Slipstream (2381) - USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at TH. Nice summery brew, crisp, with a light bitterness & hints of spice. Made with spelt but I taste wheat, pith, and dry fresh hops.
NobleSquirrel (3439) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Tired Hands. And I was excited, at first. Pours pale gold, hazed with a sticky white head. Nose is strong Belgian notes, vanilla and citrus with banana. Overwhelms the hops. Faint lime peel. On tasting, medium high bitterness. Clean overall and well done. Has good harmony but I don’t care for the yeast profile overall.
brokensail (15270) - San Leandro, California, USA - JUL 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler from Chris. Thanks! Pours a clear, bright, golden color with a white head. Starts off with a spice forward nose of pepper and coriander. Lots of melon, lemon drop candies, and orange on the nose. Somewhat catty. A bit of cracker malt and grass. There’s a really nice melon flavor to this. Lemon drops, orange peel, and a white pepper bite. Notes of coriander, yeast, and cracker malt.
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1L flip-top growler thanks to womencantsail. Pours a glowing bright near greenish straw with lower foam. Nose is catty, squashy, bright honeydew hops. Taste is crackery pale malt, honeydew, spicy and catty Belgian yeast strain blends well. Dry but also juicy and bright. Palate is buoyant and refreshing. More of a typical Tired Hands beer aesthetic wise, which is a good thing. The Belgian yeast bite is well integrated and for a while I didn’t even notice it. Delish.
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler poured a golden urine color with frothy white head. Nice lacing
Smell of yeasty saison, less of an ipa
Taste was earthy, pepper lightly hopped with yeast
emacgee (4567) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Murky lemon gold pour with one finger of tight off white head.
Overripe tropical fruits in the aroma. Earthy yeast notes.
Very interesting flavor, blend of tropical fruits and citrus rind. Peppery and spicy notes follow. Zippy fruit skins on the finish.
Very soft palate, mellow.
kimjongill (207) - - JUN 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From tap at brewery. Yellow/orange pour with white head. Lots of grapefruit and grass/spice in the aroma. Tastes of citrus hops and just a little saison complexity sneaking in there to make things interesting, with great malt balance. One of the more interesting/unique IPA style beers I’ve had at Tired Hands. high marks.
AdamChandler (4239) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 26, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler filled 3 days ago. Bright orange, small head fades fast
Huge bready aroma with orange peel and other spices. Nice tropical smells as well. There’s a leather funk
Taste is nice with citrus, some rye grain taste and honey sweetness. Earthy and tropical. Leather and dry on the finish
egajdzis (5898) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy golden color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of pine, floral hops, tropical fruits, light citrus, and brett. Taste of citrus, hay, lemon, tropical fruits, grass, and a slightly wild finish.
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Growler from the source. Cloudy yellow brown with a whipped white head. Nose is dough and lemongrass with hints of pine and musk. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Taste is grass, honey, pine, eucalyptus and lime zest. Great showcase for a tricky hop; compelling.