The Wise Man | 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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3.9/5
Very Good
11 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Wheatwine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Myotus on 01-06-2016

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
11
pDev:
8.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
7
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by Franziskaner:
Photo of Franziskaner
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is dark brown with lots of heavy sediment and a fingernail of beige. The aroma is of sweet light rum and light pale wheat. I'm tasting sweet light malt. The mouth is thick, chewy, and sticky malt.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of gibgink
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark golenrod. Nice rum on the nose. The taste however is a let down for me. The sweetness is maskes by the rum taste and not enhanced. There is a woody bitterness on the aftertase as well.

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Photo of yesterdayfaraway
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: pours thick like syrup. It's the color of copper with no head
S: slight rum, mostly alcohol sweetness.
T: big sweetness, slight alcohol from the barrel
F: medium thickness, smooth
O: a good beer, but nothing to trade for.

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Photo of SadMachine
4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gtwreck45
3.74/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moarmare
4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lemmy187
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of maximum12
2.97/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to Budha (only one ‘d’) for this 22 oz. bottle, as I continue my quest to ingest every wheatwine on the planet. Split with my wheat-skeptical wife.

Orange, & I should have only poured 18 ounces, because the last few are speckled with solids. Sweetness, toffee, & vanilla are detected only after a concerted effort. I’m tired now. I don’t want to do lung bench-presses to get something off the surface of my beer.

The Wise Man is so neutral I’m tempted to do a taste-test against my tap water. Where to start? Swimming in the water that makes up most of any beer are tiny molecules of rum (I think that’s what the numbing boozeiness is), lots of sugar, a wheat kernel or two. The only taste that’s readily evident is some vanilla toffee once it gets close to room temperature. Sticky. Half a bomber is about right.

Not good, not bad, this is the beer that keeps telling you stories about it’s glory days on the high school yearbook committee. Mediocre.

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Photo of BrewSTL
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rockjocknroll
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The Wise Man from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 11 ratings