Explicate Order
Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Style:
American Imperial IPA
Ranked #2,291
ABV:
8.4%
Score:
90
Ranked #17,998
Avg:
4.1 | pDev: 5.12%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
11
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Tired Hands Brewing Company
 
Pennsylvania, United States
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Rotating
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SCORE
90
Outstanding
Notes: Brewed to a simple base recipe of Pilsner malt and oats and a touch of white sage from Colorado. Fermented with house ale yeast and dry hopped with Australian Enigma, Ella, and Vic Secret.
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4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Grain of salt - this beer is 3 months old at time of review!

Gorgeous, no signs of oxidation - bright yellow orange with big long lasting head. First aroma is the sage from a distance, followed by big hops aroma. At this point lots of mango fleshy yeast eaters dominate (old can). Sage hits early in the sip as a bit of a resinous / woody counterpoint to the juicyness that follows. DIPA, so a bit of alcohol noticeable, again could be from age and diminishing dry hop punch. The head holds up, the beer remains full but pleasantly quaffable. Overall the sage is a neat element that works like a Columbus or Chinook dry hop in its resin character. Pretty cool beer, would like to have tried it fresh!

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thebriansmaude from Alberta (Canada), Mar 19, 2020
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3.83/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From 16 oz can. From the TH Instagram post: “Explicate Order is a Southern Hemisphere Double IPA with Colorado White Sage brewed in collaboration a couple weeks back with our dear old friend Chad from @crookedstave from the mountainous paradise of Colorado. Brewed to a simple base recipe of Pilsner malt and oats and a touch of white sage Chad so kindly brought out East with him. Fermented with our house ale strain and then pummeled in the dry-hop with some of our favorite hops from down under: Australian Enigma, Ella, and Vic Secret. Brimming with notes of lime slushy, grapefruit soda, unripe mango, fruit cocktail and earthy orange.” Maybe a little overly bitter and/or some heat from the higher abv.

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322wingedfoot from Pennsylvania, Dec 26, 2019
Explicate Order from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 11 ratings