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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

253 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 253
Reviews: 98
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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Artjsantos

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-10-2013 15:55:00 | More by Artjsantos
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catfan2000

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

05-04-2013 21:28:40 | More by catfan2000
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fullmoonbeer

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-30-2013 01:41:47 | More by fullmoonbeer
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-28-2013 19:57:15 | More by MDDMD
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-21-2013 00:23:24 | More by ChrisMon02
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Broman

Ohio

3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Pours a thick white head. Even a gentle pour displaces a large foam top. Pale orange in color, fairly transparent.

Smell- Somewhat complex. The most notable are citrus tones. Hints of grapefruit and a minor sweet note are subtly noted.

Taste- Equal to the smell. More bitter then anything. Not overwhelming bitterness. The expected citrus flavor is noted. Flavor is abundant and quickly disappears and leaves a barely noticeable hop flavor in the mouth afterwards leaving a somewhat stale tinge in .

Mouthfeel- Light on the tongue. Slight carbonation.

Overall- Enjoyable beer to drink. Not overly complex. Consuming two or three in one sitting would be the limit for me. The flavor is to basic to really have any more if other beers are available.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 04:52:04 | More by Broman
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brauseboof

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-15-2013 00:39:12 | More by brauseboof
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Laslomcd

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

04-15-2013 00:30:35 | More by Laslomcd
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Skott1123

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-13-2013 20:44:28 | More by Skott1123
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mjw1200

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-06-2013 13:53:52 | More by mjw1200
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davemathews68

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

04-04-2013 22:43:51 | More by davemathews68
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Stoshu

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

03-28-2013 17:36:20 | More by Stoshu
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

03-26-2013 01:14:50 | More by hollywood_15063
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crytion

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-13-2013 11:04:02 | More by crytion
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rcjennings

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-01-2013 01:45:33 | More by rcjennings
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sixerofelixir

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +26%

02-27-2013 19:16:20 | More by sixerofelixir
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BrewRock

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

02-26-2013 01:46:20 | More by BrewRock
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Brownsfan13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

02-25-2013 01:01:26 | More by Brownsfan13
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shep8821

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-20-2013 20:17:13 | More by shep8821
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-16-2013 20:10:00 | More by Sturmthis
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JoeLacy

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-11-2013 04:04:53 | More by JoeLacy
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Hopmeplease

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +26%

02-10-2013 22:53:02 | More by Hopmeplease
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tastymug

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-04-2013 02:47:53 | More by tastymug
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SerialHiker

Illinois

4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a nice autumnal orange mixed with caramel brown…way too much off white head formed with the lightest of pours (see photo above)...this is the last of a six pack I picked up and all of them have done this...it’s thick, with big and little bubbles…tons of big bubble lacing around the glass…fairly transparent, there’s tons of bubble action throughout…a well carbonated brew…when it finally simmers down, it has a nice, drinkable appearance…(3.89/5)

Smell: Earthiness, yeast, floral, piney, grapefruit, orange, sweet caramel malts, honey candy and toffee…there is a light airiness; a fresh, out-of-the-shower aroma going on here…a touch of alcohol heat way in the back…it’s a lovely smelling brew…(4.25/5)

Taste: Yum! Sweet, caramel malts blending nicely with piney/resin and citrus hops flavors…way more yeast flavor than typically found in these types of pale ales…a very fresh feel and taste to it…not overly complicated, it really comes in as it finishes…there’s a biscuity, citrus bitterness in the after taste…(4/5)

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, tons of carbonation…it fluffs up all over my palate leaving piney/citrus resin all over my tongue…for all the fluff and body, it’s not overly chewy, still has a nice, drinkable body…(4/5)

Overall: This is a pretty good beer…the flavor isn’t overly unique, as I’ve really been hitting the caramel malts mixed with citrus hops American Pale Ale variety pretty hard lately, so it’s difficult for a brew like this to stand out...what does separate this beer from others is the yeast they use…it’s very evident in the aroma and flavor making it borderline Belgian in life and effervescence (though the over zealous carbonation makes me burpy!)…things are nicely balanced, it’s very drinkable and at 6.0% ABV, I could have a couple over the course of a night and still be able to hold my head up… (4/5)

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 00:38:11 | More by SerialHiker
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Brew33

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-22-2013 20:59:41 | More by Brew33
Four C's American Pale Ale from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
85 out of 100 based on 253 ratings.