Four (#4) | Upright Brewing Company

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334 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
uprightbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Four is truly a light yet flavorful beer. The recipe uses a good portion of wheat and incorporates a sour mash into the process to make it slightly tart and extra refreshing. It has delicate aromas and flavors that span a range of floral, grassy and herbal notes. The finish is extra dry and makes the beer a great beverage to pair with food, especially various cheeses and shellfish."

Malts and Grains: pale, wheat, and munich, rolled wheat
Hops: hallertauer mittlefruh
Yeast: french saison

Added by msubulldog25 on 05-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
334
Reviews:
105
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.3%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
48
For Trade:
2
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Photo of DefenCorps
4.35/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Farewell, #4. Bottle from New Seasons.

A beautiful, glowing yellow with a voluminous, white head that leaves plenty of lacing as it slowly recedes. The nose is fantastic. Beautiful, bright lemon and dusty hops to go with a cracker-dry malt base, grainy wheat and a little earth. Mildly spicy with white pepper, the floral notes associated with Sichuan peppercorns. There's a pronounced floral hop character as well, mildly jasmine like and quite hoppy. The palate is crisp if a little overcarbonated, opening with flavors of crackers, cotton candy, a little honey and the gorgeous hop bouquet. Lemon, flowers, a little mint and some dusty, earthy bitterness are all present. A distinctive French saison yeast character is present, restrained and mildly spicy and a little bready. Drying, mildly bitter finish with lingering lemon and floral notes. Excellent stuff.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the 750 ml bottle in a snifter. This saison pours a lightly cloudy
straw amber color with a HUGE head of white foam that settles to a thick
ring and layer with light lacing. Nose of phenol yeast, lightly sweet honey,
and subtle citrus notes. Flavors hit the right notes with white grape and
a nice yeast note on all sides with a touch of grapefruit and herbal spicy hops
rounding out the lightly sweet note with a touch of tartness. Nice mouth feel;
effervescent, smooth, crisp, and finishing with a light spicy note. Overall a nice
farmhouse style ale.

Cheers

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Photo of CaptainHate
3.81/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CUBeerBuff
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bunuelian
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cd34
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hunteraw
3.52/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chefbigjon
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.38/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tmappin
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tim007007
3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BDeibs
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vylo
4.77/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fureousangel
3.47/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Was billed as a sour. Came off as a saison. Very carbonated with hints of fruit.

Was good, just probably not the best beer for my tastes.

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Photo of Ohiovania
4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of amano_h
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Keith_R
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zach136
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Massive effervescence and head over a hazy straw body.

Aroma: fruity, raspberry yeast driven aroma with some bready malt.

Flavor: Light raspberry, light grassy hop character.

Mouthfeel: Great wheat texture.

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Photo of kristinc
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Four (#4) from Upright Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 334 ratings.
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