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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


Tsotsi's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsotsi (178) - Florida, USA - APR 12, 2011
750ml bottle thanks to Scrizz. Pours a hazy orange color with a white head. Nose is citrus especially orange, sour, and a bit of spices. Flavors are sour, nice orange flavor and end with a dry finish. Nice and light to medium body and very refreshing. Great saison.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (3157) - 1st Republic, Vermont, USA - JAN 3, 2016
This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a semi-hazy to light transparent semi-burnt orange color to it. A one finger white foamy head dissipated within about thirty seconds leaving some messy lacing sticking and then sliding here and there. The smell started off with some sweet grassy to citrus dryness. Light wheat strains in as it warms. The taste was mainly sweet with a light bitterness sticking in there. Sticky sweet citrusy aftertaste leads into a semi-dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation runs smooth enough to allow sweet grassy/citrus combination sticking slightly on my tongue. Overall, I say this was a pretty good saison that I would have again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (3789) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 2, 2016
An okay saison, though not much to separate it from competitors. Light citrus with a nice Belgian spice aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sarauckelman (327) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Wheat yellow with large foamy white head. Not much aroma. Light and fruity tasting, almost like a white wine. Sweet and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
uckelman (504) - Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Pours golden, slightly hazy. Huge, huge foamy, pillowy tan head. Not loads of aroma, a bit of grass. Sweet, with some notes of grape soda. Finish is not actually all that dry, contra the deScription. Surprisingly warming for being only 4.5%.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (6479) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Lots of straw and not a lot of much else. Hazy yellow pour with ok head. Light crisp finish. Papery. Tap at Drake.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BigBeer45 (1371) - Michigan, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Sampled from a bottle, this ale had a hazy straw yellow pour and gave a fluffy, white, lasting cover, there was ample carbonation, streams of carbonation everywhere, it left nice rings and spots of lacing on the glass, the aromas were floral hops that had a touch of spice and citrus, light citrus fruit that resembled lemon, light malt with some bread, little to no funk, a little yeast and powder sugar sweetness, it had flavors of light citrus hops and malt, a little lemon fruit, and a little sweetness, the finish had a light hop bitterness and citrus bite that left the mouth a bit dry, the mouth feel was light and creamy, and there was lively carbonation, this beer had a very nice presentation, the nose and flavor were dim, it was light on the tongue and gave some dryness, I let the glass warm up hoping the nose would get better but there was not a lot here, a disappointing drink, not much fruitiness and hardly any funk, I expected more.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1293) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2015
On tap at Borefts Beer Festival 2015 day 2. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a bog, white head. Aroma has grains, elderflower, yeast, bread, slight hops, slight diacetyl. Taste is fresh, dry, light bready. Slightly hop bitter and some sweet, floral stuff. High carbonation and a light body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
toxichop (550) - South Gate, California, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Pours golden yellow, a bit pale with a 1 finger sized head Smells straight up lemonade, lots of rose pedals, and wheat. Taste is really light and floral, a touch of tropical hops, a hint of cloves, lots of yeast, and a touch of lemon. It is highly carbonated and light. Overall it is an easy drinking saison. What it should be.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (5142) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2015
Keg at mothe Kelly’s London. It pours a clean pale golden color with large fluffy white head. Aroma is tart grassy grainy with cloudberries and lemon. Taste is tart and crispy withemon juice straw and light saltiness and funk. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1796) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Bomber. Pours a golden orange with a white head and aroma of spices and wheat. Taste is light, with spices and yeast coming through along with light funk and wheat leading to a spicy finish.


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