Tired Hands (March 2017)

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by DrinkAnchorSteam, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. DrinkAnchorSteam

    DrinkAnchorSteam Aspirant (279) Jan 23, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Useful Links:

    * Tired Hands on Instagram (can releases usually take place on Wednesday/Thursday afternoon)
    * Tired Hands Brew Cafe
    * Tired Hands Fermentaria
    * Spreadsheet of Tired Hands Can release history made by @BeerTraveler33 (1st tab is Treehouse 2nd tab is Tired Hands)

    Hours of Operation:

    Brew Café:

    HOURS:
    M: **Closed**
    T: 4p–12a (kitchen: 4p–10p)
    W: 4p–12a (kitchen: 4p–10p)
    Th: 4p–12a (kitchen: 4p–10p)
    F: 4p–1a (kitchen: 4p–11p)
    Sa: 12p–1a (kitchen: 12p-11p)
    Su 12p–11p (kitchen: 12p–10p)

    Fermentaria:

    HOURS (Kitchen):
    M: 12p–11p (12p–10p)
    T: 12p–11p (12p–10p)
    W: 12p–12a (12p–10p)
    Th: 12p–12a (12p–10p)
    F: 12p–1a (12p–11p)
    Sa: 12p–1a (12p-11p)
    Su 12p–11p (12p–10p)

    Growler Filling Policy: "Please feel free to fill as many growlers as you would like. In Pennsylvania, each transaction must be limited to 192 fluid ounces. This means that upon receipt, if you would like to purchase more than 192 fluid ounces of our beer, you must leave the premises and then return to pick up additional beer (and then repeat the cycle if you’d like any more beer!).

    We will also be opening up for 64 oz growler fills on MOST ALL BEERS. There will, of course, continue to be a few beers that we will not do any growler fills of (one-off kegs, anniversary beers, etc.), but this should be a rare occurrence.

    We will continue to fill our branded glassware only, as we are STILL exceedingly proud to put our name on our Strange & Beautiful beer. If this is a very big issue for you, we will be happy to let you “trade-in” any growler for one of ours. Sound good?"

    Growler fill Prices
    64 oz:
    $20.00
    32 oz: $10.50
    Glass: $5.00

    (prices vary occasionally for higher gravity / limited quantity beers)[/
     
  2. InsuranceGuy

    InsuranceGuy Aspirant (262) Nov 9, 2011 Delaware
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  3. DrinkAnchorSteam

    DrinkAnchorSteam Aspirant (279) Jan 23, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    that keyboard sound you keep hearing is people typing "ISO" at a furious rate.
     
  4. InsuranceGuy

    InsuranceGuy Aspirant (262) Nov 9, 2011 Delaware
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    A tart triple IPA @ $24/4pk - I'll pass on this one.
     
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  5. grimey68

    grimey68 Disciple (381) Mar 16, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Looking at the radar, this should make for an interesting release and some chairs that go missing.

    But, based on their track record of overly sweet Triple IPAs, the fact that it's $24 a 4-pack, the inconsistency of HopHands, and the expected weather - this is the easiest pass on a release for me, maybe to-date.
     
  6. InsuranceGuy

    InsuranceGuy Aspirant (262) Nov 9, 2011 Delaware
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    They moved the release to 4p because of the weather. Not sure that's going to help considering the bad stuff is supposed to hit starting around 3ish.

    Also - 3 4pks of Secret and 1 Cast of Hop Hands
     
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  7. JAXSON

    JAXSON Savant (912) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania
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    I lost interest in today's release when they described it as having "gin-like notes" and saw the 10.2% abv. Sounds super boozy.

    On the bright side, they've been putting out some great beers recently (not the Milkshakes). Double Birth, Found a Scythe, and some of the sours on tap at the Ferm especially.
     
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  8. NickCaff

    NickCaff Initiate (199) Apr 9, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I was disappointed - I just missed out on Rust and decay 2. Hoping it sees bottles
     
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  9. grimey68

    grimey68 Disciple (381) Mar 16, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Yeah, that definitely is going to backfire on them. The bad weather should be cleared out by 5:00 easily. I guess there's no
    Couldn't agree more. I know they like to hype-up each release, but what a poor choice of wording. Sounds disgusting.
     
  10. philly224

    philly224 Aspirant (213) Jan 30, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Has anyone tried the triple? Debating on if it's worth it.
     
  11. larryi86

    larryi86 Poo-Bah (2,067) Apr 4, 2010 Delaware
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    Bottles of would amazing, Rust and Decay 2 was great!
     
  12. ericmorgan56

    ericmorgan56 Initiate (106) Nov 3, 2016 Pennsylvania

    I had picked a 4 pack of the triple and really enjoyed it. I'm not a big fans of the TH IPAs with fruit but this one really works. Def worth trying.
     
  13. NickCaff

    NickCaff Initiate (199) Apr 9, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Saw on Instagram that Rust & Decay is back on tap.
     
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  14. larryi86

    larryi86 Poo-Bah (2,067) Apr 4, 2010 Delaware
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    Just had it again! Definitely doesn't disappoint.
     
