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4 Hands Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
4 Hands Brewing Co.4 Hands Brewing Co.
BEER AVG
3.92/5
Based on:
63 Beers
5,983 Hads
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 23
Visits: 146
Avg: 4.22
pDev: n/a
Taps: 6
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1220 S 8th St
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63104-3610
United States
phone: (314) 436-1555 | map
4handsbrewery.com

Notes:
Place added by: JoEBoBpr on 12-20-2011

South 8th Street, not North.
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Reviews: 23 | Visits: 146
Reviews by JoEBoBpr:
Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Finally decided to review this place after three visits.

One of the newer additions to S.t Louis emerging craft scene. This tasting room is nice and cozy with a rectangular tasting room that offers a nice 30 foot long bar made from the remains of an abandoned barn, with a nice stone bar top. The ceiling is high as the place used to be some sort of warehouse. As you walk in to the left corner you can see a nice L shaped glass window that gives patrons a glimpse of the brewing operations. Nice big open spaces with fermenters mash tuns, etc.

The tasting room itself contains the aforementioned bar as well as opposite the bar some tall tables that seat about 6 people. There are also to large picnic type tables between the bar and the far wall. The atmosphere and look is nice and clean at this point with nice artwork about the brewery made by a local StL artist. tHe same artist that designed the bottle labels I believe.

The guys behind the bar are friendly and eager to chat. THey also have a wealth of knowledge about all beer and obviously the offerings that 4 Hand has concocted. Their plans are to have 6 beers year round. 4 beers that are to be their mainstays and then 2 seasonals. As of this review they only had the 4 main brews. A Rye IPA, a American Amber, and American Brown and a Blonde Ale. They also had a couple of guest taps but I have seen them rotate constantly.

Their brews are great and very inexpensive. At 5 bucks a pint for a local craft brew. Sign me up.

Great addition to StL. Keep it coming guys.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of dub_deuce22
4/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jpbolton
5/5  rDev +18.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of jessewilliamson
4.69/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Great beer, great hospitality. Fantastic place to grab a few great beers.

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Photo of Stlbeerguy88
4.41/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I love 4 hands. Never had a beer that I didn't think was excellent!

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Photo of rxthree
4.61/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of RajaSTL
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.46/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of brbrocc
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of SarahH0409
4.14/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Beercellar92
4.49/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of barleywin
4.43/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Texasfan549
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of grizzler
3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of beerhunter78
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Very nice space at 4 Hands in St. Louis - plenty of seating with a view of the brewhouse. 14 4 Hands beers on draft and many to go in bottles and cans. Nice selection of merchandise. I didn't try the food.

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Photo of Glenn_Cole_BTBC
3.86/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Honestly my go-to brewery in St. Louis. I love that you can see right in to the brewery behind the bar and that there are always brewers working on something. The food is provided by a third party and there never really seems to be something I want to get from them so I've never eaten there. The service is hit or miss. There are two bartenders that are pretty cool but there are a lot of employees that have a little arrogance and a chip on their shoulder. AMAZING beer though. They make a wide range of imperial stouts and they made a few different saisons this summer that were killer.

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Photo of BurtStL6
4.73/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Excellent knowledgable super friendly service. The selection could be a bit bigger but I understand it given the overall size of the operation

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Photo of kmos27
4.04/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of zeff80
4.22/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Sparky44
4/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of HLD1970
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of BertSugar
3.84/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Nice room. Decent selection that can be sampled via sort of expensive 5oz shorties ($4). Really good saison and gose. Service was indifferent at best.

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Photo of ccbstl
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

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4 Hands Brewing Co. in Saint Louis, MO
93 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.