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Four (#4) - Upright Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

235 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 26
Gots: 40 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/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 and Grains: pale, wheat, and munich, rolled wheat
Hops: hallertauer mittlefruh
Yeast: french saison

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 05-02-2009)
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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aasher

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

02-24-2013 06:55:00 | More by aasher
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-22-2013 01:08:32 | More by DaveHack
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popery

California

3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes 1/31/11. Bottle. This is a very nice light saison. It packs a lot of flavor for the abv. The aroma is quite fruity. It’s mostly yeasty and lemony, but there are apricots, oranges, peaches, grapes and barley in there, as well. Sits lightly on the palate. The beer is dry and lively. Nice yeast character and fresh malt in the taste. Light yellow beer with a frothy white head. Refreshing and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 00:33:17 | More by popery
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

02-17-2013 09:59:01 | More by Gobzilla
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Loads of bubbles in a champagne manner with a thick head.

Bright gold color in a hazy lemon-honey hue.

Smells of tart lemon, mild spice, and bright.

Light, crisp and refreshing. Mild citrus notes and yeast.

Mouthfeel is dry and pleasing. Slightly bitter at the end.

I could drink this all day long. This will join my upcoming spring saison lineup. What a fantastic bottle to setup on the patio and share with friends. Coming in at 135 calories per bottle and a 4.5% ABV----drink up. Great respite from a RIS winter.

Serving type: bottle

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California

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02-03-2013 08:30:33 | More by Nage37
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California

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01-24-2013 23:19:17 | More by emilylee
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Illinois

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Washington

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California

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cfrances33

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a HF stem.

Pour: Mostly clear pale gold body with a billowing three plus finger white head. Head is very fluffy, leaves solid lacing, and the hangs around.

Smell: Quite a solid bit of funk up here!!! Some sweet bread and a light lemony citrus. A little bit of honey.

Taste: Lemon zest bite up front, followed by a light biscuity sweetness and funk throughout. A light pepper on the finish.

Mouthfeel: This is so incredibly refreshing. A light clean tartness, and a lighter breadyness that packs so much flavor for sure a drinkable beer.

Overall: A beautiful easy drinker, and maybe my new favorite in the table beer category. Very, very nice.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2012 01:43:51 | More by cfrances33
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Illinois

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barleywinefiend

Washington

4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured a cloudy straw, deepish yellow color with good carbonation and a nice white cap which fades leaving some light bubbles and a little white ring circling the glass

S: Wheat, lemon zest, dash of salt and light barnyard

T: Immediate lemon zest, barnyard with a pronounced barnyard but no funk, more like hay and light horseblanket. The finsh has a light, lingering bitterness with a lemon drop and hay note to finish it off

M: Light bodied, little booze, very effervescent with a good amount of citrus and wheat setting up camp on the palate

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Bottle from Made in Oregon.

Ommegang chalice. Dusty, golden straw body. Flimsy white head.

Smell is bit unexpected & quite awesome. Mild lemon-lime citrus rind, wheat, & sour candy upfront. A dusty, sweet herbal quality, sort of like woodruff syrup.

A little twang, a little itchy wheat. More wheat then anticipated. Lemon juice & dusty bread. Aerosol. Bitter greens & saline on the finish.

Spritzy carbonation. Subtle bitterness. Lovely acid, & just dry enough.

Really refreshing. Why does this have to be $10 a bottle?

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2012 04:47:05 | More by PEBKAC
Four (#4) from Upright Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.