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Four In Hand IPA - World Brews

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BA SCORE
72
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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 22.48%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
World Brews visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: secondtooth on 06-27-2011)
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +14%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a transparent amber with a big fluffy white head.

The smell is citrus hops, quite subtle.

Taste is light and a little bitter, not much to it. There's a tiny but of citrus flavour.

Mouthfeel is light with quite high carbonation.

Overall an easy drinking lighter ipa,good value for the price 1.50 a 16oz can.

Serving type: can

05-06-2013 03:41:55 | More by Dave1999
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KUmitch

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Bought this at Whole Foods because I was looking for a nice beer for the NFL Draft and it was just $6.99. Was thoroughly unimpressed. It's labelled an IPA but despite being from northern California is decidedly unhoppy and pretty flavorless. It's a good beer for the price if you're looking for a cheap beer, but if you want a good IPA look elsewhere.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 05:45:26 | More by KUmitch
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

04-25-2013 22:57:50 | More by LarryMyers
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Jaynuze

District of Columbia

2.2/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Bought a four pack of 16 oz cans. My interests were piqued with the interesting label and the attractive price; ~$5 for a four pack at Whole Foods. Majorly disappointed. It pours very clear, akin to a light lager. The nose and taste were pretty much on par with the appearance: metallic nose with no floral notes and a wet, stale finish. It reminded me of a macro beer = great idea/intentions, but poor finish overall. I have three more of these in the fridge, so I will give it another try to see if it was just a one off. Pretty bummed as this had appeared to be a great buy.

Serving type: can

03-27-2013 14:19:30 | More by Jaynuze
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neil2me

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

03-25-2013 02:09:19 | More by neil2me
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JimKal

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +30.3%

03-12-2013 00:34:50 | More by JimKal
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JacobGumina

California

3/5  rDev -2.3%

03-11-2013 23:58:38 | More by JacobGumina
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droomyster

Virginia

2.83/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

This was not undrinkable but it definitely defied my expectations of an IPA in ways that I can't forgive. The appearance and aroma are neither here nor there, but what I'm looking for in an IPA is a hop blend that is 1) more assertive than the malts 2) mult-dimensional in its flavor character and 3) pleasurable. This failed in all three regards so badly that I'm thinking it was simply a bad batch or possibly expired. I'll buy it again in a few months from a different store in order to give this beer the fairest review possible.

Serving type: can

02-26-2013 03:44:24 | More by droomyster
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420drinker

Georgia

3/5  rDev -2.3%

02-15-2013 00:01:18 | More by 420drinker
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markmcconv

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

02-13-2013 19:26:00 | More by markmcconv
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jdhchi

Illinois

2/5  rDev -34.9%

02-10-2013 23:54:14 | More by jdhchi
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

02-08-2013 05:13:41 | More by dmorgan310
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ubenumber2

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +14%

02-02-2013 21:05:34 | More by ubenumber2
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tbryan5

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

01-16-2013 15:10:50 | More by tbryan5
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sansho

California

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

01-10-2013 04:32:43 | More by sansho
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RWNay

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +14%

01-02-2013 23:44:21 | More by RWNay
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

12-28-2012 00:14:37 | More by TypsiYpsi
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doublepneumonia

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

12-18-2012 03:58:27 | More by doublepneumonia
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

12-14-2012 03:05:47 | More by JDizzle
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barczar

Kentucky

3.48/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Puts a hazy orange colter color with a dense half inch cream head that leaves sheets of lacing.

Apricot, tangerine, resin, and lime dominate a light caramel malt, bready backbone.
Alcohol emerges as it warms, along with diacetyl and floral hops.

Flavor reveals notes of orange, grapefruit, and lemon, ending slightly bitter. The bready malt character is a bit stale, which detracts from the finish. The off flavor is akin to rancid butter.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation.

Overall, impressed, given the source. The stale character is offputting, but hop flavor is decent. Aroma is nice.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2012 21:58:06 | More by barczar
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kevinthedriven

Illinois

3/5  rDev -2.3%

12-05-2012 01:37:59 | More by kevinthedriven
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.48/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a true amber color with a well-proportioned, relatively thick, and surprisingly durable bone-colored head. A good-looking and relatively low-priced IPA. More English style (earthy; limited hop aroma and flavor) than American IPA despite Calif. origin. Enough caramel malt to be clearly discernible. Very limited hop note in the aroma. Light flavored and sweet for an IPA but very drinkable.

O: So much malt that this improves with warming. Would probably get better ratings as a (malty) APA.

(earned similar, but a bit better set of ratings based on a 16 oz can in July 2013)

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2012 21:40:04 | More by chinchill
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Big off white head settles into a pretty decent lacing above a clear rich honey colored beer with a light copper hue.

A light coppery caramel malt aroma with just a hint of citrus hops sneaking in.

Light caramel malts with even lighter slightly bitter hops trying to come through in the taste.

A light almost dryish aftertaste on this medium bodied beer.

Not as much of a hop taste or aroma as I like in IPA's but I'm not the boss, so oh well.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 21:16:48 | More by LXIXME
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bzach

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -10.4%

10-21-2012 06:11:24 | More by bzach
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ishinder

California

3.5/5  rDev +14%

10-12-2012 08:09:18 | More by ishinder
Four In Hand IPA from World Brews
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