Meet Sticky Hands. This hop experience ale features ample additions of sticky, resinous, lupulin packed hop buds grown in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy a hop decrescendo that begins with an aromatic blast of tropical fruits, citrus and dank herbs, transitions into intense hop flavor and then ends with a balanced bitter finish, gently propped up by pale malted barley and fermented with select brewer's yeast.
BREWING STICKY HANDS
Grains | Best Ale, 2-row, Pale Wheat, Carafoam
Though Sticky Hands is known for delivering a truly powerful hop experience, its carefully orchestrated grain bill provides critical balance. We constructed Sticky Hands' malt profile to meld with its lively hop character, resulting in an incredibly flavorful and drinkable beer.
Hops | REDACTED
We'd love to share Sticky Hands' hopping regime with you, but as Tier-2C classified data, doing so would violate national security protocol and several international treaties.
What we can tell you is that Sticky Hands is brewed with an emphasis on abundant hop flavor—with gentle bitterness giving way to waves of floral and fruity aromatics. This mouth-watering blend of flavor and drinkability is achieved through massive late hop additions across three different stages, custom-designed hop extract, and dry-hopping that utilizes 2x the hops as those added to the kettle.
Yeast | Select Brewer's Yeast
As with Sticky Hands' malt backbone, its select ale yeast is designed to provide balance. Look for a clean yeast character that reveals subtle notes of stonefruit to complement citrus and tropical fruit flavors from the hops.
Best before yesterday: We package and deliver Sticky Hands super fresh. To enjoy the most flavorful hop experience, store your Sticky cold and drink it fresh!
Proper glassware: We serve Sticky Hands in our 14oz snifter-style glass, but any wide-bowled, stemmed variety will keep your Sticky cool and aromatic.
STICKY HANDS VARIATIONS
We occasionally brew variations of Sticky Hands, often available both canned and draft. Some are seasonally-inspired, while others are simply born out our brewers' inspiration. All of them riff on the base Sticky Hands to produce a unique Hop Experience that's both familiar and a little bit off-center.
Our first variation of the year ramps up Sticky Hands' iconic tropical fruit and citrus flavors to truly astounding levels, with copious additions of Galaxy, Citra, Mosaic, and Apollo hops.
Our second variation of 2016 combines a trio of classic Block 15 hops (Chinook, Amarillo, and Apollo) with the new Belma varietal. We selected this hop blend to complement our base Hop Experience Ale with zesty and jammy orange character, while fermentation with a blend of English and American Ale yeast accentuates this beer's fruity notes and produces a silkier mouthfeel.
WHERE CAN YOU FIND Sticky Hands?
Sticky Hands is available year-round, both at Block 15's pubs and various tap houses and retail outlets around the region: