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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

327 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 327
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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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-14-2012 02:00:51 | More by GiantMidget
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pagardner

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.2%

08-05-2012 01:40:35 | More by pagardner
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6demonbag

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

07-22-2012 01:40:50 | More by 6demonbag
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2012 03:15:51 | More by 57md
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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.7%

07-12-2012 23:12:39 | More by amishbooze
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mmmmbeer

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

07-10-2012 01:38:04 | More by mmmmbeer
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-06-2012 22:35:28 | More by jbaker67
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-30-2012 16:54:43 | More by wertschy
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -58.1%

06-17-2012 19:55:41 | More by Blaze5445
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-14-2012 02:30:46 | More by Brushkanna
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KellyL

Illinois

2.53/5  rDev -29.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2012 21:16:43 | More by KellyL
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-05-2012 20:47:15 | More by OriolesFan1008
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StaindProject86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-05-2012 16:37:27 | More by StaindProject86
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Jason1124


3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-05-2012 07:43:20 | More by Jason1124
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ncstephen


4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-20-2012 02:47:18 | More by ncstephen
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bconsidine

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-14-2012 18:25:50 | More by bconsidine
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yankeefan287

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

05-13-2012 15:08:53 | More by yankeefan287
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goldennectar

Ohio

4.23/5  rDev +18.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2012 16:42:44 | More by goldennectar
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

05-05-2012 03:21:02 | More by JeffTheJuice
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andrewjraab

Michigan

3.65/5  rDev +2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2012 01:25:09 | More by andrewjraab
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pvsob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Deep amber/rust color with a half inch head. Fades quickly, leaving a thin film and some lacing.

S- Toffee/caramel, earthy English hops, light wheat and rye. Very subdued, but also enticing.

T- Malts are the star in this beer. Starts off with a nice bready malt flavor mixed with some toffee. Spicy rye and a sharp twang from the wheat come in at the end. A nice earthy/mineral flavor from the English hops and the Oats is every present.

M- Very smooth with medium carbonation.

O- This one won't satisfy hop heads, but if you're craving a interesting malt forward beer, this could be the one for you. In my opinion, an underrated/overlooked beer from Lancaster. Recommended. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2012 20:41:13 | More by pvsob
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-18-2012 13:41:58 | More by yergermeister
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fchicken


1/5  rDev -72.1%

04-15-2012 05:27:17 | More by fchicken
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C20Percent

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

*Included in a Beer of the Month shipment back in January*

A: Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color with a decent off-white head on it's shoulders. Although, that could be because I pulled off a perfect pour. Pint glass, by the way. Some definite sediment floating around. Don't remember that from the first two of these I had, but one was out of the bottle. Bubbles got it going on. Appearance is actually really good.

S: Fruity bread. Fruity wheat. Smells like a Hefewiezen -- this isn't one though, right? Kind of smells like your average wheat beer. Nothing really standing out for me. Pretty much standard.

T: Taste like it smells. Fruity wheat. Fruity bread. The finish, for me, is kind of flat. Although, this beer isn't "fresh" by any means. If this was an IPA I wouldn't even review it. Not a huge wheat beer guy. I prefer a hoppier Pale Ale. The finish is a big turn off -- almost metallic. Sour. I really look for flavor to bounce off my tongue, and I'm not getting that here. Average.

M: For a Pale Ale this is more on the heavy side. Almost syrupy for me. Chewing wet bread. Medium carbonation.

O: Meh. This is kind of off putting, to be honest. I was looking for something light to finish off the night. The subtle flavors are confusing me -- don't know if what I'm tasting is intentional or not. I could see ordering this on tap somewhere, but wouldn't purchase a bottle of it.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2012 03:00:24 | More by C20Percent
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WoodBrew

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a nice amber color, light carbination, nice head to start but disapates quickly. A so so bready aroma. I can taste the rye and wheat here. I also detect Fuggles hops but there seem to be others. In fact is seems to have a lot of complex ingredients yet it is a very simple and clean taste. It is one of those beers that if necessary you could session, but I wouldnt go out of my way to get this beer....nevertheless it is worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2012 13:46:47 | More by WoodBrew
Amish Four Grain Pale Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
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