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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Amarillo and Galaxy Double IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (6923) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Draft at tired hands with Linh. Pours a hazy, bright orange body with a ton of white lacing. Aroma is fresh citrus, grapefruit, pine and funk. Mouthfeel is super fresh with notes of bitter hop, pone, citrus, sweet fruit, pineapple and grapefruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
mixmasterob (1017) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Growler from Avalon68. Thanks! Poured clear and amber. Decent head. Aroma was full of citrus and sweet pine. Flavors were well rounded and citrusy, bits of caramel and candied hops. Medium to full mouthfeel with decent carbonation. Big time bitter finish. Nicely executed big IPA from Tired Hands.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5780) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Amber color with a medium sized, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, citrus, citrus, toffee, some toast, and a bit of alcohol. Taste of citrus fruits, pine, toffee malts, grass, and bitter grapefruit in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brystmar (1314) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. Not a huge fan of Amarillo or Galaxy (esp the latter), and WeedEater boasts a huge hop profile. Somehow, this DIPA squashes those prejudices with a ginormous malt bill that smoothes out every rough edge from the aforementioned hops. Aroma rivals the Hill Farmstead DIPAs; appearance equals (or trumps!) them with lace that refuses to subside. No signs of the 9.3% ABV in this bad boy. Tired Hands brewed another winner!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3053) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Pours clear light amber with a creamy light sandy head and great lacing. Aroma and flavor bring a huge juicy sweet and sharp hop presence from the Amarillo and Galaxy hops. Sweeter and smoother in the nose, quite potent hops on the tongue with a pleasant lingering ending.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (3981) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2013 Medium orange-amber body, creamy white head, solid lacing. Nose is mellower than expected given Tired Hands’ ability to captivate with aromatic expression. Hop profile consists of grapefruit, resin, grass. Decently assertive malt bill. Flavor is an improvement with a bit more depth and intensity. Pleasant, medium bodied, moderately bitter, soft finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tinco (604) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2012
Nice cloudy orange white creamy head. Taste is nice lemon, orange, sweet grapefruit, juicy hops. Mellow bitterness, well hidden alcohol. Aroma is citrusy, sweet caramel, juicy. All in all a good DIPA but had higher hopes!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
reggiedunlop (3579) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Pours a hazy golden/orange color with a medium creamy white head...excellent lacing and retention. Aroma has flowery grassiness with some citrus rind and spicy grapefruit notes. Flavor has an up front sweet citrus that is quickly overtaken with piney/skunky bitterness...earthy and herbal...very assertive bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium with a piney/resinous/earthy dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
regspeir (199) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Poured a cloudy, light orange/gold with a two-finger head. Nose was citrus (orange, lemon), grassy, resin. Taste followed with emphasis on orange notes. Palate was sticky and dry, with that dryness being the most important element in the aftertaste. Overall, this was a pretty nice treat, although it would be a bit harsh for anyone unaccustomed to drier DIPA’s.

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