Vision Creep | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Greenplastic615 on 06-10-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 50
Photo of ChrisKayler
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Golden-orange, slightly hazy. Moderate lacing.

Smell: Grapefruit forefront, hop bitterness backbone, with sweet tropical fruits playing a role throughout.

Taste: Grapefruit first, bitterness and malt sweetness come into play shortly after, with a bit of lemon zest as well.

Mouthfeel: Low-medium carbonation with light-medium body.

Overall: Great beer, but a bit one dimensional compared to some other Tired Hands beers I was able to try. Still, tasty as hell.

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Photo of ColForbinBC
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Growler poured into a pint glass

Pours a clear yellow in color with a thin white cap. The carbonation gods have done a little damage, affecting the head.

What a nice little nose we have here. Grapefruit, papaya, and peach with a touch of wild berries on top of clean wheat and crackery malt.

Soft fruit rolls onto the palate. Grapefruit, papaya, peach, and apricot before a brief respite of malt. The finish is a slow, sweeping bitterness. It creeps onto the palate slowly and takes over, building with each sip. Very nice.

Light body, clean, with mild carbonation. Smooth feel. Good bitterness lingers with a touch of juicy fruit.

This is an impressive APA. Clean, underlying malt bill with a strong hop presence. The addition of grapefruit just adds to the goodness.

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Photo of Slatetank
4.14/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had this from the growler my brother shared chilled in a snifter.

The color is golden with mild hazed appearance and white cap with small bead no real lacing but retention is good. The smell is very citrus influenced in the hop aroma with slight tangy wheat with lemon zest or orange rind notes. The feel is good -crisp with moderate carbonation slight resinous tinge with moderate bitterness and subtle sweetness to support.

The flavor is pretty well driven by the hops with a nice flavor of orange from the amarillo which is fresh with a slight astringent middle not quite grassy but there is an ample bitterness to dominate the wheat base. Overall I really liked this and wished I could have had more. A very tasty wheat based hoppy ale -perfrect for hot weather as it goes down very easily.

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Photo of stakem
4.1/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

8oz draft offering at the source. The brew appears a clouded pale yellow color with a white fluffy finger atop. A full wall of lace sticks to the glass as the cap fades.

The smell of this brew is bright with notes of citrus and rind. Some sweet cereal grain sweetness almost like wheat blends with a fruity and grassy component.

The flavor is clean with a wheat grainy sort of cereal base and plenty of citrus and grass thrown in. It gets a bit rindy and minorly bitter reminiscent of grapefruit but without much of the expected bitterness.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Another very clean and easy drinking pale ale from this brewery. I see/heard this one being compared to "the light that spills out of the hole in your head" and admittedly it has sparked my interest in trying that brew even more than I wanted to, to begin with.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.96/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at TH

Hazy golden-yellow pour with a dense cap of frothy white head; good retention and lacing. Nice aroma of fresh citrusy hops, emphasis on grapefruit, grassy, biscuity malt background. Again, a good amount of grapefruit and citrusy hops, peach, grass, and a balance of sweet Honey Nut Cheerio malts. No doubt of this being an APA and not an IPA, and though the hoppage was fresh and generous, I think the malts took a slight edge when all was said and done. Light-medium body, moderate carbonation, easily drinkable. Nice.

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Photo of Greenplastic615
4.55/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap @ Tired Hands yesterday, had a full 16oz pour of this one. If you liked "The Light That Spills..." you'll probably like this as well, as I thought the beers were somewhat similar, except this one has grapefruit instead of clementines.

Pours a very pale yellow with a two finger white head. Smell is grapefruit and fresh hops, but neither one overpowers the other. Taste follows the nose - grapefruit, citrus hops, and fruity notes. VERY drinkable, could've had way more than one pour if I wasn't the driver for the day. Overall, another excellent APA from the guys at Tired Hands. 96/100.

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Vision Creep from Tired Hands Brewing Company
4.2 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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