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Four C's American Pale Ale - The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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Four C's American Pale AleFour C's American Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

259 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Ringneck 4 C's Pale Ale.

55 IBUs

(Beer added by: Ricochet on 09-26-2004)
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maximus_rebel

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-30-2013 20:09:10 | More by maximus_rebel
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MattPfeifer

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

09-26-2013 22:31:27 | More by MattPfeifer
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pokey44

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-22-2013 20:48:48 | More by pokey44
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Noonan425

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-20-2013 01:32:42 | More by Noonan425
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Sensory Pils Glass

A - Pours a nice slightly orange gold color, 2 finger white head, fades fast, nice lacing though.
S - Very fresh, grassy, citrus, light caramel malt, lime juice.
T - Big juicy citrus flavor, nice caramel malts, big lime flavor too, good pine bitterness, crackery finish.
M - Fresh clean and crisp.
O - This is a decent demonstration of the four hops as mentioned, nice clean citrusy fresh flavors. Good pale thats borderline IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 02:23:15 | More by Omnium
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Eastside151

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

09-11-2013 01:42:36 | More by Eastside151
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-18-2013 02:54:28 | More by Sammy
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oldvines

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-17-2013 17:11:27 | More by oldvines
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nineworldseries

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-11-2013 15:53:19 | More by nineworldseries
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-10-2013 15:08:57 | More by greg4579
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still_thedragon

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-09-2013 01:00:58 | More by still_thedragon
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jgreenward

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-04-2013 01:22:39 | More by jgreenward
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-29-2013 11:26:24 | More by Cynic-ale
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jaxray8

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-25-2013 04:29:31 | More by jaxray8
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-19-2013 04:38:31 | More by teamwiggum
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sendbeer

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-18-2013 16:58:59 | More by sendbeer
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MrsBeerGut

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-18-2013 00:29:33 | More by MrsBeerGut
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-17-2013 23:59:30 | More by HumanParaquat
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kal4478

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-17-2013 14:09:24 | More by kal4478
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-15-2013 02:24:29 | More by pathman
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rxthree

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-13-2013 05:39:27 | More by rxthree
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LEdubs

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-03-2013 20:25:28 | More by LEdubs
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charlzm

California

3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Consumed June 28th, 2013. Poured into a Samuel Adams "perfect pint" glass at 50 degrees F.

Beer is darker than expected for an APA - clear deep orange/amber. A two finger yellow-tinged off-white head forms and subsides quickly, leaving behind minimal but still noticeable sheeting.

Aroma - yep, there are the four C hops all right - grassy, earthy, citrusy and slightly spicy, like cinnamon bread. Balanced and subtle without being too hard to detect.

Flavor - more bitterness than I anticipated for only 55 IBU's! First notes are juicy, grassy and piney. Some bready, caramel malts in the middle accompany that surprising bitterness, then the finish is smooth and bitter with a light bit of grapefruit and orange. Nice. Maybe the slightly medicinal bitterness is more pronounced to me due to a lack of sweetness to balance it?

Mouthfeel is on the heavy end of medium bodied with some carbonation creaminess helping out. A nice change from prickly and dry!

Not a bad beer, but not quite in the big leagues. You can do better, but you could do worse much more easily.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 01:39:25 | More by charlzm
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-22-2013 23:58:33 | More by ADTaber
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msinger1002

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-21-2013 22:02:58 | More by msinger1002
Four C's American Pale Ale from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
85 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.