HopHands | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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4.12 w/ 856 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Exceedingly Aromatic Pale Ale. Brewed with oats and hopped with a blend of Amarillo, Simcoe, and Centennial.

Added by Rifugium on 05-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,876
Reviews:
136
Ratings:
856
Liked:
793
Avg:
4.12/5
pDev:
8.5%
Alströms:
2.74
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
126
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 856 |  Reviews: 136
Photo of digboy
4.57/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz can traded with a friend (thanks!)

Pours a dusty yellow-gold color, very cloudy with a half finger fizzy head that settles to a film. Not much lacing.

Aroma is bright citrus - grapefruit and orange blossoms and lemon. Only moderately present though.

Taste follows the smell with grapefruit, orange peel and lemon. The beer finishes with lemon mostly as the light-moderate bitterness kicks in. Very low but sweet malt present so it is a crisp beer, maybe a little watery. It makes up for that with the wonderful citrus flavor.

Feel is smooth and creamy due to the flaked oats.

This is a just a fantastic, delicate beer that is really well crafted. Smooth and clean flavors with nothing weird going on. The creamy feel works great with the thin malt - almost enhances the flavor. Loving this one. Thanks Tim!!

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Photo of y2kawakami
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brendanjames
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Khaack
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wmcgar01
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mkh012
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The Bros are inherently anti-haze and don't like "juice bomb" beers. This is pretty hazy but the flavor profile is solid. Melon, grass, and kiwi. OJ and leafy green. Mouthfeel is medium+. Low to medium bitterness. Overall, juicy but balanced. 8+/10

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Photo of jooler
3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Slight haze
Smell is citrus with slight pine
Taste is just like bitter brothers citra IPA. Citrus but yet piney but not as hoppy.
Overall, this beer feels like a west coast IPA but less flavor.

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Photo of chefduff2
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy yellow orange with a finger of dense head, lots of fine lacing all the way down the glass.
Smells more citrusy than anything, lemon and orange dominate, maybe a little pine in the background.
Taste follows the lemon orange nose, a little bitter bite on the end.
Lighter body with low to medium carbonation.
Overall very tasty APA.

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Photo of frasergrove
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spoda1983
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FFFjunkie
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look is a milky and hazy bright orange. Pours with a finger of white fluffy head.

Aroma is definately citrus forward. Lemon, grapefruit and orange front and center and maybe some tropical fruit lingering in the background. It has a real nice aroma to it.

Taste follows nose. Grapefruit and lemon/orange upfront followed by some mango and other tropical fruit. Finishes with a nice little bitter kick.

Feel is smooth and creamy due to the oats and being unfiltered I would think.

Overall a really nice pale ale. It packs a punch for aroma and the taste isn't to far behind.

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Photo of Dragginballs76
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours bright hazy orange with fluffy white head. Nice sticky lacing all around the glass.

Aroma - Lots of citrus lemon, pineapple, orange and a hint of hops thrown in. Great aroma.

Taste - Nice oat flavor, tropical flavors same as nose mango, pineapple and some orange. A nice slightly bitter bite at the end.

Feel - Light side of medium well carbonated with just a touch of dryness on the finish.

Overall - A really great tasting beer, light fruit/hop aroma wonderful flavors.

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Photo of vabeerguy
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Samact
4.13/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rammed96
3.74/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mkyer
4.24/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psychgawsple
4.52/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phineasco
4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yoshie
4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ejimhof
3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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HopHands from Tired Hands Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.6% out of 100 with 856 ratings
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