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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 5, 2011
Purchased from the Whole Foods Market Galleria in Brentwood. 12oz bottle. Pours filtered with a dark golden hue. Two fingers of billowing white head. Aromas of soggy malts and trace citrus candy hops with a bit of grapefruit and pine. Medium bodied with a mild malt backbone. There’s a bitterness to the palate, but I cannot discern whether it’s from the hops of the tingling effervescence. The hops are there, but they meld almost too well into the palate. The finish is dry with a grassy, piney hop flavor. Not terrible, but a little thin, even considering the decent abv. But it has a great price tag and since the palate’s not too overt, it should be a crowd pleaser! Decent stuff.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, 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.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
boxofrane (1887) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Getbetter (730) - Cucamonga, 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.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Senka (349) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fitwitchik (179) - 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???

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (3914) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Sporty tallboy can. Huge bone-colored head on a hazy, honey gold brew. I liked the aroma - more of a UK style IPA than I was expecting and you can really pick up the Goldings. Caramel and tangy up front, followed by kumquat and moderate astringency. The flavor didn’t quite deliver on the promise of the aroma. The aftertaste has a ragged and astringent quality to it, with some buttery tones mixed in with the choppy hops. Slightly heavy mouthfeel to me. Whole Foods, Tallahassee.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DialSquare (2316) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2013
1 pint can from Whole Foods. Gold pour with huge fluffy white-ish head. Aroma is sweet grapefruit, resin, spice, pine. Tastes are sweet caramel and floral bitter. Grassy, pine, metallic. Thin medicinal palate. Not completely horrible, but close... something a off-putting in the taste that I can’t put my finger on.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BARRYBEERBARON (24) - USA - OCT 26, 2013
This can definitely be a session beer. Easy to drink and not too hoppy. Exactly how I like my IPA’s!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto (1551) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Clear edeep orange amber with a 1/2" head and light swirls of lace. The taste never makes it out of the gate - sweet n sour caramel malt is joined by an odd semi-hop bittering that does more to emphasize the malt than bring a balance to things. Not satisfying at all....in fact, one I wasn’t interested in finishing. Not recommended.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
firefly765 (84) - - OCT 8, 2013
The disappointment started as soon as the can was cracked as it erupted all over the countertop like a volcano. A thick creamy off-white head is the only redeeming quality of this beer. No hop aroma. A dank earthy dirt flavor. Not even close to style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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