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Amish Four Grain Pale Ale - Lancaster Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

332 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 16.43%
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: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jarod on 12-05-2002)
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Photo of Phacoman
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Phacoman, Oct 01, 2012
Photo of GaryMarkle84
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

GaryMarkle84, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of Hopfenpeter
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beet poured a medium, clear amber gold. The creamy tan head aw about one and a half fingers high. It dissipates fast, but leaves good lacing.
The smell is earthy, grassy, malt and some caramel.
Tasting the beer , up front is a nice bouquet of flowery hops , mingled with some sweetness of toffee, actually very refreshing. In the middle more earthy flavors and a good malt backbone dominate. In the finish there are more grainy notes to round up the taste.
Nice brew, very drinkable and a good value for the price, $12, for a sixpack.

Hopfenpeter, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of Goobastic
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Goobastic, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of malprep
3.13/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Having already had the Lancaster Milk Stout and enjoying it, I was excited to try the Amish Four Grain. Not a huge fan of the Pale Ale, I did try to keep an open mind. The Four Grain is good.

It starts off well with a more amber color than most Pale Ales. The body holds up well.
Has a bit of a banana like smell to it.
The sweet taste holds stay with you but is not overpowering..
Very smooth on the palate.

It is not your typical Pale Ale and one in which I would enjoy again.

malprep, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of GiantMidget
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

GiantMidget, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of pagardner
3/5  rDev -16.4%

pagardner, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of 6demonbag
4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

6demonbag, Jul 22, 2012
Photo of 57md
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a brownish-copper with less than a finger of head. Apples and raisins are both present in the nose. Bready flavor, but on the lighter side (not in a bad way). Slightly sour on the finish. Complex.

Not your typical American Pale Ale, but very respectable nonetheless.

57md, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of amishbooze
4/5  rDev +11.4%

amishbooze, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of mmmmbeer
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

mmmmbeer, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of jbaker67
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

jbaker67, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of wertschy
4/5  rDev +11.4%

wertschy, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Blaze5445
1.5/5  rDev -58.2%

Blaze5445, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of Brushkanna
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Brushkanna, Jun 14, 2012
Photo of KellyL
2.53/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a Sam Adams glass.

Appearance: Copper color, faint white head faded fast. No lacing.

Smell: Tart banana, smells like a beginners home brew.

Taste: Tastes like a beer. Nothing remarkable. Slight bite on the finish, more carbonic than bitter from hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium to thin bodied, too much carbonation for the style. The level of carbonation should contribute to better head retention but it didn't.

Overall: Blah. Not bad, but not remarkable. It seemed like the fermentation temperature wasn't controlled. If someone poured this for me and I didn't know better, I'd think it was a mediocre home brew.

KellyL, Jun 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

OriolesFan1008, Jun 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

StaindProject86, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of Jason1124
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Jason1124, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of ncstephen
4/5  rDev +11.4%

ncstephen, May 20, 2012
Photo of bconsidine
4/5  rDev +11.4%

bconsidine, May 14, 2012
Photo of yankeefan287
3/5  rDev -16.4%

yankeefan287, May 13, 2012
Photo of goldennectar
4.23/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Hazy amber with a off white head that quietly fades away.

Smell: Bread and malty, sweet malts. Good on the nose.

Taste: Sweet malts in front with enough hops behind it to quite nicely balance it out. Tastes as good as it smells!

Mouthfeel: Medium body and the right amount of carbonation.

Overall: Very well done and a very enjoyable pale ale. Goes down quite easily with loads of great flavor. A good beer for any day of the year. I wish it was available around here.

goldennectar, May 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

JeffTheJuice, May 05, 2012
Photo of andrewjraab
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Pours a copper brown with thousands of racing bubbles. An unfiltered look to this brew. Huge foamy off white head after an aggressive pour. BIG foamy rings stick to the glass as the drink progresses.

S - Nice smell of freshly baked bread. Malty and wheat.

T - Clean and crisp up front followed by a semi sweet malty flavor and finishes with a nice bready and doughy aftertaste.

O - This is a very unique and well crafted brew.

andrewjraab, Apr 25, 2012
Amish Four Grain Pale Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.