Seasonal IPA | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Seasonal IPASeasonal IPA
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3.99/5
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50 Ratings
Seasonal IPASeasonal IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
IPA brewed with heaps of house-roasted locally grown Sucrine du Berry squash and toasted buckwheat. Spiced with fresh ginger, cinnamon, and Madagascar vanilla beans. Hopped intensely with Simcoe and Citra. Our big time riff on those precious pumpkin beers man!

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,254
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
50
pDev:
9.02%
 
 
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Ratings: 50 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Danstaats
3.42/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

last like pumpkin pie. I was hoping for beer. Cant really test any hops or bitterness. Dont really taste the squash just sweet pumpkin pie. Not a big christmas beer guy

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Photo of CharlesK
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whatname
3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.72/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmg480
3.81/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grahuba
3.91/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutSnob40
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 7irondave
3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.1/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Nearly clear, sparkly light yellow-gold with a white, thin collar.

Smell is very weird at first, and frankly throughout. Is that rice pudding? Regardless, I'm definitely getting the cinnamon. Detecting maybe beet, carrot cake, bubblegum, lavender, and vanilla cream.

Taste is earthy roots, beet, carrot, cinnamon, with a little brightening lemon, vanilla, and something else. My old lady immediately said it tastes like soap at first sip, then transitioned to cinnamon raisin oatmeal cookie later on. There is an odd bitterness in the background.

Feel is fizzy, tangy, medium body, and dry. I'm not sure the wait for the seasonal ingredients is worth it, this is just too odd for anyone to drink in quantity over time. I think after most of their regulars have had this, no one will ever buy this again.

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Photo of Dizzy242
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dreynolds1808
3.47/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BMart
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Furlinator
4.22/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can dated 10/26/16.

Pours foggy orange-tinted gold with a thin cream head that remains as wisps on top and leaves faint spots of lace. The smell is dominated by tropical fruit with orange zest and subtle cinnamon. The taste follows with pineapple, mango, orange and pleasant cinnamon and vanilla accents. Medium texture with medium carbonation. A unique and interesting effort.

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Photo of LAp
3.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

In a lineup of otherwise incredible offerings from Tired Hands, this one was something of a disappointment. As always, Tired Hands never fails to impress with their willingness to experiment heavily with their brews. This was the first failed experiment I've tasted from them however. A seemingly solid base IPA (a reasonable citrus hop profile with good body - though not a smoothie beer like many of their recent offerings) was muddled by the addition of ginger, chamomile, and cinnamon. These adjuncts added a spice to the beer that did not add to the beer (as with many Weyerbacher brews, or, for example, Boulevard's Funky Pumpkin), but rather confused the issue. This beer was ordered as a 4oz taster, passed around a table of 4, and ultimately left half-unfinished. Disappointing.

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Photo of Kadonny
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a tap at the Fermentaria.

L: A hazy golden color with a perfect one finger white head. Nice glass lacing.

S: Gingerbread, cinammon, even a bit of coconut. I get some citrus hops with lemon and grapefruit.

T: The gingerbread cookie flavor jumps out. Loads of ginger and cinnamon. I also got some cocounut and pina coloda flavors. Citrus hops keep the beer from getting overly sweet with lemon and grapefruit. The sweetness is caramel and brown sugar like with a citrus hop finish that still stays sweet but not cloying. Very smooth finish. For the record, I got no squash, but does squash really have any flavor?

F: Smooth, sweeter, nice carbonation, no alochol.

O: This beer was ok for me, but not great. It was too much gingerbread and not enough IPA. Still as always I love trying their different beers and even though I was not a huge fan, I was glad I had it.

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Photo of ColForbinBC
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 16oz can purchased today at the TH can release. Not a retired beer, but seasonal. Pours a mostly clear, straw gold with a light head that quickly dissipates. Interesting nose and palate of squash with ginger notes with citrus , and a lingering finish. Not my favorite TH brew but, as always, creative.

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Photo of ArtZan
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Evan
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.31/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Seasonal IPA from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 50 ratings