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  15. Adrena1ine

    Adrena1ine Aspirant (226) Nov 22, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Thoughts on most wonderful?
     
  16. LuckyOneSix

    LuckyOneSix Initiate (147) Aug 11, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    I have yet to crack a can, but the local beer Facebook groups I'm part of seem to be underwhelmed.
     
  17. LuckyOneSix

    LuckyOneSix Initiate (147) Aug 11, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    They (Tired Hands) just teased a photo on their Instagram of a new label. I wonder if this will be another Sunday release, AND, are regular Sunday releases the new norm?.. (my wallet hopes not)
     
  18. philly224

    philly224 Aspirant (213) Jan 30, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I hope so, seems like they have been making the weekday releases a little less crazy lol.
     
  19. makalarch

    makalarch Aspirant (287) Jul 31, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    When I got pissy the other week about when they were having releases this is exactly what I was talking about. New norms, old norms, who knows??!!
     
  20. chrisgeb

    chrisgeb Initiate (138) Sep 30, 2010 New Jersey

    I hope so! No possible way I can make Wednesday releases. Happy if I can travel on the weekend now to get TH cans.
     
  21. jojo2112

    jojo2112 Initiate (100) Sep 24, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    I prefer the weekday releases, but have no problem with them spreading out the crowds. The yields have seemingly been less but so far it doesn't seem to have made any particular beer more difficult to acquire.
     
  22. Kadonny

    Kadonny Meyvn (1,167) Sep 5, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    I too like the double release days, definitely cuts down lines....unless it's a milkshake release then all bets are off.
     
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  23. NickCaff

    NickCaff Initiate (199) Apr 9, 2009 Pennsylvania

  24. thebeers

    thebeers Meyvn (1,080) Sep 10, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    I've never been to one of these Sunday releases before. What time do people start lining up? Is this a lawn chair thing? Advice appreciated.
     
  25. CanConPhilly

    CanConPhilly Disciple (386) May 17, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Based on recent history, there's no need to line up for a Sunday release. Show up around 12:30 and you'll get a full allotment with no line.
     
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  26. thebeers

    thebeers Meyvn (1,080) Sep 10, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Thanks
     
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  27. NickCaff

    NickCaff Initiate (199) Apr 9, 2009 Pennsylvania

    I can't like this post enough, people need to take a step back from lining up 4 hours early for no reason. Last weekends release lasted easily until almost 4 for extra knuckle
     
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  28. grimey68

    grimey68 Disciple (381) Mar 16, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Thought this may be worth fixing ;)
     
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  29. beernuts

    beernuts Disciple (370) Jan 23, 2014 Virginia
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    I'm curious about that Brain Teaser. I wonder what, to them, differentiates a blonde ale from a pale ale. Usually I would take that to mean "less hoppy, more balanced", but that doesn't seem to be the case here.
     
  30. makalarch

    makalarch Aspirant (287) Jul 31, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    The difference between a blonde ale and a pale ale is a couple hundred chairs.
     
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  31. jmdrpi

    jmdrpi Poo-Bah (3,820) Dec 11, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    Maybe they are using it to differentiate a smaller ABV beer? Or maybe it's not "hazy"?
    Does seem counter-intuitive, since they say this beer has some kilned malt, which they don't normally mention for their "pale" ales.

    But nice to see them quantify their hopping rate!
     
  32. Adrena1ine

    Adrena1ine Aspirant (226) Nov 22, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Probably will be a small turnout regardless since people went full retard at Sole.
     
  33. makalarch

    makalarch Aspirant (287) Jul 31, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Yeah I saw that too, curious about the strawberry rhubarb milkshake, I mean smoosh.
     
  34. Adrena1ine

    Adrena1ine Aspirant (226) Nov 22, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    Everything I have seen so far on Facebook has been positive. It didn't even sell out yet...
     
  35. makalarch

    makalarch Aspirant (287) Jul 31, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Yeah I'm telling a guy to go back for more now lol. Stay warm everyone who goes to the tired hands release today!
     
  36. mikeydoesit

    mikeydoesit Initiate (127) Sep 25, 2016 Pennsylvania
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    Some people line up to trade, though so that they don't merely leave with 12 of one beer, they leave with 5-6 different stuff to sample
     
  37. Kadonny

    Kadonny Meyvn (1,167) Sep 5, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    No need to stay warm, I walked right in yesterday around 1:00, got my allotment and left. 5 minute ordeal in total. I went over the the Cafe and had a Mago Tago.....very good.
     
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  38. makalarch

    makalarch Aspirant (287) Jul 31, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    So Alien Church with a different hopping schedule? A different beer entirely?
     
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  39. Xeal

    Xeal Initiate (184) Mar 5, 2016 New York
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    I had mosaic mago tago for the first time this past weekend and thought it was great. I never had the original mago tago that was recalled. Did they change the recipe or just the addition of mosaic made it much better?
     
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  40. makalarch

    makalarch Aspirant (287) Jul 31, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    They still have 18 cases of the blonde at the Ferm. #teambrainteaser
     
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