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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Four in Hand India Pale Ale is an easy drinking craft beer. It boasts a spicy hop character, blended with smooth malt flavor for a balanced finish. Pale, Crystal & Caramel Malts give this beer a rich flavor profile, while the combination of four different hops - CTZ, Chinook, Willamette & Golding – offer a distinctive, spicy aroma & long hoppy finish.

Cletus' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Pours copper with a thin off white head. Initially, this smells earthy, but as it warms up in the glass, some resiny elements and citrussy notes emerge. Tastes of citrus, resin, pine, earthy, some underlying bitterness, spicy on the finish. Well hopped and enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttoadee (644) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Cream soda tan pour, quick head. Nose is indistinct grain and light hops. slightly bitter. Middle is sweet and somewhat medicinal. Finish is bitter and unbalanced. Meh.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Kevin (2078) - New Mexico, USA - JUL 21, 2014
quite easily the worst beer i’ve had in years. over carbed so it took for fucking ever to pour and settle. this meant i hand to spend even more time than should be legally allowed having to smell this abomination. dry cardboard and sadness are the best way to describe. tastes like dust, with a bit contempt rolled in. a beer to give to someone to let them know, that yes it can get worse, and your mother doesn’t really love you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbill (3405) - Laurel, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2014
16 oz. can from Whole Foods in Lake Grove, NY. Pours a crystal clear gold with a large white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of malt, caramel and some subdued piney hops. The flavor is more restrained than the aroma with malt and caramel followed by some citrus pith hops bitterness that is lacking in flavor. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1511) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Earthy hop aroma and taste, but muted. Clear amber color. Not outstanding but decent for $5.99 for a four pack of 16 ounce cans.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2014
can. Deep golden with small head. Bland caramel malt body with bland hops. This is a very subpar IPA. At least the can looked nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Fuck, this is horrible. Dented can from Whole Foods Columbus Circle, NYC. Red gold with a massive bloom of heavy-lacing, sugared foam. Nose of chilled watermelon, happy hour Grecian cocktails, Southern Comfort, vomit and vomited Southern Comfort. Ditto flavour, with the tell tale cherry Tunes, elastic band and marzipan notes of cheap hop-free booze. Soggy malt and cooked sugar overload. Tastes like the bastard chimera child of an horrendous red Belgian and English super strength lager. Imagine my disappointment when I realised I paid $5.99 (FIVE DOLLARS NINETY NINE CENTS) for a single battered tin because they rang it through as a multipack. DRINKING EVERY LAST DROP IN PROTEST.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
boxofrane (2111) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Pounder can. Pours clear orange with a medium sized white head. The aroma smells like sourdough bread. Semi sweet. The taste is awful.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Getbetter (839) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - DEC 29, 2013
From a can,The pour is a pale gold with a lot of floral notes with a creamy texture.No hop taste yet slight acidic aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Senka (473) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 27, 2013
From the archives: From my trip to US. As description says - an easy drinking craft beer - meaning it is watery, thin and less hoppy than most of the IPAs out there. Four pack was one of the most expensive ones, and the fancy design was amusing, but the taste was disappointing. Not worth it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fitwitchik (310) - USA - DEC 3, 2013
Poured from a tall can into a pint glass light amber cloudy golden with a huge thick beige pillow top head. Scent of caramel and very faint hop Taste is straight up caramel malty sweet & a just a tad of bitterness at the end telling me that hops was involved but definitely no bite of grassy citrus pine like most IPAs Carbonation is spot on with an excellent IPA feel to the tongue but why is this so sweet? Almost like the hops were an afterthought here. Bought this tall boy can 4 pack at Whole Foods for just $5.99. For the price not a horrible brew but I just keep wondering where the hops made in this brew went???

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