. I made the mistake of trusting the validity of this series due to how wonderful P1, P2, and P3 were. This is lacking LSTF.
Sep 07, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by JMFP from Delaware

Sep 03, 2015
Rated: 4.5 by teamwiggum from Wisconsin

Aug 24, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by AdamP from Pennsylvania

Aug 21, 2015
Parageusia5 from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 42 ratings