St.Oner | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our one year anniversary IPA! Brewed with rye, PA wildflower honey, and lime / meyer lemon / grapefruit / clementine juice & zest. Hopped with Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe.

Added by Rifugium on 06-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
118
Reviews:
15
Avg:
4.5
pDev:
7.56%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of John_M
4.77/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Graciously shared by Derek (Rifugium) and his wife last night.

The beer pours a hazy golden amber color with great head retention and considerable lacing. On the nose, this is just IPA heaven. There is an incredible aroma of peach, mango, apricot, light citrus and pine. I could go on smelling this all day (except the beer tastes nearly as good as it smells, so why deprive oneself), it's that exotic and attractive. The beer is nearly as good on the palate, with tons of tropical fruit, and with a soft mouthfeel that is just amazing. Despite all the exotic tropical fruit in this beer, the IPA is quite dry, with a long, soft, lightly bitter finish. This beer is incredibly well balanced, with the alcohol perfectly integrated into the flavor profile. There was no heat or heaviness on the palate (the beer actually comes across as quite light on the palate), and so drinkability is just exceptional.

I'd already had more than my share of beer after the Founders event at World Cafe Live, but I still asked Derek for a second pour after the first (I couldn't help myself). One of the best IPA's I have had in a VERY long time. This is just exceptional stuff. Very, very impressive!

As I left Derek's house, his wife (MsRif) was berating him for only getting a single growler, as we all but polished off the growler while I was there. I can't say I blame her one bit (shame on YOU Derek!). Fortunately, my understanding is that it should still be on tap today, so hopefully he was able to make it down for a refill (assuming he didn't stop by again last night). Yes, this IPA really is THAT good!

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4.61/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at First Anniversary party.

Pours a milky, hazed lemon gold with a fluffy white head. Pleasant nose that balances sweet fruit and honey, citrus (lime and grapefruit peel) bitterness, and light spice. Flavor reminds me of Delicado and Life Without Principle 2, but with a bigger body and a drier finish with more lime, citrus peel and a light graininess. Medium full body, well carbonated, very refreshing and easily drinkable for the slightly higher ABV than expected. Lovely.

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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4.3/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I glanced at the label maybe 75 times before I realized it was a play on “Stoner,” because I am an idiot. It's also their one-year anniversary beer, and the description made it sound like it was if Bell's Wedding Ale was an IPA:

Anyhow, it’s a high-alpha IPA that’s heavily spiced and otherwise fucked with. This was the hoppier of the two, so of course it’s the one BA likes most, but I think Tortoise beats it out. Still, it’s really good. The addition of honey, lime, and actual grapefruit grind productively against the hoppy facsimiles of those flavors. Imagine putting both an actual cherry and a cherry Jolly Rancher in your mouth at the same time. Now imagine that somehow not being disgusting. That’s what this beer is like.

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4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy, hazy pale orange body with a fluffy bone-white head. Aroma is oranges, limes, dank grass, hints of tropical fruits, fruity candy. Big orange and lime flavor up front, with a wave of big juicy tropical hops from the middle to the finish. Feel is slightly creamy, well carbonation with a lingering stickiness. Really solid fruited IPA.

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3.75/5  rDev -16.7%

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4.02/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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3.75/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.34/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

St.Oner from Tired Hands Brewing Company
4.5 out of 5 based on 118 ratings.
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