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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Four is truly a light yet flavorful beer. The recipe uses a good portion of wheat and incorporates a sour mash into the process to make it slightly tart and extra refreshing. It has delicate aromas and flavors that span a range of floral, grassy and herbal notes. The finish is extra dry and makes the beer a great beverage to pair with food, especially various cheeses and shellfish.
Malts: organic pale, organic wheat, organic munich
Unmalted: rolled wheat
Hops: hallertauer mittelfrüh
4.5% abv


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11160) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2012
A hazed blonde saison with a thick frothy and lacing white head. In aroma, a nice lemony malt with light wild yeast notes, nice and smooth. IN mouth, a nice smooth sweet fruity malt with light cloves and coriander, quite nice. On tap at brewery, Oct. 5 2012.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopped_Silly (418) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2012
From memory.. Light, quaffable ale. Delicate yeast and citrus nuances dominate. Good carbonation, smooth palate. A decent option if you are looking for a saison style beer. --- tasted while on a long journey to understand the world around me...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Light citrus and herbal hops aroma, slightly grassy. Taste is lightly sweet, lightly bitter, lots of herbs and floral hops, lightly fruity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (9359) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2012
750mL thanks to BrainLayer. Pours a full hazed straw. Soapy, large foam. Suddy retention. Nose is puppy breath- cleans up after sitting out for a bit. Gains pineapple, lemon, dough. Still some celery and dog. Taste is grassy, lemon soapy, very bubbly with some acrid bitterness. Not quite complete. More like a work in progress. Sharp oil, vitamin C, some medicinal sharpness in the palate. Still refreshing, but not close to be being a world class saison. As it warms, more pineapple and white peach throughout. Small tartness, biscuit, lemon, dough. Refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EricE (1367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle courtesy of BrainLair. Pale, opaque light orange-yellow pour with a fluffy white head. Lots of carbonation. Aroma of yeast, pepper, and grapefruit. Flavor is peppery and lightly tart. Bitter grassy hop finish. Decent session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcartamdg (2442) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Pours a light hazy gold, no head. Light and creamy. Taste is saison yeast but its subtle. Really nice and refreshing. I like this ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbeatty (1199) - New York, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle, 09/15/2012. Pours light hazy orange, large sudsy big-bubbled head, light lacing. Fruity, floral yeast component in the aroma, coriander, light barnyard, mild grains and grassy hops. Taste is light wheat, lemon notes, herbal citrus hops pop in the mouth, spices and bit of funk in the finish. Nice, sparkling palate, refreshing and easy to drink. Nice brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2012
April 26, 2011 - 750ml bottle at Volo shared with blankboy. Hazy amber-gold with a diminishing creamy/frothy white head. Dry aroma, very fruity, pungently tart apricot, with some green oak tannin. Taste is a perfect balance of lush mostly ripe fruit and sourness - not OTT sourness, just enough to balance the malt - not much alcohol - really appealing - perfect for a light bodied tart fruit beer, solid carbonation, light acidity, a stinging not grabby finish - so nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (2044) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2012
Hazy gold with a huge carbonated white head that faded quickly. Crisp, somewhat tart and fruity, and a bit yeasty. Light earthiness. Really nice and punchy, refreshing and drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (3002) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Bottle shared by 321Jeff. Thanks! The beer is a hazy, straw yellow hue with a couple inches of thick, white head that leaves a thick sheet of lacing on the glass. The aroma brings lemons, spice, grass, fresh celery. The flavor is refreshing with crisp, zesty carbonation. Light floral and citrus notes are quite enjoyable. The feel is light on the palate. Highly drinkable. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 04-28-2011


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