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Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Tired Hands Brewing CompanyTired Hands Brewing Company
BA SCORE
4.05/5
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12,726 Ratings
Tired Hands Brewing CompanyTired Hands Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

16 Ardmore Ave
Ardmore, Pennsylvania, 19003-1302
United States

(610) 896-7621 | map
tiredhands.com

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Added by Rifugium on 02-10-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
389
Reviews:
1,935
Ratings:
12,726
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.53/5
Reviews:
101
Ratings:
372
pDev:
8.61%
 
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Reviews by mltobin:
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4.15/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Located right along the "Main Line", very close to Villanova University.

It is a bit crazy to me that Tired Hands is not too far ahead of 1 year in business. Already, they have accomplished much and certainly captured the attention of not only Philly area craft beer drinkers, but the Northeast and in some cases, the rest of the country.

Upon visiting them a couple times, I would say this is merited. The building is very nice, both the outside and inside, are very much welcoming. Inside, there is a good sized bar, as well as a handful of tables, and some more tables on second floor as well. The beer is quite good, from FarmHands to Nigel to Only Void, they do a fantastic job with the different styles they put out. And it served by a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Their food, as a plus, is locally sourced and tasty !

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jkrug5
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Hop_God
4.69/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of beaver69693
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of atrocity
4.28/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of daeds_714
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of eagle109
4.31/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of spelingchampeon
4.14/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Visited midday on a Monday. The fermentaria was wide open. The bar/restaurant on one side, even more seating/fermentation tanks on the other. Nice ambiance with the live action on the fermentation side quite a change. Very clean.

Our server was very friendly, explaining the beer concepts and whatnot to my wife and myself. We tried 3-4 beers each.. all tasting great. I had read/heard some good things about Tired Hands, and I'm glad we took the time out to visit. If only it wasn't an hour away, we could have stayed and really enjoyed the place.

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Photo of BEER88
4.71/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

This is a rad place in PA! Good beer, food, and chill times! Recommend to anyone! Cheers

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Photo of dinojrbtom
4.56/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Spoda1983
4/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Dragginballs76
4.63/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I stopped by one afternoon with my boss while visiting from out of town. The place was not packed but there was a good mood. We stayed downstairs which is a little small but had no issue getting around or getting to the bar for a beer. The beers on draft were great, we ordered a couple of flat breads and a cheese plate. The food came out quick and the food was great. The service was excellent, I say this because I did not have to wait for a beer but once and the dude that brought the food was great. I will say this the parking is limited and I did not have change for the meter so I asked for change for a $20 which I had. The bartender told me since it was 5:30 parking was free after 6 and gave me 50 cent from his tip jar for the meter. Needless to say he got that $20 for himself when I left. Great place great food I would come back here every chance I got.

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Photo of mkyer
4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.38/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of TTripp725
3.26/5  rDev -28%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of Cjday429
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Best beer I've ever had

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Photo of CHickman
4.64/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Short visit today but overall I thought it was an excellent experience with great service, fantastic heavy metal music playing and really tasty food in addition to the beers. Our bartender knew her stuff, was very attentive and quick with all orders and samples. I'm definitely planning to come back for a full day.

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Photo of cjgiant
3.76/5  rDev -17%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

On a recent trip to Philadelphia...
Stopped first at the brew house (beer and small plates) on a release day. There was a line for growlers, which I think gummed up the service. There seemed to be people around, but the single-threaded nature of the process of handling to go visitors seemed to interfere with our intent to sit there and drink and try a few beers.

Once the furor died down, the service was fairly decent, so I could go up a notch here, but the initial viewing of people who didn't seem to care sticks with me. This place is small, and seems a little more like a place to hide and drink a beer. I like this kind of place, but it didn't seem open to a more social aspect.

A decent range of IPA to APA to sour was available, but there were only about 10 taps, a dozen tops.

This was a nice place to visit, though for atmosphere, the sister location up the road seems a better option,

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Photo of mock_in
4.34/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of heddar33
4.29/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of cmurphy7
4.26/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

very cool joint. great selection out of the taps. a little saison heavy for my taste, but it is late spring / early summer. HopHands was what I tried on this trip - solid hazy beer.

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Photo of StoutSnob40
4.51/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of wvsabbath
4.03/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Little_Ben
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of vinylrooster
4.95/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

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Tired Hands Brewing Company in Ardmore, PA
Brewery rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 12,726 ratings
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