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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8619) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2010 My Bottom Line:
Minty hops, straw-like wheat and subtle herbs swirl into a lightly tart finish for a quenching, humble Saison.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam skirts the cloudy blond.
-The body is very light and thus very drinkable.
-Citrusy fruitiness also increases drinkability.
-Every flavor is well integrated, yet few stand out.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6749) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2010
750, capped. pours a crystal clear fizzy looking pale gold. loose white head, plenty of eggy lace. tangy lemons and light yeasty spice on the nose. creamy medium body with plenty of carb. lemons, cloves, and other light hay spices on the mid pakate. mild clovey finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 14, 2010
(750ml bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a hazy pale yellow body with a tall off-white head. Aroma of mustiness, citrus, earth, grass, herbs, and yeast. Flavor of lemon, earth, and yeast with a soft mouthfeel and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6052) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2010
Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this bottle. This was sampled alongside Upright 5, 6 and 7. The beer pours a hazy light yellow color with a white head. The aroma is lemon, citrus, spices and coriander. The flavor is lemon and orange citrus with some wheat and spicy hops. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5819) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2010
(750ml bottle) opaque yellow with nice creamy head. Nose of spicy yeast, light funk, lemon and cinnamon. Taste of lemon, spices and yeast. Light body but very style appropriate. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2010
bottle thanks to thirdeye11. poured yellow with a white head. aroma was lemon, sweet, and lemon peel with the flavor being much the same. body was medium with high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2010
750ml from the first bottled batch. Pouring initially clear, the golden colored body is increasingly cloudy with each careful pour. Tiny bubbles fervently effervesce, feeding a moderate, slowly receding head of snow white foam from beneath. Sudsy globules of lacing try their best to cling to the glass, though they ultimately liquefy and merge back into the body below. The nose is pretty simple, yet intriguing, showing a base of clean grain that has soured slightly with some lactic acidity, hinting at lemongrass, sweet flowers, and a soft, balancing spiciness. Flavors are right in line, showing perhaps a bit more lemony acidity than the nose foreshadows, lightly sweet wheat grain laying the baseline. Green grass and floral spices lend depth, though don’t particularly dazzle on their own. There is again a lactic connotation throughout. The palate is light and lively, drinking incredibly easy and balanced well between malted wheat sweetness and a semi-dry, crisp finish. Very nice table beer. It’s relative neutrality and soft acidity make it an excellent palate cleanser between courses.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4925) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 24, 2010
Draught at Baily’s in Portland. Spiced saison with nice flavor. Coriander sticks out. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11245) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrmartin (751) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Hazy golden poor shiny thick offwhite head Grainy yeast nose with hint of citrus. Light mellow body.loads of citrus notes, slightly tart Clean floral finish. Light and easy but doesn’t stand out for me.

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