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Tired Hands Singel Hop Saison, Motueka

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A saison hopped with Motueka hops.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5266) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2012 Hazy pale gold with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, brett, citrus, grass, toast, and light pine. Taste of citrus, grass, light pine, toasty malts, and a dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5247) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Draft at tired hands with Linh. Pours a hazy yellow golden body with nice white lacing. Aroma is light pine, orange and funky citrus. Mouthfeel is medium and super fresh with notes of citrus fruits, dank herb, pine and light earthy funk. Awesome.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2013
On tap at Tired Hands. Body is very light and is a somewhat-hazy yellow-straw color. Nose has a nice mixture of yeast and tropical and fruity Motueka hops. Flavor is light and crisp with the hops at the front and saison yeast through the finish. Very light and drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Thanks for the hookup, BA buddy! Beautiful straw gold pour, with a lively carbonation and a sweetly sedimental look that promises freshness. In some ways, the nose was far more redolent of a tropical APA than a saison. Bright, generous tropical fruits, with a healthy dose of dry hops too and some bready, earthy saison characteristics. Very impressive, and the flavors follow suit quite admirably. Faintest funk, slightly more pepper, but overall a bright and lively saison. Well done stuff from a deservedly acclaimed new brewery.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2013
transparent gold, solid white cap that wont go. Oily nose, super fresh hop, even stinging metallic, light hints of dough. Much stronger dough flavor throughout, oily front has grass becoming toast and earth mid before lightly sweet finish, peanuts, grass, and oily grapefruit bitterness. The peanut flavor lasts, unfortunately, otherwise a very solid example. Piney finish with warmth.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (3128) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2012
One of my favorite varities of hops out there. This beer kicked ass for a saison. Poured semi clear hazy gold with impressive snow white head and awesome lacing streaks. Notes are super tropical and juicy: tangerine, orange peel, pepper, toasted malt, brett, and some various herbs. Medium carbontaion and light to medium bodied. Had a nice bite in the finish. Solid.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ReggieDunlap (3020) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Pours a hazy pale yellow with a medium white head...nice retention and great lacing. Aroma is very herbal with a faint hint of rind and spruce...some funk too. Flavor is herbal and rindy with a touch of lemon...brett just slightly peeking through. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry herbal/grapefruit finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
callmemickey (2527) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Hazy straw yellow body, dense white head, thin sheet-like lacing. Nose is delightfully aromatic: grapefruit, passion fruit, kiwi and tangerine. Light grassy notes come in as the beer warms. Flavor is similar but adds in some tea-like herbal qualities. Light bodied, a bit thin and overly silky. Muted finish. Could be drier to compliment the beautiful hop profile.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2484) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Pours beautiful cloudy lemon with a white head and decent lacing. Aroma brings a sweet and juicy hop presence from the delicate Motueka hops, some orange notes. I love these New Zealand hops!! Flavor brings juicy zesty hops as well, quite unique like the Nelson hops, but a little more potent it seems. There are nice bitter orange flavors as well settling on the tongue.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2179) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Pours a slightly hazy deep straw color with a smallish off white head that quickly recedes to a cap. Smells of lemon and citrus with bits of pepper and yeasty funk. The flavor is heavy on the citrus with again a bit of pepper and light yeast. Medium to light body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. This is a really nice light flavorful easy drinking saison, I quite enjoyed it.


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