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RATINGS: 96   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.


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3.9
   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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tomer (1787) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - OCT 20, 2014
At a tasting, thanks Tom C., smallish head quite clear orange colour with just a touch of haze, fruity woody aroma with a hint of tobbaco, flavour of orange marmalade, with some maltiness in the back and a light herbal bitterness. Drinkable but mediocre.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (6332) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 13, 2014
Can sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Tom C. hazy golden-orange with an off-white head. Aroma of stale hops and some graininess. Flavor has some sweetish malt, a bit grainy, mild stale hops and very light bitterness. Medium-bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle from Whole Foods Plymouth. Pours hazy dark straw, a pretty intense golden color, with frothy white head that laces well, and a lot of carbonation. Nose is heavy hops, citrus, pale malt, black peppery spice. Tastes resiny, hoppy, with notes of pale malt, grains, spice, florals, and a bitter, somewhat astringent finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"spicy and bitter hoppy, but lacking in both floral and citrus notes. didnt hate anythinh about this brew, but i’m not a huge fan either. average in just about every way."

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttoadee (703) - 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.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Kevin (2103) - 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.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbill (3536) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1579) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (3232) - 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.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, 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.


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