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4² (Four Squared) - Real Ale Brewing Company

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4² (Four Squared)4² (Four Squared)

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BA SCORE
89
very good

199 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 199
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 5
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lawl3ss on 07-01-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

07-26-2014 23:34:51 | More by Evanscj1
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Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

07-26-2014 03:11:03 | More by BeersAndBears
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Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

07-21-2014 14:53:23 | More by hoppy91
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mgr78704

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

07-21-2014 03:55:57 | More by mgr78704
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zander4dawin

Texas

2.74/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Let me first start by saying I'm a big fan of both Real Ale and Fireman's 4 but this rendition of the beer is not to my liking. The beer is a bright golden color with a soap bubble head. Nose is extremely floral and citrusy. Beer is a sharp one hit of bitterness and overpowering yeasty flavors that left an unpleasant after taste. The body is light and crisp, almost no malt flavoring to balance. Not something I'd recommend or return to, Fireman's 4 just isn't a big enough beer to balance the dry hoppying.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2014 22:10:34 | More by zander4dawin
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1%

07-19-2014 01:30:20 | More by NHbeerfishing
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UnknownKoger

California

4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a blonde?! Cheers to Nick for throwing this in as an extra. Appearance is a golden color with a nice head that quickly dissipates. Smell is crisp and hoppy. They must've generously dry hopped this beer. Taste is fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. Lots of piney hops with a crisp malt backbone. Mouthfeel is smooth and full.

When I first tasted this I thought it was a pale ale. I was shocked to see it's (supposed to be) a blonde. I would definitely have this again in a heartbeat. Cheers!

Serving type: can

07-18-2014 20:36:31 | More by UnknownKoger
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Dello

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

07-16-2014 22:50:04 | More by Dello
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

07-12-2014 05:21:37 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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Lukebell15

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

07-11-2014 22:47:29 | More by Lukebell15
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Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

07-11-2014 03:45:35 | More by Brown1647
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

07-09-2014 05:00:59 | More by redfox405
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New Hampshire

4.44/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice summer night and my neighbor brings over a couple of Texan beers. This one in a can surprised me because it started as a blonde ale and I'm a very hoppy beer lover. It was very clean and dry and although not really hopped up it was very pleasant to drink. Balances and tasty.

Serving type: can

07-09-2014 01:48:58 | More by samlucy
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

07-03-2014 01:01:25 | More by 77apm
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

07-01-2014 00:07:20 | More by ChaseTheAce
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California

4/5  rDev +1%

06-29-2014 15:57:12 | More by LakerLeith
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-26-2014 01:48:34 | More by Rocketman2013
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Texas

4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

reat nose! Sweet citrus, cotton candy, definite pine. Much more on the malty flavor... Somewhat surprising. Nice caramel, mild breadiness, with a twinge of tartness near the finish. Very nice hops that finishes a pretty solid beer. I don't really like their fireman's#4 offering and was afraid this would be a mildly hopped version of that. It actually is a very nice beer that really showcases the hops around a decent base beer

Serving type: can

06-18-2014 15:44:47 | More by EGreen
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Jpa

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-17-2014 05:44:13 | More by Jpa
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dinosvino

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-16-2014 22:35:12 | More by dinosvino
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Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-15-2014 05:22:34 | More by swedishmailman
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4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

06-13-2014 00:05:22 | More by Amd210
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

06-09-2014 03:31:28 | More by tikk
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Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

06-09-2014 02:55:19 | More by TX-Badger
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

06-03-2014 01:43:30 | More by starshockey9
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4² (Four Squared) from Real Ale Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 199 ratings.