Fripp | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: English Bitter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American Bitter. Brewed with a plethora of specialty malts. Hopped with Cascade.

Added by Tucquan on 04-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
43
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
8.27%
 
 
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3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tired Hands Brewing Co. "Fripp"
gravity poured cask @ the Yards Real Ale Invitational on 30 April 2017

Notes: Hazy amber-copper body. No head, but the thin collar is white. Nothing more than spotty lacing is left behind even when coaxed. Unusual aroma that's hard to peg ~ kind of earthy, vegetal, musky, leafy. There's some grainy malt as well. The flavor is more grainy and caramelish and softly nutty than the aroma suggests with some leafy and earthy hops and a hint of pine. Moderately bitter, dry lingering finish. Medium-light body with a very low carbonation that leaves it silky smooth.

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Photo of PretzelsNBeer
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.59/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhillyStyle
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of philbe311
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gregaroo
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

9-22-15 - on cask at the Ardmore Brewery. Brian and I kicked the keg. Nice golden brown color. Smooth and tasty!!!

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4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.49/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

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

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3.48/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.52/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

First had: on tap at Teresa's, Wayne, PA

"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence."

Served in a shaker pint, a hazy darker amber color with a firm half inch of ivory head that retained and laced well. Aroma of toasted grains, bready malts, light hops. Taste reflected the nose well, toasted grains, caramel, hints of citrus zest and orange blossom, slightly piney, mildly hopped. Smooth, light-medium body, and went down delightfully easily. Very nice overall. Extra points for naming an English bitter after one of my favorite bitter Englishmen! Cheers!

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

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.2/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.59/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.27/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

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Fripp from Tired Hands Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.
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