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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Traditionally, this Belgian style farmhouse ale was brewed in the winter to be enjoyed in the summer. Well, us revolutionaries pay little heed to such silly traditions. We brew our Saison year round because, frankly, we don’t want to wait so long for such a delicious beer. Hired Hand perfectly blends malty and sour notes, with a refreshing dry finish. Enjoyed by laborers and leaders alike.


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3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (12329) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Bottle. Murky golden color. Aroma of citrus, bread, pine, light spice. Taste is very malty and yeasty. Not bad.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Meh was the norm for Iron Fist, some worse, a couple better, but this one was straight down the middle. Nothing to distinguish itself. A little muddled with a light sweetness and hop presence and a little additional zest perhaps, but pretty mild."

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AAEA (126) - California, USA - JUL 16, 2014
750ml ($9.99) has a good amount of carbonation. taste is light but flavorful. tastes a lil bit like a abbey ale. I like this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GriffDaddy (64) - - JUN 28, 2014
Golden/amber pour with a light whitish head. Fruity/bready aroma with a slight funk. Pleasantly balanced, slightly sour with a hint of barn. A bit of citrus stepped on by the malt. Not half bad. Would I drink again? Yes. Would I order again? Yes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jehoesefat (276) - Poway, California, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Sweet fruity aroma. Pours murky orange with a white head. Bitter champagne-like flavor with a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9225) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Hazed gold, puffy white head. Some yeasty flavors up front, hints of tart and sour, a tad bit of funk, light fruity notes on the finish. Solid but nothing amazing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deekyn (1210) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 8, 2014
A-pours am amber gold with solid lacing and one finger of off white head. Decent retention. S- strong biscuits malts, Belgium bubble gum yeasts, autumn spices, soap and astringent. Not much subtlety up front. Lemon zest, orangina, juniper and fresh cut grasses support. M- medium tacky body with a medium malty and bitter palate. Medium carbonation too. T- taste follows aroma. Strong astringent, yeast, cloves, and biscuits malts. Bubble gum, grass and soap follow suit. Mid palate is lingering biscuits with some buttermilk, orange pith, grapefruit and lemon. Ending is long, dry and bitter with more sharp grasses, juniper and dish soap.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2227) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at the yard house Honolulu in a goblet. Nice spicy nose with sour yeasty notes. Delicate yet complex. Liked it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (1002) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle. Poured a deep golden orange with a thick frothy white head. nose show cases a strong biscult malt aroma with some lemon and dry caramel. Not an overly zesty aroma you would expect from a saison. Taste is quite dry upfront with a clinging malty bitterness. Cloves, grassy hops starting to appear..touch of lemon in the finish. Interesting stuff. Not too bad

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TempeCoyote (63) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Deep orange with a slightly dirty white head. Aroma of biscuits. Malty like an amber up front. It's got a bit if a twist from the yeast but the malt feels a little heavy on the tongue and never makes room for much else. Kinda heavy on the mouth too. An ok beer but not light, crisp and funky like I hoped for a saison. If I were rating as an amber or Belgian would give it a higher score. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10817) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Tap. Poured a clear yellow color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium citrus sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.


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