We have some exciting news! New Brewery ARRIVAL!
The Trapp Door will be the ONLY place in the Lehigh Valley to have
ON DRAFT tomorrow, Augus 6th!!!
Our Four-Grain Saison. 4.8% Brewed with rye, oats, wheat and Cascade hops. This is our most accurate interpretation of traditional Saison.
-Notes of lemon zest, pear, barnyard, hay, guava, juicy fruit, and earth.
Our American Pale Ale. 5.5% Brewed with oats. Hopped intensely with Simcoe, Centennial, and Amarillo. Hazy, juicy, and imminently crushable.
-Notes of tangelo, kiwi, dank, pine sap, nectarine, honeysuckle, and grapefruit.
TIRED HANDS ACCOLADES
2014 Winner - Best Saison - Tired Hands HandFarm
2013 Runner-up - Best New Beer
2014 Winner - Top 100 Brewers in the World
2014 Winner - Top Brewer - Pennsylvania
2014 Winner - Top Beer - Pennsylvania - Tired Hands The Emptiness is Eternal
2013 Winner - Top 100 Brewers in the World
2013 Winner - Top 100 Beers in the World - Tired Hands HandFarm
2013 Winner - Top Brewer - Pennsylvania
2013 Winner - Best Brewpub - Pennsylvania
2013 Winner - Top Beer - Pennsylvania - Tired Hands HandFarm
2013 Winner - Best New Brewer Pennsylvania
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands HandFarm
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands MagoTago
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands We Are All Infinite Energy Vibrating at the Same Frequency
2013 Gold - Best Belgian Session - Tired Hands HandFarm
2013 Silver - Best American Amber/ Pale - Tired Hands The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head
2013 Silver - Best Pale Lager - Tired Hands Pizza Boy California Uber Helles
2013 Silver - Best American Amber/ Pale - Tired Hands HopHands
2013 Bronze - Best English Style Pale & Bitter - Tired Hands Caskette
2012 Winner - Top 50 New Beers - Tired Hands HopHands
2012 Winner - Top 50 New Beers - Tired Hands Hill Farmstead Delicado
2012 Winner - Top 50 New Beers - Tired Hands The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head
About Tired Hands
are equally inspired by the farmhouse brewers of France and Belgium and the pioneering, heavy handed, brewers of America. We produce our beer in small batches, twelve kegs at a time. We believe that some of the best beer in the world comes from within the confines of an oak barrel.
local over imported, small batches over mass production, and striking a successful balance between giving back to our community and personal profit. Localization guides everything we do, from sourcing raw ingredients and materials, to employing area talent.
photo by "brewbokeh.com"
Tired Hands Brewing Company was born in the confines of Jean’s parent’s garage over eight years ago. He began brewing beer partly out of intrigue, but entirely out of passion. During his college years, his father had turned him on to the hoppy pale ales and IPAs of the West Coast, which eventually led to many months of beer exploration. During this time, he discovered the beautifully dry and expressive farmhouse ales of France and Belgium. After a few months of homebrewing, Jean entered his beer into a local homebrew competition (now one of the nation’s largest), and took first place in the Belgian category… with his Saison. Upon obtaining a degree in Special Education (a skill set that has been instrumental throughout his brewing career!) from West Chester University, Jean set off to pursue his passion for beer on a more professional level.
He applied to a few Pennsylvania breweries, and eventually landed at Weyerbacher Brewing Company in Easton Pennsylvania. Through Weyerbacher, Jean learned the ins and outs of brewery management (filtration, bottling, kegging, scrubbing mold, etc.) and made many great friends in the process. He even met his now-wife, Julie Foster, while representing Weyerbacher at a beer festival in Boston. She was a home-brewing college student who was volunteering at the fest.
After some time at Weyerbacher, Jean moved on to Iron Hill, where he worked as a brewer at their West Chester location for nearly five years. During this time Jean fell head-over-heels in love with the brewpub model of brewing. By creating beer in one room, and then serving it in another, he was able to connect to the people drinking his beer on a personal level daily; a perk previously unavailable to him while working in a production brewery.
After many years of brewing professionally in different environments, much travel, careful consideration, and quite a few business classes from both Wharton and the Community College of Philadelphia, Jean built Tired Hands Brewing Company to be a concise rendition of his ideal brewing environment.
Local bands performing in our cozy atmosphere!
New Thursday hours! 7 pm until 10 pm
8pm until 11pm Friday and Saturday
Ben Lang 8/6 Thurs
Ultra Kings Duluxe 8/7 Fri
Island Time Lite 8/8 Sat
Thank you all for trusting us with your PARTIES!
It has been so fun! We look forward to hosting more parties this year,
here at The Trapp Door or in the comfort of your own home!
Call or email for more information!
Saturday & Sunday Brunch
Try our delicious eggs benedict and bloody mary bar!
Saturday Happy Hour 12pm until 3pm
HALF OFF DRAFTS AND CASKS!
1/2 Price Drafts and Casks Tuesday - Friday from 4 to 6pm!
AND Saturday afternoon from 12pm-3pm!