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4 Hands Brewing Co.

YOUR RATING = None |
BEER AVG
3.94/5
4 Hands Brewing Co.4 Hands Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1220 S 8th St
Saint Louis, Missouri, 63104-3610
United States

(314) 436-1555 | map
4handsbrewery.com

Notes:
South 8th Street, not North.

Added by JoEBoBpr on 12-20-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
78
Reviews:
944
Ratings:
6,684
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
93
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
161
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
8.35%
 
 
Taps:
6
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 28 | Ratings: 161
Reviews by Vonerichs:
Photo of Vonerichs
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

I went on a Wednesday night, so I don't think I can give it a fair grade on atmosphere. Overall, the decor is nice if not contemporary. There were only a few others in there besides me and there wasn't much conversing between patrons.

I had a couple beers as well as a few tastings of others. I was pretty impressed with everything I tried. The Smoked Pigasus was a pretty solid beer that I guess is smoked at a local BBQ joint.

Service was great. Again, there were very few customers which likely contributed to this, but both the guys working there were extremely friendly and eager to talk beer. They seemed like genuinely good people that cared about the business.

They don't have a ton of beers on tap, but the variety of what they had was impressive. A smoked porter, a cherry saison, rye IPA, imperial red, golden blonde, oatmeal brown... it seemed like they have a choice for whatever you're craving. I found it pretty commendable that they had all these styles and from what I tasted did them all well with a couple having their own extra twist (ie the smoked porter and cherry saison.)

I didn't get a chance to try the food, but from what I understood the food is from another establishment, just served here. The menu was small, but included typical gastro type food.

I found the prices to be extremely reasonable, especially the to-go bombers.

I'll definitely be back here next time I'm in town and think this was a nice addition to the growing craft scene in STL.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Brzezniak88
4.32/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DraughtJunkie82
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Not a huge taproom but it definitely works. They have a decent amount of beer on tap you will definitely find something that suits your taste. A neat place to have a good beer and some great food before a cardinals game.

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Photo of COR8RFAN
4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.82/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

A mob scene before a Cards game, but with the stadium in walking distance, that makes sense.

These guys have a ton of beers on tap and a bunch more for sale to-go in a display area that feels like a sporting goods store.

Despite the tons of people, getting a beer was painless.

Beers were pretty solid and made me feel 4 Hands doesn't get all the attention it deserves. Worth an STL visit for sure.

There's also an outdoor area with its own beer sales and live music and that's worth checking out.

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Photo of nickfl
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

A small taproom in an industrial area downtown. Nothing spectacular, but I definitely enjoyed the logo wallpaper they installed on one wall. They had a dozen or so beers on tap, all were good a couple standouts. Good service at the bar and we didn't try the food. Worth a stop in STL, but only after Perennial and a couple of others.

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Photo of t2grogan
3.84/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of Gunslinger711
1/5  rDev -76.1%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

In town for an unrelated event, there happened to be a home cardinals game. There was no parking to be found. Did not go in for a beer.

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Photo of Sludgeman
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Visited on a Monday afternoon around 3pm.

V - A typical tasting room attached to a small brewery. Clean, a bit dark, stainless steel abounds. Not real big, so 30/40 people will make this place feel crowded. 4.25

Q - Proper glassware. All of which is rinsed before use. 4

Sel- About ten taps. They happened to have 5 guest taps because of a recent event. 4

Ser - One bartender. A lot of staff interaction and not enough with the customers. But generally friendly and engaging. 4



FOOD. NA

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Photo of andycorns13
4.9/5  rDev +16.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of montman
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Butchnasty
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of gonzaF02
4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 2.75

Photo of mm9899
4.27/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of monty79_1997
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

My favorite in St. Louis by far

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Photo of Suds
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Finally had a chance to visit this brewery. My wife and I, on a trip across town, dropped in to sample and pick up a growler. Easy to find, right off the highway, and with plenty of parking across the street, the location is in an industrial area. There is a long bar, a food window, and a large glass wall looking into the brewery. The bar service was friendly and happy to explain the selection. On the downside, there is a notable lack of seating. Still, the beer is exceptional and the place is well worth a visit.

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Photo of dub_deuce22
4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jpbolton
5/5  rDev +19.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of jessewilliamson
4.69/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Great beer, great hospitality. Fantastic place to grab a few great beers.

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Photo of Stlbeerguy88
4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I love 4 hands. Never had a beer that I didn't think was excellent!

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Photo of rxthree
4.61/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of RajaSTL
4.11/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of brbrocc
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of SarahH0409
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

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4 Hands Brewing Co. in Saint Louis, MO
93 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.
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