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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 84   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
Heavier Handed is one of a series of special limited-run beers in the styles that are more extreme or unusual. This Artisan Beer is in celebration of our new French oak tanks, called "Foudres". Tons of fresh, wet hops from Washington State power through this stepped up version of our seasonal IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20473) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2011
Draft @ FoBAB 2009, Chicago, IL. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy grapefruit aroma with hints of oak and caramel. Sweetish fruity malty hoppy grapefruit flavor with oak hints and hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty hoppy finish with oak in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (19650) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
28th September 2013
Borefts Beer Festival 5. Day 2. Post fest Tulip Hotel Tasting. Lightly hazy amber beer with a tidy white head. Palate is light and minerally crisp. Light pale malt base, Good hops - orange and orange marmalade, pine and mellow lemon. Finishes light. A light and tasty DIPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17722) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle. Bright golden color, scant bright white head. Aroma of fresh grass and flowers, very nice. Taste is bitter pine and citrus, well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15809) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Tulip Bodegraven Borefts 2013. Resiny grapefruit pnw hop. Fresh as hell. Good. Lovely. Piney.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (15396) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Cask at Blind Tiger, NYC. Pours amber with a mild, off-white head. Strong pine and earthy hop aroma with some light citrus. Sweet flavor with some caramel maltiness and hints of vanilla, followed by herbal hops. Medium in body with sof carbonation. Finishes bitter, semi-spicy and fairly sweet. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (14337) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle shared in Room 316 of the Tulip, Bodegraven, after day II of Borefts ’13, big thanks to Kenny for dragging this one further east and for his slap bass efforts on his thigh! Clear dark golden amber with a good sized off white head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, bitter grapefruit, orange. Taste comprises bitter grapefruit, pine, orange pith, toasted malts. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, dry grassy finish with a good dose of hop bitterness. Decent DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12420) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2009
Bottle from Root Cellar. Poured hazy copper color with an average off-white frothy head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bitter flavor with a smooth biitersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (11810) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle at Paul’s Pours copper gold with a white head. Nose and taste of pine, resin, caramel malt, earthy hops and herbal hops. Medium body. Slightly dry resin finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11590) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2013
An orange amber DIPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, sweet vinous malt with treacle, floral hops, like a Barley Wine. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with treacle, vinous notes, iodine, alcohol warmth, floral hops, very nice. On tap at Breukelyn Bier Merchants.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (11172) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle shared at the Richmond Industry Gathering. Pours a clear copper color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of strong wood notes, herbal, peppery hops, faint vanilla. The taste is toffee, vanila, oak, bitter herbal and citrus hops. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness. Very nicely done.

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