Tired Hands Brewing Company

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Tired Hands Brewing Company
Industry Alcoholic beverages
FounderJean Broillet IV
United States
Number of locations
Products Beer
OwnerJean Broillet IV
Website tiredhands.com

Tired Hands Brewing Company is a brew-café founded in 2011 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania by Jean Broillet IV. [1] The current location at 16 Ardmore Ave produces 1,000 barrels per year and its capacity is150 chairs/seats. [2]


Tired Hands produces their beer in smaller batches and specializes in Western European farmhouse ales as well as American hoppy ales. [3] The food menu includes bread baked onsite, local cheeses, meats, pickled items, and seasonal produce. [4] A second brewpub called the "Fermentaria" was opened later in April 2015, at 35 Cricket Terrace. Tired Hands opened another establishment in the city of Philadelphia, St. Oners, [5] at 2218 Frankford Avenue.


2016 Semi-Finalist - Outstanding Bar Program [6]

Philadelphia Inquirer Brew-vitational

2014 Winner - Best Saison - Tired Hands HandFarm [7]
2014 Winner - Best Stout - Tired Hands Grateful Monkey Death Trip!
2013 Runner-up - Best New Beer [8]

Philly Beer Scene Magazine:
2013 Winner - Brewpub of the Year [9]
2013 Nominee - Brewmaster of the Year - Jean Broillet IV [10]

2014 Winner - Top 100 Brewers in the World [11]
2014 Winner - Top Brewer - Pennsylvania [12]
2014 Winner - Top Beer - Pennsylvania - Tired Hands The Emptiness is Eternal [13]
2013 Winner - Top 100 Brewers in the World [14]
2013 Winner - Top 100 Beers in the World - Tired Hands HandFarm [15]
2013 Winner - Top Brewer - Pennsylvania [16]
2013 Winner - Best Brewpub - Pennsylvania [17]
2013 Winner - Top Beer - Pennsylvania - Tired Hands HandFarm [16]
2013 Winner - Best New Brewer Pennsylvania [18]
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands HandFarm [19]
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands MagoTago [19]
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head [19]
2013 Winner - The World's Top 50 New Beer Releases - Tired Hands We Are All Infinite Energy Vibrating at the Same Frequency [19]
2013 Gold - Best Belgian Session - Tired Hands HandFarm [20]
2013 Silver - Best American Amber/ Pale - Tired Hands The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head [20]
2013 Silver - Best Pale Lager - Tired Hands Pizza Boy California Uber Helles [21]
2013 Silver - Best American Amber/ Pale - Tired Hands HopHands [21]
2013 Bronze - Best English Style Pale & Bitter - Tired Hands Caskette [21]
2012 Winner - Top 50 New Beers - Tired Hands HopHands [22]
2012 Winner - Top 50 New Beers - Tired Hands Hill Farmstead Delicado [22]
2012 Winner - Top 50 New Beers - Tired Hands The Light That Spills Out Of The Hole In Your Head [22]
2012 Winner - Top 50 New Beers - Tired Hands Buddy's Breakfast Buddy Brunch [22]

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