WeedEater | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by inlimbo77 on 12-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
93
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
7.99%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Hophead717
3/5  rDev -27.4%

Photo of ArtZan
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.63/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPAchris
3.71/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jackrodgers77
3.71/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cfrances33
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Tired Hands on 12/18/12.

Pour: Completely clear golden orange, with a nice finger and a half of white fluffy head. Head recedes rather quickly, and doesn't leave much lacing.

Smell: Grapefruits and grass up front. Some caramel sweetness comes through and takes over from them. A little bit of booze.

Taste: Follows the nose, but the hops feel significantly faded. Grapefruit and some floral bitterness. A LOT of pine... too much even for me. Pretty substantial caramel malt backbone provides sweetness, and almost overbalances.

Mouthfeel: This was nice. Great carb and no trace of the nearly 10%. Very drinkable.

Overall: Pretty disappointed here. Just felt a little old, and the pine astringency was too much. I thought this was only like two and half weeks old, but it tasted like it was fading quick.

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Photo of THECPJ
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Mersh
3.77/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xnicknj
3.77/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

growler poured into taster - thanks brad

Golden orange color with a light haze. Bubbled head leaves splotchy lacing along the glass with a mild filmy retention.

Piny, citric hop bitterness aroma. Aggressive with some warming alcohol and milder malt sweetness with caramel.

Bitter pine dankness on the tongue right up front. Residual sticky resin and touches of grapefruit peel and citrus juice. Malt backbone fights its way through with caramel and toasted bread. Finishes bitter and warm with a decent alcohol punch.

Medium body, decent carbonation, sticky and long-lasting on the tongue. Another nice hoppy (D)IPA from Tired Hands, although it wasn't one of my favorites (since they've made so many different ones already).

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Photo of notchucknorris
3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of inlimbo77
3.8/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

64oz growler, filled 12/6/12, drank 12/6/12
Hill Farmstead wine glass

A: Pours a light orange, almost yellow color. It's cloudy. Soapy white head. Sticky lacing bubbles. Some alcohol feet.

S: Lots of cat pee on the nose. Almost reminds me of Heady, but not AS GOOD. Resinous piney hop florals. More earthly than fruity for sure, but there is some fruit juice in there.

T: Bitter up front, soapy and piney. Tasting some of that cat pee astrigency. Minimal malt bill. Dry finish with lingering piney hops.

M: It's a light medium bodied.

Good, but it seems like this could have used more time.

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Photo of GreenMind
3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 57md
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale hazy almost lemonade color with less than a finger of head. The nose is bright with citrus hops. The flavor profile is also citrus forward but it is very light-bodied. There is a dry hop finish but it is nothing extraordinary. The alcohol is well hidden and it drinks like a low alcohol IPA (which means it can sneak up on someone quick).

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Photo of LJTate
3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RuckusDu
3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Another beer from a friend - wish all my trades/shipments could be like this. Thanks Pnell316!

I was not a huge fan of this at first, but thanks to it being a growler drank on two separate occasions, it really grew on me. Amber in color - my friends say it looks like mellow yellow, but I would say it is more orange than anything and not quite mellow yellow. There is a small amount of white head that falls quick but overall it does leave a bit of lacing. On the aroma, the hops are harsh, but really quite good. Strong pine, orange, and a little grapefruit. When you taste it, the first thing that comes is the harsh hops, then some orange rind and a little alcohol burn. The mouthfeel starts off weak but fills out a little. Carbonation is lacking.

Overall it really is very good. A little harsh for me, but still very drinkable and delicious. I would recommend it to those that enjoy an IPA on the opposite end of the spectrum from Pliny.

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Photo of DrBier
3.99/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamLand
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdillon86
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of phishphorce
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of sideshowe
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of mikeincharleston
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of ejimhof
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ConnorSimpson41
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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