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Amish Four Grain Pale Ale - Lancaster Brewing Company

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Amish Four Grain Pale AleAmish Four Grain Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

326 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 16.48%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jarod on 12-05-2002)
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Reviews by cthulu81:
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cthulu81

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3.13/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Lancaster beers have sort of taken a back burner position in my usual rotation, so I thought it time to not only drink a few of 'em, but even take the time to rate one or two. Today's candidate is the Amish 4-Grain. Brewed with barley, oat, wheat and rye, I am hoping this is going to be an interesting little brewskie. Pours pretty dark, almost plopping it into an amber ale category for me. Deep honey hue with minimal head retention and lacing. Guess they didn't use too much wheat here. Sticking my nose in the glass I am not overly amused at the subtle, sweet, almost buttery aroma. Meh thus far. The taste is on par with the smell, malty, sweet nuttiness, once again a touch of butter (sorta like a Ritz was crumbled into the brew kettle actually). Decent body and there is a mild hop bitterness to keep this a rather drinkable, if all-round unexciting, APA. UnfortunatelyI was drinking Lagunitas New Dogtown Pale all last night and would prefer that over this any ol' day. Still, far from being a drain-pour.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2008 20:54:13 | More by cthulu81
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Amish Four Grain Pale Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.