HopHands | Tired Hands Brewing Company

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
810 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor
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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
Ratings:
810
Reviews:
121
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
8.56%
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
116
For Trade:
6
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Ratings: 810 |  Reviews: 121
Photo of heerboth
3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WiserBud
4.43/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jakecattleco
3.29/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Draught pour at the beer cafe. Definitely the most underwhelming of their beers I've had. All the others were good to great, but very surprised by the mediocrity of this Pale Ale. Won't revisit, nor recommend.

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Photo of Masters
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kplummer82
3.91/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dwagner003
4.29/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xtonytx
4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of InsuranceGuy
4.39/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dreynolds1808
3.05/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Petegrieco
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregf51
3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bieniek30
3.77/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambit23
3.34/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nomis
3.77/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy, bright yellow in color with 1/2 inch head. Taste is lemon, orange rind, and some tangerine. Slightly bitter, light bodied and fruity. Very good pale ale. First beer from the brewery and it has me curious for more.

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Photo of elnunesio
4.2/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xICooRsYIx
4.09/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wonothesane42
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.05/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of montman
3.02/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sabtos
3.02/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Pale, cloudy yellow, like lemonade, with a finger of soft white head.

On the nose is melon, peanut, and Colby cheese, with faint notes of lime leaf or cilantro.

HopHands tastes like a Hefe or Witbier. Light wheat, faint orange, lemon, and a little grass. Another person noted that this almost resembled a Gose, without the sour or saltiness. Now that I look back at my aroma notes...it sounds pretty similar to a Gose. How weird.

There are not a lot of distinct, standout attributes here. It is very light and quaffable, and finishes semi-dry, but I have to really ding this one for not being anything like the style it labels itself as.

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Photo of Curmunchkin
3.62/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DraughtJunkie82
3.37/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Johnct
4.85/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

HopHands from Tired Hands Brewing Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 810 ratings.
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