City Of Dreams | 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
4handsbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tpaetow on 05-14-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
100
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
9.28%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 100 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of matjack85
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

22oz brown bottle with no freshness date. Be careful when you open this. Mine started to bubble out and run down the sides of the bottle the second I opened the cap.

The beer poured a light orange/copper color and made a ½-finger of cream colored head that dissipated rapidly but left lots of spotty lacing on the glass.

Slightly sweet aroma with lots of fruit in it. Peach, mango, and tangerine seem to be the most prominent.

This is a well balanced IPA. Plenty of malt base to tame all the fruity hops. There was a touch of bitter grapefruit flavor in the taste that I didn't pick up in the smell.

This is medium bodied with a creamy smooth mouthfeel and fairly high carbonation.

This is the only beer I've tried from this brewery and so far so good. I like this.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of aussiebeer
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PhillyJ
2.32/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Grassy ale

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Photo of GRG1313
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Goosehunter75
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichH55
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Extol
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - typical of the APA style, a coppery orange color

Smell - mostly tropical, perhaps some grapefruit/mango/tangerine/pineapple

Taste - delicious. I get each citrus pointed out in the smell.

Overall - I would drink this again. Very solid, would like to try it on tap. As it warms, a grassy flavor comes through. I prefer this one colder.

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Photo of KeithE
4.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Really good hop forward APA. Nice citrus notes and good overall balance. Deep caramel color and good foam at top with lacing. Excellent APA that is a little more flavorful than average and compares well to ipas with similar taste.

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Photo of kmos27
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Theogre83
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stephen_Woods
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hoosier222002
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kinmundy77
4.31/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I can't say I was a huge fan of this one. It almost tasted more like a hoppy brown ale to me, rather than an APA. The bad part is that I am not a fan of brown ales, so this didn't sit well with me. It was drinkable, but nothing I would revisit.

Would Drink Again: No
Would Purchase Again: No

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Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The City of Dreams from 4 Hands is a solid easy drinking APA. It poured a golden color with white head that left a lace. The scent carried mild sweetness and floral hop. The taste was well balanced...with slight bitterness at the finish. Mouthfeel is medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall this is a solid beer.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BalancingBrooms
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of imperialking
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of c-rum
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Suds
3.61/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This beer is an amber gold color with a white head. The smell is of woody hops, some malt underneath, but distant. The taste is semi-dry. Pale malt lays underneath the hops. Medium body. Enjoyable.

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Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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City Of Dreams from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 100 ratings.
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