Four C's American Pale Ale | The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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Four C's American Pale AleFour C's American Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.76/5
Very Good
369 Ratings
Four C's American Pale AleFour C's American Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
Ohio, United States
thebrewkettle.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Ringneck 4 C's Pale Ale.

55 IBUs

Added by Ricochet on 09-26-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,492
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
369
pDev:
10.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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9
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Ratings: 369 |  Reviews: 111
Photo of Best_Enjoyed_In_Texas
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gaddabble
3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buschbeer
3.44/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 FL. OZ bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

It pours amber with burnt orange highlights. It is topped with two inches of beige head that leaves a little lacing.

I can smell that caramel malt at first. Then I get floral and pine aromas.

It starts out malty with a pine finish.

Medium mouthfeel

I am glad it was part of a sampler pack. It is okay but not worth buying a six pack.

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Photo of chrismattlin
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dailyminefield
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of caahare
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
3.26/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gregf51
3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmeinz
3.82/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glass_house
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gobuccos
4.32/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a snifter

Pours clear and golden with a foamy white head, citrus and tropical hop aroma with underlying toasted malt. Taste follows the nose with an emphasis on citrus, guava & mango chutney. Medium body and carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and finish. Nice citrusy pale ale

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Photo of Swettenham_Shire
3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBeast
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Elimav
4.13/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of elvisdoc
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nickgargs
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WesMantooth
3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Looks great. Deep gold color. Cloudy with tons of lacing.

Aroma is weak. Mainly pale malts and some faint citrus.

You get a little bit of everything with the hops. A consistent bitterness all the way through, along with lemon, orange, grapefruit, flowers, grass, pine, and sweet bready flavors.

Body is light and crisp.

Good beer overall. I wouldn't buy it again though. This beer is more like a session IPA to me, but if you like a hoppy pale ale, you probably won't be real disappointed.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.36/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Light clear copper with a thin layer of suds on top.

Hint of fruity pebble and lemonade aromas, with minor hop notes and light buttery malt.

Slightly bitter with a sweeter malt supporting flavor, that ratio is probably why I like this more than most standard IPAs on shelves.

Well carbonated, not too thin of a mouthfeel.

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Photo of SINKTIPS_N_SUDS
4.03/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful orangish color. Incredibly clear. Some citrus and pint on the nose. More of the same on the taste, but with a nice malt sweetness. I will be revisiting again fairly soon.

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Photo of Glanzman
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle served in a pint glass.

Pours an opaque, deep golden color with a slightly off-white, 2 finger head with nice lacing.

Not a strong aroma like you would expect from an IPA. Slight citruis and pine.

Taste isn't bad. Nice citrus flavor with a bitter piney bite in the end.

For me , taste is the most important attribute, so I rate the overall the same as taste.

However, there are too many better beers for my money.

Woulld not buy a six pack of these.

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Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PSU_Mike
3.57/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Four C's American Pale Ale from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 369 ratings